Hazlehurst, Mississippi Population 2024

3,392

Hazlehurst is a city located in Copiah County and Lincoln County Mississippi. Hazlehurst has a 2024 population of 3,392. It is also the county seat of Copiah County. Hazlehurst is currently declining at a rate of -1.51% annually and its population has decreased by -5.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,602 in 2020.

The average household income in Hazlehurst is $60,455 with a poverty rate of 43.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hazlehurst is 36.5 years, 31.7 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.

Hazlehurst Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 83.84%
  • White: 10.05%
  • Other race: 5.89%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Two or more races: 0.08%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
765.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.83% (-210)
The current population of Hazlehurst, Mississippi is 3,392 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,602.

Hazlehurst, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American3,01983.84%
White36210.05%
Other race2125.89%
Native American50.14%
Two or more races30.08%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Other race

Native American

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hazlehurst Population by Race

Hazlehurst Population Pyramid 2024

Hazlehurst Median Age

36.5

Total

31.7

Male

36.6

Female

Hazlehurst Adults

There are 2,670 adults, (654 of whom are seniors) in Hazlehurst.

Hazlehurst Age Dependency

78.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hazlehurst Sex Ratio

Female2,31364.23%
Male1,28835.77%

Hazlehurst Population by Age

Hazlehurst Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0373.3961.438.6
Female3845.3346.653.4
Non Family3641.0664.835.2
Married2733.7876.623.4
Male16381.318.8

4.57

Average Family Size

3.39

Average Household Size

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hazlehurst Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1617.46%
9th to 12th Grade32515.06%
High School Graduate70532.67%
Some College24411.31%
Associates Degree1506.95%
Bachelors Degree39818.44%
Graduate Degree1758.11%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hazlehurst Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hazlehurst Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black1,8481,417516
White22318128
Hispanic796624
Other Race372424
Native American555
2+ Races330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Hazlehurst Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$27,550$31,016$23,025
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$21,331$23,952$19,949
Some College$28,208$29,917$21,886
Bachelors Degree$42,396$87,500$40,313
Graduate Degree$44,940$0$51,250

$27,550

Average Earnings

$31,016

Average Male

$23,025

Average Female

Hazlehurst Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hazlehurst Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hazlehurst Language

94.63% of Hazlehurst residents speak only English, while 5.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.65% of the population.

Hazlehurst Language

Hazlehurst Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,9771,24841.92%
Other21218084.91%
Hispanic27218066.18%
White2559537.25%

43.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

41.84%

Male Poverty Rate

44.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hazlehurst

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hazlehurst is Other, with 84.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hazlehurst is White, with 37.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.19%.

Hazlehurst Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.87%
Bachelors or Greater33.04%
High School28.89%
Some College26.68%

Hazlehurst Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed23.61%
Male Employed23%
Female Unemployed15.79%

Hazlehurst Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hazlehurst Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$38,365$60,455
Families$42,135$59,386
Married Families$63,250$-999,999,999
Non Families$15,548$27,581

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hazlehurst Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

30.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.5%

Male Marriage Rate

29.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Hazlehurst Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hazlehurst Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hazlehurst Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hazlehurst Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

182

Number of Veterans

106

Male Veterans

76

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam96
World War II25
Second Gulf War22
First Gulf War0
Korea0

Hazlehurst Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7492
55 to 6453
75+34
35 to 543
18 to 340

Hazlehurst Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black1586.93%
White246.98%

Hazlehurst Veterans by Race

Hazlehurst Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hazlehurst Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.1%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Hazlehurst Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hazlehurst Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hazlehurst Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.81%

Born in Hazlehurst

98.61%

Native Born

1.39%

Foreign Born

1.22%

Non Citizen

0.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.61% of Hazlehurst residents were born in the United States, with 85.81% having been born in Mississippi. 1.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hazlehurst Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,129-53-1.67%
20283,182-52-1.61%
20273,234-53-1.61%
20263,287-52-1.56%
20253,339-53-1.56%
20243,392-52-1.51%
20233,444-53-1.52%
20223,497-47-1.33%
20213,544-58-1.61%
20203,602-143-3.82%
20193,745-76-1.99%
20183,821-28-0.73%
20173,849-23-0.59%
20163,872-40-1.02%
20153,912-29-0.74%
20143,94120.05%
20133,939-24-0.61%
20123,963-39-0.97%
20114,002-33-0.82%
20104,035-365-8.3%
20004,4001794.24%
19904,221-216-4.87%
19804,437-140-3.06%
19704,5771,17734.62%
19603,40030.09%
19503,3972738.74%
19403,12400%
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Hazlehurst Population by Year