Hernando, Mississippi Population 2020

16,811

Hernando is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 16,811, it is the 24th largest city in Mississippi and the 2124th largest city in the United States. Hernando is currently growing at a rate of 1.49% annually and its population has increased by 19.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,090 in 2010. Spanning over 25 miles, Hernando has a population density of 664 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hernando is $98,777 with a poverty rate of 6.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,006 per month, and the median house value is $188,200. The median age in Hernando is 35.6 years, 32.9 years for males, and 38.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.8 males.

Hernando Demographics

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

  • White: 79.22%
  • Black or African American: 16.49%
  • Other race: 2.13%
  • Two or more races: 1.49%
  • Asian: 0.44%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hernando, Mississippi is 16,811, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,317.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,090.

Hernando, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,52379.22%
Black or African American2,60716.49%
Some Other Race3362.13%
Two or More Races2351.49%
Asian690.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.23%

Hernando Population Pyramid 2020

Hernando Median Age

35.6


Total

32.9


Male

38.6


Female

Hernando Adults

There are 11,486 adults, (2,399 of whom are seniors) in Hernando.

Hernando Age Dependency

74

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Hernando Sex Ratio

Female

7,953

50.31%

Male

7,854

49.69%

Hernando Households and Families

Hernando Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hernando Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.6%12.4%
All80.6%19.4%
Non Family75.1%24.9%
Female68.9%31.1%
Male38.2%61.8%

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5092.880.6
Married3,3683.4187.6
Non Family1,3301.1775.1
Female5942.8268.9
Male2173.3338.2

3.27

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hernando Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2932.87%
9th to 12th Grade6346.21%
High School Graduate2,41223.62%
Some College2,66826.12%
Associates Degree1,05710.35%
Bachelors Degree2,03219.90%
Graduate Degree1,11710.94%

Hernando Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,1027,7172,893
Black1,5991,116179
Hispanic25621859
Multiple Races17016318
Other Race15415434
Asian5959
Native American3723

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 35.71%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,487$52,577$37,320
Less Than High School$26,083$31,151$25,536
High School Grad$31,754$38,583$27,868
Some College$46,176$49,292$40,909
Bachelors Degree$57,102$66,042$40,446
Graduate Degree$70,962$69,091$71,218

$45,487

Average Earnings

$52,577

Average Male

$37,320

Average Female

Hernando Language

Hernando Language by Age

Hernando Language

97.72% of Hernando residents speak only English, while 2.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.80% of the population.

Hernando Poverty

Hernando Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,0405174.29%
Black2,38638616.18%
Hispanic62711117.70%
Other329216.38%
Native371437.84%

6.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.55%

Male Poverty Rate

6.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hernando

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hernando is Native, with 37.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hernando is White, with 4.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.14%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.55%
High School7.40%
Some College6.27%
Bachelors or Greater2.29%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed27.62%
Female Unemployed15.51%
Female Employed5.59%
Male Employed4.23%

Hernando Income

Hernando Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$77,754$98,777
Families$86,350$112,708
Married Families$97,781-
Non Families$42,448$53,950

Hernando Marital Status

Hernando Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

58.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Hernando Married by Age and Sex

Hernando Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hernando Marital Status by Race

Hernando Veterans

765

Number of Veterans

765

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam242
Second Gulf War171
First Gulf War147
Korea64
World War II26
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54204
65 to 74199
75+180
55 to 64120
18 to 3462
Name Veterans % of Total
White6266.89%
Black1397.16%

$Hernando Veterans by Education

2.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hernando Employment Status

67.6%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Hernando Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

33.75%

Born in Mississippi

97.21%

Native Born

2.79%

Foreign Born

1.16%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.21% of Hernando residents were born in the United States, with 33.75% having been born in Mississippi. 1.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202016,8112471.49%
201916,5642471.51%
201816,3173222.01%
201715,9952471.57%
201615,7481591.02%
201515,5892421.58%
201415,3472811.87%
201315,0662831.91%
201214,7833282.27%
201114,4553232.29%
201014,1327,3207.57%
20006,8123,6878.10%
19903,1251560.51%
19802,9690.00%