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Overview

Introduction to Hazelwood, Missouri

Hazelwood, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 2 miles SW of Florissant, Missouri (center to center) and is 10 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri. The city is part of the Saint Louis metropolitan statistical area (MSA).

Hazelwood History

Hazelwood is located in St. Louis County, which was established in 1812. In 1673, the French explorers Father Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet first visited the area now known as Hazelwood. It was originally named Louisiana by a French explorer LaSalle, in honor of King Louis XIV. The French sold the land to Spain in 1762. The early settler of the area came from Charlottesville and Virginia. In 1949, it was incorporated as the Village of Hazelwood. It became a city on October 14, 1969.

Hazelwood and Nearby Attractions

  • Blanchette Park & Aquatic Center
  • Saint Louis Holocaust Museum
  • Scott Joplin House State Historic Site
  • Museum of Transportation
  • Horseshoe Lake State Fish & Wildlife Area
  • Pere Marquette State Park

Things To Do In Hazelwood

Hazelwood offers easy access to the Museum of Westward Expansion, Eugene Field House and Toy Museum, Missouri Historical Society Museum, Chatillon - Demenil Mansion, Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, and Jefferson Barracks Historical Park. The Castlewood State Park, Frank Holten State Recreation Area, and Babler State Park are also worth taking a look around. One can even plan a trip to the Mississippi River State Fish and Wildlife Area, and Horseshoe Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area.

Hazelwood Transportation

Lambert - St Louis International Airport is nearby.

Hazelwood Higher Education

Local higher education institutions include the University of Missouri - St Louis, Saint Louis Community College - Florissant Valley, and Washington University.

Demographics

People

Total Population25,505
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens12.8%
Employed Population 16+12,612
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married39.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher27%
Median Earnings25+$37,200
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,684
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,017

Wealth

Median Family Income$69,007
% Above Poverty Level86.4%
% Below Poverty Level13.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone34.9%
Median Gross Rent$859
Median House Value$110,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)44.4%
German20.7%
Irish11.5%
English4.6%
Italian3.5%
Polish3.1%
French Except Basque2.3%
Scottish2.1%
African2.1%
Arab1.9%
Palestinian1.3%
Czech1.2%
West Indian0.5%
Liberian0.5%
Kenyan0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Jamaican0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Romanian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Austrian0.1%
Russian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Iranian0.1%
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Hazelwood Almanac

CategoryValue
County St. Louis County
Standard Zip Codes63042, 63044, 63043
Phone Area Codes314, 636
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.77
Approximate Longitude-90.35

Hazelwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationST LOUIS INTL AP
Distance1.5 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp47 to 67 F
Jul Temp71 to 90 F
Oct Temp48 to 68 F
Annual Precip38.7 inches
StationST CHARLES ELM POINT
Distance8.5 miles
Jan Temp19 to 38 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp44 to 69 F
Annual Precip40.1 inches
StationST CHARLES 7 SSW
Distance10 miles
Jan Temp17 to 38 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Berkeley9,014$45,104
Bridgeton11,712$73,091
Calverton Park1,222$62,708
Edmundson845$45,208
Florissant51,952$63,438
Kinloch272$24,545

Hazelwood Public Schools

Armstrong Elem.
6255 Howdershell Rd
ZIP: 63042
(314) 953-4000
Primary
Total Enrollment 427
Garrett Elem.
1400 Ville Rosa Ln
ZIP: 63042
(314) 953-4200
Primary
Total Enrollment 366
Hazelwood West High
1 Wildcat Ln
ZIP: 63042
(314) 953-5800
High
Total Enrollment 2208
Mcnair Elem.
585 Coachway Ln
ZIP: 63042
(314) 953-4700
Primary
Total Enrollment 420
Russell Elem.
7350 Howdershell Rd
ZIP: 63042
(314) 953-4750
Primary
Total Enrollment 395
West Early Childhood Center
5323 Ville Maria Lane
ZIP: 63042
(314) 953-7650
Primary
Total Enrollment 150
West Middle
12834 Missouri Bottom Rd
ZIP: 63042
(314) 953-7800
Middle
Total Enrollment 816

Hazelwood Private Schools

Asa Christian Academy
8390 Latty Ave
ZIP: 63042
Elementary
Total Enrollment 67
Blossom Wood Day School
7200 Howdershell Rd
ZIP: 63042
Elementary
Total Enrollment 101
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