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%).
The overall crime rate in Heflin is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Heflin 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. Heflin has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Heflin than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Heflin may be for you.
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 Heflin, just 12.95% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
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.