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Population (year 2000): 22,017. Estimated population in July 2005: 23,775 (+8.0% change)
Males: 10,473 (47.6%), Females: 11,544 (52.4%)

Greene County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 36.1 years
Median household income: $30,815 (year 2000)
Median house value: $70,200 (year 2000)

Paragould, AR residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Paragould:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (21.9%), Irish (10.0%), German (8.6%), English (8.2%), French (1.8%), Dutch (1.5%).Arkansas

Elevation: 309 feet

Land area: 30.8 square miles

Paragould,

For population 25 years and over in Paragould

  • High school or higher: 73.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paragould city

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +3,253 (+17.3%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TN Memphis, (74.6 miles pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (444.6 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Grove Heights, AR (4.9 miles Oak AR (10.2 miles Lafe, AR (12.0 miles Brookland, AR (12.2 miles Marmaduke, MO (14.5 miles Cardwell, AR (15.8 miles Monette, City, AR (17.1 miles Lake Oak, AR (17.9 miles Black


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 165 buildings, average cost: $60,700
  • 1997: 140 buildings, average cost: $67,600
  • 1998: 169 buildings, average cost: $68,500
  • 1999: 228 buildings, average cost: $65,700
  • 2000: 195 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2001: 163 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 2002: 160 buildings, average cost: $64,400
  • 2003: 184 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 2004: 185 buildings, average cost: $83,900

Latitude: 36.06 N, Longitude: 90.50 W

Area code: 870

Paragould, Arkansas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (29.8%), Educational,health and social services (18.0%), Retail trade (13.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,037 (+13.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,397 (73.4%)

Crime in Paragould by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2003
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 7 2 11 6
    per 100,000 31.8 9.1 50.0 27.3
Robberies 5 5 8 4
    per 100,000 22.7 22.7 36.3 18.2
Assaults 13 0 11 1
    per 100,000 59.0 0.0 50.0 4.5
Burglaries 112 100 93 47
    per 100,000 508.7 454.2 422.4 213.5
Thefts 320 488 376 250
    per 100,000 1453.4 2216.5 1707.8 1135.5
Auto thefts 46 69 92 53
    per 100,000 208.9 313.4 417.9 240.7
141.8 156.0 172.2 96.9

Average climate in Paragould, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Paragould,

Paragould-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 136% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1999, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the Paragould city center caused $1 million in damages.

On 5/26/1973, a category 4 tornado 19.9 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 289 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Paragould:
  • ARKANSAS METHODIST HOSPITAL (900 WEST KINGSHIGHWAY)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Paragould:
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF JONESBORO (about 20 miles; JONESBORO, AR)
  • REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER OF NEA (about 20 miles; JONESBORO, AR)
  • ST BERNARDS BEHAVIORAL HEALTH (about 20 miles; JONESBORO, AR)

Political contributions by individuals in Paragould, AR

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Paragould:
  • MILLINGTON MUNI (about 66 miles; MILLINGTON, TN; ID: NQA)
  • MEMPHIS INTL (about 80 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; ID: MEM)
  • CAPE GIRARDEAU REGIONAL (about 103 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; ID: CGI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Paragould:
  • KIRK FIELD (about 1 miles; PARAGOULD, AR; ID: PGR)
  • RECTOR (about 19 miles; RECTOR, AR; ID: 7M8)
  • JONESBORO MUNI (about 19 miles; JONESBORO, AR; ID: JBR)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1 $2,872 $34,464 0 $0
Other Government Administration 11 $16,614 $18,124 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $3,108 $37,296 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 42 $105,754 $30,215 0 $0
Police - Other 6 $14,424 $28,848 2 $1,111
Firefighters 25 $66,203 $31,777 0 $0
Streets and Highways 43 $86,492 $24,137 0 $0
Airports 1 $2,187 $26,244 0 $0
Sewerage 14 $42,305 $36,261 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 8 $17,588 $26,382 2 $1,213
Water Supply 18 $52,549 $35,032 0 $0
Electric Power 27 $93,601 $41,600 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 67 $219,452 $39,304 8 $5,725
Totals for Government 264 $723,150 $32,870 12 $8,050
College/University in Paragould:
  • CROWLEYS RIDGE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 151; Location: 100 COLLEGE DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.crc.paragould.ar.us)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paragould:
  • ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 19 miles; STATE UNIVERSITY, AR; Full-time enrollment: 8,696)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS (about 70 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; FT enrollment: 15,831)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-UNION CAMPUS (about 70 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; FT enrollment: 6,979)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 70 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; FT enrollment: 2,019)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MACON CAMPUS (about 74 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; FT enrollment: 6,979)
  • HARDING UNIVERSITY (about 102 miles; SEARCY, AR; FT enrollment: 3,959)
  • NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 107 miles; SENATOBIA, MS; FT enrollment: 3,842)
Public high schools in Paragould:
  • GREENE CO. TECH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 782; Location: 5201 W. KINGSHIGHWAY; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PARAGOULD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 774; Location: 1701 W. COURT ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Paragould:
  • CROWLEYS RIDGE ACADEMY (Students: 408; Location: 606 ACADEMY DR; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Paragould:
  • GREENE CO. TECH PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 939; Location: 5203 W. KINGSHIGHWAY; Grades: KG - 03)
  • GREENE CO. TECH INTERM. SCHOOL (Students: 744; Location: 5205 W. KINGSHIGHWAY; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • GREEN CO. TECH JR. HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 471; Location: 5207 W. KINGSHIGHWAY; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • PARAGOULD JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 468; Location: 1701 W. COURT ST.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • OAK GROVE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 421; Location: 5097 HWY. 135 N.; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • OAK GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 416; Location: 5027 HWY. 135 N.; Grades: KG - 04)
  • BALDWIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 307; Location: 612 W. MUELLER ST.; Grades: PK - 04)
  • WOODROW WILSON ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 289; Location: 900 W. EMERSON ST.; Grades: KG - 04)
Private primary/middle school in Paragould:
  • ST MARYS SCHOOL (Students: 87; Location: 310 N SECOND STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Paragould:
  • NORTHEAST ARKANSAS REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $935,075; Location: 120 NORTH 12TH STREET; 143,681 books; 5,169 audio materials; 1,592 video materials; 330 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Paragould: Paragould Country Club (A), Paragould Industrial Park (B), Fox Hills Country Club (C), Greene County Fairgrounds (D), Paragould-Greene County Jail (E), Paragould Community Center (F), Fire Station Number 2 (G), Greene County Courthouse (H), Paragould Childrens Home (I), Wright Memorial Library (J).

Shopping Centers: Paragould Plaza Shopping Center (1), Town West Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Paragould include: West View Baptist Church (A), Walnut Street Church of Christ (B), Village Church (C), Unity Baptist Church (D), Calvary Baptist Church (E), True Holiness Church of God (F), Third Avenue Baptist Church (G), Center Hill Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Shiloh Cemetery (1), Linwood Cemetery (2), Saint Marys Cemetery (3), Browns Chapel Cemetery (4), Center Hill Cemetery (5), Pruets Chapel Cemetery (6), Memorial Gardens Cemetery (7).

Reservoirs: Arnolds Lake (A), Reynolds Park Lake (B).

Creek: Eightmile Creek (A).

Parks in Paragould include: Rotary Park (1), Alexander Tennis Center (2), Reynolds Park (3), Labor Park (4), Francis Bland Park (5), Harmon Park (6), Centennial Station Park (7), Center Hill Park (8).

Post office: (A).  


Paragould compared to Arkansas state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Paragould:
  • KDRS (1490 AM; 1 kW; PARAGOULD, AR; Owner: MOR MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KBTM (1230 AM; 1 kW; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNEA (970 AM; 1 kW; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Paragould:
  • KDRS-FM (107.1 FM; PARAGOULD, AR; Owner: MOR MEDIA, INC.)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KASU (91.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KFIN (107.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDEZ (100.5 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KDXY (104.9 FM; LAKE CITY, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • KBZR (95.9 FM; HARRISBURG, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAUF (89.9 FM; KENNETT, MO; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KJBX (106.7 FM; TRUMANN, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KAOG (90.5 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBKG (93.5 FM; CORNING, AR; Owner: SHIELDS-ADKINS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K204DN (88.7 FM; PARAGOULD, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Paragould:
  • K27FC (Channel 27; PARAGOULD, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K46EM (Channel 46; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KTEJ (Channel 19; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K54ER (Channel 54; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KVTJ (Channel 48; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)

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