The City of Hernando had a population of 16,107 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Hernando: Jefferson.
|Population in Households||15,915|
|Population in Familes||13,860|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||192|
|Median Household Income||$76,185|
|Average Household Income||$89,570|
|Per Capita Income||$32,633|
|Total Housing Units||6,273 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,534 (72.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,353 (21.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||387 ( 6.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$200,329|
|Average Home Value||$216,757|
|Average Household Size||2.7|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.48%|
|Per Capita Income||2.02%|
The table below compares Hernando to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 25||93rd|
|Population Density||# 129||65th|
|Diversity Index||# 215||41st|
|Median Household Income||# 5||99th|
|Per Capita Income||# 10||98th|
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