Living in Paragould, AR

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Paragould SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
9

Paragould, AR Cost Of Living

83
Paragould's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Paragould, Arkansas Info Snack

Paragould is the county seat of Greene County, and the 19th-largest city in Arkansas, in the United States. The city is located in northeastern Arkansas on the eastern edge of Crowley's Ridge, a geologic anomaly contained within the Arkansas delta.
Population
28,296
Unemployment
5.7%
Poverty
18.0%
Median Home
$121,400
Median Income
$45,315
Median Rent
$704

Paragould, AR Photos

Rankings for Paragould in Arkansas

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Map Of Paragould, AR

Population over time in Paragould

Year Population % Change
2017 28,296 1.7%
2016 27,815 1.1%
2015 27,521 1.1%
2014 27,228 1.4%
2013 26,859 1.1%
2012 26,573 1.3%
2011 26,222 1.7%
2010 25,787 1.4%
2009 25,422 -

Race / Ethnicity in Paragould

White
92.2% (26,083)
African American
2.4% (670)
American Indian
0.2% (63)
Asian
0.4% (119)
Hawaiian
0.1% (40)
Other
0.1% (41)
Two Or More
1.7% (490)
Hispanic
2.8% (790)
Race Paragould AR USA
White 92.2% 72.7% 61.1%
African American 2.4% 15.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.6% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 1.5% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.8% 7.3% 17.8%

Household Income For Paragould, Arkansas

Less than $10,000
5.9% (167,785)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.3% (177,842)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.0% (396,175)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.3% (346,951)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.5% (409,143)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.8% (561,315)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.1% (371,828)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.2% (288,199)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.0% (56,369)
$200,000 or more
1.9% (53,987)
Income Paragould AR USA
Less than $10,000 5.9% 8.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.3% 6.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.0% 12.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.3% 11.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.5% 15.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.8% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.1% 10.8% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.2% 10.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.0% 3.5% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.9% 3.3% 7.0%

Gender in Paragould

Female
51.8% (14,648)
Male
48.2% (13,648)
Gender Paragould AR USA
Female 51.8% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Paragould for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (848)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (2,546)
High School / GED
42.0% (11,884)
Some College
24.0% (6,791)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (1,414)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (3,112)
Master's Degree
5.0% (1,414)
Professional Degree
1.0% (282)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Paragould AR USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 42.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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