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 2022: $31,740 (it was $21,684 in 2000)
Hazel Green:

$31,740
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $16,219 (it was $11,211 in 2000)

Hazel Green CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $71,530 (it was $39,300 in 2000)
Hazel Green:

$71,530
KY:

$196,300

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $116,249; detached houses: $137,645; mobile homes: $73,872
March 2022 cost of living index in Hazel Green: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Hazel Green, KY (2000)
    • 2,15099.3%White alone
    • 90.4%Hispanic
    • 30.1%Two or more races
    • 10.05%Black alone
    • 10.05%American Indian alone
    • 10.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Hazel Green, Kentucky as of May 20, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hazel Green is 310 to 1.


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

0.5% ($199)
Kentucky:

0.8% ($610)

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

Distribution of median household income in Hazel Green, KY in 2022
Hazel Green satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

5.7%
Kentucky:

3.8%
Most common industries in Hazel Green, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.5%)
  • Public administration (11.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.2%)
  • Truck transportation (7.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.1%)
  • Wood products (5.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.8%)
  • Educational services (14.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Hazel Green, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.6%)
  • Financial managers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)

Average climate in Hazel Green, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hazel Green, Kentucky average temperatures Hazel Green, Kentucky average precipitation Hazel Green, Kentucky humidity Hazel Green, Kentucky wind speed Hazel Green, Kentucky snowfall Hazel Green, Kentucky sunshine Hazel Green, Kentucky clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 53.2. This is better than average.

City:

53.2
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 38.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.5
U.S.:

33.3

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 significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 42% greater 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 Hazel Green 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 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 156.2 miles away from Hazel Green center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 298.6 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) earthquake occurred 248.3 miles away from Hazel Green 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 Hazel Green 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 (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 13, Mudslides: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Winds: 3, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

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

Birthplace of: Joseph L. Bristow - Politician.

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%

For population 15 years and over in Hazel Green:

Marital status in Hazel Green, KY
  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 66.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

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
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

19.7
Kentucky average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,27013
Mainline Protestant2573
Catholic421
Other1-
None5,785-
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: 3
Here:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
This county:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wolfe County:

11.8%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Wolfe County:

31.4%
State:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wolfe County:

18.5%
Kentucky:

15.9%

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.)
Hazel Green fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021

Hazel Green fatal accident list:

Jan 27, 2018 07:09 AM, Sr-9009, Lat: 37.740944, Lon: -83.432853, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
May 17, 2003 02:55 PM, Sr-191, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 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
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 4.0mTotal length
  • 1,276Total average daily traffic
  • 38Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,122Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hazel Green)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

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, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2024, Certifier: Michael W Hampton, Registrant: Michael W Hampton, 128 Murphy Fork Rd, Hazel Green, KY 41332

  • Call Sign: KI4JRG, Licensee ID: L01003954, Grant Date: 03/14/2015, Expiration Date: 04/13/2025, Certifier: Anthony S Lockard, Registrant: Anthony S Lockard, Hazel Green, KY 41332


2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 6. The highest number of fire incidents - 18 took place in 2009, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hazel Green, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (46.0%), and Outside Fires (24.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hazel Green, KY
    • 4646.0%Structure Fires
    • 2424.0%Outside Fires
    • 1818.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1212.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hazel Green, KY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hazel Green, KY
  • 28.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 27.2%Electricity
  • 24.2%Utility gas
  • 11.6%Wood
  • 5.3%Coal or coke
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hazel Green, KY
  • 29.2%Wood
  • 25.0%Utility gas
  • 14.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.9%Coal or coke
  • 9.4%Electricity


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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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