Horn Lake is a medium-sized city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 26,915 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 (16.19%), sales jobs (10.08%), and personal care services (6.21%).
The percentage of people in Horn Lake with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.91% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Horn Lake in 2010 was $18,940, 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 $75,760 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.