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Hazleton is a town in Gibson County, in the Evansville metro area.
The community was named for Gervas Hazelton, founder
The latitude of Hazleton is 38.488N. The longitude is -87.541W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 453 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 293.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hazleton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Gibson 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 47640 ZIP code.
27% of Hazleton residents report German ancestry, and 20% 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 $13,156, compared with $21,587 nationally.
1% 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 $195. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $750.
Gibson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hazleton political report.
The average commute time for Hazleton workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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