Hazleton, Pennsylvania Population 2020

24,703

Hazleton, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 24,703 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Hazleton, Pennsylvania is the 22nd largest city in Pennsylvania based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 4109.43 people/mi² (1586.65 people/km²).

The overall median age is 35 years, 34 years for males, and 36.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.8 males.

The median income for households in Hazleton, Pennsylvania is $, while the mean household income is $.

Hazleton Pa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hazleton Pa was:

  • White: 67.81%
  • Other race: 19.35%
  • Black or African American: 8.73%
  • Two or more races: 3.03%
  • Asian: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.19%

How Many People Live in Hazleton, Pennsylvania?

24,703
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201824,703-50-0.20%
201724,753-16-0.06%
201624,769-112-0.45%
201524,881-122-0.49%
201425,003-85-0.34%
201325,088-161-0.64%
201225,249-32-0.13%
201125,281-63-0.25%
201025,3442,0150.83%
200023,329-1,401-0.58%
199024,730-2,588-0.99%
198027,318-3,108-1.07%
197030,426-1,630-0.52%
196032,056-3,435-1.01%
195035,491-2,518-0.68%
194038,0091,2440.33%
193036,7654,4881.31%
192032,2776,8252.40%
191025,45211,2225.99%
190014,2302,3581.83%
189011,8724,9375.52%
18806,9352,6184.85%
18704,3170.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018555,485-160-0.03%
2017555,645120.00%
2016555,633-2,057-0.37%
2015557,690-2,485-0.45%
2014560,175-1,341-0.24%
2013561,516-2,181-0.39%
2012563,697620.01%
2011563,635-122-0.02%
2010563,7570.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,82667.81%
Some Other Race4,80219.35%
Black or African American2,1658.73%
Two or More Races7513.03%
Asian1140.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native1080.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander460.19%

Hazleton Pa Population Pyramid 2020

Hazleton Pa Median Age

35


Total

34


Male

36.3


Female

Hazleton Pa Adults

There are 18,367 adults, (3,625 of whom are seniors) in Hazleton Pa.

Hazleton Pa Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hazleton Pa Sex Ratio

Female

12,670

51.06%

Male

12,142

48.94%

Hazleton Pa Households and Families

Hazleton Pa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hazleton Pa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65%35%
All50.8%49.2%
Non Family45.8%54.2%
Male40.8%59.2%
Female38.3%61.7%

50.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,9972.7250.8
Married3,3503.3865
Non Family2,8501.2145.8
Female1,9483.5538.3
Male8493.2540.8

3.26

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hazleton Pa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,74511.02%
9th to 12th Grade2,13813.51%
High School Graduate6,45840.79%
Some College2,20213.91%
Associates Degree1,2157.67%
Bachelors Degree1,3398.46%
Graduate Degree7344.64%

Hazleton Pa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,1077,1851,406
Hispanic7,0124,192604
Other Race2,3321,316188
Black1,08180490
Multiple Races37026516
Asian743324
Islander40
Native American3030

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.43%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,750$32,500$26,124
Less Than High School$22,601$28,214$17,236
High School Grad$27,414$32,590$25,902
Some College$30,148$35,353$26,680
Bachelors Degree$39,950$44,187$27,917
Graduate Degree$55,400$52,361$60,489

$28,750

Average Earnings

$32,500

Average Male

$26,124

Average Female

Hazleton Pa Language

Hazleton Pa Language by Age

Hazleton Pa Language

47.67% of Hazleton Pa residents speak only English, while 52.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 49.76% of the population.

Hazleton Pa Poverty

Hazleton Pa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic14,0433,88527.67%
Other4,8021,53832.03%
White9,1921,18312.87%
Black1,98956328.31%
Multiple74618825.20%
Native10810395.37%
Asian1146758.77%

22.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.59%

Male Poverty Rate

24.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hazleton Pa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hazleton Pa is Native, with 95.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hazleton Pa is White, with 12.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.45%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.68%
Some College18.59%
High School18.53%
Bachelors or Greater6.20%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.17%
Male Unemployed29.72%
Female Employed14.51%
Male Employed8.35%

Hazleton Pa Income

Hazleton Pa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,548$52,449
Families$44,922$59,032
Married Families$60,885-
Non Families$25,188$31,255

Hazleton Pa Marital Status

Hazleton Pa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.0%

Male Marriage Rate

38.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Hazleton Pa Married by Age and Sex

Hazleton Pa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hazleton Pa Marital Status by Race

Hazleton Pa Veterans

1,026

Number of Veterans

967

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam384
Korea172
Second Gulf War86
First Gulf War67
World War II35

Hazleton Pa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9557.13%
Hispanic710.81%
Black342.54%
2 or More295.56%
Other80.27%

Hazleton Pa Veterans by Education

7.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hazleton Pa Employment Status

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Hazleton Pa Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

43.10%

Born in Pennsylvania

68.63%

Native Born

31.37%

Foreign Born

19.66%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

68.63% of Hazleton Pa residents were born in the United States, with 43.10% having been born in Pennsylvania. 19.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.