Hazard, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 5,432 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.0%
 
Males: 2,648  (48.8%)
Females: 2,784  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  43.2 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 41701.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,874 (it was $20,690 in 2000)
Hazard:

$42,874
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,912 (it was $14,782 in 2000)

Hazard city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $116,883 (it was $65,600 in 2000)
Hazard:

$116,883
KY:

$120,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $330,356; Detached houses: $387,520; Mobile homes: $14,078

Median gross rent in 2013: $439.

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  • Races in Hazard, KY (2010)

    Hazard races chart
    • 4,02590.3%White alone
    • 2625.9%Black alone
    • 872.0%Two or more races
    • 521.2%Asian alone
    • 170.4%Hispanic
    • 70.2%Other race alone
    • 60.1%American Indian alone

Races in Hazard detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hazard: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (28.2%), Irish (15.2%), English (15.1%), German (4.9%), French (4.4%), Scottish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/30/1884

Land area: 7.02 square miles.

Population density: 774 people per square mile   (low).

Hazard,KY real estate house value index trend

Hazard, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Hazard:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hazard city:

  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

130 residents are foreign born (1.9% Asia, 0.6% North America, 0.5% Europe, 0.5% Africa).

This city:

2.5%
Kentucky:

3.4%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Hazard, Kentucky as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hazard to the number of sex offenders is 498 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,374 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $572 (0.9%)

Hazard satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (78.2 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (89.1 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (397.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Diablock, KY (1.5 miles ), Jeff, KY (2.2 miles ), Viper, KY (2.6 miles ), Defiance-Vicco, KY (2.7 miles ), Vicco, KY (2.8 miles ), Krypton, KY (2.9 miles ), Dice, KY (3.0 miles ), Cutshin, KY (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $89,900
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $89,900
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $76,500
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $76,500
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $76,500
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $97,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.26 N, Longitude: 83.19 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,238 (+118.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,222 (53.8%)

Area code: 606

Hazard household income distribution Hazard home values distribution

Crime rates in Hazard by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 1100000004
per 100,000 20.920.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.073.3
Rapes 2550543423
per 100,000 41.9102.5102.90.0104.683.563.389.144.755.0
Robberies 117201354776
per 100,000 230.3143.541.20.0271.9104.484.5156.0156.5110.0
Assaults 13148746881017
per 100,000 272.1286.9164.7144.083.7125.3168.9178.3223.5311.6
Burglaries 491503748323793455946
per 100,000 1,025.73,074.4761.8987.2669.3772.61,963.71,002.91,318.7843.3
Thefts 304299152185174221211315251205
per 100,000 6,363.86,128.33,129.53,805.03,639.44,614.74,455.27,020.35,610.23,758.0
Auto thefts 22112497111211412
per 100,000 460.5225.5494.1185.1146.4229.7253.4245.289.4220.0
Arson N/A510N/A40022
per 100,000 N/A102.520.60.0N/A83.50.00.044.736.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.0) 487.0608.1299.5229.5334.6329.5386.2454.4391.0444.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Hazard detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 29 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.85
Kentucky average:

1.94
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.9%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -497 (-9.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Hazard: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hazard, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hazard, Kentucky average temperatures Hazard, Kentucky average precipitation Hazard, Kentucky humidity Hazard, Kentucky wind speed Hazard, Kentucky snowfall Hazard, Kentucky sunshine Hazard, Kentucky clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Hazard-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/1995, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the Hazard city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 42.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 63 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hazard-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 77.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.9 miles away from Hazard center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 109.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 269.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 67.5 miles away from Hazard center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 70.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Perry County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 19, Floods: 17, Tornadoes: 9, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hazard topographic map

Birthplace of: Jon Olinger - 2005 NFL player (Carolina Panthers, born: Aug 24, 1980), Rebecca Gayheart - (born 1972), actress, Cora Combs - Female professional wrestler, Cindy Jackson - Vegetarian, Glen Combs - Basketball player, Mary Lou Turner - Country singer.

Main business address for: Kentucky First Federal Bancorp (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals and medical centers in Hazard:

  • HAZARD ARH REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 100 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)
  • MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY HOSPICE (3115 NORTH MAIN STREET, SUITE 101)
  • FMC - HAZARD (516 VILLAGE LANE)
  • HAZARD ARH HHA (100 AIRPORT GARDENS ROAD)
  • HAZARD HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (390 PARK AVENUE)

Airports located in Hazard:

  • Wendell H Ford Airport (Runways: 2, Air Taxi Ops: 1,200, Itinerant Ops: 4,000, Local Ops: 3,500, Military Ops: 200)

College/University in Hazard:

  • Hazard Community and Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 2,087; Location: One Community College Drive; Public; Website: www.hazard.kctcs.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Hazard:

  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 23 miles; Cumberland, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,196)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 38 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 54 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 65 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Morehead State University (about 66 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 69 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 70 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)

Public high schools in Hazard:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hazard:

See full list of schools located in Hazard

Library in Hazard:

  • PERRY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,230,585; Location: 479 HIGH STREET; 49,233 books; 1,906 audio materials; 2,505 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 129 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • I would like to post our web address for our Senior Center. www.hpscc.org The name is the Hazard Perry County Senior Center

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Notable locations in Hazard: Hazard City Hall (A), Kentucky Division of Forestry Kentucky River District (B), Hazard Fire Department (C), Hazard Fire Department Station 2 (D), Perry County Ambulance Authority (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Hazard: Kentucky First Federal Bancorp (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hazard include: Town Mountain Baptist Church (A), Lothair Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Davidson Branch (A), Walker Branch (B), Upper Second Creek (C), Messer Branch (D), Garman Branch (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hazard include: Perry County Park (1), Neace Gorman Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Big EZ Roadhouse (200 Dawahare Drive), Chaney Enterprises (306 Morton Boulevard), Combs Motel (1616 North Main Street), Days Inn (359 Morton Boulevard), Hampton Inn & Suites Hazard- KY (70 Morton Boulevard), Super 8 Motel (125 Village Lane), Holiday Inn (200 Dawahare Dr), Daniel Boone Motor Inn (90 Boone Ridge Road), Super 8 Hazard KY (125 Village Lane).

Courts: Kentucky Commonwealth - Court Of Justice-Circuit Judge (Court House), Perry Co Fiscal Court Maintenance Garage (2715 Christopher Road), Kentucky Commonwealth - Administative Offices Of The Courts- Court Designated Wo (545 Main Street), Perry County Fiscal Court (497 Perry Park Road).

Perry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 70.7. This is about average.

City:

70.7
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 28.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 15.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.2
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hazard and their reported violations in the past:

HAZARD WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 26,730, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-27-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2007), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-22-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-23-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.9%
(25.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.5% for Black residents, 28.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.8%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
19 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
13 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010

People in group quarters in Hazard in 2000:

  • 198 people in nursing homes
  • 74 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 47 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Hazard, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Hazard compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Hazard (2011 data):

  • Peoples Bank & Trust Company of Hazard: Airport Gardens Branch, East Main Street Branch, Daniel Boone Branch, Wal-Mart Branch, Peoples Express Bank & Merchant Cent, Peoples Bank & Trust Company Of Haza. Info updated 2009/06/25: Bank assets: $287.1 mil, Deposits: $250.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Hazard Bancorp
  • Community Trust Bank, Inc.: Hazard Black Gold Branch, Hazard Main Street Branch, Hazard Village Branch, Hazard Airport Gardens Branch. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $3,573.0 mil, Deposits: $2,890.4 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 80 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.
  • 1st Trust Bank, Inc.: at 24 Commerce Drive, branch established on 2004/12/13; Black Gold Branch at 106 Black Gold Court, branch established on 2006/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $137.0 mil, Deposits: $124.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Whitaker Bank: Mountain Credit Branch at Highway 15 South, branch established on 2001/07/16; Hazard Branch at Morton Drive, branch established on 2005/02/23. Info updated 2008/07/07: Bank assets: $1,497.1 mil, Deposits: $1,225.4 mil, headquarters in Lexington, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Whitaker Bank Corporation Of Kentucky
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association: First Federal Savings And Loan Assoc at Main & Lovern Streets, branch established on 1960/07/26. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $99.4 mil, Deposits: $69.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hazard, Kentucky:

  • Pleasure Cove Motel, 524 Main St, Hazard, KY 41701 , Phone: (606) 439-2345
  • Super 8 Motel Hazard, 125 Village Ln, Hazard, KY 41701 , Phone: (606) 436-8888, Fax: (606) 439-0768
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 359 Morton Blvd, Hazard, KY 41701 , Phone: (606) 436-4777, Fax: (606) 436-0877
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 70 Morton Blvd, Hazard, KY 41701 , Phone: (606) 439-0902, Fax: (606) 439-0903
  • Holiday Inn Express And Suites, 192 Corporate Dr, Hazard, KY 41701 , Phone: (606) 487-0595, Fax: (606) 487-0415
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hazard, Kentucky

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.4
Kentucky average:

12.3

Hazard travel time to work - commute Hazard mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hazard city (based on Perry County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,24561
Mainline Protestant79110
Other3011
Catholic1881
Black Protestant1801
None19,007-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Perry County:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Perry County:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Perry County:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Perry County:

34.7%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

23.0%
State:

15.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$5,609$33,6540$0
Other Government Administration 18$38,307$25,5382$1,661
Police Protection - Officers 28$74,081$31,7490$0
Police - Other 2$6,554$39,3240$0
Firefighters 17$58,572$41,3450$0
Fire - Other 2$5,288$31,7280$0
Streets and Highways 19$36,773$23,2250$0
Solid Waste Management 16$33,961$25,4710$0
Sewerage 9$19,678$26,2370$0
Parks and Recreation 9$15,916$21,22119$11,336
Water Supply 19$41,409$26,1530$0
Gas Supply 3$9,949$39,7960$0
Totals for Government 144$346,097$28,84121$12,997

Hazard government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $4,858,000 ($894.33)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,996,000 ($551.55)
    Gas Utilities: $2,821,000 ($519.33)
    Police Protection: $1,439,000 ($264.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,187,000 ($218.52)
    Sewerage: $1,154,000 ($212.44)
    Local Fire Protection: $942,000 ($173.42)
    Central Staff Services: $929,000 ($171.02)
    Regular Highways: $913,000 ($168.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($1.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $280,000 ($51.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $339,000 ($62.41)
    Central Staff Services: $308,000 ($56.70)
    Gas Utilities: $116,000 ($21.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $105,000 ($19.33)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($2.58)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($0.92)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,085,000 ($752.03)

Hazard government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,029,000 ($189.43)
    Sewerage: $1,025,000 ($188.70)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $861,000 ($158.51)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $383,000 ($70.51)
    All Other: $7,000 ($1.29)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $332,000 ($61.12)
    Interest Earnings: $217,000 ($39.95)
    Fines and Forfeits: $35,000 ($6.44)
    Donations From Private Sources: $18,000 ($3.31)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $3,381,000 ($622.42)
    Water Utilities: $2,432,000 ($447.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $352,000 ($64.80)
    Highways: $148,000 ($27.25)
  • Tax - Corporation Net Income: $2,505,000 ($461.16)
    Property: $1,013,000 ($186.49)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $723,000 ($133.10)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $318,000 ($58.54)
    Public Utilities Sales: $294,000 ($54.12)
    Other Selective Sales: $118,000 ($21.72)
    Other License: $8,000 ($1.47)

Hazard government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,000,000 ($1288.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,978,000 ($1284.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,000 ($4.05)

Hazard government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,256,000 ($599.41)

4.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,193 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.09%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Knott County, KY  0.62% ($27,345 average AGI)
from Leslie County, KY  0.34% ($34,469)
from Fayette County, KY  0.32% ($36,267)


4.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.02%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Knott County, KY  0.48% ($31,044 average AGI)
to Fayette County, KY  0.38% ($35,667)
to Leslie County, KY  0.33% ($36,581)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hazard:

  • WKIC (1390 AM; 5 kW; HAZARD, KY)
  • WQXY (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HAZARD, KY; Owner: BLACK GOLD BROADCASTING)
  • WEKG (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN B/CING CO., INC.)
  • WMTC (730 AM; 5 kW; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSN.)
  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WFSR (970 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPAY)
  • WKCB (1340 AM; 1 kW; HINDMAN, KY; Owner: HINDMAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZC (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEON, KY; Owner: JESUS COMMUNICATION ILNC.)
  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLSI (900 AM; 5 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHLN (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hazard:

  • WJMD (104.7 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: HAZARD BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WEKH (90.9 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WKCB-FM (107.1 FM; HINDMAN, KY; Owner: HINDMAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WJSN-FM (106.5 FM; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWJD (91.7 FM; PIPPA PASSES, KY; Owner: ALICE LLOYD COLLEGE)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • WZLK (107.5 FM; VIRGIE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDHR (93.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Hazard:

  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WKHA (Channel 35; HAZARD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W31BU (Channel 31; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BQ (Channel 53; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69ED (Channel 69; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W16BI (Channel 16; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W20BO (Channel 20; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64CM (Channel 64; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66DA (Channel 66; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLJC-TV (Channel 65; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INC.)
  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W54CI (Channel 54; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Hazard fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Hazard fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 119m390ftTotal length
  • $3,457,000Total costs
  • 103,738Total average daily traffic
  • 3,708Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21960-1969
  • 51980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Hazard, KY
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hazard)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hazard, KY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hazard)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hazard)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 147
  • Hazardous Condition: 68

Incident types - Hazard

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hazard, KY
Most common first names in Hazard, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10869.1 years
John10773.0 years
Mary10177.3 years
William9272.8 years
Robert5269.1 years
Martha4180.1 years
Charles4170.1 years
George3273.5 years
Margaret3177.8 years
Nancy3076.3 years
Most common last names in Hazard, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Combs27274.6 years
Campbell13171.2 years
Smith13069.9 years
Napier7275.6 years
Baker6974.3 years
Jones6871.6 years
Cornett6476.4 years
Miller6468.8 years
Fugate6273.1 years
Hall5575.1 years
Businesses in Hazard, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1Maurices1
Burger King1McDonald's2
CVS1Nike4
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut2
Fashion Bug1RadioShack1
FedEx3Rite Aid1
Ford1SAS Shoes1
GNC1Sears1
GameStop1Subway3
H&R Block2Super 81
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Hilton1U-Haul1
JCPenney1UPS3
KFC1Vans2
Kmart1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's2
Lane Furniture1

Hazard on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting)"
  • #17 (41701) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States or American first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
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