Paragould Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Paragould Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
28,986

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.2%
5 - 17:
18.1%
18 - 24:
8.9%
25 - 34:
15.1%
35 - 54:
24.9%
55 - 64:
11.6%
Over 65 Years:
14.1%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.4%
4.4%
High School Graduates
90.0%
90.0%
College Graduated
18.4%
18.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Paragould
$22,949
$22,949
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Paragould
$45,841
$45,841
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
18.3%

Employment Industries in Paragould

 
Healthcare
20.0%
20.0%
Manufacturing
19.0%
19.0%
Retail
13.0%
13.0%
Education
9.1%
9.1%
Construction
6.8%
6.8%
Accommodation
5.8%
5.8%
Transportation
4.6%
4.6%
Administration
4.2%
4.2%
Finance
3.8%
3.8%
Other
3.6%
3.6%
Public Service
2.4%
2.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
91.2%
91.2%
Black Or African American
2.9%
2.9%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.3%
0.3%
Asian
0.5%
0.5%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
Other Race / Two or More Races
1.8%
1.8%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
3.2%
3.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Irish
16.2%
16.2%
German
10.0%
10.0%
English
6.2%
6.2%
Italian
2.9%
2.9%
Dutch
2.4%
2.4%
French
1.2%
1.2%
Scottish
1.2%
1.2%
Polish
0.8%
0.8%
British
0.8%
0.8%
European
0.7%
0.7%
Scots-Irish
0.6%
0.6%
Swedish
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.3%
0.3%
Welsh
0.3%
0.3%
Dutch West Indian
0.2%
0.2%
Australian
0.2%
0.2%
French Canadian
0.2%
0.2%
Norwegian
0.2%
0.2%
Northern European
0.2%
0.2%
Belgian
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
98.3%
98.3%
Spanish
1.0%
1.0%
Chinese
0.3%
0.3%
Portuguese
0.1%
0.1%
French
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
Arabic
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Native American languages
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Tagalog
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Vietnamese
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
Thai
0.0%
0.0%
Miao/Hmong
0.0%
0.0%
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian)
0.0%
0.0%
Korean
0.0%
0.0%
Japanese
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Paragould Residents:
1.1%