For population 25 years and over in Paducah:
For population 15 years and over in Paducah town:
44 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $496 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (95.7 miles , pop. 199,564).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (187.3 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (219.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Guthrie, TX (5.3 miles ), Childress, TX (5.4 miles ), Matador, TX (5.4 miles ), Goodlett, TX (5.7 miles) , Roaring Springs, TX (5.7 miles ), Crowell, TX (5.8 miles ), Estelline, TX (6.1 miles) , Quanah, TX (6.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.01 N, Longitude: 100.30 W
Area code: 806
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Paducah detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 5 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -278 (-15.7%).
Work and jobs in Paducah: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Paducah, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Paducah-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 105% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/1/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.5 miles away from the Paducah town center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/1/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.6 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Paducah-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 73.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/2007 at 13:54:21, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 2.7 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 35.5 miles away from Paducah center
On 1/29/2008 at 10:24:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1997 at 09:08:55, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/1996 at 10:54:18, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.9 miles away from Paducah center
On 2/12/1997 at 23:53:10, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cottle County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Storms: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Clarence Hailey Long - Male model, Earl Goodwin - Football player, Myrl Goodwin - Football player.
Airports located in Paducah:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paducah:
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Public high school in Paducah:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.102. This is significantly better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.81. This is better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.86. This is significantly better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.2. This is better than average. There were 37 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.5%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.5% for Black residents, 9.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.4% for other race residents, 62.5% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
35 people in nursing homes in 2000
Paducah compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Paducah (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Paducah (based on Cottle County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 109.82%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
4.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,500 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
8.17% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,522 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Paducah fatal accident list:
Nov 11, 2009 07:39 PM, Backus, Lat: 34.01446389, Lon: -100.3046083, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jul 26, 2000 02:31 PM, Us-62, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Nov 9, 1996 11:20 PM, Fm1037, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 24, 1988 01:00 AM, 62, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Paducah)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:6
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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