Hazel Crest, Illinois Population 2024

12,582

Hazel Crest is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Hazel Crest has a 2024 population of 12,582. Hazel Crest is currently declining at a rate of -1.48% annually and its population has decreased by -5.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,336 in 2020.

The average household income in Hazel Crest is $76,490 with a poverty rate of 22.69%. The median age in Hazel Crest is 33 years: 27.9 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.

Hazel Crest Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hazel Crest was:

  • Black or African American: 86.61%
  • White: 6.35%
  • Two or more races: 3.81%
  • Other race: 2.7%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,703.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.65% (-754)
The current population of Hazel Crest, Illinois is 12,582 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,336.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American11,89786.61%
White8726.35%
Two or more races5233.81%
Other race3712.7%
Native American400.29%
Asian340.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hazel Crest Population by Race

Hazel Crest Population Pyramid 2024

Hazel Crest Median Age

33

Total

27.9

Male

34.8

Female

Hazel Crest Adults

There are 9,275 adults, (1,896 of whom are seniors) in Hazel Crest.

Hazel Crest Age Dependency

86.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Hazel Crest Sex Ratio

Female7,82156.93%
Male5,91643.07%

Hazel Crest Population by Age

Hazel Crest Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,6702.9267.332.7
Female1,6973.4867.632.4
Non Family1,3951.0959.640.4
Married1,1414.2887.612.4
Male4373.0337.362.7

3.54

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hazel Crest Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3193.78%
Associates Degree8079.55%
Bachelors Degree1,19114.1%
Graduate Degree1,20914.31%
High School Graduate2,26526.81%
Less Than 9th Grade2002.37%
Some College2,45829.09%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hazel Crest Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hazel Crest Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black7,0176,6152,081
White744715204
Hispanic42733950
2+ Races36834140
Other Race21215654
Asian333321
Native American17170

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.64%.

Hazel Crest Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$55,368$79,946$46,406
Graduate Degree$56,496$0$57,289
High School Graduate$32,344$31,042$37,778
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$25,132
Overall$42,033$41,481$43,164
Some College$34,951$48,333$33,974

$42,033

Average Earnings

$41,481

Average Male

$43,164

Average Female

Hazel Crest Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hazel Crest Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hazel Crest Language

93.55% of Hazel Crest residents speak only English, while 6.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4% of the population.

Hazel Crest Language

Hazel Crest Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black11,8842,62622.1%
Hispanic71131344.02%
Multiple52328754.88%
Other3449026.16%
White7678611.21%

22.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.86%

Male Poverty Rate

22.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hazel Crest

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hazel Crest is Multiple, with 54.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hazel Crest is White, with 11.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.94%.

Hazel Crest Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College22.17%
High School20.17%
Less Than 9th Grade13.44%
Bachelors or Greater7.71%

Hazel Crest Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed70.44%
Male Unemployed36.56%
Female Employed7.04%
Male Employed5.12%

Hazel Crest Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hazel Crest Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$64,349$81,205
Households$57,247$76,490
Married Families$103,698$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,028$51,210

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hazel Crest Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

26.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.9%

Male Marriage Rate

20.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Hazel Crest Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hazel Crest Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hazel Crest Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hazel Crest Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

437

Number of Veterans

358

Male Veterans

79

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam167
Second Gulf War122
First Gulf War83
Korea18
World War II0

Hazel Crest Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74150
35 to 54147
75+102
55 to 6429
18 to 349

Hazel Crest Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black3404.4%
White8410.28%
2+ Races133.19%

Hazel Crest Veterans by Race

Hazel Crest Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hazel Crest Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

13.7%

Unemployment Rate

Hazel Crest Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hazel Crest Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hazel Crest Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.05%

Born in Hazel Crest

96.66%

Native Born

3.34%

Foreign Born

1.12%

Non Citizen

2.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.66% of Hazel Crest residents were born in the United States, with 77.05% having been born in Illinois. 1.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hazel Crest Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,640-189-1.6%
202811,829-188-1.56%
202712,017-188-1.54%
202612,205-189-1.52%
202512,394-188-1.49%
202412,582-189-1.48%
202312,771-100-0.78%
202212,871-213-1.63%
202113,084-252-1.89%
202013,336-262-1.93%
201913,598-116-0.85%
201813,714-139-1%
201713,853-127-0.91%
201613,980-96-0.68%
201514,076-73-0.52%
201414,149-20-0.14%
201314,169180.13%
201214,151380.27%
201114,113440.31%
201014,06900%
200014,8161,48211.11%
199013,334-639-4.57%
198013,9733,64435.28%
197010,3294,12466.46%
19606,205-5,435-46.69%
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Hazel Crest Population by Year