Paragould Greene County, Arkansas

Paragould: City in Arkansas, USA

About

Paragould is a city located in the county of Greene in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 26,113. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 29,257 inhabitants.

The city was created 139 years ago in 1882.

Paragould Quick Facts

Population : 29,257 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
County : Greene County
Postal code : 72450–72451
Phone Area Codes : 870
Water as percent of area : 0.52%
Land as percent of area : 99.48%
Altitude : 302 feet / 92 meters
Capital city : Paragould is capital of Greene County
Establishment : January 01, 1883 (139 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:24:59 (28th May 2022)
Population growth : 10.75% (2010-2020)
Paragould locator map
Location of Paragould on Arkansas map.
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Paragould collage
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Geography

Paragould is located at 36°3'30"N 90°29'50"W (36.0584000, -90.4973300).

Paragould map

Demographics

The population of Paragould increased by 10.75% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 26,113 - census
2011 26,857 2.77% estimation process
2012 27,219 1.33% estimation process
2013 27,206 -0.05% estimation process
2014 27,632 1.54% estimation process
2015 28,046 1.48% estimation process
2016 28,383 1.19% estimation process
2017 28,596 0.74% estimation process
2018 28,905 1.07% estimation process
2019 28,986 0.28% estimation process
2020 29,257 0.93% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 33,748
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 33,025
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 2.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 32,366
April 1, 2010 Population : 33,025
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.6%
People over 65 (%) : 11.0%
Female persons, % : 49.3%
White only, percent : 61.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 7.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.4%
Asians alone % : 9.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 2.7%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 6.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 43.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 32.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,824
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 27.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 40.3%

Paragould zip code is 72450. County name: Greene, County fips: 05055

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 40.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $488,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,101
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $378
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,781
2015-2019 Households : 10,598
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.08
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 86.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 80.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 65,607
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,723
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 526,338
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,536
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $63,575
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $26,172
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,985
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 987
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 855
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 849
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,083
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 167
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,738
2010 population per square mile : 3,575.3
2010 land area in square miles : 9.24
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 63.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $846,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $3,618
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,378
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,693
2015-2019 Households : 17,921
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.54
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 97.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 91.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 3.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 363,596
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,074,123
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,556,562
2012 total retail sales per capita : $31,502
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $100,843
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $65,130
Percentage of people living in poverty : 6.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 13,218
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,283
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,609
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,846
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,070
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 714
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 11,568
2010 population per square mile : 3,621.2
2010 land area in square miles : 12.92
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 47.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $394,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,413
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $890
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,991
2015-2019 Households : 17,833
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.36
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 88.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 97.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 93.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 2.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 18.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 320,600
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 282,275
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 533,098
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 2,137,080
2012 total retail sales per capita : $44,399
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $77,493
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,702
Percentage of people living in poverty : 12.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 14,789
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,281
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,996
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 11,499
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,252
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 550
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 13,398
2010 population per square mile : 3,293.4
2010 land area in square miles : 13.88
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 79.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $304,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,607
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $573
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,210
2015-2019 Households : 2,512
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 1.99
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 71.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 35.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 42.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 39.2%
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 58,303
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,722
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $49,167
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $33,440
Percentage of people living in poverty : 11.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 566
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 298
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 196
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 524
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 120
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 417
2010 population per square mile : 1,225.3
2010 land area in square miles : 3.66

People born in Paragould (18)

People born in Paragould, including astronaut James W. Wood, model, actress and trick golfer Jeanne Carmen, film editor Sam O'Steen, .

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Schools in Paragould

College & universities near Paragould, AR

Code Name City ZIP
106810 Crowley's Ridge College Paragould (AR) 72450
106458 Arkansas State University-Main Campus Jonesboro (AR) 72401
489830 Arthur's Beauty College-Jonesboro Jonesboro (AR) 72401
107877 Williams Baptist University Walnut Ridge (AR) 72476
106625 Black River Technical College Pocahontas (AR) 72455

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Paragould, AR

Code Name Address Type
WNR Walnut Ridge 109 Southwest Front Street RAIL
PBF Poplar Bluff 400 South Main St. RAIL
MEM Central Station Central Station RAIL
NBN Newbern–Dyersburg 108 Jefferson St RAIL

Post offices near Paragould

Post Office Name City ZIP
Paragould Post Office Paragould (AR) 72450

Other cities in Greene County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Greene County , AR.

City Name Population Title
Marmaduke 1,250 City in Arkansas, USA
Oak Grove Heights 1,095 Human settlement in Greene County, Arkansas, United States of America
Lafe 458 Human settlement in Greene County, Arkansas, United States of America
Delaplaine 116 Human settlement in Greene County, Arkansas, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Paragould distances to largest Arkansas cities