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Hazlehurst, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Hazlehurst had a population of 3,932 as of July 1, 2018. Hazlehurst ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hazlehurst is located at latitude 31.8604 and longitude -90.3959 in Copiah County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hazlehurst encompass a land area of 4.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Copiah County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 472 feet.

The City of Hazlehurst (GNIS ID: 2404671) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Hazlehurst is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Copiah County.

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Hazlehurst, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,932
Population in Households 3,859
Population in Familes 3,186
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density2 898
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $31,840
Average Household Income $44,724
Per Capita Income $16,010


Total Housing Units 1,550 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 814 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 538 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 198 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $76,881
Average Home Value $92,783


Total Households 1,352
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 918
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.23% -0.39%
Households -0.39% -0.48%
Families -0.6% -0.62%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Hazlehurst, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hazlehurst to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 82 78th
Population Density # 77 79th
Diversity Index # 179 51st
Median Household Income # 222 39th
Per Capita Income # 294 19th

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