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Hazen, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Hazen is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Prairie County at latitude 34.7798 and longitude -91.5702. Prairie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 230 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Hazen, but most people and references simply refer to it as Hazen, Arkansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Hazen indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Hazen (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Hazen, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,450
Population in Households 1,395
Population in Familes 1,137
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density1 415
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 596
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 391
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 668 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 403 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 193 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $91,610
Average Home Value $102,171


Median Household Income $32,982
Average Household Income $43,554
Per Capita Income $18,434
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.29% -0.56%
Households -0.12% -0.47%
Families -0.24% -0.62%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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.


Hazen, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hazen to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 174 68th
Population Density1 # 285 48th
Diversity Index2 # 221 59th
Median Household Income # 351 35th
Per Capita Income # 327 40th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.