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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B-
Hernando is a suburb of Memphis with a population of 15,534. Hernando is in DeSoto County. Living in Hernando offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Hernando and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Hernando are highly rated.
About Hernando...
Population
15,534

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$181,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$979
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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Hernando Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    95
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    25.3
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    582.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,589.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    25.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

Working in Hernando

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$69,179
National
$55,322

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Hernando Reviews

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Hernando is a quaint city and wonderful place to raise a family. Top schools, lots of activities for families with children and number one farmers market in the state. With a short proximity to Memphis, Germantown and Collierville there is always something to do and see.
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I have grown up living in Hernando and I love it. Although it's a small town, it has so much to offer. It has so many restaurant options and holds the famous Velvet Cream, also known as "The Dip." The one thing I would change about Hernando is that there is not much to do concerning entertainment. Besides that, it is a great place to meet amazing people and a safe place to raise a family.
Hernando is a quaint small town. There is a downtown square which entertains a lot of different kinds of events, such as a farmers market, arts and crafts events, movie nights, etc. The only negatives are the lack of businesses such as bowling, movies theathers, and thing for teens to do; other than outdoor activities as well traffic issues due to lack of roads that lead from one side of the town to another.