Hernando, Florida Population 2024

8,911

Hernando is a city located in Citrus County Florida. Hernando has a 2024 population of 8,911. Hernando is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,977 in 2020.

The average household income in Hernando is $51,987 with a poverty rate of 22.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hernando is 60 years, 59.3 years for males, and 61.9 years for females.

Hernando Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hernando was:

  • White: 90.38%
  • Two or more races: 4.71%
  • Black or African American: 3.7%
  • Asian: 0.67%
  • Other race: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
31.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
281.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.74% (-66)
The current population of Hernando, Florida is 8,911 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,977.

Hernando, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,05490.38%
Two or more races4204.71%
Black or African American3303.7%
Asian600.67%
Other race290.33%
Native American180.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hernando Population by Race

Hernando Population Pyramid 2024

Hernando Median Age

60

Total

59.3

Male

61.9

Female

Hernando Adults

There are 7,624 adults, (3,586 of whom are seniors) in Hernando.

Hernando Age Dependency

120.7

Age Dependency Ratio

88.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Hernando Sex Ratio

Female4,09445.94%
Male4,81754.06%

Hernando Population by Age

Hernando Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,1832.1385.314.7
Married1,7522.7390.19.9
Non Family1,6881.1186.613.4
Male4563.0564.735.3
Female2873.0581.918.1
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2.72

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

85.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hernando Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hernando Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hernando Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Hernando Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,787

Average Earnings

$39,199

Average Male

$31,647

Average Female

Hernando Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hernando Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hernando Language

97.88% of Hernando residents speak only English, while 2.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.74% of the population.

Hernando Language

Hernando Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,0151,74021.71%
Multiple42018143.1%
Black3304313.03%
Hispanic1121916.96%
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22.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.59%

Male Poverty Rate

15.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hernando

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hernando is Multiple, with 43.1% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hernando is Black, with 13.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.1%.

Hernando Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School26.92%
Less Than 9th Grade18.48%
Some College15%
Bachelors or Greater10.95%
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Hernando Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed15.96%
Male Employed8.14%
Female Employed3.26%
Male Unemployed
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Hernando Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hernando Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hernando Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Hernando Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hernando Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hernando Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hernando Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,137

Number of Veterans

1,137

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Hernando Veterans by War

count

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Hernando Veterans by Age

count

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Hernando Veterans by Race

Hernando Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hernando Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

34.4%

Labor Force Participation

31.2%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Hernando Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hernando Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hernando Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

29.83%

Born in Hernando

98.61%

Native Born

1.39%

Foreign Born

0.76%

Non Citizen

0.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.61% of Hernando residents were born in the United States, with 29.83% having been born in Florida. 0.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Hernando Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20248,911
20238,911
20228,911-619-6.5%
20219,5305536.16%
20208,977-284-3.07%
20199,2615346.12%
20188,7274735.73%
20178,254-1,046-11.25%
20169,300-399-4.11%
20159,6995906.48%
20149,109-491-5.11%
20139,6004494.91%
20129,151810.89%
20119,070160.18%
20109,054
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Hernando Population by Year