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Paducah
  • Town in Kentucky

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Paducah is a town in Kentucky with a population of 26,248. Paducah is in McCracken County and is one of the best places to live in Kentucky. Living in Paducah offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Paducah there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Paducah and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Paducah are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$125,800
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$738
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%
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Paducah Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    164.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    16.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    100.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    36.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    277.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,520.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    317.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

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