Heflin is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 3,499 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Heflin is the 150th largest community in Alabama.
Heflin is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Heflin is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Heflin who work in office and administrative support (12.09%), sales jobs (11.91%), and food service (10.56%).
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.
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.
The rate of college-level education in Heflin is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.95% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Heflin in 2010 was $17,122, 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 $68,488 for a family of four. However, Heflin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Heflin is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 German, English, Dutch, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Heflin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.