Hazlehurst, Mississippi Population 2020

3,808

Hazlehurst is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 3,808, it is the 73rd largest city in Mississippi and the 5542nd largest city in the United States. Hazlehurst is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually and its population has decreased by -5.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,009 in 2010. Hazlehurst reached it's highest population of 4,577 in 1970. Spanning over 4 miles, Hazlehurst has a population density of 860 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hazlehurst is $39,030 with a poverty rate of 29.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $671 per month, and the median house value is $83,500. The median age in Hazlehurst is 39.2 years, 35 years for males, and 45.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 78.4 males.

Hazlehurst Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hazlehurst was:

  • Black or African American: 66.88%
  • White: 28.04%
  • Asian: 2.37%
  • Other race: 2.24%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Two or more races: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hazlehurst, Mississippi is 3,808, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,838.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,009.

Hazlehurst, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,59366.88%
White1,08728.04%
Asian922.37%
Some Other Race872.24%
Two or More Races90.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.23%

Hazlehurst Population Pyramid 2020

Hazlehurst Median Age

39.2


Total

35


Male

45.9


Female

Hazlehurst Adults

There are 3,062 adults, (710 of whom are seniors) in Hazlehurst.

Hazlehurst Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hazlehurst Sex Ratio

Female

2,173

56.05%

Male

1,704

43.95%

Hazlehurst Households and Families

Hazlehurst Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hazlehurst Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.4%26.6%
Female72.2%27.8%
All69.5%30.5%
Non Family67.4%32.6%
Male25.7%74.3%

69.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1553.2669.5
Female4424.3272.2
Non Family3771.1967.4
Married3014.1473.4
Male354.5425.7

4.17

Average Family Size

3.26

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hazlehurst Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1124.34%
9th to 12th Grade34613.42%
High School Graduate90134.94%
Some College44417.22%
Associates Degree39015.12%
Bachelors Degree26610.31%
Graduate Degree1204.65%

Hazlehurst Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,6651,304144
White733659200
Hispanic91685
Asian727228
Other Race1313
Multiple Races99
Native American999

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,950$27,349$21,586
Less Than High School$19,946$13,472$20,530
High School Grad$21,344$21,250$21,477
Some College$28,529$$22,137
Bachelors Degree$27,040$27,996$26,276
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,950

Average Earnings

$27,349

Average Male

$21,586

Average Female

Hazlehurst Language

Hazlehurst Language by Age

Hazlehurst Language

92.16% of Hazlehurst residents speak only English, while 7.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.02% of the population.

Hazlehurst Poverty

Hazlehurst Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,56298538.45%
White80610412.90%
Multiple99100.00%

29.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.05%

Male Poverty Rate

28.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hazlehurst

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hazlehurst is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hazlehurst is White, with 12.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.40%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School49.76%
Some College30.65%
High School22.45%
Bachelors or Greater2.12%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed66.51%
Female Employed17.85%
Male Employed13.03%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Hazlehurst Income

Hazlehurst Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,882$39,030
Families$36,364$45,934
Married Families$69,453-
Non Families$19,449$24,310

Hazlehurst Marital Status

Hazlehurst Marital Status

Marriage Rates

24.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.9%

Male Marriage Rate

21.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Hazlehurst Married by Age and Sex

Hazlehurst Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hazlehurst Marital Status by Race

Hazlehurst Veterans

100

Number of Veterans

53

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam56
First Gulf War13
Korea8
Second Gulf War6
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7462
55 to 6420
35 to 5410
75+8
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
Black733.69%
White272.92%

$Hazlehurst Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hazlehurst Employment Status

52.4%

Labor Force Participation

44.1%

Employment Rate

15.8%

Unemployment Rate

Hazlehurst Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

79.06%

Born in Mississippi

93.35%

Native Born

6.65%

Foreign Born

4.90%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.35% of Hazlehurst residents were born in the United States, with 79.06% having been born in Mississippi. 4.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,808-15-0.39%
20193,823-15-0.39%
20183,838-8-0.21%
20173,846-15-0.39%
20163,861-36-0.92%
20153,897-25-0.64%
20143,92250.13%
20133,917-18-0.46%
20123,935-38-0.96%
20113,973-28-0.70%
20104,001-399-0.95%
20004,4001790.42%
19904,221-216-0.50%
19804,437-140-0.31%
19704,5771,1773.02%
19603,40030.01%
19503,3972730.84%
19403,1240.00%