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, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Heflin who work in sales jobs (12.01%), office and administrative support (11.29%), and food service (8.94%).
Also of interest is that Heflin has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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.
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.
Being a small city, Heflin does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Heflin with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.20% of adults in Heflin have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Heflin in 2010 was $17,434, 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 $69,736 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 English, German, Dutch, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Heflin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.