Hazard Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Hazard, KY

General Hazard Information

State: Kentucky

County: Perry County

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Hazard Population (census data)
Total 4,789 (-0.4% since 2000)
Male 2,209 (46.1%)
Female 2,580 (53.9%)

Population Density: 682 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.2 (US Avg is 100)

Incorporated in 1884

Land Area: 7.02 square miles

Median Household Income: $23,594

Zip Codes: 41701, and 41702.

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Hazard Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (89.9%)
  • Black (6.6%)
  • Asian Indian (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (28.9%)
  • Irish (9.9%)
  • English (8.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.2%)
  • German (3.2%)
  • Scottish (1.1%)
Foriegn Born: 107 people (2.2%)
  • Asia (100.0%)

Local Hazard Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Cincinnati Reds
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Cincinnati Bengals
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers, Atlanta Hawks
NHL Hockey: Columbus Blue Jackets
NCAA Sports: Morehead State University, Eastern Kentucky University

Hazard School Information

High Schools
Cordia High School (6060 Lotts Creek Road, Hazard, KY, 41701 - Knott County District)
Hazard High School (157 Bulldog Lane, Hazard, KY, 41701 - Hazard Independent District)
Perry County Central High School (305 Park Avenue, Hazard, KY, 41701 - Perry County District)
Middle Schools
Roy G Eversole Middle School (601 Broadway, Hazard, KY, 41701 - Hazard Independent District)
Elementary Schools
Big Creek Elementary School (47 Big Creek Road, Hazard, KY, 41702 - Perry County District)
Cordia Elementary School (6050 Lotts Creek Road, Hazard, KY, 41701 - Knott County District)
Dennis C Wooton Elementary School (41 Runway Avenue, Hazard, KY, 41701 - Perry County District)
Walkertown Elementary School (325 School Street, Hazard, KY, 41701 - Hazard Independent District)

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