Hazlehurst is a city located in Copiah County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Copiah County. With a 2020 population of 3,584, it is the 73rd largest city in Mississippi and the 5711th largest city in the United States . Hazlehurst is currently declining at a rate of -2.00% annually and its population has decreased by -10.60% 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 809 people per square mile.
The average household income in Hazlehurst is $37,436 with a poverty rate of 38.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $579 per month, and the median house value is $84,800. The median age in Hazlehurst is 38 years, 32.4 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.