Hernando County, Florida Population 2018

Hernando County, Florida's estimated population is 186,553 with a growth rate of 2.37% 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
2017179,144-7,409-3.97%
2017186,5534,3222.37%
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
White160,624
Black or African American9,288
Two or More Races3,648
Some Other Race2,848
Asian2,190
American Indian and Alaska Native516
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Hernando County, Florida Population Pyramid 2018

2,0004,0006,0008,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Hernando County, Florida Median Age

48.9


Total

47.4


Male

50.1


Female

Hernando County, Florida Adults

There are 145,632 adults, (49,222 of whom are seniors) in Hernando County, Florida.

Hernando County, Florida Age Dependency

85.8

Age Dependency Ratio

51.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Hernando County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

93,362

52.12%

Male

85,782

47.88%

Hernando County, Florida Households and Families

Hernando County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Hernando County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All77.8%22.2%
Non Family73.6%26.4%
Male66.2%33.8%
Female60.1%39.9%

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hernando County, Florida Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All72,2342.4577.8
Married36,9792.9485.6
Non Family23,4501.2573.6
Female8,4163.3460.1
Male3,3893.1966.2

2.95

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade4,8193.61%
9th to 12th Grade11,5058.62%
High School Graduate49,00536.73%
Some College31,52423.63%
Associates Degree13,77210.32%
Bachelors Degree15,10611.32%
Graduate Degree7,6745.75%

Hernando County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White110,60498,68918,978
Hispanic13,70610,7691,947
Black5,9374,9761,002
Asian1,5931,233566
Multiple Races1,5741,305326
Other Race1,4941,193115
Native American35035035
Islander2525

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 35.53%.

Hernando County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,266$35,450$27,433
Less Than High School$20,187$22,307$12,408
High School Grad$27,582$33,156$23,261
Some College$31,601$37,450$27,081
Bachelors Degree$39,681$42,256$37,625
Graduate Degree$50,108$60,552$48,063

$31,266

Average Earnings

$35,450

Average Male

$27,433

Average Female

Hernando County, Florida Language

Hernando County, Florida Language by Age

Hernando County, Florida Language

89.05% of Hernando County, Florida residents speak only English, while 10.95% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.58% of the population.

Hernando County, Florida Poverty

Hernando County, Florida Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White140,12417,83012.72%
Hispanic21,5974,27819.81%
Black8,9322,20924.73%
Other2,83873826.00%
Multiple3,56968319.14%
Asian2,16633215.33%
Native506234.55%
Islander30516.67%

14.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.69%

Male Poverty Rate

14.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hernando County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hernando County, Florida is Other, with 26.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hernando County, Florida is Native, with 4.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.22%.

Hernando County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.43%
High School14.02%
Some College10.14%
Bachelors or Greater6.18%

Hernando County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed33.65%
Female Unemployed33.42%
Female Employed7.34%
Male Employed5.75%

Hernando County, Florida Income

Hernando County, Florida Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,324$56,394
Families$52,558$64,303
Married Families$57,377$70,572
Non Families$26,826$37,000

Hernando County, Florida Marital Status

Hernando County, Florida Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Hernando County, Florida Veterans

Hernando County, Florida Veterans by War

18,792

Number of Veterans

17,585

Male Veterans

1,207

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam7,668
Korea2,533
First Gulf War2,175
Second Gulf War1,819
World War II1,434

Hernando County, Florida Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+6,169
65 to 745,712
55 to 643,086
35 to 542,817
18 to 341,008

Hernando County, Florida Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White17,77213.38%
Hispanic1,0596.65%
Black4977.30%
2 or More24612.20%
Other1498.35%
Indian10427.30%
Asian241.40%

Hernando County, Florida Veterans by Education

7.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hernando County, Florida Employment Status

Hernando County, Florida Employment by Age

46.9%

Labor Force Participation

42.7%

Employment Rate

8.8%

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