paragould Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 974 6.5 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 7,427 49.8 % 32.8 %
Some College 3,743 25.1 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,645 11.0 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,116 7.5 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 12,520 84.0 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 2,310 15.5 % 15.5 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 26,859 - -
19 years old and under 7,354 27.4 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 9,115 33.9 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 6,395 23.8 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 3,995 14.9 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 24,243 96.8 % 84.8 %
Spanish 754 3.0 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 38 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 2,162 21.6 % 33.2 %
Married 5,259 52.5 % 50.6 %
Separated 464 4.6 % 2.6 %
Divorced 2,137 21.3 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 11,483 - -
Occupied Housing Units 10,831 94.3 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 652 5.7 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 8,465 73.7 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 121 1.1 % 5.8 %
2-Units 612 5.3 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 815 7.1 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 550 4.8 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 328 2.9 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 143 1.2 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 449 3.9 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 2,407 21.0 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 1,448 12.6 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 2,137 18.6 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 1,039 9.0 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,109 9.7 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 733 6.4 % 13.1 %
Electric 8,415 73.3 % 32.8 %
Natural Gas 2,225 19.4 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 59 0.5 % 4.2 %
Wood 90 0.8 % 1.9 %
None 42 0.4 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 25,716 97.5 % 75.7 %
African-American 356 1.3 % 13.1 %
Native American 26 0.1 % 0.8 %
Asian 24 0.1 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 254 1.0 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 38,481 53,657
Median Family Income 49,988 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 19,878 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 77.42 %
  • Temperature 91.04 ℉
  • Rainfall 2.45 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 16.83
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