Paducah, KY
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Paducah, Kentucky Info Snack

Population
24,894
Unemployment
4.6%
Poverty
21.6%
Median Home
$118,400
Median Income
$39,266
Median Rent
$657

Paducah SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
9

Paducah, KY Cost Of Living

88
Paducah's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Paducah Kentucky National Average
Overall 88 89 100
Services 99 100 100
Groceries 100 91 100
Health 92 90 100
Housing 60 70 100
Transportation 95 99 100
Utilities 109 98 100

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Rankings for Paducah in Kentucky

Map Of Paducah, KY

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Population over time in Paducah

Year Population % Change
2019 24,894 0.1%
2018 24,879 0.0%
2017 24,879 -0.5%
2016 25,010 0.0%
2015 25,001 -0.2%
2014 25,046 -0.2%
2013 25,092 0.0%
2012 25,081 -0.1%
2011 25,102 -0.0%
2010 25,114 -

Race / Ethnicity in Paducah

White
71.4% (17,777)
African American
21.8% (5,420)
American Indian
0.7% (172)
Asian
0.8% (209)
Hawaiian
0.1% (27)
Other
0.1% (24)
Two Or More
2.0% (493)
Hispanic
3.1% (772)
Race Paducah KY USA
White 71.4% 84.6% 60.7%
African American 21.8% 8.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.7% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 1.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.0% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.1% 3.7% 18.0%

Gender in Paducah

Female
53.5% (13,308)
Male
46.5% (11,585)
Gender Paducah KY USA
Female 53.5% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 46.5% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Paducah for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (1,493)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (1,742)
High School / GED
31.0% (7,717)
Some College
21.0% (5,227)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (2,738)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (3,734)
Master's Degree
6.0% (1,493)
Professional Degree
2.0% (497)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (248)
Education Paducah KY USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 14.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Paducah, Kentucky

Less than $10,000
8.2% (204,996)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.7% (241,689)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.1% (400,984)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.2% (279,041)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.4% (357,700)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.2% (377,474)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.3% (255,531)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.5% (187,199)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.6% (64,157)
$200,000 or more
4.8% (120,624)
Income Paducah KY USA
Less than $10,000 8.2% 8.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.7% 5.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.1% 11.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.2% 10.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.4% 13.8% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.2% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.3% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.5% 12.5% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.6% 4.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.8% 3.9% 7.7%

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