Hernando Beach, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Hernando Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The Hernando Beach Census Designated Place had a population of 2,550 as of July 1, 2018. Hernando Beach ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hernando Beach is located at latitude 28.4681 and longitude -82.6673 in Hernando County. The formal boundaries for the Hernando Beach Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.55 sq. miles and a water area of 1.33 sq. miles. Hernando County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 0 feet.

The Hernando Beach Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402579) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Hernando Beach Census Designated Place is located within Hernando Beach CCD of Hernando County.

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


Total Population 2,550
Population in Households 2,550
Population in Familes 1,992
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 719
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $65,209
Average Household Income $103,501
Per Capita Income $47,801


Total Housing Units 1,569 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 881 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 285 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 403 (25.7%)
Median Home Value $291,216
Average Home Value $330,455


Total Households 1,166
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 761
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.26% 1.51%
Households 1.14% 1.43%
Families 0.49% 1.31%
Median Household Income   5.32%
Per Capita Income   4.96%

Hernando Beach, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hernando Beach to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 615 33rd
Population Density # 653 29th
Diversity Index # 742 19th
Median Household Income # 196 79th
Per Capita Income # 99 89th

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