KY

National Population : 333,590,059
Kentucky State Population : 4,519,884

About Paducah, KY

Paducah, KY is located in Mccracken County in the state of Kentucky.

The total City Population for Paducah is about 48,481 with about 475 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 61,441.

The Average Home Value is $136,700.00, which is roughly 31% higher than the Average Home Value of $94,219.00 for the state of Kentucky, and roughly 28% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $43,278.00, which is roughly 10% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $39,100.00 for the state of Kentucky, and roughly 25% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Paducah is about 5.3%.

Kentucky is ranked #37 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 26.82 out of 100.

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Voting

McCracken County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 48.72% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 65.09%
Democratic: 33.38%
Libertarian: 1.12%
Other: 0.4%


Nearby Locations

West Paducah, KY (4.64 mi.)
Melber, KY (6.57 mi.)
Boaz, KY (6.86 mi.)
Kevil, KY (8.66 mi.)
Ledbetter, KY (12.01 mi.)
Symsonia, KY (12.17 mi.)
Hickory, KY (12.74 mi.)
Cunningham, KY (13.44 mi.)
La Center, KY (14.93 mi.)
Blandville, KY (15.66 mi.)
Wickliffe, KY (15.66 mi.)
Fancy Farm, KY (19.83 mi.)
Bardwell, KY (19.94 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 42001, 42003
Latitude : 37.018390
Longitude : -88.580574
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 338 ft.
Area Code(s) : 270, 364

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.26
Male Population Estimate : 44.74%
Female Population Estimate : 49.08%
Median Age : 41.8
Male Median Age : 40.0
Female Median Age : 43.7

White Population Estimate : 80.47%
Black Population Estimate : 12.72%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.07%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.07%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.06%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.81%
Other Population Estimate : 0.91%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Paducah specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Mccracken County: About 4 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Mccracken County: About 233 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Mccracken County is about 5% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 19% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.