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Paragould is a city in Greene County.
It is the county seat.
The community name derived from the names of the two railroad presidents -- "Para" for J. W. Paramore and "Gould" for Jay Gould
The latitude of Paragould is 36.058N. The longitude is -90.497W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 302 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 22,888.
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12% of Paragould residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Paragould ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Paragould was $18,076, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Paragould residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Paragould, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $346. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $653.
Libraries in Paragould include Greene County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Paragould include Paragould Daily Press
Greene County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Paragould political report.
The average commute time for Paragould workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 10 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Paragould between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
Paragould, ARPros: Great place to live and raise your kids...
Cons: \No railroad overpass, but fixed since I lived there.
This is a good place to Live, eat, survive all things.
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