Hazelwood is a small city in Missouri with a population of approximately 25,000. The city's residents, at an average age of just under 38, are younger than most cities in Missouri. Renters tend to be in the minority in the city, and 59% of residents own their homes. The average rent for Hazelwood is $73 per month more than the state average.
Compared to the national average (5%), Hazelwood has a relatively large concentration of residents over the age of 25 who possess an Associate's degree (7%). Additionally, 12% possess a Bachelor's degree and 5% have a Master's degree or Doctorate. Hazelwood residents have a plethora of industries from which to choose. The four most common are retail, healthcare, manufacturing, and entertainment. Combined, these industries account for 28% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 10% of the city's population works in sales, which ranks as the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of around $62,000, Hazelwood workers take home roughly the same as their peers elsewhere in Missouri. Hazelwood, however, compares less favorably to the national average of $73,345.
Hazelwood has an average commute time of about 24 minutes. Many residents (47%) drive their car or truck to work, while public transportation isn't used extensively. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.