Hernando, Mississippi Population 2022

17,020
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Hernando is a city located in Mississippi. Hernando has a 2020 population of 17,020. Hernando is currently growing at a rate of 1.23% annually and its population has increased by 20.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,116 in 2010.

The average household income in Hernando is $97,037 with a poverty rate of 6.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,064 per month, and the median house value is $216,200. The median age in Hernando is 37 years, 34.6 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Hernando Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hernandowas:

  • White: 81.62%
  • Black or African American: 15.56%
  • Other race: 1.22%
  • Two or more races: 1.02%
  • Asian: 0.58%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hernando, Mississippi is 17,020 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,020.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,116.

Hernando, Mississippi Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,22881.62%
Black or African American2,52115.56%
Asian940.58%
Some Other Race1971.22%
Two or More Races1661.02%
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Hernando Population by Race

Hernando Population Pyramid 2022

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Hernando Median Age

36.2


Total

36.2


Male

36.2


Female

Hernando Adults

There are 11,900 adults, (2,930 of whom are seniors) in Hernando.

Hernando Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48

Child Dependency Ratio

Hernando Sex Ratio

Female

8,373

51.67%

Male

7,833

48.33%

Hernando Population by Age

Hernando Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hernando Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
All78.4%21.6%
Female77.1%22.9%
Non Family71.4%28.6%
Male58.9%41.1%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hernando Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0822.6378.4
Married3,6023.1382.9
Male2413.2458.9
Female7302.6477.1
Non Family1,5091.3171.4

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Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Hernando Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3553.33%
9th to 12th Grade8938.37%
High School Graduate2,53623.76%
Some College2,38222.32%
Associates Degree1,12910.58%
Bachelors Degree2,13219.97%
Graduate Degree1,24711.68%
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Hernando Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hernando Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,5418,1543,151
2+ Races605318
Other Race888818
Black1,6351,034177
Hispanic35010930
Asian88763

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 36.89%.

Hernando Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,570$49,352$40,708
Less Than 9th Grade$26,058$26,851$
High School Graduate$37,114$41,638$23,077
Some College$40,246$43,438$37,778
Bachelors Degree$52,463$80,000$43,545
Graduate Degree$64,750$68,547$54,896

$43,570

Average Earnings

$49,352

Average Male

$40,708

Average Female

Hernando Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hernando Language by Age

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Hernando Language

95.76% of Hernando residents speak only English, while 4.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.36% of the population.

Hernando Language

Hernando Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,26850622.31%
Hispanic76813817.97%
White12,5374463.56%
Other24NaN%

6.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.21%

Male Poverty Rate

8.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hernando

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hernando is Black, with 22.31% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.16%.

Hernando Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.65%
High School3.02%
Some College4.27%
Bachelors or Greater2.22%

Hernando Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.80%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed3.53%
Female Unemployed24.32%

Hernando Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hernando Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,377$90,764
Families$80,378$101,132
Married Families$93,144-
Non Families$39,744$57,463
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Income by Household Type

Hernando Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

59.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Hernando Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Hernando Marital Status

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871

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War157
First Gulf War146
Vietnam390
Korea26
World War II7

Hernando Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3478
35 to 54228
55 to 64174
65 to 74266
75+125

Hernando Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7307.44%
Black1417.83%

Hernando Veterans by Race

Hernando Veterans by Education

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1.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hernando Veterans by Education

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64.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Hernando Employment by Age

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Hernando Employment by Race

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Hernando Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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37.80%

Born in Hernando

95.27%

Native Born

4.73%

Foreign Born

3.56%

Non Citizen

1.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.27% of Hernando residents were born in the United States, with 37.80% having been born in Mississippi. 3.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hernando Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19802,9690.00%
19903,1251560.51%
20006,8123,6878.10%
201014,1167,3047.56%
201114,4313152.23%
201214,7473162.19%
201315,0192721.84%
201415,2902711.80%
201515,5182281.49%
201615,6651470.95%
201715,9032381.52%
201816,1922891.82%
201916,3992071.28%
202016,6062071.26%
202116,8132071.25%
202217,0202071.23%

Hernando Population by Year