Paducah McCracken County, Kentucky

Paducah: City in McCracken County, Kentucky, United States

About

Paducah is a city located in the county of McCracken in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 25,024 and a population density of 468 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 24,883 inhabitants.

The city was created 201 years ago in 1820.

Paducah Quick Facts

Population : 24,883 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : McCracken County
Postal code : 42001–42003
Phone Area Codes : 364, 270
Area : 53.42 km2
Altitude : 341 feet / 104 meters
Capital city : Paducah is capital of McCracken County
Establishment : January 01, 1821 (201 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 13:26:47 (24th May 2022)
Density : 466 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.57% (2010-2020)
Paducah locator map
Location of Paducah on Kentucky map.
1884 Paducah Kentucky Flood image
1884 Paducah Kentucky Flood
1884 Paducah Kentucky Flood image

Geography

Paducah is located at 37°5'0"N 88°36'0"W (37.0833900, -88.6000500).

Paducah map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Paducah decreased by 0.57% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 25,024 - census
2011 25,093 0.27% estimation process
2012 25,029 -0.26% estimation process
2013 24,896 -0.53% estimation process
2014 24,877 -0.08% estimation process
2015 24,712 -0.67% estimation process
2016 25,044 1.33% estimation process
2017 24,959 -0.34% estimation process
2018 24,866 -0.37% estimation process
2019 24,865 -0% estimation process
2020 24,883 0.07% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 12,384
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 12,671
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -2.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 12,460
April 1, 2010 Population : 12,661
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.2%
People over 65 (%) : 16.6%
Female persons, % : 51.4%
White only, percent : 93.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.7%
Asians alone % : 0.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.9%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 91.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 892
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 74.2%

Paducah zip code is 42001. County name: McCracken, County fips: 21145

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 74.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $112,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,075
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $485
2015-2019 median gross rent : $738
2015-2019 Households : 5,291
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.32
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 80.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.4%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 74,934
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 55,852
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 188,870
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,054
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $57,943
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $29,866
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 992
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 494
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 298
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 889
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 163
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 713
2010 population per square mile : 1,403.9
2010 land area in square miles : 9.02

People born in Paducah (96)

People born in Paducah, including actress from the United States Rumer Willis, hurdler Danielle Carruthers, musician Matty Matlock, .

List

  • Marcy Walker (American minister and former actress) she was born in 26/11/1961
  • Irvin S. Cobb (American writer (1876-1944)) he was born in 23/06/1876
  • William P. Curlin, Jr. (American politician) he was born in 30/11/1933
  • Fate Marable (American musician) he was born in 02/12/1890
  • Boots Randolph (American musician) he was born in 03/06/1927
  • John T. Scopes (American schoolteacher) he was born in 03/08/1900
  • Chad Cromwell (American musician) he was born in 14/06/1957
  • Charles Kramer (American politician (1879-1943)) he was born in 18/04/1879
  • Clarence "Big House" Gaines (American basketball player and coach (1923-2005)) he was born in 21/05/1923
  • Cullen Tate (American film Director (1896-1947)) he was born in 10/03/1896
  • Daniel Frank Austin (American botanist and teacher (1943-2015)) he was born in 18/05/1943
  • Larry Stewart (American singer-songwriter) he was born in 02/03/1959
  • Jean Byron (American actress) she was born in 10/12/1925
  • Mary Harper (actress (1965-2011)) she was born in 20/02/1965
  • Steven Curtis Chapman (American Christian music singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, author, and social activist) he was born in 21/11/1962
  • Russ Cochran (American golfer) he was born in 31/10/1958
  • Pierre DuMaine (Catholic bishop) he was born in 02/08/1931
  • James Red Herring (American boxer) he was born in 19/03/1896

Schools in Paducah

College & universities near Paducah, KY

Code Name City ZIP
157483 West Kentucky Community and Technical College Paducah (KY) 42002-7380

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Paducah, KY

Code Name Address Type
PAD Paducah, KY 2719 Irvin Cobb Avenue BUS
VNA Vienna, IL 504 West Vine Street BUS
FTN Fulton 21 Newton Rd. RAIL
MAI Marion, IL 2100 West Main Street BUS
CDL Carbondale station 401 South Illinois St. RAIL

Post offices near Paducah

Post Office Name City ZIP
Paducah Post Office Paducah (KY) 42003

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in McCracken County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in McCracken County , KY.

City Name Population Title
Hendron 4,687 Census designated place
Reidland 4,491 Census-designated place in McCracken County, Kentucky
Massac 29 Census-designated place in McCracken County, Kentucky

Distance to Other Cities

Paducah distances to largest Kentucky cities