kids encyclopedia robot

Hazen, Arkansas facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Hazen, Arkansas
Downtown Hazen, AR 002.jpg
Location of Hazen in Prairie County, Arkansas.
Location of Hazen in Prairie County, Arkansas.
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Prairie
Area
 • Total 3.52 sq mi (9.11 km2)
 • Land 3.52 sq mi (9.11 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
230 ft (70 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,481
 • Density 420.98/sq mi (162.55/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72064
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-30940
GNIS feature ID 0049971

Hazen is a city in Prairie County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 1,468 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Hazen is located at 34°47′47″N 91°34′0″W / 34.79639°N 91.56667°W / 34.79639; -91.56667 (34.796306, -91.566536).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.7 square miles (9.6 km2), all land. Included is a 0.25-mile wide strip of annexed land along Interstate 40 in Prairie County. Nearby towns are Des Arc, De Valls Bluff, Ulm and Fredonia (Biscoe).

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 458
1900 429 −6.3%
1910 687 60.1%
1920 783 14.0%
1930 787 0.5%
1940 819 4.1%
1950 1,270 55.1%
1960 1,456 14.6%
1970 1,605 10.2%
1980 1,636 1.9%
1990 1,668 2.0%
2000 1,637 −1.9%
2010 1,468 −10.3%
2020 1,481 0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Hazen racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 1,121 75.69%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 283 19.11%
Native American 4 0.27%
Asian 10 0.68%
Pacific Islander 2 0.14%
Other/Mixed 39 2.63%
Hispanic or Latino 22 1.49%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,481 people, 601 households, and 397 families residing in the city.

Climate

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Hazen has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

Education

Public education for elementary and secondary school students is provided by the Hazen School District, which leads to graduation from Hazen High School. The district and high school mascot and athletic emblem is the Hornet with purple and white serving as the school colors.

Notable people

kids search engine
Hazen, Arkansas Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.