Hernando, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 15,981 (88% urban, 12% rural).
Population change since 2000: +134.6%
Males: 7,954  (49.8%)
Females: 8,027  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

36.8 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 38632.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,564 (it was $43,217 in 2000)
Hernando:

$59,564
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,483 (it was $20,731 in 2000)

Hernando city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $167,530 (it was $98,800 in 2000)
Hernando:

$167,530
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $195,733; detached houses: $201,847; townhouses or other attached units: $276,752; mobile homes: $108,836

Median gross rent in 2017: $940.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hernando: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.8%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.2% for Black residents, 2.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.3% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Hernando, MS (2017)
    • 12,45681.9%White alone
    • 1,76611.6%Black alone
    • 5153.4%Hispanic
    • 2001.3%Two or more races
    • 870.6%Asian alone
    • 420.3%Other race alone
    • 380.2%American Indian alone

Races in Hernando detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Hernando, Mississippi as of August 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hernando is 491 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Hernando by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(9.0)
5
(42.8)
2
(15.5)
5
(37.4)
5
(31.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(9.0)
2
(17.1)
1
(7.7)
4
(29.9)
4
(25.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(90.0)
7
(59.9)
9
(69.7)
13
(97.2)
15
(95.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
64
(575.8)
62
(530.2)
79
(611.8)
57
(426.0)
92
(582.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
191
(1,718)
214
(1,830)
223
(1,727)
209
(1,562)
251
(1,589)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(161.9)
14
(119.7)
12
(92.9)
20
(149.5)
4
(25.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
1
(7.5)
1
(6.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)149.9171.2148.0162.6158.3

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City-data.com crime index in Hernando, MS

Crime rate in Hernando detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 52 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.58
Mississippi average:

0.77
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Hernando, MS City Guides:

Ancestries: American (21.2%), English (13.6%), Irish (9.8%), German (5.8%), Scottish (2.7%), Italian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1839

Elevation: 385 feet

Land area: 11.3 square miles.

Population density: 1,415 people per square mile   (low).

Hernando, Mississippi map

346 residents are foreign born (0.8% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

This city:

2.2%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,475 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $928 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (19.9 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (414.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Bridgetown, MS (2.5 miles ),
Horn Lake, MS (3.0 miles ),
Southaven, MS (3.1 miles ),
Coldwater, MS (3.1 miles ),
Memphis, MS (3.3 miles),
Lynchburg, MS (3.3 miles ),
Walls, MS (3.5 miles ),
Olive Branch, MS (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 34.83 N, Longitude: 89.99 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -970 (-6.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,778 (23.4%)

Area code: 662

Distribution of median household income in Hernando, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hernando, MS in 2017
Hernando satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 78 buildings, average cost: $53,500
  • 1998: 114 buildings, average cost: $54,900
  • 1999: 186 buildings, average cost: $53,000
  • 2000: 152 buildings, average cost: $59,800
  • 2001: 221 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 2002: 239 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2003: 279 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2004: 209 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2005: 275 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2006: 309 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2007: 187 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 2008: 108 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2009: 85 buildings, average cost: $162,200
  • 2010: 87 buildings, average cost: $161,900
  • 2011: 85 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2012: 102 buildings, average cost: $161,900
  • 2013: 99 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2014: 92 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2015: 64 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2016: 84 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2017: 135 buildings, average cost: $137,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Hernando, MS residents
Average permit cost in Hernando, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Historical population in Hernando, MS
Historical housing units in Hernando, MS
Most common industries in Hernando, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.0%)
  • Truck transportation (6.2%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.8%)
  • Truck transportation (6.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Truck transportation (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Hernando, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Child care workers (3.3%)

Average climate in Hernando, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hernando, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 80.4. This is about average.

City:

80.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.235. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.235
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.395. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.395
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.17
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Hernando-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the Hernando city center killed 16 people and injured 74 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/24/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hernando-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 58.9 miles away from Hernando center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 120.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.3 miles away from Hernando center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 163.6 miles away from Hernando center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 60.5 miles away from Hernando center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 127.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeSoto County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hernando topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hernando:

  • OMEGA HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SOUTHAVEN, MS)
  • GENESIS HOSPICE CARE, INC HORN LAKE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; HORN LAKE, MS)
  • LANDMARK OF DESOTO (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HORN LAKE, MS)
  • CORNERSTONE HOSPICE PALLIATIVE CARE, LLC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SOUTHAVEN, MS)
  • RCG SOUTHAVEN (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; SOUTHAVEN, MS)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - SOUTHAVEN (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SOUTHAVEN, MS)
  • SOUTHAVEN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SOUTHAVEN, MS)

Airports located in Hernando:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hernando:

  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 15 miles; Senatobia, MS; Full-time enrollment: 6,607)
  • University of Memphis (about 20 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 22 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Rhodes College (about 23 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Mississippi (about 42 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 52 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 81 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)

Public high schools in Hernando:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hernando:

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Library in Hernando:

  • FIRST REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,008,113; Location: 370 WEST COMMERCE STREET; 524,686 books; 12,094 e-books; 31,224 audio materials; 30,668 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 53 state licensed databases; 1,011 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hernando: Hernando Industrial Park (A), Hernando Community Center (B), Hernando City Hall (C), First Regional Library (D), McIngvale Clock Museum (E), Magnolia Grove (F), Hernando Fire Department Station 1 (G), Hernando Fire Department Station 2 (H), Hernando Fire Department Station 3 (I), Nesbit Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hernando include: Parkway Baptist Church (A), Nesbit Church of Christ (B), Holy Spirit Catholic Church (C), Hernando United Methodist Church (D), Hernando Church of Christ (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), First Baptist Church of Nesbit (G), Oliver Chapel (H), Bethlehem Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Spring Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Historic Desoto Museum (71 East Commerce Street), Cedar Hill (Petting Zoos; 8 Love Road), CHF Paintball (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 8 Love Road), Space Walk of Desoto (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1808 Royal Lane), Desoto County Tourism Association (2552 Highway 51 South), Hernando Main Street Chamber of Commerce (2465 Highway 51 South).

Hotels: Budget Inn (900 East Commerce Street), Hernando-Days Inn (Junction Of 304 And Interstate Highway 55), Days Inn (943 East Commerce Street), Super 8 Motel (2425 Sloans Way).

Courts: Desoto County - Human Services Department- Youth Court Counselor (Courthouse), Desoto County - Justice Court Clerk (8525 US Highway 51 North).

Birthplace of: Dan Sane - Memphis and country blues guitarist and songwriter, Robert Wilkins - Country blues guitarist and singer, George "Mojo" Buford - Blues harmonica player, Kennedy McKinney - Boxer, Gerald Chatham - Lawyer.

DeSoto County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hernando and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF HERNANDO (Population served: 10,382, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-11-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-03-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
DAYS WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 3,472, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 83 regular monitoring violations
BELMONT WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 2,109, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2009)
  • 82 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

74.2%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.3%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Hernando in 2010:

  • 228 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Hernando in 2000:

  • 229 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 104 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with most branches in Hernando (2011 data):

  • Trustmark National Bank: Hernando Main Branch, Unit #14 Mobile Branch, I-55 Drive-In Branch, Wesley Meadows Branch. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $9,612.1 mil, Deposits: $7,410.1 mil, headquarters in Jackson, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 186 total offices, Holding Company: Trustmark Corporation
  • Guaranty Bank and Trust Company: Mcingvale Road Branch, Hernando Loan Production Office, Panola Street Branch. Info updated 2006/06/29: Bank assets: $535.5 mil, Deposits: $452.7 mil, headquarters in Belzoni, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Guaranty Capital Corporation
  • BankPlus: Hernando Branch at 885 East Commerce Street, branch established on 2006/01/30; Hernando On The Square Branch at 295 Losher Street, branch established on 2006/04/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,177.0 mil, Deposits: $1,696.4 mil, headquarters in Belzoni, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 62 total offices, Holding Company: Bancplus Corporation
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Mcingvale Road Branch at 1035 Mcingvale Road, branch established on 2005/06/06; Hernando Branch at 60 Commerce Street, branch established on 1973/06/01. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • Southern Bancorp Bank: Hernando Branch at 970 Byhalia Road, branch established on 2011/05/16. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $1,146.8 mil, Deposits: $966.8 mil, headquarters in Arkadelphia, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancorp, Inc
  • First Security Bank: Hernando Branch at 985 E. Commerce Street, branch established on 2002/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $498.4 mil, Deposits: $410.0 mil, headquarters in Batesville, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Security Capital Corporation
  • First Tennessee Bank, National Association: Hernando Financial Center Branch at 500 East Commerce Street, branch established on 2008/12/15. Info updated 2009/09/08: Bank assets: $24,563.4 mil, Deposits: $16,402.1 mil, headquarters in Memphis, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 180 total offices, Holding Company: First Horizon National Corporation
  • Renasant Bank: Hernando Branch at 180 East Commerce, branch established on 1960/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/10: Bank assets: $4,196.4 mil, Deposits: $3,416.0 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Renasant Corporation
  • Sycamore Bank: Hernando Branch at 1025 East Commerce Street, branch established on 2007/10/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $177.0 mil, Deposits: $156.7 mil, headquarters in Senatobia, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Tate Financial Corporation
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Hernando:

Marital status in Hernando, MS
  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Hernando:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Mississippi average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hernando
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hernando, MS (based on DeSoto County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant59,275124
Mainline Protestant9,80726
Black Protestant9,26924
Catholic5,9283
Other8273
None76,146-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
DeSoto County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
DeSoto County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
DeSoto County:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
DeSoto County:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 96
DeSoto County:

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.4%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.6%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
DeSoto County:

18.6%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.3%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hernando:

45.8%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Hernando:

28.7
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.1%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hernando:

10.3%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hernando:

6.8
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.5%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
Here:

56.0%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Hernando:

79.7%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hernando, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 34$123,117$43,4530$0
Firefighters 32$117,304$43,9890$0
Other Government Administration 14$40,126$34,3940$0
Other and Unallocable 9$25,608$34,1441$578
Judicial and Legal 7$12,593$21,5881$1,769
Solid Waste Management 7$15,839$27,1530$0
Financial Administration 6$17,260$34,5200$0
Health 6$25,951$51,9022$3,496
Parks and Recreation 5$15,655$37,5720$0
Water Supply 4$14,464$43,3920$0
Sewerage 4$10,418$31,2540$0
Police - Other 3$7,199$28,7960$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,882$34,5840$0
Fire - Other 1$4,105$49,2600$0
Totals for Government 133$432,521$39,0244$5,843

Hernando government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $151,000 ($9.45)
    Water Utilities: $80,000 ($5.01)
    Central Staff Services: $20,000 ($1.25)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($1.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($0.50)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($0.44)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,560,000 ($160.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,493,000 ($156.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $944,000 ($59.07)
    Water Utilities: $933,000 ($58.38)
    Central Staff Services: $535,000 ($33.48)
    Sewerage: $323,000 ($20.21)
    Financial Administration: $313,000 ($19.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $308,000 ($19.27)
    Regular Highways: $273,000 ($17.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $252,000 ($15.77)
    Health - Other: $95,000 ($5.94)
    Libraries: $93,000 ($5.82)
    General - Other: $61,000 ($3.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $338,000 ($21.15)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $1,124,000 ($70.33)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Police Protection: $4,000 ($0.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $72,000 ($4.51)
    Police Protection: $49,000 ($3.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($0.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.25)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.13)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,625,000 ($414.55)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $31,000 ($1.94)

Hernando government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,862,000 ($116.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $778,000 ($48.68)
    Other: $295,000 ($18.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $99,000 ($6.19)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $23,000 ($1.44)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $171,000 ($10.70)
    Other: $52,000 ($3.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $269,000 ($16.83)
    Rents: $136,000 ($8.51)
    Sale of Property: $23,000 ($1.44)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($0.94)
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000 ($0.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $832,000 ($52.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,635,000 ($164.88)
    Other: $195,000 ($12.20)
    Water Utilities: $73,000 ($4.57)
    Highways: $22,000 ($1.38)
  • Tax - Property: $3,651,000 ($228.46)
    Public Utilities Sales: $366,000 ($22.90)
    Other License: $130,000 ($8.13)
    Other Selective Sales: $10,000 ($0.63)

Hernando government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,850,000 ($678.93)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,389,000 ($650.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $461,000 ($28.85)

Hernando government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,217,000 ($138.73)

8.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,968 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.21%
Mississippi average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Shelby County, TN  3.03% ($40,040 average AGI)
from Marshall County, MS  0.43% ($36,848)
from Tate County, MS  0.41% ($40,355)


7.19% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
Mississippi average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Shelby County, TN  2.53% ($40,934 average AGI)
to Marshall County, MS  0.38% ($38,704)
to Tate County, MS  0.35% ($48,986)
Businesses in Hernando, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Papa John's Pizza1
Arby's1Penske1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Circle K1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx2T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS4
KFC1Waffle House1
Kroger1Walgreens1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Nike1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hernando:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WSAO (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SENATOBIA, MS; Owner: JESSE C. ROSS AND ERNESTINE A. ROSS)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBBP (1480 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hernando:

  • WVIM-FM (95.3 FM; COLDWATER, MS; Owner: DESOTO COUNTY B/CING. CO.)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMBZ (94.1 FM; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMC-FM (99.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYYL (96.1 FM; TUNICA, MS; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNA (88.9 FM; SENATOBIA, MS; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • KJMS (101.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEGR (102.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMAV-FM (90.3 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WKVF (94.9 FM; BYHALIA, MS; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WKNO-FM (91.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • KXHT (107.1 FM; MARION, AR; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHRK (97.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRBO (103.5 FM; COMO, MS; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQOX (88.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS CITY SCHOOLS)
  • WUMR (91.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS)
  • WHAL-FM (95.7 FM; OLIVE BRANCH, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hernando:

  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBUY (Channel 40; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • WBXP-CA (Channel 44; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W67CV (Channel 67; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • W42BY (Channel 42; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC,)
  • W57CG (Channel 57; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WJRJ-LP (Channel 59; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W61BP (Channel 61; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: JIMMY BOYD)
Hernando fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Hernando fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 86Number of bridges
  • 1,381ft / 421mTotal length
  • $7,844,203,000Total costs
  • 724,924Total average daily traffic
  • 92,186Total average daily truck traffic
  • 520,567Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hernando, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 111950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 472000-2009
  • 72010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hernando, MS
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hernando)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 141 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Hernando, MS)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 120 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hernando)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Hernando)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 104 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$149,85112$139,05563$163,8542$56,0751$436,6307$143,151
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$04$174,3880$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$131,2901$73,88016$183,6432$26,1250$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$142,7701$113,15012$188,1430$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$178,8230$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0711.10

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$178,0473$222,977
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$126,8001$263,910
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0711.10

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hernando, MS
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hernando, MS - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 175. The highest number of fires - 249 took place in 2006, and the least - 94 in 2013. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hernando, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.2%), and Structure Fires (37.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hernando, MS
    • 1,27145.2%Outside Fires
    • 1,04037.0%Structure Fires
    • 43115.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 672.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hernando, MS

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hernando, Mississippi:

  • Days Inn-Hernando, 943 E Commerce St, Hernando, Mississippi 38632 , Phone: (662) 429-0000, Fax: (662) 429-0000
  • Hampton Inn, 2675 McIngvale Rd, Hernando, Mississippi 38632 , Phone: (662) 367-6072, Fax: (662) 449-7725
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hernando, Mississippi
Most common first names in Hernando, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12270.7 years
William10773.7 years
Mary9878.1 years
John8274.1 years
Robert6669.2 years
Charles6369.6 years
George4873.6 years
Willie4772.8 years
Henry4076.4 years
Thomas3271.5 years
Most common last names in Hernando, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones6074.6 years
Johnson5973.3 years
White5376.5 years
Smith4476.8 years
Williams3774.7 years
Davis2976.6 years
Harris2878.5 years
Jackson2575.7 years
Scott2575.8 years
Oliver2272.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hernando, MS
  • 69.9%Utility gas
  • 23.8%Electricity
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hernando, MS
  • 74.0%Electricity
  • 26.0%Utility gas


Hernando compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Hernando on our top lists:

  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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