Paducah, KY-IL

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2019 Population
96,754
0.322% 1-year decline
2019 Median Age
42.8
0% 1-year change
2019 Poverty Rate
15.8%
1.47% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$46,584
4.71% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$122,300
1.92% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
41,797
0.012% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Paducah, KY-IL had a population of 96.8k people with a median age of 42.8 and a median household income of $46,584. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Paducah, KY-IL declined from 97,067 to 96,754, a −0.322% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,489 to $46,584, a 4.71% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Paducah, KY-IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.31%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.29%), White (Hispanic) (1.81%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.654%). 0% of the households in Paducah, KY-IL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

99.5% of the residents in Paducah, KY-IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Paducah, KY-IL are West Kentucky Community and Technical College (3,323 degrees awarded in 2019).

In 2019, the median property value in Paducah, KY-IL was $122,300, and the homeownership rate was 69.1%. Most people in Paducah, KY-IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Paducah, KY-IL was 2 cars per household.

Paducah, KY-IL borders Cape Girardeau, MO-IL and Mayfield, KY.

Diversity

Paducah, KY-IL is home to a population of 96.8k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2019, 2.97% of Paducah, KY-IL residents were born outside of the country (2.88k people).

In 2019, there were 10.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (83.1k people) in Paducah, KY-IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.04k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.22k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Paducah, KY-IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    83.1k ± 41
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    8.04k ± 377
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.22k ± 390
2.44%
Hispanic Population
2.36k people

In 2019, there were 10.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (83.1k people) in Paducah, KY-IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.04k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.22k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.44% of the people in Paducah, KY-IL are hispanic (2.36k people).

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.97%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.88k people
1.5%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
1.46k people

As of 2019, 2.97% of Paducah, KY-IL residents (2.88k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Paducah, KY-IL was 1.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

43
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 6.5

In 2019, the median age of all people in Paducah, KY-IL was 42.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Paducah, KY-IL are getting staying the same age. In 2018, the average age of all Paducah, KY-IL residents was 43.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    676,557 ± 23,571 people
  2. India
    168,493 ± 12,371 people
  3. Poland
    130,468 ± 9,294 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kentucky and Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 676,557 Kentucky and Illinois residents, followed by India with 168,493 and Poland with 130,468.

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Citizenship

99.5%
2019 Citizenship
99.4%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 99.5% of Paducah, KY-IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Paducah, KY-IL was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,396 ± 274
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    917 ± 206
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    838 ± 199

Paducah, KY-IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.61 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Economy

Median household income in Paducah, KY-IL is $46,584. In 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Paducah, KY-IL was Kendall County, IL with a value of $104,858, followed by Oldham County, KY and DuPage County, IL, with respective values of $97,968 and $96,403.

Males in Kentucky have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,437. The income inequality in Kentucky (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Comparatively, males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,164. The income inequality in Illinois is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Paducah, KY-IL employs 41.8k people. The largest industries in Paducah, KY-IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,266 people), Retail Trade (5,634 people), and Manufacturing (3,914 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($64,577), Utilities ($59,089), and Construction ($51,610).

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,584
2019 value
± $1,981
4.71%
1 Year Growth
± 5.51%

Households in Paducah, KY-IL have a median annual income of $46,584, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $44,489 in 2018, which represents a 4.71% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for Kentucky and Illinois.
$59,994
Average Male Salary in Kentucky
± $1,633
$44,437
Average Female Salary in Kentucky
± $1,156
$75,849
Average Male Salary in Illinois
± $1,220
$56,164
Average Female Salary in Illinois
± $916

In 2019, full-time male employees in Kentucky made 1.35 times more than female employees.

In that same year, full-time male employees in Illinois made 1.35 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Illinois
  1. Asian
    $71,781 ± $3,365
  2. White
    $60,455 ± $832
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $58,312 ± $36,766
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Kentucky
  1. Asian
    $58,983 ± $10,861
  2. White
    $46,691 ± $986
  3. American Indian
    $38,377 ± $15,879

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Illinois workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.19 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Illinois.

In the same year, the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kentucky workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.26 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Kentucky.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Paducah, KY-IL is from Kentucky and Illinois.
0.456
2019 Wage GINI in Kentucky
0.456
2018 Wage GINI in Kentucky
0.482
2019 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.482
2018 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2019, the income inequality in Kentucky was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.114% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kentucky was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kentucky in comparison to the national average.

In the same year, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.482 and income inequality had a 0.0501% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.478, meaning wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Paducah, KY-IL was Kendall County, IL with a value of $104,858, followed by Oldham County, KY and DuPage County, IL, with respective values of $97,968 and $96,403.

The following map shows all of the counties in Paducah, KY-IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Paducah, KY-IL (14.9k out of 94.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    11,965 ± 770
  2. Black
    2,307 ± 358
  3. Two Or More
    579 ± 200

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Paducah, KY-IL is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

41.8k
2019 Value
± 1,462
0.012%
1 Year growth
± 4.82%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Paducah, KY-IL grew at a rate of 0.012%, from 41.8k employees to 41.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Paducah, KY-IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,201 people), Sales & Related Occupations (5,049 people), and Management Occupations (3,429 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Paducah, KY-IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Paducah, KY-IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,201 people), Sales & Related Occupations (5,049 people), and Management Occupations (3,429 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Paducah, KY-IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Technologists & Technicians (1.93 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (1.32 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.29 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Paducah, KY-IL, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($83,023), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($67,981), and Management Occupations ($62,839).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

41.8k
2019 Value
± 1,462
0.012%
1 Year growth
± 4.82%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Paducah, KY-IL grew at a rate of 0.012%, from 41.8k employees to 41.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Paducah, KY-IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,266 people), Retail Trade (5,634 people), and Manufacturing (3,914 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Paducah, KY-IL, though some of these residents may live in Paducah, KY-IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Paducah, KY-IL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,266 people), Retail Trade (5,634 people), and Manufacturing (3,914 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Paducah, KY-IL has an unusually high number of Utilities (2.42 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.82 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.25 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Paducah, KY-IL, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($64,577), Utilities ($59,089), and Construction ($51,610).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois and Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Illinois and Kentucky.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $158B
  2. $156B
  3. $111B

In 2018, the top outbound Illinois and Kentucky product (by dollars) was Electronics with $158B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($156B) and Machinery ($111B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kentucky and Illinois products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.07T
2018 Value in Illinois
$2.16T
Projected 2045 Value in Illinois
101% growth
$373B
2018 Value in Kentucky
$703B
Projected 2045 Value in Kentucky
88.6% growth

In 2018, total outbound Illinois trade was $1.07T. This is expected to increase 101% to $2.16T by 2045.

Comparatively, total outbound Kentucky trade was $373B. This is expected to increase 88.6% to $703B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois and Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Illinois and Kentucky.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $98.1B
  2. $60.6B
  3. $59.8B

In 2018, the top outbound Illinois and Kentucky domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $98.1B, followed by Ohio with $60.6B and Michigan and $59.8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois and Kentucky shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Illinois went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 49.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44.9%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.53%). The most partisan county was Leslie County, KY with 89.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul, Dick Durbin, and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing the state of Kentucky and Illinois. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kentucky and Illinois is currently represented by 24 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Illinois
49.9% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Kentucky and Illinois
  1. 89.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 88.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 88.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Kentucky and Illinois was Leslie County, KY with 89.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Kentucky and Illinois colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Kentucky and Illinois

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Mitch McConnell
Senator from Kentucky2
Assumed office on January 3, 1985
Rand Paul
Senator from Kentucky3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul, Dick Durbin, and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing Kentucky and Illinois.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kentucky and Illinois over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Kentucky and Illinois

Kentucky and Illinois is currently represented by 24 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kentucky and Illinois have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Paducah, KY-IL awarded 3,323 degrees. The student population of Paducah, KY-IL is skewed towards women, with 2,885 male students and 3,442 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Paducah, KY-IL are White (2,851 and 86.1%), followed by Black or African American (158 and 4.77%), Hispanic or Latino (150 and 4.53%), and Two or More Races (102 and 3.08%).

The largest universities in Paducah, KY-IL by number of degrees awarded are West Kentucky Community and Technical College (3,323 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Paducah, KY-IL are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (583 and 17.5%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (362 and 10.9%), and Welding Technology (303 and 9.12%).

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 279 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 254 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 561 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Paducah, KY-IL was Welding Technology with 279 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Paducah, KY-IL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
3,323 degrees awarded

In 2019, the Paducah, KY-IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was West Kentucky Community and Technical College with 3,323 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,552
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,771
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 1,552 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Paducah, KY-IL, which is 0.876 times less than the 1,771 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Paducah, KY-IL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,851 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    158 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    150 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Paducah, KY-IL was White students. These 2,851 degrees mean that there were 18 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 158 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Paducah, KY-IL was $122,300 in 2019, which is 0.509 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $120,000 to $122,300, a 1.92% increase. The homeownership rate in Paducah, KY-IL is 69.1%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Paducah, KY-IL have an average commute time of 18.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Paducah, KY-IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$122,300
2019 Median
± $4,010
$120,000
2018 Median
± $4,109

In 2019, the median property value in Paducah, KY-IL grew to to $122,300 from the previous year's value of $120,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Paducah, KY-IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Paducah, KY-IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$46,584
Median Household Income
± $1,981
40.6k
Number of Households
± 1,356

In 2019, the median household income of the 40.6k households in Paducah, KY-IL grew to $46,584 from the previous year's value of $44,489.

The following chart displays the households in Paducah, KY-IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Paducah, KY-IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Paducah, KY-IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.1%
2019 Homeownership
69.4%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 69.1% of the housing units in Paducah, KY-IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Paducah, KY-IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

18.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Paducah, KY-IL have a shorter commute time (18.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.64% of the workforce in Paducah, KY-IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (86.8%)
  2. Carpooled (6.73%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.25%)

In 2019, 86.8% of workers in Paducah, KY-IL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.73%) and those who worked at home (3.25%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Paducah, KY-IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Paducah, KY-IL have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

94.1% of the population of Paducah, KY-IL has health coverage, with 42.6% on employee plans, 23% on Medicaid, 15.2% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 2.32% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Kentucky was $8,004 in 2014. This is a 6.11% increase from the previous year ($7,543).

Per capita personal health care spending in Illinois was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Kentucky see 1543 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.31% increase from the previous year (1523 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1491 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 416 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Illinois see 1241 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.72% decrease from the previous year (1250 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1242 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 408 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Knott County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (21%). Additionally, Owsley County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (46.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,543 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Kentucky
1,241 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Illinois

Primary care physicians in Kentucky see an average of 1,543 patients per year. This represents a 1.31% increase from the previous year (1,523 patients).

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,241 patients per year. This represents a 0.72% decrease from the previous year (1,250 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Kentucky and Illinois in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Kentucky and Illinois.
$8,004
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Kentucky
$8,262
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Illinois

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kentucky (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.11%, from $7,543 to $8,004.

Similarly, all personal health care spending per capita in Illinois (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.44%, from $7,911 to $8,262.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.92%
Uninsured
42.6%
Employer Coverage
23%
Medicaid
15.2%
Medicare
10.9%
Non-Group
2.32%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Paducah, KY-IL grew by 1.59% from 5.82% to 5.92%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Paducah, KY-IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 21% prevalence
  2. 20.3% prevalence
  3. 20.2% prevalence

Knott County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kentucky and Illinois, at 21%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Kentucky and Illinois by county over multiple years.

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