Facts and Figures

Population

McCracken County - 65,373

City of Paducah - 25,018

Age/Gender/Race (McCracken Co. statistics)

Median Age - 42.3

Male - 47.9%

Female - 52.1%

White - 85.7%

Black - 11%

Hispanic/Latino - 2.3%

Asian - .9%

American Indian/Alaska Native - .3%

Two or more races - 2.1%

Per Capita Personal Income

Kentucky - $36,314

McCracken County - $41,934

Paducah - $39,812

Distance to Select Cities (miles)

Atlanta - 382

Birmingham - 329

Chicago - 374

Cincinnati - 315

Indianapolis - 307

Knoxville - 314

Louisville - 217

Memphis - 206

Nashville - 137

St. Louis - 176

Top 25 Regional Employers

Ingram Barge - 2,500

Baptist Health Paducah - 1,655

Lourdes Hospital - 1,550

Murray State University - 1,450

Marquette Transportation - 1,430

Pilgrim's Pride - 1,250

Murray-Calloway Co. Hospital - 1,030

McCracken Co. Public Schools - 1,121

Briggs & Stratton Corp. - 920

Pella Windows - 900

James Marine - 860

Wal-Mart - 728

TeleTech - 600

Jackson Purchase Medical Center - 555

Harrah's Casino - 541

Ashland, Inc. (ISP Chemicals) - 503

West KY Community & Technical College - 500

Paducah Public Schools - 448

Verso - 436

Fluor - 425

City of Paducah - 405

Westlake Chemical Co. - 381

LYNX Services - 275

TVA-Shawnee Steam Plant - 270

Honeywell International - 267

 

For other facts/figures in the region:

Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development

U.S. Census Bureau

U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Department of Labor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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