West Hazleton Information

West Hazleton Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of West Hazleton, PA

General West Hazleton Information

State: Pennsylvania

County: Luzerne County

Close cities: Kelayres, PA, McAdoo, PA, Junedale, PA, Hazleton, PA, Harleigh, PA, Adoo, PA, Lattimer Mines, PA, Milnesville, PA, Sugarloaf, PA, Tresckow, PA

West Hazleton Population (census data)
Total 3,326 (-5.7% since 2000)
Male 1,601 (48.1%)
Female 1,725 (51.9%)

Population Density: 2,142 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 83.0 (US Avg is 100)

West Hazleton Elevation: 1,700 feet above sea level

Land Area: 1.55 square miles

Median Household Income: $35,607

Zip Codes: 18202.

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West Hazleton Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (96.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.2%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Black (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Polish (24.6%)
  • German (18.9%)
  • Italian (17.5%)
  • Irish (16.1%)
  • Slovak (10.6%)
  • Lithuanian (5.9%)
Foriegn Born: 145 people (4.4%)
  • Europe (44.7%)
  • Latin America (39.5%)
  • Africa (15.8%)

Local West Hazleton Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates
NFL Football: Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers
NBA Basketball: Philadelphia 76ers,
NHL Hockey: Philadelphia Flyers
NCAA Sports: Lafayette College, Lehigh University

West Hazleton School Information

Elementary Schools
West Hazleton Elementary/Middle School (325 North Street, West Hazleton, PA, 18201 - Hazleton Area School District District)

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