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McCracken County, KY

McCracken County is in the Jackson Purchase region.The county was named for Capt. Virgil McCracken, killed during the 1813 Battle of River Raisin

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McCracken County is one of 120 counties in Kentucky.

The county is in the Paducah metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 64,700. This was a decrease of  -1.24% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
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$33,865
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our McCracken County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in McCracken County was $29,313. This was an increase of 22.5% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 95% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Paducah

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15% of McCracken County residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the McCracken County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in McCracken County include Beyer Cemetery, Brewer Cemetery, Brook Friendship Cemetery, Bumpous Cemetery, Cowlin Cemetery, Dunaway Cemetery, Graham Cemetery, Harmony Cemetery, Harper Cemetery, Haynes Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in McCracken County include Lone Oak, Maxon, Paducah, Reidland, West Paducah ... View communities

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School districts in McCracken County include McCracken County, Paducah Independent ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries in McCracken County include McCracken County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in McCracken County include Paducah Sun ... View newspapers

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McCracken County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our McCracken County political report.

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Airports in McCracken County include Barkley Regional

Hotels in McCracken County include Best Western Paducah Inn, Comfort Suites Paducah, Country Inn & Suites, Courtyard Paducah, Days Inn, Drury Inn Paducah, Drury Suites Paducah, Holiday Inn Express, Knights Inn Paducah, Motel 6 ... More hotels

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