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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Paragould, AR

 
Paragould is a city in Greene County, Arkansas, United States. According to 2007 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 24,505. ranking it as the state's 17th largest city. 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) although in strict linguistic terms it would be referred to as a blend, portmanteau being a word that in popular usage is applied in a carefree manner to any combination of two words. 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-Pa... (from wikipedia)
 
 
 

 
General Information
Greene County31,328 Population (as of 2000)
Arkansas State35,752 Population (current)
273.3 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
1.3 Square Miles of Water$68,500 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$31,028 Average House Income (as of 2000)

Business Information
745 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$67,096,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
12,207 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$284,177,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

Gender (as of 2000)
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Ethnicity (as of 2000)
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Median Ages (as of 2000)
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