|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Hazleton is 29,970. Hazleton, Pennsylvania is the 1,309th largest city in the US.
Hazleton is located entirely in Luzerne County.
The current population of Hazleton (29,970) is it's peak population.
Hazleton has grown 28.8% since the 2000. Hazleton, Pennsylvania is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 70% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Hazleton has a population density of 4,215.6 people per square mile.
|1303||Highland Park, Illinois||30,177||-0.4%|
|1307||San Carlos, California||30,034||8.2%|
|1308||North Chicago, Illinois||30,029||-16.5%|
|1313||Rahway, New Jersey||29,911||12.7%|
The total voting age population of Hazleton, Pennsylvania, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 14,249. The voting age population is 48.7% male and 51.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.2% of the residents of Hazleton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Hazleton are 69.0% White, 20.6% Other, 7.0% Black, 2.5% Two or more races, 0.5% Asian, 0.2% American Indian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 58.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Hazleton, 22.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 35.2%. On a per-household basis, 18.9% of families are below the poverty line in Hazleton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.0% of Hazleton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 74.7% of Hazleton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.5% have a bachelor's degree and 4.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Hazleton residents aged 5 and older, 53.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 52.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Hazleton is 8.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Hazleton, 6.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Hazleton is $40,467.
In Hazleton, 49.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 50.7% of housing units in Hazleton.
Of all the housing units in Hazleton, 41.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Hazleton, 2.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 220 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Hazleton is $812.
In Hazleton, 70.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.