According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Paragould has an overall cost of living index of 86 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Arkansas, Paragould has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Arkansas's index of 85.
The standard of living in Paragould ranks as #938 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Arkansas. By definition, that implies Paragould ranks as the #5,481 most expensive place in the Natural State.
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Housing swings affordability the most between places in Arkansas, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.
Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.