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"Quilt City, USA"
Paducah is a city in McCracken County.
Paducah is in the Jackson Purchase region.
It is the county seat.
Possibly named after Chickasaw chief
The latitude of Paducah is 37.083N. The longitude is -88.6W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 341 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 25,565.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Paducah demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McCracken County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 42001 ZIP code.
13% of Paducah residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Paducah ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Paducah was $18,417, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Paducah residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Paducah include Paducah Downtown Commercial District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Paducah, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $309. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $713.
Libraries in Paducah include McCracken County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Paducah include Paducah Sun
TV stations in Paducah include WDKA, WKPD, WPSD.
McCracken County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Paducah political report.
The average commute time for Paducah workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 15 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Paducah between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 5.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
Hotels in Paducah include Best Western Paducah Inn, Comfort Suites Paducah, Country Inn & Suites, Courtyard Paducah, Days Inn, Drury Inn Paducah, Drury Suites Paducah, Holiday Inn Express, Knights Inn Paducah, Motel 6 ... More hotels.
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