Hazleton, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Hazleton, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The City of Hazleton had a population of 26,228 as of July 1, 2016. Hazleton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hazleton is located at latitude 40.9504 and longitude -75.9724 in Luzerne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hazleton (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Luzerne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,657 feet.

The City of Hazleton (GNIS ID: 1215392) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hazleton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hazleton: Hazelton.


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Hazleton, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 26,228
Population in Households 25,814
Population in Familes 20,213
Population in Group Qrtrs 414
Population Density1 4,363
Diversity Index2 83
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,913
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 6,172
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,451 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,007 (43.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,906 (42.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,538 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $93,386
Average Home Value $115,483
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,828
Average Household Income $46,411
Per Capita Income $17,887
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.14%
Households 0.19% 0.03%
Families 0.03% -0.06%
Median Household Income   -1.07%
Per Capita Income   0.93%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hazleton, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hazleton to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 23 99th
Population Density1 # 202 89th
Diversity Index2 # 8 100th
Median Household Income # 1646 7th
Per Capita Income # 1698 4th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.