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Population (year 2000): 23,329. Estimated population in July 2005: 22,125 (-5.2% change)
Males: 10,898 (46.7%), Females: 12,431 (53.3%)

Luzerne County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 40.8 years
Median household income: $28,082 (year 2000)
Median house value: $67,200 (year 2000)

Hazleton, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Hazleton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.2%)
  • Hispanic (4.9%)
  • Other race (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Black (0.8%)

Ancestries: Italian (32.1%), Polish (14.0%), German (13.8%), Irish (13.1%), Slovak (11.4%), Dutch (5.4%).Pennsylvania

Elevation: 1620 feet

Land area: 6.0 square miles

Hazleton,

For population 25 years and over in Hazleton

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hazleton city

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

3.7% Foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 1.3% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -2,252 (-8.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Scranton, (37.7 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (87.6 miles www.TotalMove.com )

Nearest cities: Hazleton, PA West (1.7 miles PA (3.1 miles Tresckow, PA McAdoo, (4.2 miles Meadows, PA Beaver (4.7 miles Jeddo, PA (5.7 miles) , PA (6.4 miles Conyngham, PA Freeland, (6.9 miles PA (9.5 miles Hometown,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 15 buildings, average cost: $56,000
  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $51,500
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $57,300
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $105,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $105,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000

Latitude: 40.96 N, Longitude: 75.97 W

Area code: 570

Hazleton, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (21.6%), Educational,health and social services (20.5%), Retail trade (14.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,553 (+15.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,525 (47.6%)

Crime in Hazleton by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 1 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 4.3 0.0 4.3
Rapes 3 8 4 5 2
    per 100,000 12.9 34.3 17.1 21.4 8.6
Robberies 6 11 13 20 13
    per 100,000 25.7 47.2 55.7 85.7 55.7
Assaults 18 25 17 27 15
    per 100,000 77.2 107.2 72.9 115.7 64.3
Burglaries 108 110 99 97 102
    per 100,000 462.9 471.5 424.4 415.8 437.2
Thefts 352 295 312 319 301
    per 100,000 1508.9 1264.5 1337.4 1367.4 1290.2
Auto thefts 31 44 44 72 79
    per 100,000 132.9 188.6 188.6 308.6 338.6
131.7 148.0 140.7 165.9 146.6

Average climate in Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hazleton,

Hazleton-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/26/1981, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.1 miles away from the Hazleton city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/10/1968, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Main business address for: NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA FINANCIAL CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospitals/medical centers in Hazleton:
  • HAZLETON GENERAL HOSPITAL (700 E BROAD ST)
  • HAZLETON-ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (687 N CHURCH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Hazleton:
  • ST LUKE'S MINERS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; COALDALE, PA)
  • MERCY SPECIAL CARE HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; NANTICOKE, PA)
  • BERWICK HOSPITAL CENTER (about 21 miles; BERWICK, PA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hazleton:
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 32 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; ID: AVP)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 41 miles; READING, PA; ID: RDG)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 44 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; ID: ABE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hazleton:
  • HAZLETON MUNI (about 2 miles; HAZLETON, PA; ID: HZL)
  • JAKE ARNER MEMORIAL (about 19 miles; LEHIGHTON, PA; ID: 22N)
  • WILKES-BARRE WYOMING VALLEY (about 24 miles; WILKES-BARRE, PA; ID: WBW)

Local government website:
Colleges/Universities in Hazleton:
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE HAZLETON (Full-time enrollment: 1,302; Location: HIGHACRES; Public; Website: www.hn.psu.edu/)
  • EMPIRE BEAUTY SCHOOL (FT enrollment: 28; Location: 124 W BROAD ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empirebeauty.com)
  • HAZLETON AREA VOCATIONAL TECH SCH PRACT NURS PROG (FT enrollment: 26; Location: 1451 W. 23rd Street; Public)
  • SAINT JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER-HAZELTON (Location: 687 N CHURCH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.GHHA.ORG)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hazleton:
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,438)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 32 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,145)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 33 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; FT enrollment: 7,101)
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 33 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 6,880)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (about 39 miles; SCRANTON, PA; FT enrollment: 4,093)
  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; SCRANTON, PA; FT enrollment: 2,203)
Public high school in Hazleton:
  • HAZLETON AREA HS (Students: 3,099; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Hazleton:
  • BISHOP HAFEY JR SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 677; Location: 1700 W 22ND STREET; Grades: 7 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hazleton:
  • HEIGHTS TERRACE EL/MS (Students: 1,086; Grades: KG - 08)
  • HAZLE EL SCH (Students: 797; Grades: KG - 06)
  • ARTHUR STREET EL SCH (Students: 407; Grades: KG - 06)
  • HAZLETON AREA CAREER CENTER (Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle schools in Hazleton:
  • HOLY SPIRIT ACADEMY (Students: 314; Location: 225 EAST FOURTH STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
  • HOLY TRINITY SCHOOL (Students: 209; Location: 35 N CHURCH ST; Grades: KG - 6)
  • ST JOSEPH MEMORIAL SCHOOL (Students: 199; Location: 600 N LAUREL ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • HAZELTON TRINITY KGTN & NURSER (Students: 169; Location: 100 N CHURCH; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST BYZANTINE (Students: 125; Location: 201 N WYOMING ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • IMMANUEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 87; Location: 725 N. LOCUST ST; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Hazleton:
  • HAZLETON AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $950,665; Location: 55 N CHURCH ST; 143,714 books; 1,285 audio materials; 2,296 video materials; 452 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Hazleton: Lion Fine Coal Plant Station (A), Oneida Junction (B), Locust Junction (C), Cranberry Junction (D), Hazleton Junction (E), Hazleton Shaft Breaker Station (F).

Cemetery: Hazle Cemetery (1).


Hazleton compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Hazleton:
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WAZL (1490 AM; 1 kW; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLSH (1410 AM; 5 kW; LANSFORD, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WYNS (1160 AM; 4 kW; LEHIGHTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Hazleton:
  • W202BD (88.3 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W218AX (91.5 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: GOSPEL MEDIA INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W288BE (105.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
TV broadcast stations around Hazleton:
  • WYLN-LP (Channel 35; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • W67DE (Channel 67; NEWPORT, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)

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