McCracken County

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McCracken County, Kentucky

PO Box 609
Paducah, KY 42002
Phone: (270) 444-4700
Fax: (270) 444-4704
www.co.mccracken.ky.us

On southwestern border of KY; established Dec 17, 1824 from Hickman County. Name Origin: For Capt. Virgil McCracken (?-1813), a soldier killed during the War of 1812 at the Frenchtown Battle on the River Raisin, MI

Area (sq mi):: 268.08 (land 251.02; water 17.05) Population per square mile: 257.70
Population 2005: 64,698 State rank: 13 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.20%; 1990-2000 4.20% Population 2000: 65,514 (White 86.20%; Black or African American 10.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 39.20
Income 2000: per capita $19,533; median household $33,865; Population below poverty level: 15.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,761-$30,316
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 17.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Paducah County seat (25,545)

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