Hazel Crest, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 14,816. Estimated population in 2021: 14,415 (-2.7% change)
Males: 6,774 (45.7%), Females: 8,042 (54.3%)

Cook County

Zip code: 60429

Median resident age: 34.6 years
Median household income: $50,576
Median house value: $98,700

Races in Hazel Crest:

  • Black (76.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (18.3%)
  • Hispanic (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (4.3%), Irish (4.0%), English (3.0%), Subsaharan African (2.2%), Polish (2.2%), Italian (1.4%).

Elevation: 648 feet

Land area: 3.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hazel Crest

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hazel Crest village

  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

3.4% Foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.7% Africa, 0.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,466 (+11.0%).

Hospital/medical center in Hazel Crest:

  • SOUTH SUBURBAN HOSPITAL (17800 S KEDZIE AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Hazel Crest:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hazel Crest:

  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 16 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 20 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 31 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hazel Crest:

  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 9 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; Abbreviation: TF8)
  • LANSING MUNI (about 13 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: IGQ)
  • FRANKFORT (about 13 miles; FRANKFORT, IL; Abbreviation: C18)
Amtrak stations near Hazel Crest:

  • 2 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 15 miles: HAMMOND-WHITING (HAMMOND, 1135 CALUMET AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hazel Crest:

  • SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE (about 7 miles; SOUTH HOLLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,599)
  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 7 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,523)
  • GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,191)
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,161)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,004)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,536)
Public primary/middle schools in Hazel Crest:

  • MAE JEMISON SCHOOL (Students: 519; Location: 3450 W 177TH ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • HIGHLANDS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 391; Location: 3420 LAUREL LN; Grades: KG – 06)
  • WOODLAND SCHOOL (Students: 385; Location: 16900 S WESTERN AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CHATEAUX SCHOOL (Students: 366; Location: 3600 CHAMBORD LN; Grades: KG – 06)
  • DR RALPH BUNCHE SCHOOL (Students: 361; Location: 16500 PARK AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WARREN PALM SCHOOL (Location: 1910 W 170TH ST; Grades: 00 – 00)
Private primary/middle schools in Hazel Crest:

  • SOUTH SUBURBAN CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 178; Location: 1910 W 170TH PO BOX 427; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST ANNE SCHOOL (Students: 156; Location: 16801 DIXIE HWY; Grades: KG – 8)
  • CHILDREN’S WORLD – HAZEL CREST (Students: 90; Location: 18225 FOUNTAINBLEAU; Grades: PK – 3)

Libraries

Library in Hazel Crest:

  • GRANDE PRAIRIE P.L.D. (Operating income: $902,518; Location: 3479 W. 183RD ST.; 72,106 books; 9,187 audio materials; 2,535 video materials; 210 serial subscriptions)

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