Paragould, AR
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Paragould, Arkansas Info Snack

Population
28,821
Unemployment
7.1%
Poverty
17.7%
Median Home
$137,400
Median Income
$48,276
Median Rent
$736

Paragould SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
8.5

Paragould, AR Cost Of Living

86
Paragould's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Paragould Arkansas National Average
Overall 86 85 100
Services 100 97 100
Groceries 90 92 100
Health 93 88 100
Housing 65 66 100
Transportation 90 87 100
Utilities 90 93 100

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Rankings for Paragould in Arkansas

Map Of Paragould, AR

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Population over time in Paragould

Year Population % Change
2020 28,821 1.9%
2019 28,296 1.7%
2018 27,815 1.1%
2017 27,521 1.1%
2016 27,228 1.4%
2015 26,859 1.1%
2014 26,573 1.3%
2013 26,222 1.7%
2012 25,787 1.4%
2011 25,422 -

Race / Ethnicity in Paragould

White
89.7% (25,853)
African American
3.6% (1,043)
American Indian
0.4% (109)
Asian
0.5% (154)
Hawaiian
0.1% (21)
Other
0.2% (46)
Two Or More
2.7% (765)
Hispanic
2.9% (830)
Race Paragould AR USA
White 89.7% 71.6% 60.1%
African American 3.6% 15.1% 12.2%
American Indian 0.4% 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 0.5% 1.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.7% 3.1% 2.8%
Hispanic 2.9% 7.6% 18.2%

Gender in Paragould

Female
51.6% (14,862)
Male
48.4% (13,959)
Gender Paragould AR USA
Female 51.6% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Paragould for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (288)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (2,017)
High School / GED
43.0% (12,393)
Some College
23.0% (6,628)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (1,729)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (3,746)
Master's Degree
6.0% (1,729)
Professional Degree
1.0% (288)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Paragould AR USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 6.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 43.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 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
8.0% (230,160)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.3% (152,830)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.2% (350,335)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.2% (323,948)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.4% (415,124)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.8% (571,613)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.3% (355,037)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.3% (354,515)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.3% (66,096)
$200,000 or more
2.2% (62,438)
Income Paragould AR USA
Less than $10,000 8.0% 7.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.3% 5.6% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.2% 11.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.2% 11.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.4% 14.1% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.8% 18.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.3% 11.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.3% 11.7% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.3% 4.0% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.2% 4.0% 8.3%

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