Hernando is a somewhat small town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 8,944 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Hernando is the 210th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hernando is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hernando is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hernando who work in sales jobs (17.76%), office and administrative support (15.27%), and maintenance occupations (7.25%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Hernando has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Hernando has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hernando than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hernando may be for you.
Hernando is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Hernando, just 12.67% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Hernando in 2010 was $20,321, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $81,284 for a family of four.
Hernando is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Hernando home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hernando residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hernando include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Hernando is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.