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Demographics

People

Total Population5,383
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens21.7%
Employed Population 16+1,566
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married44.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher27.7%
Median Earnings25+$34,225
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$29,219
Median Earnings With High School Degree$18,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,836
% Above Poverty Level73.1%
% Below Poverty Level26.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.6%
Median Gross Rent$515
Median House Value$120,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.2%
Irish15.6%
English12.8%
German10.6%
Italian2.6%
Scottish2%
French Except Basque1.9%
Canadian1.4%
Czech0.4%
Arab0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
Norwegian0.3%
Welsh0.3%
African0.2%
Swedish0.1%
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Hazard Almanac

CategoryValue
County Perry County
Standard Zip Codes41701
P.O. Box Zip Codes41702
Phone Area Codes606
Time ZoneAmerica/Kentucky/Louisville
Approximate Latitude37.25
Approximate Longitude-83.19

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)

StationHYDEN
Distance11.8 miles
Jan Temp23 to 43 F
Apr Temp40 to 69 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip50.1 inches
StationBAXTER
Distance28.7 miles
Jan Temp24 to 44 F
Apr Temp40 to 68 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip51.1 inches
StationPENNINGTON GAP
Distance37.3 miles
Jan Temp22 to 44 F
Apr Temp38 to 67 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 69 F
Annual Precip49.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blackey189$41,250
Buckhorn158$41,875
Hindman705$44,107
Hyden461$56,667
Pippa Passes581$76,250
Vicco313$37,750

Hazard Public Libraries

Perry County Public Library
289 BLACK GOLD BOULEVARD
Hazard, Kentucky
(606) 436-2475

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Hazard Hospitals

Hazard Arh Regional Medical Center
(Non-profit)
100 Medical Center Drive
(606) 439-6600

Hazard Public Schools

East Perry County Elementary School
301 Perry Circle Rd
ZIP: 41070
(606) 439-5813
Primary
Total Enrollment 847
Cordia School
6050 Lotts Creek Road
ZIP: 41701
(606) 785-4457
Other
Total Enrollment 255
Hazard Community College Tech Campus
101 Vo-tech Drive
ZIP: 41701
(606) 435-5101
Hazard High School
157 Bulldog Ln
ZIP: 41701
(606) 439-1318
High
Total Enrollment 317
Hazard Middle School
325 School Street
ZIP: 41701
(606) 436-4421
Middle
Total Enrollment 278
Kentucky Tech - Hazard Regional Tech Ctr
101 Vo-tech Drive
ZIP: 41701
(606) 435-6101
Learning Academy
305 Park Avenue
ZIP: 41701
(606) 439-5888
Other
Total Enrollment 3
Perry County Central High School
305 Park Ave
ZIP: 41701
(606) 439-5888
High
Total Enrollment 917
Roy G. Eversole Elementary School
601 Broadway
ZIP: 41701
(606) 436-4721
Primary
Total Enrollment 400
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