|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Hazlehurst is 3,552. Hazlehurst, Mississippi is the 5,760th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Hazlehurst was in 2000, when its population was 4,392. In 2000, Hazlehurst was the 4,768th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,760th largest city in the US. Hazlehurst is currently 19.1% smaller than it was in 2000.
Hazlehurst has shrunk 19.1% since the year 2000. Hazlehurst, Mississippi's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5759||Pendleton, South Carolina||3,553||18.9%|
|5761||Lake Clarke Shores, Florida||3,550||2.9%|
|5766||Stanhope, New Jersey||3,545||-1.0%|
The total voting age population of Hazlehurst, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,745. The voting age population is 41.1% male and 58.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.7% of the residents of Hazlehurst are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Hazlehurst are 77.9% Black, 19.2% White, 2.5% Asian, 0.3% Two or more races and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 4.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Hazlehurst, 38.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 48.6%. On a per-household basis, 37.1% of families are below the poverty line in Hazlehurst.
Among those aged 16 and older, 50.6% of Hazlehurst residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 78.9% of Hazlehurst residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.5% have a bachelor's degree and 5.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Hazlehurst residents aged 5 and older, 5.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Hazlehurst is 12.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Hazlehurst, 21.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Hazlehurst is $22,437.
In Hazlehurst, 61.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 38.5% of housing units in Hazlehurst.
Of all the housing units in Hazlehurst, 11.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Hazlehurst, 3.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Hazlehurst is $579.
In Hazlehurst, 39.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.