Hazelwood is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 25,661 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Hazelwood is the 25th largest community in Missouri.
Hazelwood is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hazelwood is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hazelwood who work in office and administrative support (16.86%), sales jobs (11.44%), and management occupations (8.61%).
Also of interest is that Hazelwood has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The citizens of Hazelwood are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.86% of adults in Hazelwood having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hazelwood in 2010 was $25,154, which is upper middle income relative to Missouri, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,616 for a family of four. However, Hazelwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hazelwood is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hazelwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hazelwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hazelwood include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Hazelwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.