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Hazen, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Hazen had a population of 1,428 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hazen is located at latitude 34.7798 and longitude -91.5702 in Prairie County. 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. Prairie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 230 feet.

The City of Hazen (GNIS ID: 2404669) 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 Hazen is located within Township of Hazen, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prairie County.

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

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Hazen, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,428
Population in Households 1,373
Population in Familes 1,112
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density1 408
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 587
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 380
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 662 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 398 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 189 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $87,186
Average Home Value $91,960


Median Household Income $33,034
Average Household Income $43,480
Per Capita Income $18,775
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.44% -0.71%
Households -0.32% -0.62%
Families -0.62% -0.8%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas 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 # 177 67th
Population Density1 # 282 48th
Diversity Index2 # 235 57th
Median Household Income # 366 32nd
Per Capita Income # 354 35th

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