Hazlehurst, Mississippi Population 2021

3,584
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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.

Hazlehurst Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 77.88%
  • White: 19.25%
  • Asian: 2.45%
  • Two or more races: 0.26%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Hazlehurst, Mississippi is 3,584 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,803.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,009.

Hazlehurst, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,98677.88%
White73819.25%
Asian942.45%
Two or More Races100.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.16%
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Hazlehurst Population by Race

Hazlehurst Population Pyramid $2021

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Hazlehurst Median Age

38


Total

32.4


Male

39.5


Female

Hazlehurst Adults

There are 2,815 adults, (562 of whom are seniors) in Hazlehurst.

Hazlehurst Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hazlehurst Sex Ratio

Female

2,108

54.98%

Male

1,726

45.02%

Hazlehurst Population by Age

Hazlehurst Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hazlehurst Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.4%24.6%
Non Family64.7%35.3%
All61.5%38.5%
Female51.5%48.5%
Male30.4%69.6%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hazlehurst Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1083.3661.5
Female4394.7551.5
Non Family3651.164.7
Married2814.0775.4
Male234.1330.4

4.42

Average Family Size

3.36

Average Household Size

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Hazlehurst Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1054.26%
9th to 12th Grade41416.82%
High School Graduate96038.99%
Some College38515.64%
Associates Degree2419.79%
Bachelors Degree2269.18%
Graduate Degree1315.32%
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Hazlehurst Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hazlehurst Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,8951,423231
White42939794
Asian626223
Hispanic60453
2+ Races1010
Native American666

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%.

Hazlehurst Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,603$30,079$20,807
Less Than 9th Grade$20,708$17,969$20,904
High School Graduate$21,189$25,735$18,214
Some College$25,906$31,786$14,340
Bachelors Degree$26,820$26,719$26,851
Graduate Degree$49,250$$47,292

$23,603

Average Earnings

$30,079

Average Male

$20,807

Average Female

Hazlehurst Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hazlehurst Language by Age

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Hazlehurst Language

95.01% of Hazlehurst residents speak only English, while 4.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.74% of the population.

Hazlehurst Language

Hazlehurst Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,9341,28543.80%
White52713425.43%
Multiple1010100.00%

38.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.28%

Male Poverty Rate

37.72%

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 25.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.91%.

Hazlehurst Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade60.65%
Some College47.14%
High School20.58%
Bachelors or Greater2.59%

Hazlehurst Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed78.75%
Female Employed31.09%
Male Employed11.31%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Hazlehurst Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hazlehurst Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$22,437$37,436
Families$32,788$45,279
Married Families$72,986-
Non Families$14,303$21,169
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Income by Household Type

Hazlehurst Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

21.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.2%

Male Marriage Rate

19.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Hazlehurst Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Hazlehurst Marital Status

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120

Number of Veterans

74

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam64
World War II12
Second Gulf War7
Korea5
First Gulf War

Hazlehurst Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7467
55 to 6426
75+22
35 to 545
18 to 34

Hazlehurst Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black843.98%
White365.89%

Hazlehurst Veterans by Race

Hazlehurst Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hazlehurst Veterans by Education

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50.6%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

12.4%

Unemployment Rate

Hazlehurst Employment by Age

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Hazlehurst Employment by Race

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Hazlehurst Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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86.25%

Born in Hazlehurst

96.58%

Native Born

3.42%

Foreign Born

1.83%

Non Citizen

1.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.58% of Hazlehurst residents were born in the United States, with 86.25% having been born in Mississippi. 1.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hazlehurst Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,584-73-2.00%
20203,657-73-1.96%
20193,730-73-1.92%
20183,803-36-0.94%
20173,839-19-0.49%
20163,858-44-1.13%
20153,902-29-0.74%
20143,931-1-0.03%
20133,932-20-0.51%
20123,952-42-1.05%
20113,994-32-0.79%
20104,026-374-0.88%
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%

Hazlehurst Population by Year