Hazelwood, Missouri

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Hazelwood, Missouri
City
Location of Hazelwood, Missouri
Location of Hazelwood, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°46′44″N 90°21′59″W / 38.77889°N 90.36639°W / 38.77889; -90.36639Coordinates: 38°46′44″N 90°21′59″W / 38.77889°N 90.36639°W / 38.77889; -90.36639
Country United States
State Missouri
County St. Louis
Incorporated 1949
Government
 • Mayor Matthew G. Robinson
 • City Council
 • City Manager Edwin G. Carlstrom
Area[1]
 • Total 16.76 sq mi (43.41 km2)
 • Land 16.02 sq mi (41.49 km2)
 • Water 0.74 sq mi (1.92 km2)
Elevation 561 ft (171 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 25,703
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 25,677
 • Density 1,604.4/sq mi (619.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63042 63031
Area code(s) 314
FIPS code 29-31276[4]
GNIS feature ID 0756172[5]
Website www.hazelwoodmo.org

Hazelwood is a second-ring suburb of St. Louis, located in northwestern St. Louis County, Missouri. The population was 25,703 as of the 2010 census.[6] Hazelwood, a northern suburb of St. Louis, is located north of Lambert-St. Louis International Airport and is situated on Interstates 270 and 170, as well as the much-traveled Lindbergh Boulevard and Highway 370.

Geography[edit]

Hazelwood is located at 38°46′44″N 90°21′59″W / 38.77889°N 90.36639°W / 38.77889; -90.36639 (38.778750, -90.366464).[7] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.76 square miles (43.41 km2), of which, 16.02 square miles (41.49 km2) is land and 0.74 square miles (1.92 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 25,703 people, 10,933 households, and 6,608 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,604.4 inhabitants per square mile (619.5 /km2). There were 11,730 housing units at an average density of 732.2 per square mile (282.7 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 64.1% White, 30.5% African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.4% Asian, 1.2% from other races, and 2.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.0% of the population.

There were 10,933 households of which 31.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.3% were married couples living together, 17.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.6% were non-families. 33.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 3.01.

The median age in the city was 36.8 years. 23.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27% were from 25 to 44; 27.2% were from 45 to 64; and 12.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.0% male and 53.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 26,206 people, 10,954 households, and 6,714 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,649.9 people per square mile (637.2/km²). There were 11,433 housing units at an average density of 719.8 per square mile (278.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 80.24% White, 16.04% African American, 1.19% Asian, 0.18% Native American, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.52% from other races, and 1.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.60% of the population.

There were 10,954 households out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.7% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 92.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $45,110, and the median income for a family was $52,656. Males had a median income of $40,031 versus $27,871 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,311. About 4.3% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.1% of those under age 18 and 7.2% of those age 65 or over.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Hazelwood, Missouri
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 38
(3)
43
(6)
55
(13)
67
(19)
76
(24)
85
(29)
89
(32)
87
(31)
80
(27)
69
(21)
55
(13)
42
(6)
65.5
(18.7)
Average low °F (°C) 21
(−6)
25
(−4)
36
(2)
46
(8)
56
(13)
66
(19)
70
(21)
68
(20)
61
(16)
48
(9)
38
(3)
26
(−3)
46.8
(8.2)
Precipitation inches (mm) 1.8
(46)
2.1
(53)
3.6
(91)
3.5
(89)
4.0
(102)
3.7
(94)
3.9
(99)
2.9
(74)
3.1
(79)
2.7
(69)
3.3
(84)
3.0
(76)
37.5
(953)
Snowfall inches (cm) 6.5
(16.5)
5.3
(13.5)
3.7
(9.4)
.6
(1.5)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
1.5
(3.8)
4.6
(11.7)
22.2
(56.4)
 % humidity 81 80 79 77 81 82 83 86 86 82 81 82 82
Source: Weatherbase[8]

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Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 336
1960 6,045 1,699.1%
1970 14,082 133.0%
1980 12,935 −8.1%
1990 15,324 18.5%
2000 26,206 71.0%
2010 25,703 −1.9%

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Education[edit]

St. Louis County Library Prairie Commons Branch is in Hazelwood.[9][10] The city has one high school, Hazelwood West.

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