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Population in 2012: 412 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.4%
 

Males: 155  (37.8%)
Females: 257  (62.2%)

Median resident age:  41.8 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 42049.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,259 (it was $28,289 in 2000)
Hazel:

$37,259
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,366

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $64,427 (it was $54,400 in 2000)
Hazel:

$64,427
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $74,233; Detached houses: $76,459; Mobile homes: $53,333

Median gross rent in 2012: $509.

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  • White alone - 472 (83.2%)
  • Hispanic - 39 (6.9%)
  • Black alone - 29 (5.1%)
  • Two or more races - 20 (3.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hazel: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (19.0%), German (9.0%), Irish (8.9%), English (5.9%), French Canadian (3.7%), Polish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1911

Elevation: 560 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 1,086 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Hazel:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 17.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hazel city:

  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.3%
Kentucky:  3.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $448 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $408 (0.7%)

Hazel satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (53.9 miles , pop. 103,455).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (90.4 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (370.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Puryear, TN (2.0 miles ), Murray, KY (2.7 miles ), New Concord, KY (3.4 miles) , Cottage Grove, TN (3.5 miles) , Buchanan-Elkhorn, TN (3.5 miles) , Paris, TN (3.8 miles ), Sedalia, KY (3.8 miles) , Kirksey, KY (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 36.50 N, Longitude: 88.33 W

Area code: 270

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+0.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Child care workers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Hazel-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 155% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the Hazel city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/4/1964, a category F4 tornado 15.2 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hazel-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 81.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.3 miles away from Hazel center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 52.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 76.3 miles away from Hazel center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Calloway County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hazel topographic map

Birthplace of: Jackie DeShannon - (born 1944), singer.


Hospitals/medical centers near Hazel:

  • PURYEAR NURSING CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PURYEAR, TN)
  • BENCHMARK HEALTHCARE OF PURYEAR INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PURYEAR, TN)
  • SPRING CREEK HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MURRAY, KY)

Political contributions by individuals in Hazel, KY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hazel:

  • Murray State University (about 11 miles; Murray, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,472)
  • Bethel University (about 28 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 2,516)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 32 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 43 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 55 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,264)
  • Union University (about 65 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 65 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,716)

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

 
Calloway County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

SOUTH 641 WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 1003, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and JAN-13-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-1995), St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-1995), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-03-1999), St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-1999)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.2%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.4% for other race residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.1%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hazel, KY

Hazel compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.


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Banks with branches in Hazel (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Hazel Branch at 405 Main Street, branch established on 1916/06/06. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hazel travel time to work - commute


Hazel mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Hazel city (based on Calloway County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.24%
Here60.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents52.9%16.6%15.6%3.9%2.4%
Congregations35.0%22.5%21.3%1.3%1.3%
NameAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchCumberland Presbyterian ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.1%1.2%1.2%1.1%3.1%
Congregations1.3%1.3%3.8%1.3%11.3%
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: 4
Calloway County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Calloway County:

3.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

7.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Calloway County:

27.7%
Kentucky:

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

12.4%
State:

15.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$650
Totals for Government 0$0 1$650


8.57% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,586 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.57%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

0.38% of residents moved from foreign countries ($199 average AGI)
Calloway County:

0.38%
Kentucky average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Marshall County, KY  0.82% ($25,179 average AGI)
from Graves County, KY  0.70% ($26,407)
from Henry County, TN  0.50% ($21,207)


7.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,411 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.65%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Marshall County, KY  0.65% ($26,095 average AGI)
to Graves County, KY  0.62% ($28,493)
to McCracken County, KY  0.48% ($25,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hazel:

  • WMUF (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD B/CTING OF TN,INC)
  • WRKY (1130 AM; 3 kW; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WNBS (1340 AM; 1 kW; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WCBL (1290 AM; 5 kW; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTPR (710 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PARIS, TN; Owner: WENK BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hazel:

  • WFGE (103.7 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WKMS-FM (91.3 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAKQ (105.5 FM; PARIS, TN; Owner: WENK BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WLZK (94.1 FM; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD BRD/CST INC OF TN)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WTPR-FM (101.5 FM; MCKINNON, TN; Owner: WENK BROADCAST GROUP)
  • WCVQ (107.9 FM; FORT CAMPBELL, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMUF-FM (104.7 FM; HENRY, TN; Owner: BENTON WEATHERFORD B/C INC OF TN)
  • WLLE (94.7 FM; MAYFIELD, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS KY, LLC)
  • WVHM (90.5 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKBG (102.1 FM; CLINTON, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WAAJ (89.7 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTRT (88.1 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCDZ (95.1 FM; DRESDEN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Hazel:

  • WQTV-LP (Channel 24; MURRAY, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WKMU (Channel 21; MURRAY, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)

Hazel fatal accident list:

Jan 28, 2006 05:55 PM, Us-641, Lat: 36.509567, Lon: -88.326000, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Apr 15, 2006 04:00 PM, Us-641, Lat: 36.505936, Lon: -88.326700, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 1, 1993 04:20 PM, 3rd Street, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 21, 1986 11:00 AM, 641, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 11, 1983 00:06 AM, 641, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 17, 1979 12:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Apr 7, 1979 01:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Lisa M Minney, Us Highway 641 South (Lat: 36.526278 Lon: -88.325000), Type: 89.9, Overall height: 85.3 m
    Registrant: 7244162000, Regulatory.Department@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • Christine A Verre, Us Highway 641 South (Lat: 36.526278 Lon: -88.325000), Type: 89.9, Overall height: 85.3 m
    Registrant: 7244162516, Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • Lisa M Minney, Us Highway 641 South (Lat: 36.526278 Lon: -88.325000), Type: 89.9, Overall height: 85.3 m
    Registrant: 7244162516, Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 5mi N Of Hazel Ky On Us Hwy 641 (Lat: 36.571444 Lon: -88.316417), Call Sign: WGZ849
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/27/2011, Expiration Date: 10/15/2021
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 207 MAIN STREET, 207 Main Street (Lat: 36.501944 Lon: -88.325278), Type: Tank, Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQDN949
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.105 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/12/2005, Expiration Date: 10/12/2015, Certifier: Ken Craig
    Registrant: Jennings Communications And Consulting, LLC, 1108 Main St, Murray, KY 42071, Phone: (270) 759-9600, Fax: (270) 767-1800, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hazel)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8351T , Serial Number: 17557051, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 07/06/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Larry D Wright, 51 Croaker Ln, Hazel, KY 42049



Most common first names in Hazel, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3273.6 years
John2276.4 years
William2279.5 years
Mary2178.5 years
Charles1473.5 years
Robert1174.1 years
George1081.5 years
Thomas977.0 years
Joe873.0 years
Billy767.7 years
Most common last names in Hazel, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Paschall2579.6 years
Jones2179.8 years
Wilson1981.1 years
Miller1776.4 years
Brandon1774.1 years
Williams1476.3 years
White1481.5 years
Lamb1379.5 years
Adams1278.2 years
Lassiter1280.5 years

Hazel on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing"
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