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Hyden is a city in Leslie County.

Hyden is in the Eastern Coal Field region.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for John Hyden, state senator

The latitude of Hyden is 37.160N. The longitude is -83.373W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 922 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 200.


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Median household income
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$26,429
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hyden demographic reports
Hyden is on a branch of the Middle Fork of the Kentucky River
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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5% of Hyden residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hyden ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hyden was $13,966, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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30% of Hyden residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Hyden, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $308.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $900.


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Leslie County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hyden political report.

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The average commute time for Hyden workers is 11 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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