Hernando County FL Information


Hernando County Subdivisions

Hernando County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 185,678
Population in Households 183,888
Population in Familes 148,067
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,790
Population Density1 393
Diversity Index2 41


Median Household Income $45,812
Average Household Income $61,313
Per Capita Income $25,374


Total Housing Units 89,415 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59,200 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,690 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,525 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $157,745
Average Home Value $186,374


Total Households 75,890
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 51,765
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.88% 1.26%
Households 0.68% 1.14%
Families 0.59% 1.07%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   3.51%


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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 27 61st
Population Density # 19 73rd
Diversity Index # 50 27th
Median Household Income # 38 45th
Per Capita Income # 38 45th

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