Hyden, Kentucky

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Hyden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 81 miles NW of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles SE of Lexington, Kentucky
County Leslie
Standard Zip Codes 41749, 41762
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.16
Longitude -83.373

Hyden Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station HYDEN
Distance 0.8 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 21.6 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
Distance 34.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 42 F
Apr Temp 39 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 48.5 inches
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Hyden Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 204 100%
Male 87 42.6%
Female 117 57.4%
Under 18 32 15.7%
18+ 172 84.3%
65+ 52 25.5%
Median Age 47.6
Average Family Size 2.69
White 203 99.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 1%

Estimated Hyden Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 196
Growth -8
Growth % -3.9%

Hyden Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 31.4%
English 24.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17%
Scottish 10.5%
Irish 6.5%
German 4.6%
Eastern European 3.9%
Italian 2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Confluence (41749)
Dryhill (41749)
Kaliopi (41749)
Sizerock (41762)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hyden 204 $32,500
Blackey 153 $20,625
Buckhorn 144 $51,250
Hazard 4,806 $27,226
Loyall 766 $31,607
Manchester 1,738 $25,625
Vicco 318 $14,688

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Hyden, Kentucky
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