Hazleton, Pennsylvania Population 2019

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 34.7 years, 33.5 years for males, and 36.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.9 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.74 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Hazleton, Pennsylvania is $39,950, while the mean household income is $50,902.

Hazleton Pa Demographics

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

  • White: 67.66%
  • Other race: 20.85%
  • Black or African American: 6.68%
  • Two or more races: 3.28%
  • Native American: 0.90%
  • Asian: 0.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%

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
White16,835
Some Other Race5,188
Black or African American1,662
Two or More Races815
American Indian and Alaska Native223
Asian151
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8

Hazleton Pa Population Pyramid 2019

Hazleton Pa Median Age

34.7


Total

33.5


Male

36.1


Female

Hazleton Pa Adults

There are 18,548 adults, (3,544 of whom are seniors) in Hazleton Pa.

Hazleton Pa Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hazleton Pa Sex Ratio

Female

12,634

50.78%

Male

12,248

49.22%

Hazleton Pa Households and Families

Hazleton Pa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hazleton Pa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.9%32.1%
All53.1%46.9%
Male49.2%50.8%
Non Family48.3%51.7%
Female35.7%64.3%

53.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,9272.7453.1
Married3,4263.4667.9
Non Family2,8011.1148.3
Female1,9483.5535.7
Male7523.4749.2

3.35

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hazleton Pa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,66510.45%
9th to 12th Grade2,00912.61%
High School Graduate6,69942.03%
Some College2,22813.98%
Associates Degree1,2457.81%
Bachelors Degree1,4008.78%
Graduate Degree6914.34%

Hazleton Pa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,6597,8041,397
Hispanic6,5613,855580
Other Race2,5251,560207
Black977732116
Multiple Races40525932
Asian1136956
Native American9360
Islander4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.13%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.56%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,855$31,031$25,235
Less Than High School$21,879$27,853$16,651
High School Grad$25,700$26,552$24,993
Some College$28,917$29,745$27,000
Bachelors Degree$41,063$42,079$30,208
Graduate Degree$50,817$47,125$51,471

$27,855

Average Earnings

$31,031

Average Male

$25,235

Average Female

Hazleton Pa Language

Hazleton Pa Language by Age

Hazleton Pa Language

49.92% of Hazleton Pa residents speak only English, while 50.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 47.37% of the population.

Hazleton Pa Poverty

Hazleton Pa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic13,4503,91829.13%
Other5,1881,64131.63%
White10,0631,43314.24%
Black1,59959337.09%
Multiple80019224.00%
Native2239643.05%
Asian1516945.70%

23.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.44%

Male Poverty Rate

25.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hazleton Pa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hazleton Pa is Asian, with 45.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hazleton Pa is White, with 14.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.44%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.31%
High School19.62%
Some College16.37%
Bachelors or Greater8.02%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.68%
Male Unemployed17.46%
Female Employed15.76%
Male Employed9.49%

Hazleton Pa Income

Hazleton Pa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,950$50,902
Families$45,333$58,272
Married Families$58,520-
Non Families$21,603$28,966

Hazleton Pa Marital Status

Hazleton Pa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

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

1,073

Number of Veterans

1,023

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam353
Korea190
First Gulf War98
World War II48
Second Gulf War45

Hazleton Pa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0357.77%
Hispanic730.86%
2 or More265.35%
Other70.21%
Black50.44%

Hazleton Pa Veterans by Education

7.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hazleton Pa Employment Status

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

9.9%

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

44.95%

Born in Pennsylvania

69.58%

Native Born

30.42%

Foreign Born

18.94%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

69.58% of Hazleton Pa residents were born in the United States, with 44.95% having been born in Pennsylvania. 18.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.