Hernando has the 1893rd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 10.3% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Hernando is part of the Memphis metro area. Unemployment in the Memphis area is 4%, which is the same as the national average, and is getting better. Memphis has the 47th largest local economy in the US, and a average cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Hernando is below average at $41,880, and the median cost of a home in Hernando is $170,500, which is the same as the national average. 26% of workers in Hernando hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 88% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Hernando. 86% of Hernando workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 4% walk. People in Hernando spend an average of 25 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.