Hernando County FL Information


Hernando County Subdivisions

Hernando County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 182,273
Daytime Population: Workers 46,744
Daytime Population: Residents 118,639
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 165,383
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 180,445
Population in Familes 146,071
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,828
Population Density2 386
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $43,726
Average Household Income $58,698
Per Capita Income $24,476


Total Housing Units 88,763 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 57,513 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,478 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,772 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $140,965
Average Home Value $171,063


Total Households 74,991
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 51,222
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.74% 0.92%
Households 0.61% 0.84%
Families 0.53% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   2.93%


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, 2017 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 # 51 25th
Median Household Income # 38 45th
Per Capita Income # 37 46th

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