Hazlehurst, GA


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Hazlehurst is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 4,196 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hazlehurst is the 167th largest community in Georgia.

Unlike some cities, Hazlehurst isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hazlehurst are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hazlehurst is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Hazlehurst who work in office and administrative support (27.56%), law enforcement and fire fighting (10.11%), and sales jobs (10.04%).

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!) Hazlehurst 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. Hazlehurst has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hazlehurst than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hazlehurst may be for you.

The citizens of Hazlehurst have a very low rate of college education: just 6.88% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Hazlehurst in 2010 was $16,550, which is lower middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $66,200 for a family of four. However, Hazlehurst contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hazlehurst is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hazlehurst home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hazlehurst residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Hazlehurst also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.51% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hazlehurst include Irish, German, African, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Hazlehurst is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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