The recent Census results have revealed that Paducah grew 8.44 percent from 2010 to 2020. The population grew by 2,113 citizens with a total of 27,137 in 2020. The recent release of 2020 Census results is specific for redistricting data to be used by each state in redrawing congressional, legislative and local district boundaries. The Census Bureau will release more information and easier-to-use data tables in the fall. Kentucky’s population grew 3.8 percent.