Hazel Park offers its own unique, small town charm in a lively urban setting. Friendly neighborhoods, tree-lined streets and friendly mom-and-pop shops make up the fabric of a truly one-of-a-kind community.
Located in the heart of Southeast Michigan, Hazel Park sits at the intersection of the tri-county area, offering immediate access to Metro Detroit’s businesses, attractions, sporting events and night life. Take time to explore Hazel Park, an affordable, family-friendly community. It’s a great place to live, work or visit.
Hazel Park might be geographically modest at only 2.8 square miles, but it more than makes up for its size with a resilient character and big heart. Many residents are involved and very active in the community, supporting local a myriad of local organizations and events. Single-family residential homes populate welcoming neighborhoods that offer tree-lined streets, beautiful parks and newly renovated schools.
Local businesses play an important role in the community as well. The commercial district is diverse, ranging from large, global organizations to the mom-and-pop shops that have stood in our community for decades. Many local businesses support our schools, athletic teams, community events and charitable organizations.
It’s this unique, small town charm coupled with a suburban vitality that defines us. Be it the Hazel Park Ice Arena or the Raceway, which has been in operation for more than sixty years, our city is a great place to visit and an even better place to live.
Hazel Park has long enjoyed a strong community commitment to quality education. This commitment is highlighted by the Hazel Park Promise Zone.
The Promise Zone guarantees all resident graduates of Hazel Park Schools a tuition-free path to an Associate’s degree, often through pre-existing scholarships. This opportunity can be used at any accredited trade school, community college, college or university in the state of Michigan.