Paragould employment information

IndexParagouldArkansasNational
Income per capita$21,774$23,401$29,829
Median household income$41,717$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,064$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,621$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$30,814$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$22,837$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate4.6%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level18.6%18.8%15.1%
The Paragould, AR employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Paragould is $21,774, which is 7% lower than than the Arkansas average and 27% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $41,717, which is 1% lower than than the Arkansas average and 25% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Paragould is 5%, which is 1% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Paragould is 19% which is 23% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$27,808$41,717$83,434
City
$28,221$42,336$84,672
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Paragould is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Paragould is 25% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Paragould is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Paragould is 23% higher than the national average.

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Paragould median earnings by income bracket

Paragould employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.6%1.2%
Manufacturing sector32.7%2.5%
Financial & insurance services3.7%6.0%
Wholesale & retail services15.8%13.1%
Public administration1.7%2.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.6%1.6%
Education, health & social services11.0%47.7%
Other17.4%15.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Oak Grove Heights, AR930$55,8481%
Monette, AR1,752$50,0699%
Black Oak, AR253$43,75021%
Jonesboro, AR72,638$42,73223%
Brookland, AR2,717$41,34425%
Paragould, AR27,521$41,71725%

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Allen Park, MI27,519$65,84819%
Bergenfield, NJ27,513$81,04246%
Westport, CT27,511$166,307201%
Seguin, TX27,543$38,71430%
Mason City, IA27,546$45,19318%
Paragould, AR27,521$41,71725%
Source: The Paragould, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).