Paragould Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Paragould, AR

General Paragould Information

State: Arkansas

County: Greene County

Close cities: Paragould, AR, Oak Grove Heights, AR, Smithville, AR, Lafe, AR, Walcott, AR, Jonesboro, AR, Maysville, AR, Beech Grove, AR, Paris, AR, Monette, AR, Brookland, AR, Marmaduke, AR

Paragould Population (census data)
Total 24,505 (+9.7% since 2000)
Male 11,656 (47.6%)
Female 12,849 (52.4%)

Population Density: 795 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.5 (US Avg is 100)

Paragould Elevation: 309 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1883

Land Area: 30.8 square miles

Median Household Income: $35,234

Zip Codes: 72450, and 72451.

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Paragould Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (21.9%)
  • Irish (10.0%)
  • German (8.6%)
  • English (8.2%)
  • French (1.8%)
  • Dutch (1.5%)

Local Paragould Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Houston Astros, Kansas City Royals, St. Louis Cardinals, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: Tennessee Titans, St. Louis Rams
NBA Basketball: Memphis Grizzlies
NHL Hockey: St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: University of Arkansas at Little Rock, University of Memphis

Paragould School Information

High Schools
Green County Tech Junior High School (5207 W Kingshighway, Paragould, AR, 72450 - Greene County Tech School District District)
Greene County Tech High School (5201 W Kingshighway, Paragould, AR, 72450 - Greene County Tech School District District)
Paragould High School (1701 W Court Street, Paragould, AR, 72450 - Paragould School District District)
Paragould Junior High (1701 W Court Street, Paragould, AR, 72450 - Paragould School District District)
Middle Schools
Oak Grove Middle School (5097 Highway 135 N, Paragould, AR, 72450 - Paragould School District District)
Elementary Schools
Baldwin Elementary School (612 W Mueller Street, Paragould, AR, 72450 - Paragould School District District)
Greene County Tech Elementary School (5203 W Kingshighway, Paragould, AR, 72450 - Greene County Tech School District District)
Oak Grove Elementary School (5027 Highway 135 N, Paragould, AR, 72450 - Paragould School District District)
Woodrow Wilson Elementary School (900 W Emerson Street, Paragould, AR, 72450 - Paragould School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Greene County Tech Intermediate School (5205 W Kingshighway, Paragould, AR, 72450 - Greene County Tech School District District)
Greene County Tech Primary School (1300 South Rockingchair, Paragould, AR, 72450 - Greene County Tech School District District)

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