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People

Total Population 429
Male Share of the Population 42%
Female Share of the Population 58%
Senior Citizens 35%
Employed Population 16+ 128
Age of the Population 60

Families

% of people married 33.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,250
% Above Poverty Level 70.8%
% Below Poverty Level 29.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 10 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 48.8%
Median Gross Rent $272
Median House Value $80,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 34%
US/American 0%
English 10.7%
Irish 11%

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

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

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 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
Station HEIDELBERG
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

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 Population Median Family Income
Blackey 233 $32,500
Buckhorn 125 $43,500
Hazard 5,415 $46,295
Loyall 605 $27,880
Manchester 1,489 $38,125
Vicco 326 $37,083

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

Hyden Public Libraries

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Leslie County Public Library
22065 MAIN STREET
Hyden, Kentucky
(606) 672-2460

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Hyden High Schools

LESLIE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
25 EAGLE LN
606-672-2337
Serves 636 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.9

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