Hazard, Kentucky Population 2022

5,425
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Hazard is a city located in Perry County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Perry County. With a 2020 population of 5,425, it is the 86th largest city in Kentucky and the 6270th largest city in the United States. Hazard is currently growing at a rate of 1.52% annually and its population has increased by 3.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,263 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Hazard has a population density of 728 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hazard is $65,799 with a poverty rate of 14.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $689 per month, and the median house value is $115,800. The median age in Hazard is 48 years, 46.1 years for males, and 48.9 years for females.

Hazard Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hazardwas:

  • White: 91.13%
  • Asian: 5.33%
  • Black or African American: 2.11%
  • Two or more races: 1.33%
  • Other race: 0.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hazard, Kentucky is 5,425 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,263.

Hazard, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,53391.13%
Black or African American1052.11%
Asian2655.33%
Some Other Race50.10%
Two or More Races661.33%
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Hazard Population by Race

Hazard Population Pyramid 2022

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Hazard Median Age

47.1


Total

38


Male

51.3


Female

Hazard Adults

There are 4,079 adults, (866 of whom are seniors) in Hazard.

Hazard Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Hazard Sex Ratio

Female

2,404

48.33%

Male

2,570

51.67%

Hazard Population by Age

Hazard Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hazard Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.9%18.1%
Male69.9%30.1%
All64.9%35.1%
Non Family62%38%
Female37.4%62.6%

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hazard Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0572.1464.9
Married8502.5481.9
Male1132.4169.9
Female4792.6937.4
Non Family6151.0962

2.39

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

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Hazard Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2346.34%
9th to 12th Grade2927.92%
High School Graduate75120.36%
Some College69218.76%
Associates Degree69318.79%
Bachelors Degree43711.85%
Graduate Degree58915.97%
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Hazard Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hazard Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian15115173
White3,4212,964928
Black953825
2+ Races169
Other Race5
Hispanic5

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.34%.

Hazard Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,089$44,455$31,813
Less Than 9th Grade$24,028$23,646$
High School Graduate$18,000$$
Some College$31,795$53,618$29,052
Bachelors Degree$29,407$$29,831
Graduate Degree$82,700$95,774$

$37,089

Average Earnings

$44,455

Average Male

$31,813

Average Female

Hazard Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hazard Language by Age

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Hazard Language

92.75% of Hazard residents speak only English, while 7.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.72% of the population.

Hazard Language

Hazard Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black936772.04%
Multiple501938.00%
Asian2653814.34%
White3,87049312.74%
OtherNaN%

14.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.10%

Male Poverty Rate

13.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hazard

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hazard is Black, with 72.04% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.94%.

Hazard Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.33%
High School13.60%
Some College8.55%
Bachelors or Greater1.49%

Hazard Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.03%
Male Unemployed48.15%
Female Employed10.10%
Female Unemployed73.27%

Hazard Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hazard Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,988$65,154
Families$65,158$75,855
Married Families$67,342-
Non Families$26,700$33,112
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Income by Household Type

Hazard Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

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 Marital Status

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305

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War5
First Gulf War81
Vietnam96
Korea32
World War II38

Hazard Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 345
35 to 5499
55 to 64
65 to 7471
75+130

Hazard Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2998.07%
Black11.05%
2+ Races57.58%

Hazard Veterans by Race

Hazard Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hazard Veterans by Education

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50.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Hazard Employment by Age

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Hazard Employment by Race

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Hazard Employment by Education

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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68.96%

Born in Hazard

94.59%

Native Born

5.41%

Foreign Born

4.80%

Non Citizen

0.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.59% of Hazard residents were born in the United States, with 68.96% having been born in Kentucky. 4.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hazard Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19204,3480.00%
19307,0212,6734.91%
19407,3973760.52%
19506,985-412-0.57%
19605,958-1,027-1.58%
19705,459-499-0.87%
19805,371-88-0.16%
19905,416450.08%
20004,806-610-1.19%
20104,456-350-0.75%
20114,537811.82%
20124,618811.79%
20134,699811.75%
20144,780811.72%
20154,861811.69%
20164,942811.67%
20175,023811.64%
20185,104811.61%
20195,185811.59%
20205,263781.50%
20215,344811.54%
20225,425811.52%

Hazard Population by Year