Paragould employment information

Income per capita$19,878$22,595$28,555
Median household income$38,481$41,264$53,482
Median income owner occupied$51,079$51,972$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,014$25,473$33,219
Median earnings male$31,085$31,010$36,116
Median earnings female$20,481$21,831$25,692
Unemployment rate5.1%5.0%5.8%
Poverty level17.1%19.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Paragould is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Paragould is 28% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Paragould is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Paragould is 10% higher than the national average.

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Paragould median earnings by income bracket

Paragould employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.7%1.7%
Manufacturing sector33.7%4.1%
Financial & insurance services2.7%4.2%
Wholesale & retail services13.5%15.8%
Public administration3.7%1.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.0%2.2%
Education, health & social services10.0%39.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Oak Grove Heights, AR834$53,3850%
Monette, AR1,437$48,12510%
Brookland, AR2,402$42,61920%
Jonesboro, AR70,217$40,58324%
Black Oak, AR321$36,25032%
Paragould, AR26,859$38,48128%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Imperial Beach, CA26,857$48,11710%
Jeffersontown, KY26,862$60,25113%
Fountain, CO26,881$56,6876%
Holladay, UT26,896$72,82736%
McHenry, IL26,803$62,58017%
Paragould, AR26,859$38,48128%
Source: The Paragould, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.