Paducah is a city located in McCracken County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of McCracken County. With a 2020 population of 24,863, it is the 16th largest city in Kentucky and the 1549th largest city in the United States . Paducah is currently declining at a rate of -0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -0.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,024 in 2010. Paducah reached it's highest population of 34,479 in 1960. Spanning over 21 miles, Paducah has a population density of 1,232 people per square mile.
The average household income in Paducah is $67,903 with a poverty rate of 21.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $657 per month, and the median house value is $118,400. The median age in Paducah is 42 years, 40.6 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.