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Hazelwood, Missouri
—  City  —
Location of Hazelwood, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°46′44″N 90°21′59″W / 38.77889°N 90.36639°W / 38.77889; -90.36639
Country United States
State Missouri
County St. Louis
Incorporated 1949
Government
 - Mayor T.R. Carr
 - City Council
 - City Manager Edwin G. Carlstrom
Area
 - Total 16.8 sq mi (43.6 km2)
 - Land 15.9 sq mi (41.1 km2)
 - Water 0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)
Elevation 561 ft (171 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 26,206
 - Density 1,649.9/sq mi (637.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Zip Code 63042
Area code(s) 314
FIPS code 29-31276[1]
GNIS feature ID 0756172[2]
Website www.hazelwoodmo.org

Hazelwood is a second-ring suburb of St. Louis, located in northwestern St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 25,523 as of 2006[3]. Hazelwood, a northern suburb of St. Louis, is located north of Lambert-St. Louis International Airport and is also situated on Interstates 270 and 170, as well as the much traveled Lindbergh Boulevard and Highway 370.

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Geography

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)[4]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.8 square miles (43.6 km²), of which, 15.9 square miles (41.1 km²) of it is land and 0.9 square miles (2.4 km²) of it (5.59%) is water.

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Climate

Weather 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)
65
(18)
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)
Precipitation inches (mm) 1.8
(45.7)
2.1
(53.3)
3.6
(91.4)
3.5
(88.9)
4
(101.6)
3.7
(94)
3.9
(99.1)
2.9
(73.7)
3.1
(78.7)
2.7
(68.6)
3.3
(83.8)
3
(76.2)
37.5
(952.5)
Snowfall inches (mm) 6.5
(165.1)
5.3
(134.6)
3.7
(94)
.6
(15.2)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
1.5
(38.1)
4.6
(116.8)
22.2
(563.9)
% Humidity 81 80 79 77 81 82 83 86 86 82 81 82 82
Source: Weatherbase[5] Jan 2009 and NOAA [6] Jan 2009

Demographics

As of the census[1] 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/sq mi (278.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 80.24% White, 16.04% African American, 0.18% Native American, 1.19% Asian, 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.

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1950 336
1960 6,045 1,699.1%
1970 14,082 133.0%
1980 12,935 −8.1%
1990 15,324 18.5%
2000 26,206 71.0%
Est. 2006 25,523 −2.6%

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 females age 18 and over, there were 89.0 males.

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.

Education

St. Louis County Library Prairie Commons Branch is in Hazelwood.[7][8]

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/GCTTable?_bm=y&-geo_id=04000US29&-_box_head_nbr=GCT-T1-R&-ds_name=PEP_2006_EST&-_lang=en&-format=ST-9S&-_sse=on United States Census Estimates 2006
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  5. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Hazelwood, Missouri, United States of America". Weatherbase. 2009. http://www.weatherbase.com/weather/weatherall.php3?s=554732&refer=&units=us. Retrieved 2009-01-12.  
  6. ^ "Comparative Climatic Data". National Climatic Data Center, NOAA. 2001. http://ggweather.com/ccd/avgrh.htm. Retrieved 2009-01-12.  
  7. ^ "Prairie Commons Branch." St. Louis County Library. Retrieved on August 18, 2009.
  8. ^ "Hazelwood city, Missouri." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on August 18, 2009.

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