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Hazleton, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Hazleton had a population of 852 as of July 1, 2016. Hazleton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hazleton is located at latitude 42.6185 and longitude -91.9061 in Buchanan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hazleton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Buchanan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,001 feet.

The City of Hazleton (GNIS ID: 2394342) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Hazleton is located within Township of Hazleton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Buchanan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hazleton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hazleton: Hazelton.

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Hazleton, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 852
Population in Households 852
Population in Familes 691
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,143
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 366
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 237
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 404 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 295 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $96,154
Average Home Value $123,142


Median Household Income $42,960
Average Household Income $56,239
Per Capita Income $21,682
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.63%
Households 0.53% 0.65%
Families 2.19% 0.58%
Median Household Income   3.49%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hazleton, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hazleton to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 343 66th
Population Density1 # 227 78th
Diversity Index2 # 543 46th
Median Household Income # 848 16th
Per Capita Income # 930 8th

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