Hernando County, Florida Population 2018

Hernando County, Florida's estimated population is 186,553 with a growth rate of 5.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hernando County, Florida is the 27th largest county in Florida.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017186,5539,7565.52%
2016176,797-5,434-2.98%
2016182,2314,3482.44%
2015177,8832,5361.45%
2014175,3471,6410.94%
2013173,7069520.55%
2012172,754-82-0.05%
2011172,836-127-0.07%
2010172,96371,84871.06%
1990101,11556,646127.38%
198044,46927,465161.52%
197017,0045,79951.75%
196011,2054,51267.41%
19506,6931,05218.65%
19405,64169314.01%
19304,9484008.80%
19204,548-449-8.99%
19104,9971,35937.36%
19003,6381,16246.93%
18902,476-1,772-41.71%
18804,2481,31044.59%
18702,9381,738144.83%
18601,20027429.59%
18509260.00%

Hernando County, Florida Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White158,419
Black or African American9,301
Two or More Races4,116
Some Other Race2,558
Asian1,955
American Indian and Alaska Native401
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander47

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Hernando County, Florida Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Hernando County, Florida Median Age

48.9


Total

47.3


Male

50.2


Female

Hernando County, Florida Adults

There are 143,559 adults, (48,442 of which are seniors) in Hernando County, Florida.

Hernando County, Florida Age Dependency

86.2

Age Dependency Ratio

51.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Hernando County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

91,774

51.91%

Male

85,023

48.09%

Hernando County, Florida Households and Families

Hernando County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hernando County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All78%22%
Non Family74.7%25.3%
Male65.2%34.8%
Female57.1%42.9%

78.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hernando County, Florida Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All70,9182.4678
Married35,7982.9486.3
Non Family23,2451.2674.7
Female8,6173.4257.1
Male3,2583.2965.2

2.96

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hernando County, Florida Households

Hernando County, Florida Education

Hernando County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,6933.57%
9th to 12th Grade12,3339.39%
High School Graduate48,11636.64%
Some College30,70223.38%
Associates Degree13,93210.61%
Bachelors Degree14,41410.98%
Graduate Degree7,1275.43%

Hernando County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White109,96497,18618,042
Hispanic12,6549,9491,853
Black5,8094,8191,070
Multiple Races1,8411,516284
Asian1,364965378
Other Race1,3381,082100
Native American2342106
Islander4141

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 27.71%.

Hernando County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,753$34,450$26,903
Less Than High School$19,818$21,882$13,549
High School Grad$27,087$31,976$22,461
Some College$30,937$36,746$26,724
Bachelors Degree$40,247$43,197$37,760
Graduate Degree$46,941$59,250$45,082

$30,753

Average Earnings

$34,450

Average Male

$26,903

Average Female

Hernando County, Florida Language

Hernando County, Florida Language by Age

Hernando County, Florida Language

89.15% of Hernando County, Florida residents speak only English, while 10.85% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.33% of the population.

Hernando County, Florida Poverty

Hernando County, Florida Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White139,39019,12613.72%
Hispanic20,2074,19420.76%
Black8,9032,75030.89%
Multiple4,03784620.96%
Other2,54882632.42%
Asian1,92338920.23%
Native39214035.71%
Islander47612.77%

15.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.99%

Male Poverty Rate

16.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hernando County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hernando County, Florida is Native, with 35.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hernando County, Florida is Islander, with 12.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.97%.

Hernando County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.86%
High School14.28%
Some College11.31%
Bachelors or Greater6.45%

Hernando County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.10%
Male Unemployed33.74%
Female Employed8.11%
Male Employed7.39%

Hernando County, Florida Income

Hernando County, Florida Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,274$53,679
Families$50,448$61,635
Married Families$56,351$68,541
Non Families$25,850$34,768

Hernando County, Florida Marital Status

Hernando County, Florida Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Hernando County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

Hernando County, Florida Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Hernando County, Florida Marital Status by Race

Hernando County, Florida Veterans

Hernando County, Florida Veterans by War

19,860

Number of Veterans

18,611

Male Veterans

1,249

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam7,705
Korea2,907
First Gulf War2,308
Second Gulf War1,901
World War II1,695

Hernando County, Florida Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+6,423
65 to 745,907
55 to 643,304
35 to 543,260
18 to 34966

Hernando County, Florida Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White18,73514.31%
Hispanic1,1187.59%
Black5808.70%
2 or More29512.67%
Other1599.50%
Asian624.09%
Indian2910.58%

Hernando County, Florida Veterans by Education

7.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hernando County, Florida Employment Status

Hernando County, Florida Employment by Age

46.4%

Labor Force Participation

41.2%

Employment Rate

11.2%

Unemployment Rate

Hernando County, Florida Employment by Race

Hernando County, Florida Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Hernando County, Florida

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Brooksville771779992823.65%
Weeki Wachee121318.33%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990