Hazel Park, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Hazel Park, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Hazel Park had a population of 17,233 as of July 1, 2018. Hazel Park ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hazel Park is located at latitude 42.4619 and longitude -83.0977 in Oakland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hazel Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Oakland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 630 feet.

The City of Hazel Park (GNIS ID: 1626457) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Hazel Park, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 17,233
Population in Households 17,221
Population in Familes 12,811
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 6,116
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $35,472
Average Household Income $46,203
Per Capita Income $18,841


Total Housing Units 8,066 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,399 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,621 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,046 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $74,551
Average Home Value $88,855


Total Households 7,020
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 4,131
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.59% 0.6%
Households 0.68% 0.63%
Families 0.39% 0.45%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   3.78%

Hazel Park, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hazel Park to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 65 91st
Population Density # 5 99th
Diversity Index # 98 86th
Median Household Income # 621 10th
Per Capita Income # 619 11th

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