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Hazel Park is a city in Oakland County, in the Detroit metro area.
The community was named for the hazelnut bushes that grew here
The latitude of Hazel Park is 42.462N. The longitude is -83.104W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 630 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 18,549.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hazel Park demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Oakland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Detroit area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48030 ZIP code.
17% of Hazel Park residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hazel Park ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hazel Park was $16,723, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Hazel Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hazel Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $502. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $730.
Libraries in Hazel Park include Hazel Park Memorial Library ... View libraries
Oakland County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hazel Park political report.
The average commute time for Hazel Park workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Hazel Park between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
Hotels in Hazel Park include Days Inn Hazel Park Detroit North.
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