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Population in 2012: 14,763 (88% urban, 12% rural). Population change since 2000: +116.7%
Males: 7,111  (48.2%)
Females: 7,652  (51.8%)

Median resident age:  35.7 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 38632.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,820 (it was $43,217 in 2000)
Hernando:

$54,820
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,530

Hernando city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $171,403 (it was $98,800 in 2000)
Hernando:

$171,403
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $179,096; Detached houses: $188,951; Townhouses or other attached units: $103,254; Mobile homes: $86,427

Median gross rent in 2012: $806.

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  • White alone - 11,370 (80.5%)
  • Black alone - 1,763 (12.5%)
  • Hispanic - 461 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 316 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 170 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 37 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hernando: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (14.7%), United States (13.5%), English (11.8%), German (8.2%), Dutch (3.0%), Scottish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1839

Elevation: 385 feet

Land area: 11.3 square miles.

Population density: 1,307 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Hernando:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hernando city:

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

550 residents are foreign born (0.8% Europe).

This city:  3.9%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Hernando, Mississippi as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hernando to the number of sex offenders is 509 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,240 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $911 (0.6%)

Hernando satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.83 N, Longitude: 89.99 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -884 (-6.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,548 (24.6%)

Area code: 662

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Crime rates in Hernando (2001):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 robberies (43.8 per 100,000)
  • 6 assaults (87.7 per 100,000)
  • 12 burglaries (175.3 per 100,000)
  • 122 thefts (1782.6 per 100,000)
  • 9 auto thefts (131.5 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 127.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 41 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
Mississippi average:

2.20

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Hernando, Mississippi accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Child care workers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Hernando-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 173% 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 significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 78% 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 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 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 60.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 75.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 69.7 miles away from Hernando center
On 2/10/2005 at 14:04:54, a magnitude 4.1 (3.9 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 9.5 mi) earthquake occurred 65.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeSoto County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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.


Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Hernando, MS

Airports located in Hernando:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hernando:

  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 13 miles; Senatobia, MS; Full-time enrollment: 6,204)
  • University of Memphis (about 21 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 14,700)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 22 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 6,609)
  • University of Mississippi Main Campus (about 41 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 13,969)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 52 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,224)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 81 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 8,301)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 82 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,081)

Public high school in Hernando:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hernando:

Private elementary/middle school in Hernando:

  • HERNANDO BAPTIST CHURCH KINDERGARTEN (Students: 96; Location: 11 E CENTER ST; Grades: PK - KG)
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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)

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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 USHighway 51 North).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.0. This is about average.
City:

33.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.85. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.85
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.458. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.458
U.S.:

0.464
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.56. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.56
U.S.:

2.96
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 22.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.7
U.S.:

24.5

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

CITY OF HERNANDO (Population served: 8500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between DEC-06-1996 and JAN-06-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-1996), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-1996), St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-1996)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and MAR-13-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (JAN-07-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAR-13-2000)
BELMONT WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 1997, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUN-26-2006, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2006)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-19-2002 and NOV-25-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-25-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and NOV-25-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (JAN-07-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2000), Fed FAO issued (MAY-25-2000), St Compliance achieved (NOV-25-2002)
EUDORA WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 1536, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-05-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-05-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-21-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between MAR-06-2001 and APR-06-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-06-2001), St Public Notif received (MAR-22-2001)
KOKO REEF WATER CO (Population served: 216, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between DEC-13-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hernando that have no violations reported:

  • BRIGHTS WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 4800, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.0%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.3% for Black residents, 6.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 14.6% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hernando, MS

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

Hernando compared to Mississippi state average:

Hernando, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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


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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hernando travel time to work - commute


Hernando mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

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Religion statistics for Hernando city (based on DeSoto County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.52%
Here57.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents68.3%10.5%4.6%4.5%2.1%
Congregations33.0%15.7%3.5%11.3%5.2%
NameAssemblies of God Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.6%1.6%1.4%1.2%4.1%
Congregations5.2%0.9%2.6%5.2%17.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
DeSoto County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This 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.
Mississippi:

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
Here:

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.4%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
DeSoto County:

31.6%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.6%
State:

14.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$12,044$36,1321$768
Other Government Administration 11$33,367$36,4000$0
Judicial and Legal 6$14,247$28,4941$1,198
Police Protection - Officers 30$96,083$38,4330$0
Police - Other 7$16,357$28,0410$0
Firefighters 32$92,884$34,8320$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,214$26,5680$0
Health 7$20,612$35,3354$3,421
Solid Waste Management 17$32,048$22,6220$0
Sewerage 3$6,861$27,4440$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,860$34,3200$0
Water Supply 4$12,697$38,0910$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,973$35,8380$0
Totals for Government 125$348,247$33,4326$5,387


11.98% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,864 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.98%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($71 average AGI)
DeSoto County:

0.03%
Mississippi average:

0.09%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Shelby County, TN  4.92% ($41,930 average AGI)
from Tate County, MS  0.44% ($32,198)
from Marshall County, MS  0.42% ($33,000)


7.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,117 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.52%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($63 average AGI)
DeSoto County:

0.03%
Mississippi average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Shelby County, TN  2.45% ($31,556 average AGI)
to Tate County, MS  0.48% ($43,320)
to Marshall County, MS  0.46% ($35,982)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Hernando, Mississippi:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Mississippi average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 131
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 16
  • Fatalities: 96
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 216
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

See more detailed statistics of Hernando fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 28
Total length: 273 meters (896ft)
Total costs: $3,332,000
Total average daily traffic: 262,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 23,878

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 25
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: 112 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hernando, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (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: 95 (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: 73 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 249
  • Hazardous Condition: 25
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 15

Incident types - Hernando


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hernando, MS

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
Businesses in Hernando, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Penske1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx2T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS4
KFC1Waffle House1
Kroger1Walgreens1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Nike1Wendy's1
Papa John's Pizza1
Browse common businesses in Hernando, MS


Hernando on our top lists:

  • #86 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • William L. Waltersdorff (7)
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  • Tommy L. Jamison (6)
  • Paul F. Wheeler (5)
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  • Jason Sean Jordan (5)
  • James Duncan (4)
  • Miley Ainsworth (4)
  • William Waltersdorff (2)
  • David Edward Chreene (2)

Total of 93 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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