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Paducah, KY (Kentucky) Houses and Residents

Paducah,KY index of house prices

Total population: 24,978 (All urban)

Houses: 13,550 (11,697 occupied: 5,979 owner occupied, 5,838 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

49%
State:

33%

Housing density: 695 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $107,351.

Median contract rent in 2016: $309 (lower quartile is $205, upper quartile is $399)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $814


Median gross rent in Paducah, KY in 2016: $386

Housing units in Paducah with a mortgage: 3,277 (113 second mortgage, 400 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,705

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $53,747

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $38,396

Median monthly housing costs: $669


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Paducah, Kentucky Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $117,137 (it was $61,400 in 2000)
Paducah:

$117,137
Kentucky:

$135,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,657 - $210,901

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $199,266
Here:

$199,266
State:

$185,270

Townhouses or other attached units: $478,180
Here:

$478,180
State:

$180,051

In 2-unit structures: $122,768
Here:

$122,768
State:

$185,308

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $683,334
Here:

$683,334
State:

$194,195

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $76,598
Here:

$76,598
State:

$156,371

Mobile homes: $13,139
Here:

$13,139
State:

$53,080
Median year house/condo built: 1961

Median year apartment built: 1973

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,960
  • In family households: 16,361 (2,688 male householders, 2,822 female householders)
    3,769 spouses, 5,432 children (5,331 natural, 75 adopted, 87 stepchildren), 434 grandchildren, 144 brothers or sisters, 41 parents, 292 other relatives, 583 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,807 (2,862 male householders (2,366 living alone)), 3,379 female householders (2,754 living alone)), 1,547 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,206

Size of family households: 2,943 2-persons, 1,362 3-persons, 738 4-persons, 405 5-persons, 120 6-persons, 25 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,215 1-person, 679 2-persons, 86 3-persons.

1,791 married couples with children.
2,528 single-parent households (198 men, 2,330 women).

96.8% of residents of Paducah speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (31% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 48% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (17% speak English very well, 83% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 469 (1.9%)
(87.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Paducah, Kentucky:

  • 41no bedroom
  • 1601 bedroom
  • 1,4152 bedrooms
  • 2,9483 bedrooms
  • 1,0774 bedrooms
  • 2565+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Paducah population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Paducah, Kentucky:

  • 84no bedroom
  • 1,1321 bedroom
  • 3,4942 bedrooms
  • 8303 bedrooms
  • 2014 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Paducah population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Paducah in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 171no vehicle
  • 2,0091 vehicle
  • 2,6762 vehicles
  • 8803 vehicles
  • 1714 vehicles
  • 405+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Paducah population

Cars and other vehicles available in Paducah in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,027no vehicle
  • 2,9171 vehicle
  • 1,5722 vehicles
  • 803 vehicles
  • 1904 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Paducah population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Paducah, Kentucky:

  • 411 room
  • 202 rooms
  • 253 rooms
  • 4994 rooms
  • 1,4995 rooms
  • 1,4736 rooms
  • 9317 rooms
  • 6228 rooms
  • 8729+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Paducah population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Paducah, Kentucky:

  • 831 room
  • 3642 rooms
  • 6773 rooms
  • 2,4324 rooms
  • 8815 rooms
  • 6746 rooms
  • 6027 rooms
  • 178 rooms
  • 539+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Paducah population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Paducah, KY household income distribution

  • Paducah, KY household income distribution
  • 1,556Less than $10,000
  • 1,514$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,262$15,000 to $19,999
  • 751$20,000 to $24,999
  • 676$25,000 to $29,999
  • 852$30,000 to $34,999
  • 581$35,000 to $39,999
  • 658$40,000 to $44,999
  • 288$45,000 to $49,999
  • 723$50,000 to $59,999
  • 755$60,000 to $74,999
  • 737$75,000 to $99,999
  • 496$100,000 to $124,999
  • 343$125,000 to $149,999
  • 324$150,000 to $199,999
  • 411$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Paducah, KY

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Paducah, KY
  • 107Less than $10,000
  • 177$10,000 to $14,999
  • 66$15,000 to $19,999
  • 53$20,000 to $24,999
  • 22$25,000 to $29,999
  • 75$30,000 to $34,999
  • 236$35,000 to $39,999
  • 417$40,000 to $49,999
  • 203$50,000 to $59,999
  • 673$60,000 to $69,999
  • 177$70,000 to $79,999
  • 291$80,000 to $89,999
  • 215$90,000 to $99,999
  • 372$100,000 to $124,999
  • 430$125,000 to $149,999
  • 356$150,000 to $174,999
  • 481$175,000 to $199,999
  • 631$200,000 to $249,999
  • 203$250,000 to $299,999
  • 306$300,000 to $399,999
  • 57$400,000 to $499,999
  • 307$500,000 to $749,999
  • 51$750,000 to $999,999
  • 29$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 22$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 64$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Paducah, KY

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Paducah, KY
  • 400Less than $100
  • 108$100 to $149
  • 187$150 to $199
  • 367$200 to $249
  • 466$250 to $299
  • 457$300 to $349
  • 467$350 to $399
  • 392$400 to $449
  • 229$450 to $499
  • 633$500 to $549
  • 266$550 to $599
  • 773$600 to $649
  • 339$650 to $699
  • 281$700 to $749
  • 30$750 to $799
  • 108$800 to $899
  • 41$900 to $999
  • 38$1,000 to $1,249
  • 24$1,250 to $1,499
  • 14$1,500 to $1,999
  • 367No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 892010 or later
  • 2172000 to 2009
  • 981990 to 1999
  • 591980 to 1989
  • 631970 to 1979
  • 34Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Paducah population
Paducah commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 713
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,214
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,764
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,811
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 972
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 144
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 713
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 47
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 84
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 398
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 134
  • 90 or more minutes: 106
Paducah, KY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 84.1%
Number of people working at home: 397 (3.7% of all workers)

Paducah mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 26,678 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 2,149 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 92 (0%)
  • Railroad: 312 (1%)
  • Taxi: 584 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 21 (0%)
  • Walked: 247 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 397 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 1,889
 English: 1,287
 German: 830
 Irish: 713
 French (except Basque): 270
 European: 211
 African: 166
 Scotch-Irish: 165
 Polish: 114
 Italian: 109
 Scottish: 76
 Dutch: 60
 Welsh: 60
 British: 52
 Moroccan: 50
 Czech: 38
 Danish: 32
 Eastern European: 32
 Russian: 28
 Iranian: 25
 Scandinavian: 21
 Belgian: 20
 Barbadian: 19
 South African: 14
 Basque: 13
 Swedish: 12
 Slovak: 11
 Liberian: 11
 Cajun: 10
 Dutch West Indian: 8
 Canadian: 7
 Norwegian: 3
 Haitian: 2
 French Canadian: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 15%Korea
  • 12%Germany
  • 9%Mexico
  • 8%Other Eastern Africa
  • 7%Morocco
  • 6%Russia
  • 4%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 15,607
  • Other state: 8,663
  • Northeast: 796
  • Midwest: 4,058
  • South: 2,904
  • West: 869

84% of Paducah residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in Kentucky.

Paducah:

83.6%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 204
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 51
  • 5th and 6th grade: 21
  • 7th and 8th grade: 156
  • 9th grade: 149
  • 10th grade: 74
  • 11th grade: 187
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 139
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,697
  • Less than 1 year of college: 502
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,090
  • Associate degree: 832
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,018
  • Master's degree: 251
  • Professional school degree: 434
  • Doctorate degree: 70

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 66
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 9
  • 5th and 6th grade: 83
  • 7th and 8th grade: 303
  • 9th grade: 187
  • 10th grade: 141
  • 11th grade: 205
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 296
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,955
  • Less than 1 year of college: 940
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,659
  • Associate degree: 1,821
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,338
  • Master's degree: 503
  • Professional school degree: 194
  • Doctorate degree: 61

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.0%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 6.2%Males
  • 4.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 39.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 23.5%Males
  • 17.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 26.0%Males
Paducah marital status for males
Paducah marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,406
  • One, attached: 212
  • Two: 680
  • 3 or 4: 1,406
  • 5 to 9: 1,145
  • 10 to 19: 742
  • 20 to 49: 133
  • 50 or more: 312
  • Mobile homes: 409
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Median worth of mobile homes: $13,965

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.9%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Paducah:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Paducah
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (70.9%)
  • Electricity (25.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Coal or coke (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (50.5%)
  • Electricity (46.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 177
Here:

8.1%
Kentucky:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 109
Here:

9.7%
Kentucky:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 108
Here:

9.4%
Kentucky:

17.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)