Hazleton, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 25,083 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.5%
 
Males: 12,539  (50.0%)
Females: 12,544  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  35.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 18201.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,636 (it was $28,082 in 2000)
Hazleton:

$32,636
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,700 (it was $17,270 in 2000)

Hazleton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $88,294 (it was $67,400 in 2000)
Hazleton:

$88,294
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $92,848; Detached houses: $109,372; Townhouses or other attached units: $52,600; In 2-unit structures: $96,344; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $253,066; Mobile homes: $38,530

Median gross rent in 2013: $658.

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  • Races in Hazleton, PA (2013)

    Hazleton races chart
    • 12,82451.0%White alone
    • 12,01947.8%Hispanic
    • 4861.9%Black alone
    • 3171.3%Two or more races
    • 1100.4%Asian alone
    • 250.10%Other race alone
    • 200.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 180.07%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hazleton: 94.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (25.0%), Polish (8.1%), German (8.0%), Irish (7.9%), Slovak (4.9%), United States (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/04/1919

Elevation: 1620 feet

Land area: 5.97 square miles.

Population density: 4,198 people per square mile   (average).

Hazleton,PA real estate house value index trend

Hazleton, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Hazleton:

  • High school or higher: 75.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hazleton city:

  • Never married: 40.2%
  • Now married: 41.6%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

6,580 residents are foreign born (24.1% Latin America).

This city:

26.2%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Hazleton, Pennsylvania as of May 01, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Hazleton to the number of sex offenders is 4,204 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,063 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,158 (1.4%)

Hazleton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (35.1 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (79.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: West Hazleton borough, PA (1.1 miles ), Harleigh, PA (1.2 miles ), Lattimer, PA (1.6 miles ), Pardeesville, PA (1.7 miles ), Tresckow, PA (1.7 miles ), Beaver Meadows borough, PA (2.0 miles ), McAdoo borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Kelayres, PA (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $51,500
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $57,300
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $105,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $105,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $105,200
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $154,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $250,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.96 N, Longitude: 75.97 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,834 (+11.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,398 (43.1%)

Area code: 570

Hazleton household income distribution Hazleton home values distribution

Property values in Hazleton, PA


Crime rates in Hazleton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 101021431
per 100,000 4.30.04.40.09.34.615.711.84.0
Rapes 45269911192
per 100,000 17.121.38.827.541.741.543.374.97.9
Robberies 132013181926384626
per 100,000 55.785.457.082.688.1119.8149.5181.4103.2
Assaults 172715455154644654
per 100,000 72.8115.265.8206.5236.5248.8251.8181.4214.4
Burglaries 9997102158133130153210242
per 100,000 424.1414.0447.2725.2616.6598.9601.9828.1960.7
Thefts 312319301265270325236344358
per 100,000 1,336.71,361.41,319.71,216.31,251.81,497.4928.41,356.61,421.1
Auto thefts 447279476054624631
per 100,000 188.5307.3346.4215.7278.2248.8243.9181.4123.1
Arson 3405506105
per 100,000 12.917.10.022.923.20.023.639.419.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.4) 154.4176.7160.6208.3245.3254.1264.6306.3225.9

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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 Hazleton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 41 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Pennsylvania average:

2.58
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.1%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -2,252 (-8.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Material moving occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hazleton-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the Hazleton city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/10/1968, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hazleton-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 43.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 223.2 miles away from Hazleton center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 232.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 269.6 miles away from Hazleton center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 273.1 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 Luzerne County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hazleton topographic map

Birthplace of: Judith Giuliani - Nurse, Amber Lee Ettinger - Model, Hubie Brown - Basketball player-coach, Lou Barletta - Politician, Ario Pardee, Jr. - Union Army officer, Daniel J. Flood - Politician, Eddie Rambeau - Male singer, Joe Maddon - Football player, Tom DeMarco - Software engineer, George Platukis - Football player.

Main business address for: NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA FINANCIAL CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals in Hazleton:

  • HAZLETON GENERAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 700 EAST BROAD STREET)
  • HAZLETON SPEC SURGERY HOSP (1701 E BROAD ST)
  • HAZLETON ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (provides emergency services, 687 N CHURCH ST)

Dialysis Facilities in Hazleton:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE HAZLETON (110 BUTLER DRIVE)

Home Health Centers in Hazleton:

  • ALL CARE HOME CARE (472 SOUTH POPLAR ST)
  • DIAKON HOME HEALTH (1201B NORTH CHURCH STREET, SUITE 403)
  • DIAMOND HOME HEALTH INC (219 EAST DIAMOND AVENUE PO BOX 2190)
  • OMNI HOME CARE (426 AIRPORT BELTWAY, BELTWAY COMMONS, SUITE 138)
  • VILLAGE HM HLTH SRVCS INC (#7 WOODLAWN DR RD #2)

Nursing Homes in Hazleton:

  • FRANCISCAN SCC, THE (687 NORTH CHURCH ST)
  • MANOR AT ST LUKE VILLAGE,THE (1711 EAST BROAD STREET)
  • MOUNTAIN CITY CONV REHAB CNTR (1000 W 27TH ST PO BOX 2307)
  • MOUNTAIN CITY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (403 HAZLE TOWNSHIP BOULEVARD)
  • ST LUKE MANOR (1711 E BROAD ST)
  • ST LUKE PAVILION (1000 STACIE DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Hazleton:

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Operable nuclear power plants near Hazleton:

  • 16 miles: Susquehanna 1 and 2 in Berwick, PA.

Colleges/Universities in Hazleton:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton (Full-time enrollment: 1,026; Location: 76 University Drive; Public; Website: www.hn.psu.edu/)
  • Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy-Hazleton (FT enrollment: 80; Location: 1057A North Church Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.jolieacademy.com)
  • Hazleton Area Career Center (FT enrollment: 34; Location: 1451 West 23rd Street; Public; Website: www.hasdk12.org)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hazleton:

  • Luzerne County Community College (about 17 miles; Nanticoke, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,724)
  • Wilkes University (about 21 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • King's College (about 21 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 24 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 25 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)
  • Misericordia University (about 27 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 28 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)

Public high schools in Hazleton:

Private high school in Hazleton:

  • IMMANUEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 117; Location: 725 N LOCUST ST; Grades: KG - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in Hazleton:

  • HOLY FAMILY ACADEMY (Students: 403; Location: 1700 W 22ND ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HAZLETON TRINITY NURSERY & KINDERGARTEN SCHOOL (Students: 140; Location: 100 N CHURCH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Hazleton, School District: HAZLETON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Hazleton:

  • HAZLETON AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,208,685; Location: 55 N CHURCH ST; 161,423 books; 908 audio materials; 1,664 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 407 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hazleton: Hazleton Shaft Breaker Station (A), Lion Fine Coal Plant Station (B), Cranberry Junction (C), Locust Junction (D), Hazleton Junction (E), Oneida Junction (F), East End Engine and Hose Company 3 (G), Pioneer Fire Company 1 (H), Diamond Engine Hose Hook and Ladder Company 2 (I), Fourteenth Ward Fire Company (J), Hazleton Heights Volunteer Fire Company (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hazle Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Boardwalk Boulevard Arcade (Amusement & Theme Parks; 315 Laurel Mall), Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce (1 South Church Street), Broad Street Bingo (Arcades & Amusements; 13 West Broad St), AAA Travel (Tours & Charters; 93 Airport Road Suite I).

Hotels: Hampton Inn (State Route 93), Genetti Best Western Lodge (RR 2 Box 37 Rte 309), Comfort Inn West Hazleton (58 State Route 93), Capri Motel Inc (541 Alter St), Hilton Reservations (Humbolt Industrial P).

Court: Luzerne County Court House Annex South (145 East Broad Street).

Luzerne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 62.9. This is about average.

City:

62.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.331. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.331
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 11.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.769. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.769
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 13.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

9.1

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

CAN DO CORPORATE CENTER (Population served: 930, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Consent Decree/Judgement (NOV-14-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2005)
  • 15 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hazleton that have no violations reported:

  • WENDYS RESTAURANT DRUMS (Population served: 1,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WENDYS RESTAURANT (Population served: 350, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PANTRY QUIK (Population served: 291, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.9%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.3% for Black residents, 35.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.9% for American Indian residents, 43.5% for other race residents, 28.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.9%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.6%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Hazleton in 2010:

  • 218 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 166 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 13 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Hazleton in 2000:

  • 216 people in nursing homes
  • 123 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 13 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 2 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

Hazleton, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Hazleton compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with most branches in Hazleton (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Hazelton - Broad Street Branch, Church Street Branch, West Hazleton Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Susquehanna Bank: Hazleton Branch at 30 South Church Street, branch established on 1994/04/11; Airport Beltway Branch at 77 Airport Road, branch established on 1995/06/09. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • National Penn Bank: Laurel Mall Ii Branch at 345 Laurel Mall, Route 93, branch established on 1889/01/01; Hazelton Branch at 12 E Broad St, branch established on 1935/07/27. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $8,395.9 mil, Deposits: $5,879.6 mil, headquarters in Boyertown, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: National Penn Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: North End Branch at 1213 North Church Street, branch established on 1976/10/25; West End Branch at 540 West Broad Street, branch established on 1957/03/25. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Hazleton Branch at One South Church Street, branch established on 2001/05/07; Hazleton Messenger Service at One S. Church Street, branch established on 2007/07/06. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • First National Community Bank: Hazleton Branch at 330-352 West Broad Street, branch established on 2003/10/06. Info updated 2012/01/12: Bank assets: $1,105.2 mil, Deposits: $957.5 mil, headquarters in Dunmore, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: First National Community Bancorp Inc
  • Landmark Community Bank: Hazleton Branch at 383 South Poplar Street, branch established on 2010/01/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $234.7 mil, Deposits: $184.9 mil, headquarters in Pittston, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Landmark Bancorp Inc
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Hazleton Branch at 223 West Broad St, branch established on 1895/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • The Luzerne Bank: West Hazleton Branch at 10 Dessen Drive, branch established on 2004/10/18. Info updated 2011/08/10: Bank assets: $300.7 mil, Deposits: $263.5 mil, headquarters in Luzerne, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Luzerne National Bank Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hazleton, Pennsylvania:

  • Comfort Inn, 58 State Rt 93, Hazleton, PA 18202 , Phone: (570) 455-9300, Fax: (570) 455-8720
  • Ramada Inn, Rt 309 N RR 2, Hazleton, PA 18202 , Phone: (570) 455-2061, Fax: (570) 455-9387
  • Best Western Genetti Inn & Suites, 1441 N Church St, Hazleton, PA 18202 , Phone: (570) 454-2494, Fax: (570) 454-0455
  • Hampton Inn Hazleton, One Top Of The 80's Rd, Hazleton, PA 18201 , Phone: (570) 454-3449, Fax: (570) 454-3396
  • Candlewood Suites Hazleton Pa, 9 Bowman's Mill Rd, Hazleton, PA 18202 , Phone: (570) 459-1600, Fax: (570) 459-2842
  • Residence Inn By Marriott, 1 Sta Circle Dr, Hazleton, PA 18201 , Phone: (570) 455-9555
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (32%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Coal or coke (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hazleton city (based on Luzerne County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic138,00075
Mainline Protestant31,734142
Evangelical Protestant12,502108
Other5,13417
Orthodox1,66712
Black Protestant1181
None131,763-
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: 65
Luzerne County:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
Luzerne County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 96
Luzerne County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 294
Here:

9.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Luzerne County:

27.4%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.6%
State:

11.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$10,390$41,5601$1,085
Other Government Administration 11$31,960$34,8651$443
Police Protection - Officers 35$184,045$63,1010$0
Police - Other 4$10,113$30,3394$2,996
Firefighters 20$88,414$53,0480$0
Streets and Highways 7$48,149$82,5411$679
Health 3$7,325$29,3000$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$2,355
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$20,323$81,2920$0
Transit 2$8,114$48,6841$741
Other and Unallocable 2$7,498$44,9880$0
Totals for Government 90$416,331$55,5119$8,299

Hazleton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $2,974,000 ($118.57)
  • Current Operations - Housing & Community Development: $2,601,000 ($103.70)
    Police Protection: $1,576,000 ($62.83)
    Transit Utilities: $1,117,000 ($44.53)
    Regular Highways: $933,000 ($37.20)
    Fire Protection: $863,000 ($34.41)
    Sewerage: $614,000 ($24.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $544,000 ($21.69)
    General - Other: $440,000 ($17.54)
    Central Staff Services: $422,000 ($16.82)
    General Public Buildings: $278,000 ($11.08)
    Financial Administration: $138,000 ($5.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $115,000 ($4.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $83,000 ($3.31)
    Health Services - Other: $62,000 ($2.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $50,000 ($1.99)
    Air Transportation: $44,000 ($1.75)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $1,478,000 ($58.92)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $68,000 ($2.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $296,000 ($11.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $391,000 ($15.59)
    Regular Highways: $273,000 ($10.88)
    General - Other: $44,000 ($1.75)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,682,000 ($146.79)

Hazleton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,002,000 ($39.95)
    Sewerage: $614,000 ($24.48)
    All Other: $196,000 ($7.81)
    Parking Facilities: $95,000 ($3.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($0.56)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $1,093,000 ($43.58)
    From Other Government: $388,000 ($15.47)
    Local Employee Contribution: $77,000 ($3.07)
    Interest Revenue: $-725,000 ($-28.90)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $2,069,000 ($82.49)
    All Other: $496,000 ($19.77)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $239,000 ($9.53)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $663,000 ($26.43)
    Interest Earnings: $189,000 ($7.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $847,000 ($33.77)
    Highways: $429,000 ($17.10)
    Housing & Community Development: $192,000 ($7.65)
    General Support: $35,000 ($1.40)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $2,780,000 ($110.83)
    Property: $1,497,000 ($59.68)
    NEC: $1,338,000 ($53.34)

Hazleton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,718,000 ($267.83)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $9,742,000 ($388.39)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,921,000 ($196.19)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,291,000 ($51.47)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $10,248,000 ($408.56)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $1,000,000 ($39.87)

Hazleton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $382,000 ($15.23)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $16,173,000 ($644.78)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,003,000 ($199.46)

3.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,470 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.48%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($458 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lackawanna County, PA  0.41% ($33,801 average AGI)
from Columbia County, PA  0.17% ($35,230)
from Schuylkill County, PA  0.17% ($28,378)


3.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.51%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($325 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lackawanna County, PA  0.36% ($35,214 average AGI)
to Columbia County, PA  0.16% ($28,552)
to Schuylkill County, PA  0.14% ($28,678)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hazleton:

  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WAZL (1490 AM; 1 kW; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLSH (1410 AM; 5 kW; LANSFORD, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNS (1160 AM; 4 kW; LEHIGHTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hazleton:

  • W202BD (88.3 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W218AX (91.5 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: GOSPEL MEDIA INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W288BE (105.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Hazleton:

  • WYLN-LP (Channel 35; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • W47AO (Channel 47; BERWICK, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W19CI (Channel 19; BERWICK, PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • W67DE (Channel 67; NEWPORT, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Hazleton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 7,433Total average daily traffic
  • 74Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,458Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hazleton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hazleton, PA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hazleton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Hazleton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 24 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED78$89,09059$90,373166$99,27740$30,3003$401,66741$128,8050$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$77,1436$54,50016$101,1257$15,5710$03$95,6670$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED30$102,86716$73,500152$100,34242$22,4293$105,33321$70,0952$19,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$88,4009$65,22273$101,5896$17,6670$011$89,3642$26,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$144,6672$71,50015$104,8671$136,0000$02$78,5000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2171.00 , 2172.00, 2173.00, 2174.00, 2175.00, 2176.00, 2177.00, 2178.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$74,3330$01$40,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$93,3331$122,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$122,0001$122,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2171.00 , 2172.00, 2173.00, 2174.00, 2175.00, 2176.00, 2177.00, 2178.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Hazleton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hazleton, PA
Most common first names in Hazleton, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,09680.1 years
John1,03374.2 years
Anna77681.3 years
Joseph73672.9 years
Helen47579.8 years
Michael39175.0 years
George34674.4 years
William31374.2 years
Margaret27579.1 years
Frank27275.1 years
Most common last names in Hazleton, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Gallagher8775.0 years
Smith7677.5 years
Williams6277.2 years
Miller6178.1 years
Odonnell5576.9 years
Boyle5476.6 years
Wagner4179.9 years
Jones3977.8 years
Fisher3570.4 years
Thomas3575.7 years
Businesses in Hazleton, PA
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1La-Z-Boy1
AT&T1Lane Furniture3
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
Ashley Furniture1Marriott2
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Bath & Body Works1Mazda1
Burger King2McDonald's1
CVS1New Balance1
Chevrolet1Nike5
DHL1Old Navy1
Domino's Pizza1Payless1
DressBarn1Penske1
Dressbarn1Ramada1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
Fashion Bug1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx5Sprint Nextel1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Staples1
Ford1Subway3
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop2Taco Bell1
Giant1Toyota1
Hilton1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS7
JCPenney1Vans1
KFC1Verizon Wireless2
Kmart1Wendy's1
Kroger3YMCA1
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