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Income/capita 10%
Household income 20%
Unemployment 42%
IndexHernandoMississippiNational
Income per capita$32,794$21,651$29,829
Median household income$66,486$40,528$55,322
Median income owner occupied$77,795$50,403$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,426$24,844$35,192
Median earnings male$48,750$31,665$36,919
Median earnings female$33,765$22,259$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level6.8%22.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Hernando is 10% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Hernando is 20% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Hernando is 42% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Hernando is 55% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $44,319$66,486$132,972
      City
      $27,015$40,528$81,056
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Hernando median earnings by income bracket

      Hernando employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.3%2.9%
      Manufacturing sector12.7%0.7%
      Financial & insurance services5.3%4.7%
      Wholesale & retail services19.5%11.4%
      Public administration5.5%2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.6%7.4%
      Education, health & social services7.2%42.0%
      Other24.2%22.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bridgetown, MS2,045$71,91430%
      Olive Branch, MS35,508$67,00421%
      Lynchburg, MS2,197$64,62017%
      Southaven, MS51,816$58,4276%
      Horn Lake, MS26,785$45,31018%
      Hernando, MS15,227$66,48620%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pataskala, OH15,225$69,57426%
      Glasgow, DE15,230$85,59455%
      Prosper, TX15,236$120,270117%
      Berkley, MI15,239$74,17234%
      Greenwood Village, CO15,208$116,743111%
      Hernando, MS15,227$66,48620%
      Source: The Hernando, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).