Hernando is a medium-sized city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 17,138 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Hernando is the 24th largest community in Mississippi.
Hernando real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Hernando house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Hernando is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hernando is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hernando who work in management occupations (11.94%), sales jobs (11.82%), and office and administrative support (11.17%).
Because of many things, Hernando is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Hernando really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hernando perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Being a small city, Hernando does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Hernando is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.66% of adults in Hernando have a college degree.
The per capita income in Hernando in 2018 was $34,213, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $136,852 for a family of four. However, Hernando contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hernando is a very ethnically-diverse city. 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hernando include English, Irish, German, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Hernando is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.