Hernando is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 15,503 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Hernando is the 29th largest community in Mississippi. Much of the housing stock in Hernando was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Hernando economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Hernando, where the median household income is $58,870.00.
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 professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hernando who work in management occupations (12.90%), office and administrative support (12.17%), and sales jobs (10.35%).
Because of many things, Hernando is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Hernando a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Hernando has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Hernando’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The overall education level of Hernando is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.27% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hernando in 2010 was $29,989, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,956 for a family of four. However, Hernando contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hernando is a somewhat 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 German, English, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Hernando is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.