Paragould Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Paragould, AR

    C.R. England is now hiring Regional Truck Drivers. With C.R. England Regional, instead of driving across the nation, you can enjoy the local feel of driving a specific region. As...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Combat Engineer - Construction and Engineering Specialist - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Paragould, AR

    We're looking for team players to provide construction and engineering support vital to the successful outcome of Army National Guard missions. As a member of a Guard Combat...

    from Army National Guard - 2 days ago
  • CDL A Truck Driver - Regional Truck Driver

    Averitt Express - Paragould, AR

    Averitt Express CDL-A Regional Truck Driver Position IT'S BIG! AVERITT REGIONAL DRIVERS HAVE A NEW PAY INCREASE Paid driver training is available for recent grads and drivers with...

    from Averitt Express - 10 days ago
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Paragould, Arkansas

Paragould is a city in Greene County, Arkansas, United States. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 23,775. ranking it as the state's 17th largest city, behind Russellville. The city's name is a portmanteau, combining the last names of J.W. Paramore and Jay Gould, the owners of the two railroads that originally crossed there; it is believed to be the only city in the world with this name. Paragould is designated a micropolitan area and is also a part of the Jonesboro-Paragould Combined Statistical Area. The Paragould micropolitan area's population is approximately 40,091 and the Jonesboro-Paragould Combined Statistical Area's population is estimated at 153,421.

Paragould Careers

Among the most common occupations in Paragould are Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 26%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 24%; and Sales and office occupations, 24%. Approximately 75 percent of workers in Paragould, Arkansas work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Paragould Industries

The leading industries in Paragould, Arkansas are Manufacturing, 28%; Educational, health and social services, 17%; and Retail trade, 12%. Simply Hired's Paragould job listings indicate that the following industries in Paragould are hiring the most workers:

Paragould Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Paragould, Arkansas is $24,363, and the median income of households in Paragould was $30,815.

Average Salaries in Paragould, AR

Paragould, AR


According to our Paragould Trends data, the number of Paragould, Arkansas jobs has increased by 55% since October 2013.
Paragould job trends

Paragould Employment Statistics

Population of Paragould
Total population 22,017
Male 47.57%
Female 52.43%
Median age 36.1
Paragould Housing
Owner-occupied homes 64.2%
Median cost of a home $70,200
Median mortgage payment $444
Renter-occupied homes 35.8%
Vacant housing 8.7%
Median monthly rent $443
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $28,103
Median for all female full-time $20,623
Household Income
Less than $10,000 14%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 18%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 20%
$50,000 to $74,999 15%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 10%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16%
High school graduate 38%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 3%
Bachelor's degree 10%
Graduate degree 4%
Marital Status
Never married 16%
Currently married 59%
Separated 3%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 13%
White 99%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 0%
Other 1%
Paragould Commute
Carpool 13.4%
Public transportation 0.1%
Average travel time 17 minutes