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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Paducah, Kentucky, is 8.00%, with job growth of -0.91%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 30.20%.

Paducah, Kentucky Taxes
Paducah, Kentucky,sales tax rate is 6.00%. Income tax is 8.80%.

Paducah, Kentucky Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $21,794, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $32,011.

  ECONOMYPaducah, KentuckyUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  8.00%6.30%
  Recent Job Growth  -0.91%1.18%
  Future Job Growth  30.20%36.10%
  Sales Taxes  6.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  8.80%4.72%
  Income per Cap.  $21,794$28,051
  Household Income  $32,011$53,046
  Family Median Income  $45,656$64,585
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  22.94%12.61%
  Income between 15K and 20K  9.52%5.33%
  Income between 20K and 30K  14.71%10.57%
  Income between 30K and 40K  11.00%9.90%
  Income between 40K and 50K  9.72%8.95%
  Income between 50K and 60K  7.44%8.08%
  Income between 60K and 75K  7.84%10.09%
  Income between 75K and 100K  5.73%12.25%
  Income between 100K and 150K  8.28%12.82%
  Income between 150K and 200K  1.87%4.78%
  Income greater than 200K  0.96%4.64%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  10.72%14.36%
  Engineering, computers, science  3.56%5.24%
  Community, social services  2.22%1.66%
  Legal  1.72%1.17%
  Education, library  4.70%6.10%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  1.45%1.88%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  5.84%5.49%
  Healthcare support  3.45%2.47%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  2.72%2.24%
  Food preparation, serving  11.09%5.61%
  Building maintenance  3.94%3.97%
  Personal care  2.33%3.54%
  Sales, office, administrative support  24.95%24.89%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.25%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  5.84%8.56%
  Production, transportation, material moving  15.22%12.10%
  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
Paducah Culture & Attactions
Paducah is a nice friendly place to live great place to rise a family with a low cost of living. The city needs some Attractions like a Zoo or Water Park to help the... (read more)
Quilters staying in private homes in Paducah, Kent
It is astonishing how locals that live in Paducah can open up their homes for the "Quilters" lodging and accomodations, when by law, if a resident charges any kind of... (read more)
Paducah? What is in Paduah? How do you spell that?
P.A.D.U.C.A.H.....The most asked questions I get when people; family,friends and strangers find out I'm moving to Paducah. I'm moving because my husband's career is... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Stay far away!
Move here six years ago, and was very optimistic. I love meeting new people and adventure. Me my husband and two kids moved here from Louisville are. This place is like... (read more)
Nice People, Boring Town
I moved here for my husband's job 2 years ago with our 2 small children. I immediately noticed how friendly everyone is. At least to your face, because it didn't take... (read more)
Paducah, KY - a diamond in the rough
Interestingly, over the years what Paducah has lost it has gained by migrants from other national locales. So, what has Paducah lost? It's native sons and daughters... (read more)
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