Paducah, TX Population

Population: 1,498. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,363 (-9.0% change)
Males: 676 (45.1%), Females: 822 (54.9%)

Cottle County

Zip code: 79248

Median resident age: 44.6 years
Median household income: $23,333
Median house value: $25,700

Races in Paducah:

  • White Non-Hispanic (67.8%)
  • Hispanic (20.3%)
  • Black (11.2%)
  • Other race (7.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

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

Ancestries: United States (17.2%), English (7.0%), Irish (6.7%), German (4.7%), Scottish (2.6%), Dutch (1.3%).

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Paducah

  • High school or higher: 61.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paducah town

  • Never married: 16.8%
  • Now married: 60.1%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 14.9%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

3.7% Foreign born (3.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -278 (-15.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Paducah:

  • CHILDRESS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 26 miles; CHILDRESS, TX)
  • HARDEMAN COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 42 miles; QUANAH, TX)
  • KNOX COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 53 miles; KNOX CITY, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Paducah:

  • ALTUS AFB (about 84 miles; ALTUS, OK; Abbreviation: LTS)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 108 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • DYESS AFB (about 115 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Paducah:

  • DAN E RICHARDS MUNI (about 3 miles; PADUCAH, TX; Abbreviation: 3F6)
  • CHILDRESS MUNI (about 29 miles; CHILDRESS, TX; Abbreviation: CDS)
  • FOARD COUNTY (about 42 miles; CROWELL, TX; Abbreviation: 8F4)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paducah:

  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 100 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 109 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 113 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 114 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 123 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,619)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 129 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 134 miles; LAWTON, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
Public primary/middle school in Paducah:

  • PADUCAH SCHOOL (Students: 266; Location: 810 GOODWIN; Grades: PK – 12)

Libraries

Library in Paducah:

  • BICENTENNIAL CITY-COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $10,494; Location: 8TH ST COUNTY COURTHOUSE; 14,300 books; 329 audio materials; 373 video materials; 22 serial subscriptions)