Hancock County, Illinois Population 2019

Hancock County, Illinois's estimated population is 17,973 with a growth rate of -1.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hancock County, Illinois is the 60th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201817,844-129-0.72%
201717,973-230-1.26%
201618,203-12-0.07%
201518,215-109-0.59%
201418,324-220-1.19%
201318,544-284-1.51%
201218,828-169-0.89%
201118,997-94-0.49%
201019,091-2,282-10.68%
199021,373-2,504-10.49%
198023,8772320.98%
197023,645-929-3.78%
196024,574-1,216-4.72%
195025,790-507-1.93%
194026,297-123-0.47%
193026,420-2,103-7.37%
192028,523-2,115-6.90%
191030,638-1,577-4.90%
190032,2153080.97%
189031,907-3,430-9.71%
188035,337-598-1.66%
187035,9356,87423.65%
186029,06114,40998.34%
185014,6524,70647.32%
18409,9469,4631959.21%
18304830.00%

Hancock County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White17,815
Two or More Races226
Black or African American121
Asian80
Some Other Race20
American Indian and Alaska Native2

Hancock County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Hancock County, Illinois Median Age

46


Total

43.9


Male

47.7


Female

Hancock County, Illinois Adults

There are 14,409 adults, (4,009 of whom are seniors) in Hancock County, Illinois.

Hancock County, Illinois Age Dependency

75.6

Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

9,181

50.27%

Male

9,083

49.73%

Hancock County, Illinois Households and Families

Hancock County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hancock County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
Male81.4%18.6%
All80.7%19.3%
Non Family71.6%28.4%
Female59.4%40.6%

80.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5232.3980.7
Married4,2352.8788.7
Non Family2,2811.1571.6
Female6523.159.4
Male3553.3181.4

2.87

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hancock County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2942.24%
9th to 12th Grade6815.19%
High School Graduate5,07238.63%
Some College2,83121.56%
Associates Degree1,65912.64%
Bachelors Degree1,80913.78%
Graduate Degree7845.97%

Hancock County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,77011,8332,469
Hispanic11710525
Multiple Races10810342
Black69531
Asian646056
Other Race77
Native American21

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 87.50%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,755$42,058$26,057
Less Than High School$22,368$25,912$
High School Grad$32,769$41,825$22,386
Some College$32,286$42,380$25,872
Bachelors Degree$39,626$51,406$37,500
Graduate Degree$52,226$65,294$51,494

$34,755

Average Earnings

$42,058

Average Male

$26,057

Average Female

Hancock County, Illinois Language

Hancock County, Illinois Language by Age

Hancock County, Illinois Language

97.80% of Hancock County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.12% of the population.

Hancock County, Illinois Poverty

Hancock County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,4101,74910.05%
Hispanic25716162.65%
Multiple2219643.44%
Asian721318.06%
Other201365.00%
Black9599.47%
Native2150.00%

11.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.10%

Male Poverty Rate

13.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Illinois is Other, with 65.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Illinois is Black, with 9.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.32%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.35%
High School10.08%
Some College8.23%
Bachelors or Greater2.71%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.79%
Male Unemployed22.06%
Female Employed5.13%
Male Employed3.44%

Hancock County, Illinois Income

Hancock County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,460$62,094
Families$61,420$71,857
Married Families$67,398-
Non Families$29,113$37,089

Hancock County, Illinois Marital Status

Hancock County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Hancock County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Hancock County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hancock County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Hancock County, Illinois Veterans

1,487

Number of Veterans

1,453

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam593
Second Gulf War213
First Gulf War169
Korea146
World War II110

Hancock County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,46610.40%
2 or More2117.50%
Hispanic21.20%

Hancock County, Illinois Veterans by Education

2.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock County, Illinois Employment Status

60%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Hancock County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hamilton29512843-108-3.66%
Carthage26052546-59-2.26%
Warsaw16071546-61-3.80%
La Harpe12351196-39-3.16%
Nauvoo11491105-44-3.83%
Dallas City 945906-39-4.13%
Augusta587563-24-4.09%
Plymouth 505483-22-4.36%
Bowen494477-17-3.44%
West Point178174-4-2.25%
Elvaston165161-4-2.42%
Ferris156152-4-2.56%
Pontoosuc146142-4-2.74%
Basco9896-2-2.04%
Bentley3534-1-2.86%
  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