Heflin is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 3,425 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Heflin is the 150th largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Heflin is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Heflin is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Heflin who work in sales jobs (14.82%), office and administrative support (12.99%), and food service (10.66%).
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.
As is often the case in a small city, Heflin doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Heflin with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.85% of adults in Heflin have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Heflin in 2010 was $17,016, which is low income relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $68,064 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 32.69% 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, Hungarian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Heflin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.