Hazard employment information

Income per capita$26,895$23,741$28,555
Median household income$38,167$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$64,219$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$14,455$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$30,702$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$27,279$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate5.8%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level25.9%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Hazard is 6% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Hazard is 29% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Hazard is equal to the national average.
  • The poverty level in Hazard is 66% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Hazard median earnings by income bracket

Hazard employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.0%2.5%
Manufacturing sector1.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.1%3.1%
Wholesale & retail services23.4%5.9%
Public administration1.0%8.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services28.9%58.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Buckhorn, KY122$43,43819%
Jeff, KY335$33,88937%
Hindman, KY1,016$32,08340%
Diablock, KY325$30,29843%
Blackey, KY207$22,08359%
Hazard, KY5,453$38,16729%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bowling Green, MO5,452$28,53147%
Warm Mineral Springs, FL5,454$43,27719%
Berlin, WI5,451$40,14525%
Scenic Oaks, TX5,456$136,968156%
Lake Fenton, MI5,456$71,39333%
Hazard, KY5,453$38,16729%
Source: The Hazard, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.