Hazel Green, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 2,173.
Males: 1,110  (51.1%)
Females: 1,063  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  37.3 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 41332

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,276 (it was $21,684 in 2000)
Hazel Green:

$23,276
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,322 (it was $11,211 in 2000)

Hazel Green CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,506 (it was $39,300 in 2000)
Hazel Green:

$52,506
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $65,050; Detached houses: $94,990; Townhouses or other attached units: $15,712; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $141,404; Mobile homes: $27,578
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  • White alone - 2,150 (99.3%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.1%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.05%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.05%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.05%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hazel Green: 123.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 83.5 square miles.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (very low).

Hazel Green, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Hazel Green:

  • High school or higher: 51.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hazel Green CCD:

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 66.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 10.4%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Hazel Green, Kentucky as of May 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hazel Green to the number of sex offenders is 1,087 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Hazel Green CCD:  0.5% ($199)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
Hazel Green satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (62.0 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (361.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Maytown, KY (2.4 miles ), Cannel City, KY (2.5 miles ), Malaga, KY (2.7 miles ), Ezel, KY (2.8 miles ), Grassy Creek, KY (2.8 miles ), Campton, KY (3.0 miles ), Taulbee, KY (3.2 miles ), West Liberty, KY (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 37.78 N, Longitude: 83.40 W

Area code: 606

Hazel Green household income distribution Hazel Green home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.9%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Wood products (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Health care (24%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Financial managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Hazel Green, Kentucky

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Tornado activity:

Hazel Green-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.3 miles away from the Hazel Green place center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.

On 6/9/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.6 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 63 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hazel Green-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 41.5 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 36.0 miles away from Hazel Green 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 248.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 140.7 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 89.5 miles away from Hazel Green center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 90.8 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 Wolfe County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Joseph L. Bristow - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Hazel Green:

  • WEST LIBERTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WEST LIBERTY, KY)
  • MORGAN COUNTY ARH HHA (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; WEST LIBERTY, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hazel Green:

  • Morehead State University (about 29 miles; Morehead, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,523)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 35 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 41 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 50 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 61 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 63 miles; Maysville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 63 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)

Public elementary/middle school in Hazel Green:

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Notable location: Hazel Green Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.8%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.4%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

27.0%
Whole state:

15.8%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.7%
Whole state:

6.6%

Hazel Green compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)
  • Utility gas (24%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Coal or coke (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hazel Green CCD (based on Wolfe County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 15.90%
Here: 15.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents32.1%23.4%21.3%9.3%13.9%
Congregations10.0%20.0%30.0%10.0%30.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Wolfe County:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Wolfe County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Wolfe County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.8%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Wolfe County:

31.4%
Kentucky:

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

18.5%
State:

15.9%

5.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,667 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
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 Breathitt County, KY  0.92% ($32,947 average AGI)
from Morgan County, KY  0.87% ($19,889)


5.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($22,558 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
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 Breathitt County, KY  0.53% ($19,818 average AGI)
to Fayette County, KY  0.53% ($27,273)
to Powell County, KY  0.48% ($21,800)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hazel Green:

  • WMTC (730 AM; 5 kW; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSN.)
  • WEKG (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN B/CING CO., INC.)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLKS (1450 AM; 1 kW; WEST LIBERTY, KY; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY INDUSTRIES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WDOC (1310 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY)
  • WRLV (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SALYERSVILLE, KY; Owner: WALLINGFORD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKIC (1390 AM; 5 kW; HAZARD, KY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hazel Green:

  • WCBJ (103.7 FM; CAMPTON, KY; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY INDUSTRIES INC)
  • WJSN-FM (106.5 FM; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLJC (102.1 FM; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INCORPORATED)
  • WMTC-FM (99.9 FM; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSOC.)
  • WMKY (90.3 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WSKV-FM (104.9 FM; STANTON, KY; Owner: PARKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMD (104.7 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: HAZARD BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEKH (90.9 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WRLV-FM (106.5 FM; SALYERSVILLE, KY; Owner: WALLINGFORD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLKS-FM (102.9 FM; WEST LIBERTY, KY; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY INDUSTRIES, INC.)
  • WKLW-FM (94.7 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: B & G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBMK (88.5 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WSIP-FM (98.9 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: SIP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOCS (88.3 FM; LEROSE, KY; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS - MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Hazel Green:

  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W16BI (Channel 16; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLJC-TV (Channel 65; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INC.)
  • W64CM (Channel 64; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66DA (Channel 66; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54CI (Channel 54; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKMR (Channel 38; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Hazel Green, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 95
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 228
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9

Hazel Green fatal accident list:

May 17, 2003 02:55 PM, Sr-191, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 30, 1993 03:55 PM, Spring St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 4, 1978 02:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 0

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 0.5 Km Ne Of (Lat: 37.801389 Lon: -83.413333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: KNKN809
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Paul R Gearheart
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: AE4JQ, Previous Call Sign: KS4VL, Licensee ID: L00611784
    Grant Date: 12/27/2012, Expiration Date: 03/23/2023, Certifier: Clifton D Hampton
    Registrant: Clifton D Hampton, 128 Murphy Fork Rd, Hazel Green, KY 41332
  • Call Sign: KN4TO, Previous Call Sign: KD8RI
    Grant Date: 12/04/1990, Expiration Date: 12/04/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/05/2002
    Registrant: Fred B Lawson, 687 Wilson Branch Rd, Hazel Green, KY 41332
  • Call Sign: KG4QXY, Licensee ID: L00440078
    Grant Date: 01/12/2012, Expiration Date: 01/12/2022, Certifier: Michael W Hampton
    Registrant: Michael W Hampton, 128 Murphy Fork Rd, Hazel Green, KY 41332
  • Call Sign: KI4JRG, Licensee ID: L01003954
    Grant Date: 04/13/2005, Expiration Date: 04/13/2015, Certifier: Anthony S Lockard
    Registrant: Anthony S Lockard, Hazel Green, KY 41332

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: SMITH LINDA E V-STAR SA-900 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9547 , Serial Number: 39, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 12/16/1985
    Registrant (Individual): Linda Elaine Smith, Rt 1 Box 138, Hazel Green, KY 41332

Hazel Green on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Management occupations:"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secondary school teachers"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations:"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Florists"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Customer service representatives"
  • #69 (41332) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking English at home (pop 1,000+)"
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