Total Population 1,287
Male Share of the Population 42.3%
Female Share of the Population 57.7%
Senior Citizens 31.3%
Employed Population 16+ 546
Age of the Population 51


% of people married 62.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13%
Median Earnings25+ $19,295
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $11,786
Median Earnings With High School Degree $19,615


Median Family Income $39,875
% Above Poverty Level 74.6%
% Below Poverty Level 25.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.2%
% Using Public Transportation %


People Living Alone 29.9%
Median Gross Rent $243
Median House Value $36,900


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 39.5%
US/American 0%
English 7.2%
Irish 7.8%

Paducah Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 94 miles E of Lubbock, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 187 miles SW of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Cottle
Standard Zip Codes 79248
Phone Area Codes 806
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.012
Longitude -100.301

Paducah Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 0.3 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 53 F
Apr Temp 46 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 97 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 24.1 inches
Distance 27.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 54 F
Apr Temp 45 to 77 F
Jul Temp 68 to 97 F
Oct Temp 47 to 78 F
Annual Precip 25 inches
Station TRUSCOTT 3 W
Distance 30.9 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 54 F
Apr Temp 48 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 99 F
Oct Temp 51 to 79 F
Annual Precip 25.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Paducah, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Chalk (79248)

Dumont (79248)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Paducah Public Libraries

Bicentennial City-county Library
Paducah, Texas
(806) 492-2006

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Student/teacher ratio: 10.2

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