paragould Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 964 6.5 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 7,305 49.1 % 32.6 %
Some College 3,706 24.9 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,785 12.0 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,105 7.4 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 12,501 84.1 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 2,423 16.3 % 16.3 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 27,228 - -
19 years old and under 7,500 27.5 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 9,421 34.6 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 6,399 23.5 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 3,908 14.4 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 24,700 97.4 % 84.6 %
Spanish 615 2.4 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 34 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 2,209 22.0 % 33.5 %
Married 5,331 53.0 % 50.5 %
Separated 471 4.7 % 2.6 %
Divorced 2,050 20.4 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 11,372 - -
Occupied Housing Units 10,695 94.0 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 677 6.0 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 8,608 75.7 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 99 0.9 % 5.8 %
2-Units 441 3.9 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 774 6.8 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 498 4.4 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 240 2.1 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 225 2.0 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 487 4.3 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 2,418 21.3 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 1,526 13.4 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 2,027 17.8 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 1,021 9.0 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 977 8.6 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 852 7.5 % 13.0 %
Electric 8,222 72.3 % 33.5 %
Natural Gas 2,235 19.7 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 112 1.0 % 4.1 %
Wood 76 0.7 % 1.8 %
None 50 0.4 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 26,069 97.7 % 75.5 %
African-American 333 1.2 % 13.1 %
Native American 10 0.0 % 0.8 %
Asian 30 0.1 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 236 0.9 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 40,340 55,775
Median Family Income 52,405 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 20,198 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 46.88 %
  • Temperature 62.93 ℉
  • Rainfall 4.16 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 13.47
    [CDD] 0.53
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 1.23 %
6.0 0.86 %
7.0 0.52 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com