About This Place
Hazlehurst is a city in and the county seat of Jeff Davis County, Georgia, United States. The population was 3,787 at the 2000 census.
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,787 people, 1,513 households, and 1,039 families residing in the city. The population density was 807.1 people per square mile (311.8/km²). There were 1,810 housing units at an average density of 385.8 per square mile (149.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 68.55% White, 27.67% African American, 0.42% Native American, 0.74% Asian, 1.66% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.43% of the population.
There were 1,513 households out of which 30.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.7% were married couples living together, 19.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.3% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.95.