Hazard, Kentucky Population 2020

4,749
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Hazard is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 4,749, it is the 80th largest city in Kentucky and the 4903rd largest city in the United States. Hazard is currently declining at a rate of -2.54% annually but its population has increased by 6.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,456 in 2010. Hazard reached it's highest population of 7,397 in 1940. Spanning over 8 miles, Hazard has a population density of 638 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hazard is $53,750 with a poverty rate of 23.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $543 per month, and the median house value is $130,500. The median age in Hazard is 43 years, 35.7 years for males, and 49.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 110.2 males.

Hazard Demographics

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

  • White: 91.30%
  • Asian: 6.13%
  • Black or African American: 1.30%
  • Two or more races: 0.93%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Hazard, Kentucky is 4,749, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,997.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,456.

Hazard, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,72091.30%
Asian3176.13%
Black or African American671.30%
Two or More Races480.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.35%
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Hazard Population Pyramid 2020

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Hazard Median Age

43


Total

35.7


Male

49.1


Female

Hazard Adults

There are 4,233 adults, (1,018 of whom are seniors) in Hazard.

Hazard Age Dependency

60.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Hazard Sex Ratio

Female

2,459

47.56%

Male

2,711

52.44%

Hazard Households and Families

Hazard Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hazard Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.2%25.8%
Male65.5%34.5%
All51%49%
Female41.9%58.1%
Non Family31.1%68.9%

51.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2062.1551
Married8172.9974.2
Non Family778031.1
Female5272.5641.9
Male841.9565.5

2.5

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Hazard Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3168.56%
9th to 12th Grade3008.13%
High School Graduate89424.22%
Some College70519.10%
Associates Degree52114.12%
Bachelors Degree45312.27%
Graduate Degree50213.60%
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Hazard Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,4402,877849
Asian15115188
Black6723
Native American181818
Multiple Races156

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,545$40,474$26,749
Less Than High School$23,958$23,958$
High School Grad$30,259$$11,083
Some College$26,034$$26,997
Bachelors Degree$25,355$$25,046
Graduate Degree$$$46,818

$28,545

Average Earnings

$40,474

Average Male

$26,749

Average Female

Hazard Language

Hazard Language by Age

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Hazard Language

92.80% of Hazard residents speak only English, while 7.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.56% of the population.

Hazard Poverty

Hazard Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,2751,03824.28%
Asian3174213.25%
Black533056.60%
Multiple331648.48%

23.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.35%

Male Poverty Rate

26.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hazard

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hazard is Black, with 56.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hazard is Asian, with 13.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.18%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School62.11%
High School30.22%
Some College15.37%
Bachelors or Greater2.87%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.64%
Male Unemployed44.19%
Female Employed10.84%
Male Employed10.34%

Hazard Income

Hazard Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$27,944$53,750
Families$47,950$66,088
Married Families$57,768-
Non Families$17,804$24,683
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Hazard Marital Status

Hazard Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Hazard Married by Age and Sex

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Hazard Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hazard Marital Status by Race

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Hazard Veterans

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311

Number of Veterans

311

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam77
World War II48
Korea46
First Gulf War19
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
75+183
65 to 7471
35 to 5433
55 to 6424
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3077.93%
Black45.97%

Hazard Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hazard Employment Status

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47.6%

Labor Force Participation

39.8%

Employment Rate

16.4%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.54%

Born in Kentucky

93.69%

Native Born

6.31%

Foreign Born

6.13%

Non Citizen

0.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.69% of Hazard residents were born in the United States, with 80.54% having been born in Kentucky. 6.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,749-124-2.54%
20194,873-124-2.48%
20184,997-88-1.73%
20175,085-124-2.38%
20165,209-48-0.91%
20155,257-46-0.87%
20145,303-83-1.54%
20135,386-49-0.90%
20125,435-68-1.24%
20115,50340.07%
20105,4996931.36%
20004,806-610-1.19%
19905,416450.08%
19805,371-88-0.16%
19705,459-499-0.87%
19605,958-1,027-1.58%
19506,985-412-0.57%
19407,3973760.52%
19307,0212,6734.91%
19204,3480.00%