East Hazel Crest is a village in Cook County, Illinois, in the United States. It is a south suburb of Chicago. As of the 2010 census, the village population was 1,543.
East Hazel Crest is located at 41°34′35″N 87°39′8″W / 41.57639°N 87.65222°W / 41.57639; -87.65222 (41.576384, -87.652171).
According to the 2010 census, East Hazel Crest has a total area of 0.78 square miles (2.02 km), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,543 people, 584 households, and 395 families residing in the village. There were 633 housing units. 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 population.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,607 people, 590 households, and 424 families residing 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 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.
There were 590 households out of which 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 all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.09.
In the village, the population was spread out with 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% who were 65 years of age 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 income for a household in the village was $43,000, and the median income for a family 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 Illinois neighborhoods include: Hazel Crest, Highlands, Pott Hills