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National Population : 333,590,059
Arkansas State Population : 3,101,839

About Paragould, AR

Paragould, AR is located in Greene County in the state of Arkansas.

The total City Population for Paragould is about 27,328 with about 351 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 41,038.

The Average Home Value is $118,800.00, which is roughly 23% higher than the Average Home Value of $91,557.00 for the state of Arkansas, and roughly 37% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $47,074.00, which is roughly 15% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $40,120.00 for the state of Arkansas, and roughly 18% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Paragould is about 5.7%.

Arkansas is ranked #34 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 30.43 out of 100.

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Voting

Greene County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 75.87% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 78.7%
Democratic: 18.99%
Libertarian: 1.17%
Other: 0.94%
Green: 0.2%


Nearby Locations

Marmaduke, AR (10.56 mi.)
Lafe, AR (10.56 mi.)
Brookland, AR (11.62 mi.)
Beech Grove, AR (12.34 mi.)
Monette, AR (14.67 mi.)
Delaplaine, AR (15.76 mi.)
Leachville, AR (16.41 mi.)
Lake City, AR (16.96 mi.)
Black Oak, AR (17.04 mi.)
Peach Orchard, AR (18.43 mi.)
Knobel, AR (18.43 mi.)
Rector, AR (18.53 mi.)
Bono, AR (19.08 mi.)
Jonesboro, AR (19.39 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 72450
Latitude : 36.103582
Longitude : -90.483231
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 286 ft.
Area Code(s) : 870

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.52
Male Population Estimate : 42.92%
Female Population Estimate : 44.88%
Median Age : 37.3
Male Median Age : 36.1
Female Median Age : 38.5

White Population Estimate : 85.60%
Black Population Estimate : 0.88%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.06%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.38%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.06%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.00%
Other Population Estimate : 1.14%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Paragould specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Greene County: About 5 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Greene County: About 379 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Greene County is about 28% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 24% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.