Hazelwood is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 25,290 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Hazelwood is the 25th largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hazelwood is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (16.37%), sales jobs (10.11%), and management occupations (10.08%).
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.
In terms of college education, Hazelwood is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.04% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hazelwood in 2010 was $29,096, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,384 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Hazelwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.