Hernando, Mississippi Population 2021

16,813
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Hernando is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 16,813, it is the 24th largest city in Mississippi and the 2143rd largest city in the United States . Hernando is currently growing at a rate of 1.25% annually and its population has increased by 19.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,090 in 2010. Hernando reached it's highest population of 16,813 in 2021. Spanning over 25 miles, Hernando has a population density of 664 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hernando is $97,037 with a poverty rate of 5.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,039 per month, and the median house value is $197,100. 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 Hernando was:

  • White: 82.81%
  • Black or African American: 13.40%
  • Other race: 2.10%
  • Two or more races: 1.56%
  • Asian: 0.06%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hernando, Mississippi is 16,813 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,192.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,090.

Hernando, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,20282.81%
Black or African American2,13713.40%
Some Other Race3352.10%
Two or More Races2491.56%
Asian100.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.06%
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Hernando Population by Race

Hernando Population Pyramid $2021

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Hernando Median Age

37


Total

34.6


Male

39.5


Female

Hernando Adults

There are 11,511 adults, (2,742 of whom are seniors) in Hernando.

Hernando Age Dependency

81.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Hernando Sex Ratio

Female

8,040

50.43%

Male

7,902

49.57%

Hernando Population by Age

Hernando Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hernando Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
Female84.1%15.9%
All82.5%17.5%
Non Family74.1%25.9%
Male44.4%55.6%

82.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hernando Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7702.7382.5
Married3,5923.3488.2
Non Family1,5331.1174.1
Female4293.1684.1
Male2163.0844.4

3.27

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Hernando Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2432.33%
9th to 12th Grade6165.90%
High School Graduate2,33222.34%
Some College2,84227.23%
Associates Degree9178.79%
Bachelors Degree2,27621.81%
Graduate Degree1,21111.60%
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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
White8,5818,1253,283
Black1,5011,12699
Hispanic24623169
Other Race18118137
2+ Races949036
Native American9
Asian66

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 2+ races people with a rate of 38.30%.

Hernando Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,030$57,698$39,492
Less Than 9th Grade$$30,731$
High School Graduate$34,792$52,579$24,000
Some College$48,515$50,000$42,300
Bachelors Degree$61,378$83,494$42,188
Graduate Degree$70,030$69,321$71,339

$49,030

Average Earnings

$57,698

Average Male

$39,492

Average Female

Hernando Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hernando Language by Age

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Hernando Language

97.58% of Hernando residents speak only English, while 2.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.57% of the population.

Hernando Language

Hernando Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,9165584.32%
Black1,99922811.41%
Hispanic54811020.07%
Other330226.67%
Native99100.00%

5.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.44%

Male Poverty Rate

6.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hernando

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hernando is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hernando is White, with 4.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.87%.

Hernando Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.28%
Some College6.91%
High School3.46%
Bachelors or Greater2.84%

Hernando Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed13.81%
Female Employed4.98%
Male Employed3.43%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Hernando Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hernando Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,195$97,037
Families$90,408$113,023
Married Families$97,104-
Non Families$39,219$51,892
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Income by Household Type

Hernando Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.1%

Male Marriage Rate

58.3%

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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945

Number of Veterans

945

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam465
First Gulf War137
Second Gulf War118
Korea41
World War II21

Hernando Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74380
55 to 64199
35 to 54184
75+128
18 to 3454

Hernando Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6887.25%
Black25715.32%

Hernando Veterans by Race

Hernando Veterans by Education

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2.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hernando Veterans by Education

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66.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

2.8%

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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28.42%

Born in Hernando

97.23%

Native Born

2.77%

Foreign Born

1.37%

Non Citizen

1.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.23% of Hernando residents were born in the United States, with 28.42% having been born in Mississippi. 1.37% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202116,8132071.25%
202016,6062071.26%
201916,3992071.28%
201816,1922891.82%
201715,9032381.52%
201615,6651470.95%
201515,5182281.49%
201415,2902711.80%
201315,0192721.84%
201214,7473162.19%
201114,4313152.23%
201014,1167,3047.56%
20006,8123,6878.10%
19903,1251560.51%
19802,9690.00%

Hernando Population by Year