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.
Unlike some cities, Hazel Park isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hazel Park are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (12.70%), sales jobs (11.62%), and food service (6.50%).
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 percentage of people in Hazel Park with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.15% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hazel Park in 2010 was $17,328, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $69,312 for a family of four.
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.