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People

Total Population 3,942
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 13.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,507
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 28.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,005
% Above Poverty Level 72.8%
% Below Poverty Level 27.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.8%
Median Gross Rent $637
Median House Value $87,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 79.3%
US/American 0%
English 2.2%
Irish 0.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 12,465 $33,517
Crystal Springs 4,970 $44,649
Georgetown 294 $38,750
Terry 1,477 $68,269
Wesson 2,134 $70,347

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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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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