Paragould, AR has a population of 27,521 and is the 1,562nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 875 per sq mi which is 1478% higher than the Arkansas average and 866% higher than the national average. The median age in Paragould is 36 which is approximately 4% lower than the Arkansas average of 38. In Paragould, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 63% of Paragould residents were born in Arkansas, 36% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.