Reidland, Kentucky

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Reidland, Kentucky
Location of Reidland, Kentucky
Location of Reidland, Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°0′41″N 88°31′18″W / 37.01139°N 88.52167°W / 37.01139; -88.52167Coordinates: 37°0′41″N 88°31′18″W / 37.01139°N 88.52167°W / 37.01139; -88.52167
Country United States
State Kentucky
County McCracken
 • Total 4.8 sq mi (12.5 km2)
 • Land 4.8 sq mi (12.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 404 ft (123 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,353
 • Density 907.2/sq mi (350.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 42003
Area code(s) 270 & 364
FIPS code 21-64632
GNIS feature ID 0501719

Reidland is a census-designated place (CDP) in McCracken County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 4,491 at the 2010 census, an increase from 4,353 in 2000. It is part of the Paducah, KY-IL Micropolitan Statistical Area.


Reidland is located at 37°0′41″N 88°31′18″W / 37.01139°N 88.52167°W / 37.01139; -88.52167.[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.8 square miles (12 km2), of which 4.8 square miles (12 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (0.83%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 4,353 people, 1,793 households, and 1,368 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 907.2 people per square mile (350.1/km²). There were 1,937 housing units at an average density of 403.7/sq mi (155.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.98% White, 0.30% African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.71% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.28% from other races, and 0.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.64% of the population.

There were 1,793 households out of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.8% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.7% were non-families. 21.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 22.4% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 28.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 94.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $48,341, and the median income for a family was $54,622. Males had a median income of $45,459 versus $21,915 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $22,120. About 2.9% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.3% of those under age 18 and 7.1% of those age 65 or over.


In the March 2015 edition of Business Insider, Reidland was mentioned as the Most Affordable Small Town in Kentucky.[3]