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Hazle is a township in Luzerne County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area.
The latitude of Hazle is 40.958N. The longitude is -75.916W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,647 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 9,000.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hazle demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Luzerne County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 18239 ZIP code.
14% of Hazle residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hazle ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hazle was $18,139, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Hazle residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hazle, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $267. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $847.
Luzerne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hazle political report.
The average commute time for Hazle workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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