Hernando County FL Information


Hernando County Subdivisions

Hernando County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 177,436
Population in Households 175,598
Population in Familes 142,369
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,838
Population Density1 376
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 73,257
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 49,978
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 86,845 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56,434 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,823 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,588 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $105,375
Average Home Value $129,109


Median Household Income $40,640
Average Household Income $54,051
Per Capita Income $22,406
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.58%
Households 0.4% 0.51%
Families 0.26% 0.41%
Median Household Income   3.72%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Hernando County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hernando County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 27 61st
Population Density1 # 18 75th
Diversity Index2 # 52 24th
Median Household Income # 39 43rd
Per Capita Income # 35 49th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.