Population: 14,404

Male 46% Female 54%
Married 49%
Single 51%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Hazel Crest has a low population density. Hazel Crest is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.

4,260 Hazel Crest
27,441 New York

City Info

Hazel Crest, IL is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 8/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Hazel Crest has a population density of 4,260, with 14,404 current residents.

Out of the 14,404 current residents, 46% are male and 54% are female. 49% of the residents are married and 51% are single.



Air quality

Bad air quality


  • 51% Sun
  • 37% Rain
  • 29% Snow


49°F average temperature

  • 38 years Median home age
  • $57,420 Median home price
  • -8.26% Home appreciation rate
  • 16.1% Annual property tax
  • 75.7%
    Homes owned
  • 17.4%
    Homes rented
  • 6.9%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Hazel Crest, the air quality is 7% and the weather, on average, is 51% sunny, 37% rainy, and 29% snowy. The average temperature is 49°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Hazel Crest, you should know that 75.7% of homes are owned while 17.4% of homes are rented, and 6.9% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $57,420, the median age of homes is 38 years, the annual home appreciation is -8.26% and the annual property tax is 16.10%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of Hazel Crest, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Hazel Crest’s crime rate is 5 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Hazel Crest is 36 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 76.21% Democratic, 22.82% Republican, and 0.97% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:17


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 88%
    High school diploma
  • 9%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 15%
    Bachelors degree
  • 8%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Hazel Crest, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 10.80% of residents are unemployed in Hazel Crest (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Hazel Crest residents: 13% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 20.01% are in the arts and sciences field, 13.7% are in the customer service field, 31.5% are in the sales field, 0.00% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 6.5% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 15.3% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:17. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 88.38%, 8.82% of residents have an associate’s degree, 14.82% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 7.78% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Hazel Crest, you should be aware that the average commute time is 38 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Hazel Crest have a few different options. 73% of commuters use their own cars, 12% of commuters carpool, 10% of commuters use the transit system, and 3% of residents work from home.

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