Hancock County, Georgia Population 2018

Hancock County, Georgia's estimated population is 8,561 with a growth rate of -2.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hancock County, Georgia is the 135th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20178,561-186-2.13%
20168,747901.04%
20168,657700.82%
20158,587120.14%
20148,575-382-4.26%
20138,957-124-1.37%
20129,081-315-3.35%
20119,396-38-0.40%
20109,4345265.90%
19908,908-558-5.89%
19809,4664474.96%
19709,019-960-9.62%
19609,979-1,073-9.71%
195011,052-1,712-13.41%
194012,764-306-2.34%
193013,070-5,287-28.80%
192018,357-832-4.34%
191019,1899124.99%
190018,2771,1286.58%
189017,1491600.94%
188016,9895,67250.12%
187011,317-727-6.04%
186012,0444664.02%
185011,5781,91919.87%
18409,659-2,161-18.28%
183011,820-914-7.18%
182012,734-596-4.47%
181013,330-1,126-7.79%
180014,4560.00%

Hancock County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American6,420
White2,128
Some Other Race128
Asian56
Two or More Races15

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Hancock County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Hancock County, Georgia Median Age

44.1


Total

37.3


Male

50.2


Female

Hancock County, Georgia Adults

There are 7,426 adults, (1,697 of which are seniors) in Hancock County, Georgia.

Hancock County, Georgia Age Dependency

52.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

3,808

43.53%

Male

4,939

56.47%

Hancock County, Georgia Households and Families

Hancock County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hancock County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.7%8.3%
All76.9%23.1%
Non Family76.2%23.8%
Male59.1%40.9%
Female58.8%41.2%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hancock County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8132.476.9
Non Family1,1661.1276.2
Married9332.9891.7
Female6263.558.8
Male885.359.1

3.28

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

2.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hancock County, Georgia Households

Hancock County, Georgia Education

Hancock County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4877.46%
9th to 12th Grade1,28219.64%
High School Graduate2,63340.33%
Some College1,14917.60%
Associates Degree2674.09%
Bachelors Degree3625.54%
Graduate Degree3495.35%

Hancock County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,4763,004361
White1,8801,654350
Hispanic14779
Other Race11359
Asian1818
Multiple Races85

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 18.62%.

Hancock County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,720$23,487$15,526
Less Than High School$10,060$14,063$9,615
High School Grad$17,039$23,119$14,432
Some College$23,594$29,830$19,457
Bachelors Degree$$$23,661
Graduate Degree$$$

$19,720

Average Earnings

$23,487

Average Male

$15,526

Average Female

Hancock County, Georgia Language

Hancock County, Georgia Language by Age

Hancock County, Georgia Language

96.45% of Hancock County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.55% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.16% of the population.

Hancock County, Georgia Poverty

Hancock County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,0591,92237.99%
White1,60918811.68%
Hispanic11100.00%
Other11100.00%

31.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.12%

Male Poverty Rate

32.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Georgia is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Georgia is White, with 11.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.00%.

Hancock County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.69%
High School24.80%
Some College19.93%
Bachelors or Greater14.49%

Hancock County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.37%
Female Employed17.96%
Male Employed14.58%
Female Unemployed13.91%

Hancock County, Georgia Income

Hancock County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,386$40,321
Families$30,913$51,266
Married Families$50,938$
Non Families$17,281$24,733

Hancock County, Georgia Marital Status

Hancock County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

30.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.5%

Male Marriage Rate

34.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Hancock County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Hancock County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Hancock County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Hancock County, Georgia Veterans

Hancock County, Georgia Veterans by War

489

Number of Veterans

456

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam223
First Gulf War41
Second Gulf War37
Korea33
World War II28

Hancock County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74166
75+122
55 to 64113
35 to 5461
18 to 3427

Hancock County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White29814.40%
Black1913.68%

Hancock County, Georgia Veterans by Education

6.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock County, Georgia Employment Status

Hancock County, Georgia Employment by Age

33.2%

Labor Force Participation

29.8%

Employment Rate

10.3%

Unemployment Rate

Hancock County, Georgia Employment by Race

Hancock County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Hancock County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Sparta14011281-120-8.57%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990