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Hazleton - Luzerne countyPopulation 23,329
Hazleton, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne county, is 35 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania and 81 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The city is in the Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton area. There are 23,329 residents in Hazleton.
The People and Families of Hazleton
In Hazleton, about 45% of adults are married. In Hazleton, more so than in most cities, people can be found in one-person households. People in the city are less likely to be married than people elsewhere.
There are a lot of senior citizens in Hazleton.
Wealth and Education
In 2000, Hazleton had a median family income of $37,093.
Hazleton folks tended to give their money ($6,000) to John Kerry in the 2004 Presidential race. More campaign money flowed to the Republican party than to competing parties.
As of 2000, the share of housing units in Hazleton that were owner-occupied was 59%. Homes in this community tend to be somewhat older than those in other areas.
In Hazleton, 90% of commuters drive to work. One of the nice things about Hazleton is its reasonable commuting times. Hazleton Population (2000)