East Hazel Crest
|Village of East Hazel Crest|
The best little village in Illinois
|• Village president||Thomas A. Brown|
|• Total||0.78 sq mi (2.03 km2)|
|• Land||0.78 sq mi (2.03 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||620 ft (190 m)|
|• Density||1,654.34/sq mi (638.51/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|Wikimedia Commons||East Hazel Crest, Illinois|
East Hazel Crest is a village in Cook County, Illinois, in the United States. It is a south suburb of Chicago. As of the 2020 census, the village population was 1,297.
East Hazel Crest was a part of Hazel Crest when it incorporated in 1911 until the Illinois Central Railroad elevated their commuter and mainline tracks above grade, isolating the rural community from the rest of Hazel Crest. The community voted for incorporation into their own village in 1918. The village later annexed a small commercial area and residential subdivision, Bremerton Woods, that lies west of the Illinois Central Railroad where the village administration and Metra station now stand.
East Hazel Crest is located at(41.576384, -87.652171).
According to the 2010 census, East Hazel Crest has a total area of 0.78 square miles (2.02 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Race / Ethnicity||Pop 2010||Pop 2020||% 2010||% 2020|
|White alone (NH)||485||291||31.43%||22.44%|
|Black or African American alone (NH)||822||748||53.27%||57.67%|
|Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH)||7||0||0.45%||0.00%|
|Asian alone (NH)||8||4||0.52%||0.31%|
|Pacific Islander alone (NH)||1||0||0.06%||0.00%|
|Some Other Race alone (NH)||0||6||0.00%||0.46%|
|Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH)||13||39||0.84%||3.01%|
|Hispanic or Latino (any race)||207||209||13.42%||16.11%|
Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.
At the 2010 census, there were 1,543 people, 584 households, and 395 families living in the village. There were 633 housing units. The racial makeup of the village was 36.1% White, 53.4% African American, 0.62% Asian, 2.80% from other races, and 2.99% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.22% of the population.
At the 2000 census there were 1,607 people, 590 households, and 424 families living in the village. The population density was 2,094.6 people per square mile (805.8/km2). There were 623 housing units at an average density of 812.0 per square mile (312.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 56.25% White, 37.34% African American, 0.5% Asian, 7.7% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.4%.
Of the 590 households 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.4% were married couples living together, 20.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.0% were non-families. 24.2% of households were one person and 7.8% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.09.
The age distribution was 25.8% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.0% 65 or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.1 males.
The median household income was $43,000 and the median family income was $50,625. Males had a median income of $36,842 versus $29,722 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,488. About 6.7% of families and 8.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.3% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.
East Hazel Crest is in Illinois' 2nd congressional district.