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Population in 2012: 25,224 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.1%
 

Males: 12,554  (49.8%)
Females: 12,670  (50.2%)

Median resident age:  37.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18201.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,492 (it was $28,082 in 2000)
Hazleton:

$30,492
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,953

Hazleton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $93,389 (it was $67,400 in 2000)
Hazleton:

$93,389
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $104,862; Detached houses: $118,430; Townhouses or other attached units: $72,674; In 2-unit structures: $96,039; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $176,915; Mobile homes: $71,019

Median gross rent in 2012: $631.

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  • White alone - 14,580 (57.9%)
  • Hispanic - 9,717 (38.6%)
  • Black alone - 422 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 177 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 139 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 111 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.04%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 11 (0.04%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hazleton: 95.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (24.8%), Polish (9.7%), German (8.9%), Irish (8.2%), Slovak (5.8%), United States (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/04/1919

Elevation: 1620 feet

Land area: 5.97 square miles.

Population density: 4,222 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Hazleton:

  • High school or higher: 76.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hazleton city:

  • Never married: 36.3%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

6,014 residents are foreign born (16.2% Latin America).

This city:  23.9%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Hazleton, Pennsylvania as of July 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hazleton to the number of sex offenders is 2,522 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,216 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,195 (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
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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: +3,437 (+13.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,148 (41.5%)

Area code: 570

Hazleton household income distribution Hazleton home values distribution

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Crime rates in Hazleton by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 010102143
per 100,000 0.04.30.04.40.09.34.615.711.8
Rapes 84526991119
per 100,000 34.017.121.38.827.541.741.543.374.9
Robberies 111320131819263846
per 100,000 46.755.785.457.082.688.1119.8149.5181.4
Assaults 251727154551546446
per 100,000 106.272.8115.265.8206.5236.5248.8251.8181.4
Burglaries 1109997102158133130153210
per 100,000 467.5424.1414.0447.2725.2616.6598.9601.9828.1
Thefts 295312319301265270325236344
per 100,000 1253.71336.71361.41319.71216.31251.81497.4928.41356.6
Auto thefts 444472794760546246
per 100,000 187.0188.5307.3346.4215.7278.2248.8243.9181.4
Arson 3340550610
per 100,000 12.712.917.10.022.923.20.023.639.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.6) 163.1154.4176.8160.6208.4245.3254.2264.6306.3

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Crime rate in Hazleton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 41 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Hazleton, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.8%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -2,252 (-8.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Hazleton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 31% greater 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 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 Hazleton center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from Hazleton center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

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: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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/medical centers in Hazleton:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE HAZLETON (Dialysis Facility, 110 BUTLER DRIVE)
  • ALL CARE HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 472 SOUTH POPLAR ST)
  • DIAKON HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 1201B NORTH CHURCH STREET, SUITE 403)
  • DIAMOND HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, 219 EAST DIAMOND AVENUE PO BOX 2190)
  • OMNI HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 426 AIRPORT BELTWAY, BELTWAY COMMONS, SUITE 138)
  • VILLAGE HM HLTH SRVCS INC (Home Health Center, #7 WOODLAWN DR RD #2)
  • HAZLETON GENERAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 700 EAST BROAD STREET)
  • HAZLETON SPEC SURGERY HOSP (Hospital, 1701 E BROAD ST)
  • HAZLETON ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, provides emergency services, 687 N CHURCH ST)
  • FRANCISCAN SCC, THE (Nursing Home, 687 NORTH CHURCH ST)
  • MANOR AT ST LUKE VILLAGE,THE (Nursing Home, 1711 EAST BROAD STREET)
  • MOUNTAIN CITY CONV REHAB CNTR (Nursing Home, 1000 W 27TH ST PO BOX 2307)
  • MOUNTAIN CITY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 403 HAZLE TOWNSHIP BOULEVARD)
  • ST LUKE MANOR (Nursing Home, 1711 E BROAD ST)
  • ST LUKE PAVILION (Nursing Home, 1000 STACIE DRIVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Hazleton, PA

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.

Local government website: www.hazletoncity.org

Colleges/Universities in Hazleton:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton (Full-time enrollment: 1,191; Location: 76 University Drive; Public; Website: www.hn.psu.edu/)
  • Hazleton Area Career Center (FT enrollment: 41; Location: 1451 W 23rd Street; Public; Website: www.hasd.k12.pa.us)
  • Academy of Hair Design (FT enrollment: 34; Location: 1057A North Church Street; Private, for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hazleton:

  • Luzerne County Community College (about 17 miles; Nanticoke, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,717)
  • Wilkes University (about 21 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,593)
  • King's College (about 21 miles; Wilkes Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 26 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,552)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 28 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,422)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 33 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,093)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 35 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,352)

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
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 16.8. This is significantly better than average.
City:

16.8
U.S.:

32.0
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.:

0.360
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.80
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.2
U.S.:

10.5
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 13.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.0
U.S.:

12.4

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

HAZLE TOWNSHIP COMMUNITY PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
HAZLETON AREA WATER COMPANY (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Bromate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (AUG-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-07-2006)
  • 34 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.5%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.8% for Black residents, 38.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.4% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 36.6% for other race residents, 45.9% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hazleton, PA

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 compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Hazleton, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hazleton travel time to work - commute


Hazleton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (38%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.22%
Here60.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)United Church of Christ
Adherents69.0%10.2%5.1%2.3%2.0%
Congregations29.8%19.3%7.2%6.9%5.2%
NameJewishAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.8%1.2%1.2%0.8%6.4%
Congregations1.7%3.3%2.8%3.0%20.7%
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: 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$9,421$37,6841$956
Other Government Administration 11$28,979$31,6131$390
Police Protection - Officers 36$166,878$55,6260$0
Police - Other 4$9,170$27,5105$2,639
Firefighters 21$80,167$45,8100$0
Streets and Highways 7$43,658$74,8421$598
Health 3$6,642$26,5680$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$2,075
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$18,427$73,7080$0
Transit 2$7,357$44,1421$653
Other and Unallocable 2$6,799$40,7940$0
Totals for Government 92$377,498$49,23910$7,311

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

  • Construction - General: $2,974,000 ($117.90)
  • Current Operations - Housing & Community Development: $2,601,000 ($103.12)
    Police Protection: $1,576,000 ($62.48)
    Transit Utilities: $1,117,000 ($44.28)
    Regular Highways: $933,000 ($36.99)
    Fire Protection: $863,000 ($34.21)
    Sewerage: $614,000 ($24.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $544,000 ($21.57)
    General - Other: $440,000 ($17.44)
    Central Staff Services: $422,000 ($16.73)
    General Public Buildings: $278,000 ($11.02)
    Financial Administration: $138,000 ($5.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $115,000 ($4.56)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $83,000 ($3.29)
    Health Services - Other: $62,000 ($2.46)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $50,000 ($1.98)
    Air Transportation: $44,000 ($1.74)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $1,478,000 ($58.59)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $68,000 ($2.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $296,000 ($11.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $391,000 ($15.50)
    Regular Highways: $273,000 ($10.82)
    General - Other: $44,000 ($1.74)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,682,000 ($145.97)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,002,000 ($39.72)
    Sewerage: $614,000 ($24.34)
    All Other: $196,000 ($7.77)
    Parking Facilities: $95,000 ($3.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($0.56)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $1,093,000 ($43.33)
    From Other Government: $388,000 ($15.38)
    Local Employee Contribution: $77,000 ($3.05)
    Interest Revenue: $-725,000 ($-28.74)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $2,069,000 ($82.03)
    All Other: $496,000 ($19.66)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $239,000 ($9.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $663,000 ($26.28)
    Interest Earnings: $189,000 ($7.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $847,000 ($33.58)
    Highways: $429,000 ($17.01)
    Housing & Community Development: $192,000 ($7.61)
    General Support: $35,000 ($1.39)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $2,780,000 ($110.21)
    Property: $1,497,000 ($59.35)
    NEC: $1,338,000 ($53.04)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,718,000 ($266.33)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $9,742,000 ($386.22)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,921,000 ($195.09)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,291,000 ($51.18)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $10,248,000 ($406.28)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $1,000,000 ($39.64)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $382,000 ($15.14)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $16,173,000 ($641.18)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,003,000 ($198.34)

3.58% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.58%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($340 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lackawanna County, PA  0.40% ($33,529 average AGI)
from Columbia County, PA  0.17% ($30,034)
from Schuylkill County, PA  0.14% ($31,690)


3.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,456 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.63%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($223 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lackawanna County, PA  0.35% ($39,731 average AGI)
to Columbia County, PA  0.20% ($30,057)
to Schuylkill County, PA  0.19% ($31,150)

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 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 7,433
Total average daily truck traffic: 74
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 9,458

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
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Marriott2
Ashley Furniture1MasterBrand Cabinets4
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Bath & Body Works1New Balance1
Burger King2Nike5
CVS1Old Navy1
DHL1Payless1
Domino's Pizza1Penske1
DressBarn1Ramada1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
Fashion Bug1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx5Sprint Nextel1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Staples1
GNC1Subway3
GameStop2T-Mobile2
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
JCPenney1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS7
Kmart1Vans1
Kroger3Verizon Wireless2
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture3YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1
Browse common businesses in Hazleton, PA

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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Dennis E. Dudeck (5)
  • Robert J. Kapuschinsky (2)
  • Leonard Trattner (1)
  • Jeffrey Racho (1)
  • Francisco Jose Torres-Aranda, Jr. (1)
  • Mark Daniel D'Agostini (1)
  • Charles A. Gillis (1)
  • John Woelfle (1)
  • Michael Hill (1)
  • William J. Hallock (1)

Total of 16 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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