StatisticParagouldArkansasNational
Population27,5213,017,825328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)8755891
Median age36.137.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%42%43%
Speak English98%93%79%
Speak Spanish2%5%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Paragould is 1409% higher than Arkansas
  • The median age in Paragould is 4% lower than Arkansas
  • In Paragould 95.09% of the population is White
  • In Paragould 1.30% of the population is Black
  • In Paragould 0.12% of the population is Asian

Compare Paragould, AR Demographics

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      Paragould population breakdown by race

      RaceParagouldArkansasNational
      White95.09%77.72%73.35%
      Black1.30%15.52%12.63%
      Asian0.12%1.40%5.22%
      American Indian0.37%0.63%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.07%0.23%0.18%
      Mixed race2.03%2.23%3.06%
      Other race1.02%2.28%4.75%
      In Paragould, 3.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Paragould age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Paragould, AR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).