Hernando County Information

Hernando in Florida occupies 589 square miles and has a 2006 population of 165,409, a change from a 2000 population of 130,802 and 101,115 in 1990. 11.3% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 10.9% percent is 25-35, and 11.5% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 899 acts of violent crime reported in Hernando in 2004, a change from 846 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 2,608 people: 4.3% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.4%.

Read more about Hernando, Florida in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyHernando 
StateFlorida 
Land Area589 sq. milesRanked 1,780 of 3,140
Population 2006165,409Ranked 353 of 3,140
Population 2005158,135 
Population 2000130,802Ranked 409 of 3,140
Population 1990101,115Ranked 454 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion93.4% 
African American4.6% 
Asian American.9% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 54.5% 
Population 5 to 1410.7% 
Population 15 to 2411.3% 
Population 25 to 3410.9% 
Population 35 to 4411.5% 
Population 45 to 5412.2% 
Population 55 to 6412.2% 
Population 65 to 7412.5% 
Population 75 and up14.2% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes899846
Murders / Manslaughters4 
Forcible Rapes81 
Robberies70 
Aggravated Assaults744 
Total Property Crimes4,5634,514
Burglaries1,320 
Larceny Thefts2,976 
Motor Vehicle Thefts267 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population60,26349,595
Unemployed Population2,6082,159
Unemployment Rate4.3%4.4%

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