Statistic Paragould Arkansas National
Population 28,821 3,017,825 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 905 58 91
Median age 35.6 37.7 37.7
Male/Female ratio 0.9:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 59% 58% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 47% 42% 43%
Speak English 98% 93% 79%
Speak Spanish 1% 5% 13%
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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in Paragould is 1460% higher than Arkansas
  • The median age in Paragould is 6% lower than Arkansas
  • In Paragould 91.45% of the population is White
  • In Paragould 3.63% of the population is Black
  • In Paragould 0.53% of the population is Asian

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      Paragould population breakdown by race

      Race Paragould Arkansas National
      White 91.45% 77.72% 73.35%
      Black 3.63% 15.52% 12.63%
      Asian 0.53% 1.40% 5.22%
      American Indian 0.39% 0.63% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 0.07% 0.23% 0.18%
      Mixed race 3.02% 2.23% 3.06%
      Other race 0.90% 2.28% 4.75%
      In Paragould, 2.9% 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.

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