Hernando County Data

County Health Profile:

Hernando County Data

 

Hernando County Health Rankings 2017

Health Outcomes40
Health Factors29

Hernando Population Age

AgeCounty (%)Florida (%)
0-1719.220.8
18-6454.161.1
65+26.718.2

Hernando Total Population

ItemCounty (Total)County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Total Population173,79219,361,792
Asian1,7381.0484,0452.5
Black9,2115.33,117,24916.1
White156,23989.914,753,68676.2
Other6,5873.81,008,7495.2
Hispanic18,94310.94,511,29823.3
Female90,54652.19,893,87651.1
Male83,24647.99,467,91648.9
Prison4130.2100,0500.5

Hernando Socioeconomics

CountyFlorida
Per Capita Income ($)21,24526,499
Median Household Income ($)40,45747,212
Percent of Persons Below 100% of the FPL (%)16.016.7
Percent of Persons Below 200% of the FPL (%)40.438.1
Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Lunch (%)67.460.2
Unemployment Rate (%)6.85.4
Percent of Businesses with <50 Employees (%)96.495.6
Percent with High School Diplomas (%)86.686.5
Percent with College Diplomas (%)25.435.9

Hernando Maternal and Infant Health

CountyFlorida
Total Birth Rate8.611.2
Teen Birth Rate7.19.5
Repeat Birth Rate15.616.2
Low Birthweight (%)8.88.6
Late or No Prenatal Care (%)2.94.8
Kindergartners Immunized (%)93.293.7
Infant Death Rate7.06.1

Hernando Healthcare Access - Uninsured

County (Total)County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Non-Elderly (Age 0-64) Uninsured23,74518.83,176,17120.2

Hernando Federal Designations

Designation StatusDesignation Type
Primary Health Professional Shortage AreaYesLow Income Population, Comprehensive Health Center, Whole County
Dental Health Professional Shortage AreaYesLow Income Population, Comprehensive Health Center, Correctional Institution, Whole County
Mental Health Professional Shortage AreaYesLow Income Population, Comprehensive Health Center, Whole County
Medically Underserved Area/PopulationYesLow Income Population

Hernando Most Utilized Hospitals

Hospital NameNumber of Discharges
Oak Hill Hospital11,816
Bayfront Health Spring Hill5,119
Bayfront Health Brooksville3,864

Hernando Hospital Discharge Rate

CountyFlorida
Total161.1136.0
Avoidable16.914.2

Hernando Emergency Room Visit Rate

CountyFlorida
Total379.2393.3
Avoidable182.9177.3

Hernando Leading Causes of Death

Cause (Florida Rank)County NumberCounty Age-adjusted Death RateFlorida Age-Adjusted Death Rate
All Causes2,497777.3680.8
Cancer (2)556171.1156.1
Heart Disease (1)487141.4153.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (3)20457.539.9
All Unintentional Injuries (4)14865.542.1
Stroke (5)12535.734.5

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