Hazard, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Hazard Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Hazard Content

Also See: Hazard, KY ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Hazard, Kentucky - Basic Facts

Real Estate Resources

The City of Hazard had a population of 6,031 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hazard is located at latitude 37.2606 and longitude -83.1984 in Perry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hazard (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Perry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 928 feet.

The City of Hazard (GNIS ID: 2404667) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Hazard is located within Hazard Division of Perry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hazard population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


City of Hazard, KY Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | KY Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Hazard Division | Perry County | Kentucky Counties

Search the map for:

Hazard, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,031
Population in Households 5,780
Population in Familes 4,505
Population in Group Qrtrs 251
Population Density1 810
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 2,412
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 1,485
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,765 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,348 (48.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,064 (38.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 353 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $91,735
Average Home Value $125,074


Median Household Income $37,415
Average Household Income $48,966
Per Capita Income $20,809
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.01% -0.21%
Households 0.1% -0.17%
Families 0.0% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hazard, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hazard to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 78 86th
Population Density1 # 297 45th
Diversity Index2 # 217 60th
Median Household Income # 311 43rd
Per Capita Income # 290 46th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.

Kentucky Research Tools

Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Kentucky Census Data
Highest or Lowest: