Hazen is a very small city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 2,488 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hazen is the 18th largest community in North Dakota.
Hazen is a blue-collar town, with 37.93% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Hazen is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hazen who work in sales jobs (12.14%), office and administrative support (10.43%), and architecture and engineering (5.71%).
Because of many things, Hazen is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Hazen really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hazen perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.26 minutes getting to work every day.
The percentage of people in Hazen who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.07% of adults in Hazen have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hazen in 2010 was $31,709, which is upper middle income relative to North Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $126,836 for a family of four. However, Hazen contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hazen home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hazen residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Hazen include Norwegian, Russian, English, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Hazen is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.