East Hazel Crest, Illinois

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East Hazel Crest, Illinois

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High Points

East Hazel Crest strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
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Top 1% trophy East Hazel Crest Public Transportation Use
Racial Diversity
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Top 2% trophy East Hazel Crest Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 16% East Hazel Crest Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of East Hazel Crest, Illinois

Comparing East Hazel Crest to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Age of the Population 4 4
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 7
Portion of People Married 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 6
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
People Above Poverty 7 5
College Educated Adults 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 8 7
Working at Home 6 7
Short Commute Times 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 7
Housing Recently Built 5 6
People Living Alone 3 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 4
Affordability of Rents 2 2

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East Hazel Crest Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles W of Hammond, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 19 miles S of Chicago, Illinois
County Cook
Standard Zip Codes 60429
Phone Area Codes 708
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.573
Longitude -87.646

East Hazel Crest Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 58 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 32 F
Apr Temp 42 to 59 F
Jul Temp 66 to 84 F
Oct Temp 46 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
Station HOBART 2 WNW
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
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East Hazel Crest Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,607 100%
Male 756 47%
Female 851 53%
Under 18 415 25.8%
18+ 1,192 74.2%
65+ 160 10%
Median Age 36
Average Family Size 3.09
White 904 56.3%
African-American 600 37.3%
Asian 10 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 45 2.8%
Mixed Race 48 3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 116 7.2%

Estimated East Hazel Crest Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,570
Growth -37
Growth % -2.3%

East Hazel Crest Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 49.5%
Polish 11.8%
Irish 9%
German 7.8%
Italian 6%
US/American 2.9%
English 2.5%
Swedish 2.1%
Dutch 1.3%
African 1.2%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Danish 0.6%
Croatian 0.6%
French Canadian 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Hungarian 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
Canadian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Nigerian 0.2%
Slavic 0.2%
Serbian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
East Hazel Crest 1,607 $50,625
Harvey 30,000 $35,378
Hazel Crest 14,816 $54,049
Homewood 19,543 $70,941
Phoenix 2,157 $32,688
Thornton 2,582 $55,104
University Park 6,662 $58,902
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