Heflin is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 3,409 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Heflin is the 150th largest community in Alabama.
Heflin is a blue-collar town, with 38.24% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Heflin is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Heflin who work in sales jobs (16.05%), office and administrative support (12.27%), and teaching (7.36%).
Overall, Heflin’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Heflin is worth considering.
In Heflin, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.31 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Heflin is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Heflin rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.13% of adults 25 and older in Heflin have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Heflin in 2018 was $19,952, which is lower middle income relative to Alabama, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $79,808 for a family of four. However, Heflin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Heflin also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.71% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Heflin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Heflin residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Heflin include Irish, German, English, European, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Heflin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.