Paragould, AR
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Paragould, Arkansas Info Snack

Population
28,568
Unemployment
6.2%
Poverty
18.3%
Median Home
$129,100
Median Income
$45,841
Median Rent
$716

Paragould SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
3
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
Living Expense Paragould Arkansas National Average
Overall 83 84 100
Services 96 95 100
Groceries 91 90 100
Health 87 86 100
Housing 65 65 100
Transportation 82 83 100
Utilities 87 91 100

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Map Of Paragould, AR

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Population over time in Paragould

Year Population % Change
2019 28,568 1.0%
2018 28,296 1.7%
2017 27,815 1.1%
2016 27,521 1.1%
2015 27,228 1.4%
2014 26,859 1.1%
2013 26,573 1.3%
2012 26,222 1.7%
2011 25,787 1.4%
2010 25,422 -

Race / Ethnicity in Paragould

White
91.2% (26,062)
African American
2.9% (822)
American Indian
0.3% (86)
Asian
0.5% (155)
Hawaiian
0.1% (15)
Other
0.2% (52)
Two Or More
1.6% (464)
Hispanic
3.2% (912)
Race Paragould AR USA
White 91.2% 72.4% 60.7%
African American 2.9% 15.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.6% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 1.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 2.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.2% 7.5% 18.0%

Gender in Paragould

Female
51.5% (14,712)
Male
48.5% (13,855)
Gender Paragould AR USA
Female 51.5% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 48.5% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Paragould for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (857)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (2,285)
High School / GED
44.0% (12,569)
Some College
22.0% (6,284)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (1,428)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (3,428)
Master's Degree
5.0% (1,428)
Professional Degree
1.0% (285)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Paragould AR USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 44.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 15.0% 20.0%
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%

Household Income For Paragould, Arkansas

Less than $10,000
6.5% (184,343)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.3% (151,937)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.5% (386,484)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.2% (377,984)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.8% (422,609)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.3% (550,109)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.5% (329,906)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.2% (347,969)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.9% (55,515)
$200,000 or more
1.7% (49,937)
Income Paragould AR USA
Less than $10,000 6.5% 7.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.3% 6.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.5% 12.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.2% 11.6% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.8% 14.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.3% 18.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.5% 11.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.2% 11.3% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.9% 3.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.7% 3.6% 7.7%

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