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.

Horn Lake is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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%).

Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Horn Lake is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Horn Lake area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

The percentage of adults in Horn Lake with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.85% of adults in Horn Lake have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

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.