Mayfield, KY Population

Population: 10,349. Estimated population in July 2020: 10,288 (-0.6% change)
Males: 4,784 (46.2%), Females: 5,565 (53.8%)

Graves County

Zip code: 42066

Median resident age: 39.1 years
Median household income: $20,400
Median house value: $57,500

Races in Mayfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.4%)
  • Black (13.3%)
  • Hispanic (5.9%)
  • Other race (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (19.2%), Irish (8.9%), English (8.7%), German (6.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%), French (1.4%).

Elevation: 470 feet

Land area: 6.7 square miles

Map of Mayfield, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mayfield

  • High school or higher: 66.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mayfield city

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 12.6%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

6.1% Foreign born (4.4% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -40 (-0.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Mayfield:

  • JACKSON PURCHASE MEDICAL CENTER (1099 MEDICAL CENTER CIRCLE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Mayfield:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mayfield:

  • BARKLEY REGIONAL (about 24 miles; PADUCAH, KY; Abbreviation: PAH)
  • CAPE GIRARDEAU REGIONAL (about 73 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Abbreviation: CGI)
  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 74 miles; MARION, IL; Abbreviation: MWA)

Other public-use airports nearest to Mayfield:

  • MAYFIELD GRAVES COUNTY (about 5 miles; MAYFIELD, KY; Abbreviation: M25)
  • WEST KENTUCKY AIRPARK (about 17 miles; PADUCAH, KY; Abbreviation: FIO)
  • KYLE-OAKLEY FIELD (about 20 miles; MURRAY, KY; Abbreviation: CEY)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Mayfield:

  • MID-CONTINENT COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 427; Location: 99 POWELL RD E; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.midcontinent.edu)
  • WEST KENTUCKY TECHNICAL COLLEGE PURCHASE TRAINING (Location: 234 Pioneer Industrial Drive; Public; Website: www.wkytech.com)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mayfield:

  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 33 miles; MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 77 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 78 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 79 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)

Schools

Public high schools in Mayfield:

  • GRAVES COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,269; Location: 1107 HOUSMAN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MAYFIELD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 382; Location: 700 DOUTHITT ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GATEWAY ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 32; Location: 1115 HOUSEMAN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MAYFIELD YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Students: 25; Location: 3179 STATE RT 45 S; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • THE GENESIS ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 13; Location: 4747 OLD DUBLIN RD; Grades: 07 – 12)

Private high schools in Mayfield:

  • NORTHSIDE BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SC (Students: 142; Location: 611 W LOCHRIDGE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • SHEDD ACADEMY (Students: 28; Location: P O BOX 493; Grades: 2 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Mayfield:

  • GRAVES COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 725; Location: 625 JIMTOWN RD; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • LONGFELLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 375; Location: 416 CENTRAL AVE; Grades: 01 – 03)
  • MAYFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 369; Location: 112 W COLLEGE ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SPARKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 219; Location: 1201 W BROADWAY; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • CUBA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 168; Location: 92 CUBA SCHOOL RD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • EAST COLLEGE EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER (Students: 145; Location: 914 EAST COLLEGE ST; Grades: PK – KG)

Private primary/middle school in Mayfield:

  • ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 166; Location: 702 W BROADWAY; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Mayfield:

  • GRAVES COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $450,485; Location: 601 NORTH 17TH STREET; 58,024 books; 274 audio materials; 1,510 video materials; 122 serial subscriptions)