Hazlehurst, Mississippi Population 2022

3,511
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Hazlehurst is a city located in Copiah County Mississippi. Hazlehurst has a 2020 population of 3,511. It is also the county seat of Copiah County. Hazlehurst is currently declining at a rate of -2.04% annually and its population has decreased by -12.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,026 in 2010.

The average household income in Hazlehurst is $37,436 with a poverty rate of 42.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $566 per month, and the median house value is $83,800. 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 Hazlehurstwas:

  • Black or African American: 85.74%
  • White: 14.08%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Hazlehurst, Mississippi is 3,511 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,511.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,026.

Hazlehurst, Mississippi Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White53514.08%
Black or African American3,25985.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.18%
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Hazlehurst Population by Race

Hazlehurst Population Pyramid 2022

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Hazlehurst Median Age

36.2


Total

30.4


Male

38.7


Female

Hazlehurst Adults

There are 2,722 adults, (529 of whom are seniors) in Hazlehurst.

Hazlehurst Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hazlehurst Sex Ratio

Female

2,246

59.09%

Male

1,555

40.91%

Hazlehurst Population by Age

Hazlehurst Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hazlehurst Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.8%29.2%
Non Family65.9%34.1%
All62.1%37.9%
Female54.9%45.1%
Male0%100%

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hazlehurst Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1163.3262.1
Married2774.2270.8
Male135.850
Female4304.7154.9
Non Family3961.165.9

4.51

Average Family Size

3.32

Average Household Size

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Hazlehurst Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1205.21%
9th to 12th Grade40817.70%
High School Graduate71531.02%
Some College33014.32%
Associates Degree24410.59%
Bachelors Degree31813.80%
Graduate Degree1707.38%
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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
Native American777
Black1,9821,495428
White25122449
Hispanic65514

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$25,924$30,058$22,106
Less Than 9th Grade$20,803$$20,952
High School Graduate$25,625$27,109$24,167
Some College$26,099$27,095$18,317
Bachelors Degree$32,917$$27,292
Graduate Degree$39,565$$38,478

$25,924

Average Earnings

$30,058

Average Male

$22,106

Average Female

Hazlehurst Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hazlehurst Language by Age

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Hazlehurst Language

97.42% of Hazlehurst residents speak only English, while 2.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.36% of the population.

Hazlehurst Language

Hazlehurst Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,1971,47646.17%
White3349929.64%
OtherNaN%

42.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

44.65%

Male Poverty Rate

41.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hazlehurst

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hazlehurst is Black, with 46.17% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 20.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 58.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.73%.

Hazlehurst Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.01%
High School24.53%
Some College49.73%
Bachelors or Greater25.16%

Hazlehurst Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed24.77%
Male Unemployed69.89%
Female Employed31.95%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Hazlehurst Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hazlehurst Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,781$37,869
Families$27,667$44,616
Married Families$68,281-
Non Families$20,417$25,482
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Income by Household Type

Hazlehurst Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.6%

Male Marriage Rate

23.0%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hazlehurst Marital Status by Race

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Hazlehurst Marital Status

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126

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War
Vietnam63
Korea
World War II18

Hazlehurst Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 547
55 to 6431
65 to 7463
75+25

Hazlehurst Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White317.42%
Black954.14%

Hazlehurst Veterans by Race

Hazlehurst Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hazlehurst Veterans by Education

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48.1%

Labor Force Participation

43.3%

Employment Rate

9.9%

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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90.84%

Born in Hazlehurst

98.40%

Native Born

1.60%

Foreign Born

1.18%

Non Citizen

0.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.40% of Hazlehurst residents were born in the United States, with 90.84% having been born in Mississippi. 1.18% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19403,1240.00%
19503,3972730.84%
19603,40030.01%
19704,5771,1773.02%
19804,437-140-0.31%
19904,221-216-0.50%
20004,4001790.42%
20104,026-374-0.88%
20113,994-32-0.79%
20123,952-42-1.05%
20133,932-20-0.51%
20143,931-1-0.03%
20153,902-29-0.74%
20163,858-44-1.13%
20173,839-19-0.49%
20183,803-36-0.94%
20193,730-73-1.92%
20203,657-73-1.96%
20213,584-73-2.00%
20223,511-73-2.04%

Hazlehurst Population by Year