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Hazleton, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The City of Hazleton had a population of 26,216 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hazleton: Hazelton.


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Hazleton, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 26,216
Daytime Population: Workers 9,189
Daytime Population: Residents 15,198
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 24,387
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 25,799
Population in Familes 20,191
Population in Group Qrtrs 417
Population Density2 4,361
Diversity Index3 84
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,280
Average Household Income $49,458
Per Capita Income $18,933

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,409 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,012 (43.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,839 (42.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,558 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $98,735
Average Home Value $120,700
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,851
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 6,145
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.47% 0.06%
Households 0.07% -0.07%
Families -0.04% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

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, 2017 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 # 24 99th
Population Density # 202 89th
Diversity Index # 6 100th
Median Household Income # 1640 7th
Per Capita Income # 1683 5th

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