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People

Total Population 3,949
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 13.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,515
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 31.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.2%
Median Earnings25+ $22,413
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $10,553
Median Earnings With High School Degree $20,409

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,023
% Above Poverty Level 68.2%
% Below Poverty Level 31.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.5%
Median Gross Rent $639
Median House Value $85,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 76.3%
US/American 0%
English 3%
Irish 1%

Hazlehurst Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles S of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 133 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Copiah
Standard Zip Codes 39083
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.86
Longitude -90.395

Hazlehurst Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HAZLEHURST 5 SW
Distance 4.4 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 59 F
Apr Temp 52 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 59.5 inches
Station CRYSTAL SPRINGS EXP STN
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 57 F
Apr Temp 53 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 60.3 inches
Station BROOKHAVEN CITY
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 61.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brookhaven 12,499 $33,672
Crystal Springs 4,983 $52,866
Georgetown 312 $56,250
Terry 1,400 $69,250
Wesson 1,990 $63,977

Hazlehurst Public Libraries

Library
Copiah-jefferson Regional Library
223 SOUTH EXTENSION STREET
Hazlehurst, Mississippi
(601) 894-1681
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Hazlehurst High Schools

HAZLEHURST HIGH SCHOOL
101 SOUTH HALEY STREET
601-894-2489
A Title I School.
Serves 468 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.6

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