Hernando, FL


Highest Appreciating Hernando Neighborhoods Since 2000

Hernando, FL Real Estate Data

Hernando Housing Market Information

With a population of 8,944, 4,121 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $127,033, house prices in Hernando are solidly below the national average.

Mobile homes or trailers are the single most common housing type in Hernando, accounting for 50.06% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Hernando include single-family detached homes ( 46.35%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 1.85%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 1.60%).

Dwellings in Hernando tend to be quite small (one, two, or no bedrooms) and owner occupied. In fact, 56.32% of the homes in Hernando have two or fewer bedrooms.

There is a lot of housing in Hernando built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Hernando built between 1940-1969 ( 16.89%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 16.41%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Hernando. Fully 27.59% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Hernando homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Hernando real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Hernando Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Hernando over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 34.72% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Hernando home appreciation rates at 2.46%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 10.20%.

Over the last year, Hernando appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Hernando's appreciation rate has been 1.76%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Hernando were at 2.46%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 10.20%.

Importantly, this makes Hernando one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the town's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Florida, our data show that Hernando's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in Florida.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,163,000 0.0
$873,001 - $1,163,000 1.1
$582,001 - $873,000 1.3
$465,001 - $582,000 0.3
$349,001 - $465,000 0.9
$233,001 - $349,000 9.3
$117,001 - $233,000 37.8
$58,001 - $117,000 30.3
$0 - $58,000 19.0

Low for FL
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
61.1771944216571 75.8547008547009

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$838 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 81.14
Renters 18.86
Vacant 27.59

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 16.4
1970 - 1999 66.4
1940 - 1969 16.9
1939 or Older 0.3

Types of Homes

Single-Family 46.4
Townhomes 0.1
Small Apt. Buildings 1.6
Apt. Complexes 1.8
Mobile Homes 50.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.16
1 Bedroom 8.66
2 Bedrooms 47.50
3 Bedrooms 39.13
4 Bedrooms 3.02
5 or more bedrooms 1.53

Hernando Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q3 - 2016 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2015 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2011 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2006 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2016 Q4
20.34% 1.08% 1 2
* 10 is highest

Popular Neighborhoods in Hernando

Zip Codes in Hernando, FL