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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Hazel is 398. Hazel, Kentucky is the 14,126th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Hazel was in 2000, when its population was 440. In 2000, Hazel was the 13,958th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 14,126th largest city in the US. Hazel is currently 9.5% smaller than it was in 2000.
Hazel has shrunk 9.5% since the year 2000. Hazel, Kentucky's growth is about average. 43% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
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|14131||Staley, North Carolina||398||13.0%|
The total voting age population of Hazel, Kentucky, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 328. The voting age population is 45.4% male and 54.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.4% of the residents of Hazel are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Hazel are 81.2% White, 12.0% Black and 6.8% Two or more races. Additionally, 2.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Hazel, 28.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 43.8%. On a per-household basis, 16.3% of families are below the poverty line in Hazel.
Among those aged 16 and older, 56.3% of Hazel residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.7% of Hazel residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.3% have a bachelor's degree and 6.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Hazel residents aged 5 and older, 4.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Hazel is 10.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Hazel, 23.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Hazel is $34,375.
In Hazel, 68.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 31.3% of housing units in Hazel.
Of all the housing units in Hazel, 13.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Hazel, 13.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Hazel is $725.
In Hazel, 69.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.