Hazleton, Pennsylvania Population 2020

24,671

Hazleton is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 24,671, it is the 22nd largest city in Pennsylvania and the 1560th largest city in the United States. Hazleton is currently declining at a rate of -0.06% annually and its population has decreased by -2.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,340 in 2010. Hazleton reached it's highest population of 38,009 in 1940. Spanning over 6 miles, Hazleton has a population density of 4,104 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hazleton is $52,449 with a poverty rate of 22.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $793 per month, and the median house value is $95,200. The median age in Hazleton is 35 years, 34 years for males, and 36.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.8 males.

Hazleton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hazleton 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%
The current population of Hazleton, Pennsylvania is 24,671, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 24,703.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,340.

Hazleton, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020555,165-160-0.03%
2019555,325-160-0.03%
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 Population Pyramid 2020

Hazleton Median Age

35


Total

34


Male

36.3


Female

Hazleton Adults

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

Hazleton Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hazleton Sex Ratio

Female

12,670

51.06%

Male

12,142

48.94%

Hazleton Households and Families

Hazleton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hazleton 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 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 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 Language

Hazleton Language by Age

Hazleton Language

47.67% of Hazleton 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 Poverty

Hazleton 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

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hazleton 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 Income

Hazleton 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 Marital Status

Hazleton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.0%

Male Marriage Rate

38.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Hazleton Married by Age and Sex

Hazleton 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 Marital Status by Race

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

$Hazleton Veterans by Education

7.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hazleton Employment Status

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Hazleton 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 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202024,671-16-0.06%
201924,687-16-0.06%
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%