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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Hernando is 14,723, which is 116.13% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 4.91% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Hernando population density is 570.03 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 61.62 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Hernando is white, which represent 86.31% of the total population. The average Hernando education level is higher than the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 14,723. #29

Population Growth Since 2000, #7

Hernando, MS

Population Density, #145

Hernando, MS
570.03 per square mile
61.62 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:12,707 (86.31%, #65)
Black:1,633 (11.09%, #290)
Hispanic:405 (2.75%, #95)
Asian:122 (0.83%, #86)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):7 (0.05%, #99)
One Race, Other:48 (0.33%, see rank)
Two or More Races:206 (1.40%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

11,145 (75.70%) out of the total population of 14,723 reported first ancestry.

 Hernando, MS% of the Total PopulationMississippiU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.19%0.56%
Czech550.37%, see rank0.07%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.08%0.42%
Dutch4402.99%, see rank0.62%1.40%
English1,92213.05%, see rank7.58%8.02%
French3972.70%, see rank2.69%3.34%
German1,95813.30%, see rank5.56%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.10%0.41%
Hungarian110.07%, see rank0.07%0.46%
Irish2,43416.53%, see rank8.44%10.80%
Italian4653.16%, see rank1.87%5.52%
Norwegian600.41%, see rank0.20%1.42%
Polish470.32%, see rank0.44%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.06%0.44%
Russian530.36%, see rank0.13%0.92%
Scotch-Irish5603.80%, see rank1.58%0.99%
Scottish2241.52%, see rank1.46%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.62%0.95%
Swedish450.31%, see rank0.27%1.27%
Swiss50.03%, see rank0.07%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.03%0.31%
American1,65011.21%, see rank11.78%7.12%
Welsh310.21%, see rank0.28%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 7,165 (48.67%, see rank)
Females: 7,558 (51.33%, see rank)

Hernando, MS
Male: 48.67%
Female: 51.33%
Male: 48.55%
Female: 51.45%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Hernando, MS
36.60 years old
36.30 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Hernando, MS
35.10 years old
34.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Hernando, MS
38.20 years old
37.80 years old
38.80 years old

 Hernando, MS% of the Total PopulationMississippiU.S.
Under 5 years1,0837.36%, see rank6.75%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,1898.08%, see rank6.89%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,1737.97%, see rank7.08%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,1988.14%, see rank7.18%6.85%
20 to 24 years6124.16%, see rank7.44%7.13%
25 to 34 years1,62311.02%, see rank12.98%13.47%
35 to 44 years2,80619.06%, see rank12.50%12.96%
45 to 54 years1,3979.49%, see rank13.50%14.09%
55 to 64 years1,76611.99%, see rank12.18%12.29%
65 to 74 years1,1127.55%, see rank7.75%7.64%
75 to 84 5693.86%, see rank4.21%4.25%
85 years and over1951.32%, see rank1.55%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Hernando, MSMississippiU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population9,468, 100%1,929,591209,056,129
Less Than High School1,081, 11.42%, see rank18.06%13.67%
High School Graduate2,389, 25.23%, see rank30.25%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree3,457, 36.51%, see rank31.29%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,703, 17.99%, see rank12.90%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree838, 8.85%, see rank7.51%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.61, see rank12.9413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Hernando, MS MississippiU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten33453.89%46.11%79.87%20.13%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)2,04787.05%, see rank12.95%, see rank89.76%10.24%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)97280.66%, see rank19.34%, see rank88.29%11.71%90.60%9.40%
College47382.03%, see rank17.97%, see rank87.67%12.33%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School16933.14%, see rank66.86%, see rank74.93%25.07%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Hernando, MSMississippiU.S.
Total Households5,186, 100%1,092,627116,211,092
Average Household Size2.76, see rank2.642.63
1 Person Households1,244, 23.99%, see rank27.31%27.57%
2 or More Person Households3,942, 76.01%, see rank72.69%72.43%
Family Households (Families)3,843, 74.10%, see rank68.69%66.22%
Average Family Size3.33, see rank3.303.32
Married-Couple Family2,879, 55.51%, see rank45.22%48.42%
Nonfamily Households1,343, 25.90%, see rank31.31%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Hernando, MS%MississippiU.S.
15 Years and Over Total11,278see rank2,365,897252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over5,481100%, see rank1,133,229123,281,364
Never Married1,59429.08%, see rank35.54%35.77%
Married3,17857.98%, see rank50.55%52.04%
Widowed1322.41%, see rank2.91%2.57%
Divorced57710.53%, see rank11.00%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over5,797100%, see rank1,232,668129,692,771
Never Married1,29222.29%, see rank30.41%29.48%
Married3,18554.94%, see rank46.21%49.19%
Widowed5118.81%, see rank10.86%9.16%
Divorced80913.96%, see rank12.51%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Hernando, MS%MississippiU.S.
Native14,44398.10%, see rank97.76%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence4,79432.56%, see rank71.47%58.73%
Born in Different State9,61965.33%, see rank25.73%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
300.20%, see rank0.56%1.42%
Foreign Born2801.90%, see rank2.24%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship2081.41%, see rank0.79%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship720.49%, see rank1.46%7.09%
Born In Europe1120.76%, see rank0.23%1.53%
Born In Asia1220.83%, see rank0.75%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.06%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America310.21%, see rank1.15%6.83%
Born In Northern America150.10%, see rank0.05%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Hernando, MS%MississippiU.S.
English4,94195.28%, see rank95.53%79.39%
Spanish1532.95%, see rank2.64%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages771.48%, see rank0.89%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages150.29%, see rank0.67%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.28%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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