Hazel Green is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 3,772 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hazel Green is the 146th largest community in Alabama.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Hazel Green is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.62% of the Hazel Green workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Hazel Green is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hazel Green who work in office and administrative support (20.08%), sales jobs (10.93%), and teaching (9.48%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Hazel Green has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Hazel Green has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hazel Green than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hazel Green may be for you.
One downside of living in Hazel Green is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Hazel Green, the average commute to work is 30.62 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Hazel Green is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Hazel Green citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.72% of adults in Hazel Green have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hazel Green in 2010 was $25,291, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,164 for a family of four. However, Hazel Green contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hazel Green home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hazel Green residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hazel Green include German, Irish, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Hazel Green is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.