Paducah , McCracken County, Kentucky

City in McCracken County, Kentucky, United States

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Paducah is a city located in the county of McCracken in the U.S. state of Kentucky. In the 2010 census it had a population of 25,024 inhabitants and a population density of 468 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 24,865 inhabitants.

The city was created 200 years ago in 1820.

Paducah has a total area of 20.63 square miles (53.42 km2).

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Paducah, KY Quick Facts

Population : 24,865 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky
County : McCracken County
Postal code : 42001–42003
Phone Area Codes : 364
Area : 53.42 km2
Altitude : 341 feet / 104 meters
Capital city : Paducah is capital of McCracken County
Establishment : January 01, 1821 (200 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:43:49 (16th April 2021)
Zip Code : 42001
Density : 465 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -0.64% (2010-2019)
Weather : 65℉ Partly Sunny 7-days weather

Year Population Method
2010 25,024 census
2011 25,093 estimation process
2012 25,029 estimation process
2013 24,896 estimation process
2014 24,877 estimation process
2015 24,712 estimation process
2016 25,044 estimation process
2017 24,959 estimation process
2018 24,866 estimation process
2019 24,865 estimation process

According to census records, the population of Paducah decreased by 0.64% in 9 years.

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

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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

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