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Hazleton is a city in Luzerne County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area.
The community was named after nearby Hazel Creek
The latitude of Hazleton is 40.958N. The longitude is -75.975W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,657 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 22,492.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hazleton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Luzerne County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Scranton-Wilkes-Barre area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 18201 ZIP code.
12% of Hazleton residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hazleton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hazleton was $17,270, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Hazleton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hazleton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $348. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $751.
Libraries in Hazleton include Hazleton Area Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Hazleton include Standard-Speaker
TV stations in Hazleton include WOLF.
Luzerne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hazleton political report.
The average commute time for Hazleton workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Hazleton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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