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Hazelwood is a city in St. Louis County, Missouri, within Greater St. Louis. It is a second-ring northern suburb of St. Louis. Based on 2017 U.S. Census Bureau estimates, the city had a total population of 25,505.[6] It is located north of St. Louis-Lambert International Airport and is situated on Interstates 270 and 170, as well as the much-traveled Lindbergh Boulevard and Highway 370.

Hazelwood, Missouri
City of Hazelwood
Flag of Hazelwood, Missouri
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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
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CountySt. Louis
Incorporated1949
Government
 • MayorMatthew G. Robinson
 • City Council
 • City ManagerMatthew Zimmerman
Area
 • Total16.76 sq mi (43.41 km2)
 • Land16.02 sq mi (41.49 km2)
 • Water0.74 sq mi (1.92 km2)
Elevation
568 ft (173 m)
Population
 • Total25,703
 • Estimate 
(2017)[3]
25,505
 • Density1,500/sq mi (590/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP code
63042
Area code(s)314
FIPS code29-31276[4]
GNIS feature ID0756172[5]
Websitewww.hazelwoodmo.org

Contents

GeographyEdit

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]

DemographicsEdit

2010 censusEdit

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.

The median household income was $47,838, and the median family income was $57,293. Males had a median income of $42,399 compared with $35,800 for females. The per capita income for the city was $24,651. About 8.3% of families and 9.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.2% of those under age 18 and 4.9% of those age 65 or over.

2000 censusEdit

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 women age 18 and over, there were 89.0 men.

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.

Historical populationEdit

ClimateEdit

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)
66
(19)
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)
47
(8)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 1.8
(46)
2.1
(53)
3.6
(91)
3.5
(89)
4.0
(100)
3.7
(94)
3.9
(99)
2.9
(74)
3.1
(79)
2.7
(69)
3.3
(84)
3.0
(76)
37.5
(950)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 6.5
(17)
5.3
(13)
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
(12)
22.2
(56)
Average relative humidity (%) 81 80 79 77 81 82 83 86 86 82 81 82 82
Source: Weatherbase[9]

EducationEdit

St. Louis County Library Prairie Commons Branch is in Hazelwood.[10][11] The city has one high school, Hazelwood West.

Urshan College (formerly Gateway College of Evangelism) and Urshan Graduate School of Theology are located at the former St. Stanislaus Seminary and are operated by the United Pentecostal Church International.[12][13]

EconomyEdit

Due to its location along Interstate 270 between Interstate 170 and Missouri 370, as well as adjacency to St. Louis-Lambert International Airport, Hazelwood is a major regional hub for manufacturing, distribution, and office facilities. The city is home to a substantial workforce with 17,063 jobs as of 2015, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.[14]

The city was home to a Ford plant from 1948 to 2006 and employed 1,400 at the time of closure.[15] The site of the former plant is in the process of being redeveloped into Aviator Business Park.[16] On the opposite side of Lindbergh Blvd., after the completion of one building in 2007, the Great Recession and ownership troubles stalled the now-named Hazelwood Logistics Center until the land was sold in 2015. The new owners finishing building out the park with a total of 1.8 million square feet of industrial space completed and leased between 2015 and mid-2018. The industrial park is expected to generate 1,800 jobs.[17] TradePort is a 325-acre industrial park under construction north of the St. Louis Outlet Mall (formerly St. Louis Mills) that upon completion in the mid-2020s will feature up to 4 million square feet of new industrial development.[18]

Hazelwood is home to the headquarters of Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals and several facilities for Boeing.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  3. ^ a b "Hazelwood city, Missouri". Retrieved March 19, 2019.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ Bureau, U. S. Census. "American FactFinder - Community Facts". factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2019-03-20.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Hazelwood, Missouri, United States of America". Weatherbase. 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  10. ^ "Prairie Commons Branch Archived 2009-08-23 at the Wayback Machine." St. Louis County Library. Retrieved on August 18, 2009.
  11. ^ "Hazelwood city, Missouri[permanent dead link]." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on August 18, 2009.
  12. ^ "Contact | Urshan College". Retrieved 2019-03-20.
  13. ^ "UGST | Preservation. Preparation. Propagation". Retrieved 2019-03-20.
  14. ^ "OnTheMap". onthemap.ces.census.gov. Retrieved 2019-03-20.
  15. ^ Barker, Jacob. "Generous incentive package draws logistics, industrial facilities to Hazelwood". stltoday.com. Retrieved 2019-03-20.
  16. ^ Bryant, Tim. "Distribution center under construction in Hazelwood; is it Amazon's?". stltoday.com. Retrieved 2019-03-20.
  17. ^ "Fully booked: Hazelwood Logistics Center finds tenants for last 2 buildings". www.bizjournals.com. Retrieved 2019-03-20.
  18. ^ Barker, Jacob. "Proposed $220 million Hazelwood business park could add 3 million square feet". stltoday.com. Retrieved 2019-03-20.

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