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The City of Paragould had a population of 28,144 as of July 1, 2017. Paragould ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Paragould is located at latitude 36.0523 and longitude -90.5109 in Greene County. The formal boundaries for the City of Paragould (see map below) encompass a land area of 31.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Greene County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 299 feet.

The City of Paragould (GNIS ID: 2404471) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Paragould is located within Township of Clark, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greene County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Paragould population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Paragould: Center Hill, Parmley, The Crossing.


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Paragould, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 28,144
Daytime Population: Workers 16,682
Daytime Population: Residents 16,569
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 33,251
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 27,663
Population in Familes 22,297
Population in Group Qrtrs 481
Population Density2 902
Diversity Index3 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,260
Average Household Income $51,587
Per Capita Income $20,545

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,911 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,565 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,465 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 882 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $114,741
Average Home Value $133,390
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 11,029
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 7,416
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.04% 1.02%
Households 0.96% 0.99%
Families 0.71% 0.87%
Median Household Income   0.5%
Per Capita Income   1.52%

Paragould, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paragould to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 18 97th
Population Density # 94 83rd
Diversity Index # 352 35th
Median Household Income # 251 54th
Per Capita Income # 288 47th

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