Hazlehurst is a very small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 3,924 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hazlehurst is the 79th largest community in Mississippi.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hazlehurst is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hazlehurst is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hazlehurst who work in office and administrative support (14.32%), sales jobs (12.69%), and management occupations (6.21%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Hazlehurst rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.77% of adults 25 and older in Hazlehurst have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Hazlehurst in 2010 was $15,855, which is lower middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $63,420 for a family of four.
Hazlehurst is a very 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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Hazlehurst include German, European, Irish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Hazlehurst is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hindi.