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More Details Revealed in Hazelwood's Census Numbers

A breakdown of the age groups and gender populations show more about Hazelwood's changing numbers in a decade.

With the release of more detailed numbers by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday, Hazelwood received a more in-depth look at the city, which showed a bit of a decline in age groups and genders from 2000 to 2010. 

The median age of the increased to 36.8 from 35.6 in 2000. In addition, the male and female populations of Hazelwood decreased by 490 and 13, respectively, for a total decrease of 503.

One of the largest reported age groups in 2000 dropped significantly in a 10-year period.

The 35-44 age group dropped by 27 percent in population between 2000 and 2010, which allowed for a new age group to emerge as the biggest population in Hazelwood.

The age group of 45-54 grew from 3,559 in 2000 to 4,122 for a 15.8 percent increase.

Previously, Hazelwood Patch reported in February that the in the 10-year period, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The population lost 503 residents.

For a greater look at how the numbers fall, check out our chart: 



2000 2010 Percent Change Total population 26,206 25,703 -1.9% Male Population 12,575 12,085 -3.9% Female Population 13,631 13,618 -.1% Under 5 years 1,591 1,600 0.6%   5-9 years 1,807 1,513 -16.3%   10-14 years 1,908 1,655 -13.3%   15-19 years 1,819 1,936 6.4%   20-24 years 1,858 1,829 -1.6%   25-34 years 3,890 3,748 -3.7%   35-44 years 4,419
3,209 -27.4%   45-54 years 3,559
4,122 15.8%   55-59 years 1,266
1,657 31%   60-64 years 1,050
1,042 -.8%   65-74 years 1,739 1,702 -2.1%   75-84 years 1,003 1,145 14.2%   85+ years 297 345 16.2% Information Courtesy of U.S. Census Bureau

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