Living in Hazard, KY

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Hazard SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
4
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
7
Education
6
Commute
9.5

Hazard, KY Crime Report

156
Total Crimes
3,098.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
20.63%
Above National Average

Hazard, KY Cost Of Living

85
Hazard's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Hazard, Kentucky Info Snack

Hazard is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Perry County, Kentucky, United States. The population was estimated to be 5,346 in 2014.
Population
5,170
Unemployment
16.4%
Poverty
24.0%
Median Home
$130,500
Median Income
$27,944
Median Rent
$543

Hazard, KY Photos

Source: Public Domain
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Hazard in Kentucky

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Map Of Hazard, KY

Population over time in Hazard

Year Population % Change
2017 5,170 -1.5%
2016 5,250 -2.5%
2015 5,383 -0.6%
2014 5,415 -0.7%
2013 5,453 3.3%
2012 5,279 3.2%
2011 5,117 13.7%
2010 4,502 -0.7%
2009 4,534 -
Crime/100k Hazard KY USA
Violent Crime 238.3 211.9 368.9
Murder 0.0 5.5 5.0
Robbery 99.3 55.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 59.6 113.2 246.8
Property Crime 2860.0 1962.6 2199.5
Burglary 357.5 384.7 376.0
Larceny 2204.6 1348.2 1594.6
Car Theft 297.9 229.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Hazard

White
91.3% (4,720)
African American
1.3% (67)
American Indian
0.3% (18)
Asian
6.1% (317)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.9% (48)
Hispanic
0.0% (0)
Race Hazard KY USA
White 91.3% 84.8% 61.1%
African American 1.3% 7.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 6.1% 1.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.9% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 0.0% 3.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Hazard, Kentucky

Less than $10,000
17.7% (91,400)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.3% (32,341)
$15,000 to $24,999
18.0% (93,041)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.1% (57,184)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.8% (71,245)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.1% (67,964)
$75,000 to $99,999
4.8% (24,607)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.9% (41,013)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.2% (11,483)
$200,000 or more
5.2% (26,717)
Income Hazard KY USA
Less than $10,000 17.7% 8.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.3% 6.1% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 18.0% 11.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.1% 10.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.8% 14.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.1% 17.8% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 4.8% 11.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.9% 11.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.2% 3.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 5.2% 3.5% 7.0%

Gender in Hazard

Female
47.6% (2,459)
Male
52.4% (2,710)
Gender Hazard KY USA
Female 47.6% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 52.4% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Hazard for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
10.0% (516)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (413)
High School / GED
24.0% (1,240)
Some College
19.0% (982)
Associate's Degree
14.0% (723)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (620)
Master's Degree
8.0% (413)
Professional Degree
3.0% (155)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (103)
Education Hazard KY USA
< 9th Grade 10.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 14.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Hazard

Overall User Rating
1.0
/5

Jeff Spencer

I live in Hazard, or close to it anyway, and it is true. We live in the b******e of America.

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