Horn Lake, MS


Horn Lake profile

Living in Horn Lake

Horn Lake is a medium-sized city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 27,042 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Horn Lake is the tenth largest community in Mississippi.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Horn Lake is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Horn Lake is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Horn Lake who work in office and administrative support (15.75%), sales jobs (10.54%), and healthcare (6.56%).

For the size of the city, public transportation in Horn Lake is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Horn Lake, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Horn Lake rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.85% of adults 25 and older in Horn Lake have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Horn Lake in 2010 was $20,151, which is upper middle income relative to Mississippi, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $80,604 for a family of four. However, Horn Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Horn Lake is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Horn Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Horn Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Horn Lake include German, English, Italian, and French .

The most common language spoken in Horn Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.