Greene County is located in northeast Arkansas. The County Seat is Paragould and the largest city is Paragould. The Official Web Site is located at http://county.arkansas.gov/greene/. The 2014 population estimate is 43,694 and the 2010 census population was 42,090. The land area is 577.70 square miles and there are 72.9 persons per square mile.
97.1% of the population is White, 0.7% is Black or African American, 2.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 82.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $99,100, there are 16,603 households, an average of 2.53 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,652, the median household income is $38,413, and 17.1% of the persons in Greene County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,205. Retail sales (in $1000) were $373,077, and sales per capita were $9,257. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.4%.
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