The City of Hernando had a population of 15,545 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Hernando is located at latitude 34.8496 and longitude -89.9924 in DeSoto County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hernando (see map below) encompass a land area of 25.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. DeSoto County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 381 feet.
The City of Hernando (GNIS ID: 2404688) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hernando population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Hernando: Jefferson.
|Population in Households||15,354|
|Population in Familes||13,394|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||191|
|Average Household Size||2.71|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||6,023 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,421 (73.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,240 (20.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||362 ( 6.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$191,715|
|Average Home Value||$214,609|
|Median Household Income||$68,844|
|Average Household Income||$80,899|
|Per Capita Income||$29,422|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.42%|
|Per Capita Income||1.78%|
The table below compares Hernando to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 26||93rd|
|Population Density1||# 142||61st|
|Diversity Index2||# 226||38th|
|Median Household Income||# 5||99th|
|Per Capita Income||# 12||97th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.