Hazel Park is a medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 16,597 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Hazel Park is the 75th largest community in Michigan.
Hazel Park is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hazel Park is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hazel Park who work in office and administrative support (15.56%), sales jobs (10.58%), and food service (6.85%).
Also of interest is that Hazel Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The citizens of Hazel Park are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.06% of adults in Hazel Park have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Hazel Park in 2010 was $18,972, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,888 for a family of four. However, Hazel Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hazel Park is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hazel Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hazel Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hazel Park include Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Hazel Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Spanish.