Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Paragould is 29,906. Paragould, Arkansas is the 1,314th largest city in the US.
Paragould is located entirely in Greene County.
The current population of Paragould (29,906) is it's peak population.
Paragould has grown 34.9% since the 2000. Paragould, Arkansas is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 76% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
The total voting age population of Paragould, Arkansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 21,094. The voting age population is 47.6% male and 52.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.1% of the residents of Paragould are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Paragould are 93.0% White, 2.9% Black, 2.1% Two or more races, 1.1% Other, 0.5% Asian, 0.3% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 3.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Paragould, 18.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 31.9%. On a per-household basis, 13.0% of families are below the poverty line in Paragould.
Among those aged 16 and older, 59.0% of Paragould residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.0% of Paragould residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.4% have a bachelor's degree and 6.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Paragould residents aged 5 and older, 1.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Paragould is 6.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Paragould, 12.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Paragould is $45,841.
In Paragould, 59.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 40.2% of housing units in Paragould.
Of all the housing units in Paragould, 4.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Paragould, 24.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Paragould is $716.
In Paragould, 78.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|1307||San Carlos, California||30,034||8.2%|
|1308||North Chicago, Illinois||30,029||-16.5%|
|1313||Rahway, New Jersey||29,911||12.7%|
|1321||Matthews, North Carolina||29,623||28.3%|
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