Hernando County Data

County Health Profile:

Hernando County Data

 

Hernando County Health Rankings 2018

Health Outcomes45
Health Factors31

Hernando Population Age

AgeCounty (%)Florida (%)
0-1718.720.3
18-6453.860.4
65+27.519.4

Hernando Total Population

ItemCounty (Total)County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Total Population176,79720,278,447
Asian2,1501.2547,5182.7
Black9,3155.23,264,830 16.1
White160,69289.715,350,784 75.7
Other6,9873.91,115,3155.5
Hispanic21,85612.25,008,776 24.7
Female93,33452.110,362,28651.1
Male85,81047.99,916,161 48.9
Prison5090.3119,0360.6

Hernando Socioeconomics

CountyFlorida
Per Capita Income ($)23,49528,774
Median Household Income ($)44,32350,883
Percent of Persons Below 100% of the FPL (%)14.315.5
Percent of Persons Below 200% of the FPL (%)37.636.4
Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Lunch (%)82.169.4
Unemployment Rate (%)5.14.2
Percent of Businesses with <50 Employees (%)96.295.5
Percent with High School Diplomas (%)87.887.6
Percent with College Diplomas (%)27.438.2

Hernando Maternal and Infant Health

CountyFlorida
Total Birth Rate8.811.1
Teen Birth Rate6.78.2
Repeat Birth Rate13.715.7
Low Birthweight (%)8.88.7
Late or No Prenatal Care (%)3.45.5
Kindergartners Immunized (%)94.793.7
Infant Death Rate7.26.1

Hernando Healthcare Access - Uninsured

County (Total)County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Non-Elderly (Age 0-64) Uninsured18,94614.52,478,19415.4

Hernando Federal Designations

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

Hernando Most Utilized Hospitals

Hospital NameNumber of Discharges
Oak Hill Hospital14,586
Bayfront Health Brooksville 3,766
Bayfront Health Spring Hill3,418

Hernando Hospital Discharge Rate

CountyFlorida
Total171.2127.1
Avoidable18.313.1

Hernando Emergency Room Visit Rate

CountyFlorida
Total414.4411.6
Avoidable196.3198.7

Hernando Leading Causes of Death

Cause (Florida Rank)County NumberCounty Age-adjusted Death RateFlorida Age-Adjusted Death Rate
All Causes2,705815.4685.2
Cancer (2)606179.2151.9
Heart Disease (1)576163.6150.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (3)23162.839.6
All Unintentional Injuries (5)16469.952.6
Stroke (4)12835.538.7
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