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Wickliffe is a city in Ballard County, in the Paducah metro area.

Wickliffe is in the Jackson Purchase region.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Col. Charles A. Wickliffe, landowner

The latitude of Wickliffe is 36.964N. The longitude is -89.089W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 354 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 781.


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Median household income
Local
$28,750
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wickliffe demographic reports
Wickliffe is on the Mississippi River
Local festivals include:
  • Harvest Festival - Sept. 6-8, 2007
Dates often change. Check Wickliffe web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Wickliffe demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ballard County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 42087 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Wickliffe residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wickliffe ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wickliffe was $17,273, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Wickliffe residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Wickliffe, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $303.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $505.


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

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The average commute time for Wickliffe workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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