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People

Total Population 5,415
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 20.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,712
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 48.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,295
% Above Poverty Level 73.5%
% Below Poverty Level 26.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.9%
Median Gross Rent $420
Median House Value $120,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.4%
US/American 0%
English 9.7%
Irish 13.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hazard Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 79 miles NW of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 87 miles SE of Lexington, Kentucky
County Perry
Standard Zip Codes 41701
P.O. Box Zip Codes 41702
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.249
Longitude -83.193

Hazard Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HYDEN
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 43 F
Apr Temp 40 to 69 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 50.1 inches
Station BAXTER
Distance 28.7 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 40 to 68 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 51.1 inches
Station PENNINGTON GAP
Distance 37.3 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 44 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 69 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Hazard, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Browns Fork (41701)

Darfork (41701)

Typo (41701)

Walkertown (41701)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blackey 233 $32,500
Buckhorn 125 $43,500
Hindman 786 $42,273
Hyden 429 $56,250
Pippa Passes 527 $79,167
Vicco 326 $37,083

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hazard Public Libraries

Library
Perry County Public Library
479 HIGH STREET
Hazard, Kentucky
(606) 436-2475

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Hazard Hospitals

ARH REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - HAZARD
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
100 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE
(606) 439-6600
Emergency Service: Yes

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Hazard High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

PERRY COUNTY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
305 PARK AVE
606-439-5888
Serves 1,014 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.5

HAZARD HIGH SCHOOL
157 BULLDOG LN
606-439-1318
A Title I School.
Serves 282 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

CORDIA HIGH SCHOOL
6060 LOTTS CREEK RD
606-785-4457
A Title I School.
Serves 150 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.4

PERRY COUNTY ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL
49 INDIAN BEND DR
606-436-6811
A Non-traditional School
Serves 15 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 1.6

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