Hazlehurst, Mississippi

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Population in 2021: 3,552 (92% urban, 8% rural).
Population change since 2000: -19.3%
 
Males: 1,447  (40.7%)
Females: 2,105  (59.3%)
Median resident age:

32.7 years
Mississippi median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 39083.

Estimated median household income in 2021: $27,494 (it was $25,008 in 2000)
Hazlehurst:

$27,494
MS:

$48,716

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $14,193 (it was $11,839 in 2000)

Hazlehurst city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $91,301 (it was $55,600 in 2000)
Hazlehurst:

$91,301
MS:

$145,600

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $128,066; detached houses: $134,920; mobile homes: $54,742

Median gross rent in 2021: $528.

March 2022 cost of living index in Hazlehurst: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 39.7%
(33.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.2% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Hazlehurst, MS (2021)
    • 2,96281.4%Black alone
    • 3319.1%White alone
    • 2186.0%Hispanic
    • 120.3%Two or more races
    • 40.1%American Indian alone

Races in Hazlehurst detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Hazlehurst, Mississippi as of February 29, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hazlehurst is 106 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 20 (12 officers - 10 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.28
Mississippi average:

2.18
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Ancestries: American (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 479 feet

Land area: 4.38 square miles.

Population density: 811 people per square mile   (low).

Hazlehurst, Mississippi map

115 residents are foreign born (3.0% Latin America).

This city:

3.2%
Mississippi:

2.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $757 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $824 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (33.4 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (106.9 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (330.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Crystal Springs, MS (3.0 miles ),
Beauregard, MS (3.1 miles ),
Wesson, MS (3.4 miles ),
Georgetown, MS (3.7 miles ),
Terry, MS (4.2 miles ),
Brookhaven, MS (4.5 miles ),
Utica, MS (4.6 miles ),
Byram, MS (4.9 miles )

Latitude: 31.86 N, Longitude: 90.39 W

Area code: 601

Distribution of median household income in Hazlehurst, MS in 2021
Distribution of house value in Hazlehurst, MS in 2021
Hazlehurst satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2020: 2 buildings, average cost: $235,300
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $134,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $249,600
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $52,500
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $242,500
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $128,800
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $51,200
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $57,900
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $114,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Hazlehurst, MS residents
Average permit cost in Hazlehurst, MS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.5%
Mississippi:

3.1%
Historical population in Hazlehurst, MS
Historical housing units in Hazlehurst, MS

Population change in the 1990s: +104 (+2.4%).
Most common industries in Hazlehurst, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.2%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (10.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.6%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Food (6.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.2%)
  • Truck transportation (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Hazlehurst, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Cashiers (7.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (15.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)

Average climate in Hazlehurst, Mississippi

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Tornado activity:

Hazlehurst-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 158% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/3/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.7 miles away from the Hazlehurst city center killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/21/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the city center killed 12 people and injured 122 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hazlehurst-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 179% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 191.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 211.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 260.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 233.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 153.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 196.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Copiah County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hazlehurst topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hazlehurst:

  • HARDY WILSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL CAH (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 233 MAGNOLIA STREET)
  • PINE CREST GUEST HOME INC (133 PINE STREET)
  • DSI HAZLEHURST (201 NORTH HALEY STREET)
  • FMC HAZLEHURST (232-A NORTH CALDWELL DRIVE)
  • GILBERTS HOME HEALTH AGENCY (208 WEST GREEN STREET)

Amtrak station near Hazlehurst:

  • 1 miles: HAZELHURST (N. RAGSDALE ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hazlehurst:

  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 13 miles; Wesson, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,532)
  • Hinds Community College (about 28 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)
  • Jackson State University (about 32 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)
  • Mississippi College (about 33 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,919)
  • Belhaven University (about 34 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,147)
  • Alcorn State University (about 45 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 3,479)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 73 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 14,294)

Public high school in Hazlehurst:

Public elementary/middle school in Hazlehurst:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Orion Seventh Day Adventist Church is located in Hazlehurst, MS
  • Boys and Girls Club- Hazlehurst Unit Location: 112 School Drive (Hazlehurst Middle School) After school tutoral programs, social skills development and recreation/fitness. Age level: 8 to 18 Telephone #: 601-894-6600

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Notable locations in Hazlehurst: Hazlehurst City Fire Department (A), Hazlehurst Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Mid City Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hazlehurst include: Temple Holiness Church (A), Saint James Baptist Church (B), Mount Zion Church of God in Christ (C), Hazlehurst United Methodist Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Damascus Church of Christ Holiness (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hazlehurst Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Lake Hazle (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Ramada Inn (28078 Highway 28), Hill Top Motel (16170 Highway 51), Days Inn (28080 Highway 28), Western Inn Express (28077 Highway 28).

Courts: Court Counseling Service Llc (231 Caldwell Drive), Copiah County - Human Services Department- Youth Court Counselor (122 South Lowe Street), Copiah County - Human Services Department- Justice Court Clerk (121 West Frost Street), Copiah County - Chancery Clerk- Human Services Department- Youth Court Couns (Court House Square).

Birthplace of: Robert Johnson - (1911-1938), musician, James L. McCorkle, Jr. - Historian, John Epperson - Actor, Jim Singleton - Politician, Mablean Ephriam - Judge, Lawrence Pillers - Football player, Lewis Tillman (American football) - Football player, Roy Hilton - Football player.

Copiah County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.1%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.8%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
93 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
14 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
121 people in nursing homes in 2000
11 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Hazlehurst (2011 data):

  • Trustmark National Bank: Northside Branch, Hazlehurst Branch, Unit #13 Mobile Branch. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $9,612.1 mil, Deposits: $7,410.1 mil, headquarters in Jackson, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 186 total offices, Holding Company: Trustmark Corporation
  • Copiah Bank, National Association: at 101 Caldwell Drive, branch established on 1891/10/26; Caldwell Branch at 680 Caldwell Drive, branch established on 1976/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $159.0 mil, Deposits: $143.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Copiah Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Ms Hazlehurst Branch at 527 Lake St, branch established on 2009/08/22. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Metropolitan Bank: Hazlehurst Branch at 649 North Caldwell Drive, branch established on 1988/12/01. Info updated 2008/04/01: Bank assets: $587.1 mil, Deposits: $498.5 mil, headquarters in Crystal Springs, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Metropolitan Bancgroup, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Hazlehurst:

Marital status in Hazlehurst, MS
  • Never married: 45.4%
  • Now married: 30.4%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

For population 25 years and over in Hazlehurst:

  • High school or higher: 74.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.5
Mississippi average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2021
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Hazlehurst
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Religion statistics for Hazlehurst, MS (based on Copiah County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,63058
Mainline Protestant2,70427
Black Protestant2,23117
Other5104
Catholic2802
None11,094-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
This county:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Copiah County:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Here:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Copiah County:

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Copiah County:

13.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

37.8%
State:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hazlehurst:

48.5%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hazlehurst:

44.8%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.8
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hazlehurst:

19.2%
Mississippi:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.4%
Mississippi:

11.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hazlehurst:

6.7
Mississippi:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

36.0%
Mississippi:

34.8%

General health condition:
Hazlehurst:

52.9%
Mississippi:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Hazlehurst:

80.5%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hazlehurst, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 16$24,300$18,2250$0
Water Supply 8$16,324$24,4860$0
Streets and Highways 7$9,216$15,7990$0
Other Government Administration 5$5,571$13,3700$0
Correction 4$5,615$16,8450$0
Firefighters 4$4,973$14,9190$0
Financial Administration 2$4,371$26,2260$0
Judicial and Legal 2$2,524$15,1440$0
Sewerage 2$3,246$19,4760$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 15$5,518
Totals for Government 50$76,140$18,27415$5,518

Hazlehurst government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $35,000 ($9.85)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,112,000 ($313.06)
    Water Utilities: $1,052,000 ($296.17)
    Regular Highways: $980,000 ($275.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $411,000 ($115.71)
    Sewerage: $324,000 ($91.22)
    Financial Administration: $261,000 ($73.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $238,000 ($67.00)
    Central Staff Services: $222,000 ($62.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $61,000 ($17.17)
    General - Other: $26,000 ($7.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($6.48)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $51,000 ($14.36)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $65,000 ($18.30)

Hazlehurst government finances - Revenue in 2020 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $427,000 ($120.21)
    Other: $396,000 ($111.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($3.94)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $156,000 ($43.92)
    General Revenue - Other: $154,000 ($43.36)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($5.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $840,000 ($236.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,386,000 ($390.20)
    Other: $317,000 ($89.25)
  • Tax - Property: $1,079,000 ($303.77)
    Public Utilities Sales: $129,000 ($36.32)
    Other License: $28,000 ($7.88)

Hazlehurst government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,205,000 ($620.78)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,154,000 ($606.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,000 ($14.36)

Hazlehurst government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,626,000 ($457.77)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,179,000 ($613.46)
Businesses in Hazlehurst, MS
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1SONIC Drive-In1
Burger King1Taco Bell1
Circle K1U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS1
KFC1Waffle House1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Pizza Hut1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hazlehurst:

  • WOEG (1220 AM; 0 kW; HAZLEHURST, MS; Owner: THE O'NEAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WOAD (1300 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZRX (1590 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hazlehurst:

  • WDXO (92.9 FM; HAZLEHURST, MS; Owner: THE O'NEAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJXN-FM (100.9 FM; UTICA, MS; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WAKH (105.7 FM; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTYX (94.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WJMI (99.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WRQO (102.1 FM; MONTICELLO, MS; Owner: THE O'NEAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBKN (92.1 FM; BROOKHAVEN, MS; Owner: OLE BROOK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAU-FM (88.9 FM; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WMPR (90.1 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: J.C. MAXWELL BROADCASTING GROUP, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Hazlehurst:

  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJKO-LP (Channel 64; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WAPT (Channel 16; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WAPT HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WJMF-LP (Channel 53; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJXF-LP (Channel 49; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBXK-CA (Channel 8; JACKSON, ETC., MS; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WBMS-CA (Channel 10; JACKSON, MS; Owner: GENE A. BLAILOCK)
  • WMAU-TV (Channel 17; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
Hazlehurst fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Hazlehurst fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 51Number of bridges
  • 440ft / 134mTotal length
  • $2,422,765,000Total costs
  • 193,280Total average daily traffic
  • 31,405Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Hazlehurst, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 241960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 72010-2019
  • 22020-2022
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hazlehurst)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 338 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hazlehurst, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hazlehurst)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Hazlehurst)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 137. The highest number of reported fires - 202 took place in 2005, and the least - 87 in 2012. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hazlehurst, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (43.3%), and Outside Fires (38.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hazlehurst, MS
    • 1,01043.3%Structure Fires
    • 88738.0%Outside Fires
    • 33114.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1044.5%Other
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Most common first names in Hazlehurst, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11777.0 years
James11068.5 years
Willie10074.3 years
John9573.3 years
William7677.4 years
Robert6570.2 years
Henry4577.0 years
Annie4477.4 years
George4074.2 years
Jessie3874.6 years
Most common last names in Hazlehurst, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8275.3 years
Williams7270.8 years
Davis6173.9 years
Johnson5472.5 years
Jones4875.1 years
Brown4773.1 years
White4074.1 years
Harris4074.9 years
Thompson3473.9 years
Jackson3374.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hazlehurst, MS
  • 52.6%Electricity
  • 36.8%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Wood
  • 1.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hazlehurst, MS
  • 64.5%Electricity
  • 32.7%Utility gas
  • 2.8%No fuel used


Hazlehurst compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2024.