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Hernando County Metrics (What is this?)

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Job Change

Jobs Year Over Year Change

1,417

Growth Rate

1.9%

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Net New Jobs Needed by 2030

8,632

Children in Poverty

16.4%

(Decreasing)

<10%

2030 Goal

5,711

(Decreasing)

3rd Grade Reading Scores

50%

(Declining)

845

# Not Reading at Grade Level
(Increasing)

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100%

2030 Goal

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Open Jobs

2,005

(Increasing)

3,137

Unemployed Persons (Declining)

157

Unemployed People per 100 Jobs

Unemployment Rate

3.9%

(Declining)

Jobs Year Over Year Change

1,417

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Housing Permits

1,819

Permits (Improving)

Sales Tax Revenue

$12.91

Million per Year (Improving)

Poverty Rate

12.5%

(Better)

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High School Graduation Rate

89.0%

(Unchanged)

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Land in Conservation

29%

Population

199.21

Thousand

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