Paducah employment information

Income per capita$24,938$23,741$28,555
Median household income$31,338$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$50,563$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,990$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$29,415$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$20,792$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate4.7%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level24.6%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Paducah is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Paducah is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Paducah is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Paducah is 58% higher than the national average.

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Paducah median earnings by income bracket

Paducah employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.8%0.6%
Manufacturing sector14.1%0.4%
Financial & insurance services1.4%6.7%
Wholesale & retail services22.6%14.2%
Public administration3.0%2.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%2.2%
Education, health & social services13.0%41.9%

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Paducah, KY25,046$31,33841%

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Lockport, IL25,063$79,84549%
Paris, TX25,023$33,55737%
Paducah, KY25,046$31,33841%
Source: The Paducah, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.