Paducah, KY 42001 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 42001: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Paducah, KY 42001

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,387
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,638
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 624
  • County: McCracken County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.038, Longitude -88.71
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Paducah, KY 42001 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 28,726
Daytime Population: Workers 21,406
Daytime Population: Residents 15,909
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 37,315
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.30
Population in Households 28,314
Population in Familes 22,041
Population in Group Qrtrs 412
Population Density2 380
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $48,337
Average Household Income $69,516
Per Capita Income $30,932


Total Housing Units 14,004 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,986 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,711 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,307 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $161,233
Average Home Value $202,148


Total Households 12,697
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 7,749
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.45% 0.33%
Households 0.42% 0.31%
Families 0.2% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Paducah, KY 42001 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42001 to the other 756 ZIP Codes in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 41 95th
Population Density # 94 88th
Diversity Index # 60 92nd
Median Household Income # 157 79th
Per Capita Income # 53 93rd

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