Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Hazard is 5,111. Hazard, Kentucky is the 4,742nd largest city in the US.
Hazard is located entirely in Perry County.
The peak population of Hazard was in 1990, when its population was 5,294. In 1990, Hazard was the 3,907th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,742nd largest city in the US. Hazard is currently 3.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
Hazard has grown 5.1% since the 2000. Hazard, Kentucky's growth is about average. 48% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Hazard, Kentucky, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,854. The voting age population is 44.8% male and 55.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.1% of the residents of Hazard are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Hazard are 91.5% White, 4.4% Asian, 2.7% Black and 1.4% Two or more races. Additionally, 1.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Hazard, 22.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 25.9%. On a per-household basis, 17.0% of families are below the poverty line in Hazard.
Among those aged 16 and older, 45.9% of Hazard residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 81.2% of Hazard residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 30.0% have a bachelor's degree and 17.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Hazard residents aged 5 and older, 6.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 4.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Hazard is 10.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Hazard, 15.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Hazard is $50,078.
In Hazard, 59.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 40.2% of housing units in Hazard.
Of all the housing units in Hazard, 24.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Hazard, 10.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 260 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Hazard is $655.
In Hazard, 78.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
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