West Paducah, KY 42086 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 42086: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Paducah, KY 42086

Not Acceptable, USPS
Camelia, KY 42086
Grahamville, KY 42086
Heath, KY 42086
High Point, KY 42086

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 81
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,652
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 38
  • County: McCracken County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.087, Longitude -88.767
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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West Paducah, KY 42086 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,209
Daytime Population: Workers 1,047
Daytime Population: Residents 2,249
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,296
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 4,209
Population in Familes 3,580
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 128
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $56,813
Average Household Income $72,362
Per Capita Income $29,278


Total Housing Units 1,862 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,392 (74.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 311 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $147,826
Average Home Value $166,146


Total Households 1,703
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,233
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 0.68% 0.47%
Households 0.67% 0.48%
Families 0.5% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   3.12%

West Paducah, KY 42086 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42086 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 # 229 70th
Population Density # 185 76th
Diversity Index # 218 72nd
Median Household Income # 72 91st
Per Capita Income # 68 91st

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