Hazel Park has the 1783rd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 1.1% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Hazel Park is part of the Detroit metro area. Unemployment in the Detroit area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Detroit has the 13th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Hazel Park is below average at $50,980, and the median cost of a home in Hazel Park is $49,100, which is below the national average. 11% of workers in Hazel Park hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 80% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Hazel Park. 85% of Hazel Park workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Hazel Park spend an average of 23 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.