Hancock County, Illinois Population 2018

Hancock County, Illinois's estimated population is 18,020 with a growth rate of -3.29% 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
201718,020-613-3.29%
201618,6334142.27%
201618,21920.01%
201518,217-107-0.58%
201418,324-218-1.18%
201318,542-284-1.51%
201218,826-170-0.89%
201118,996-95-0.50%
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
White18,195
Two or More Races227
Black or African American91
Asian68
American Indian and Alaska Native43
Some Other Race6
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3

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

Hancock County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Hancock County, Illinois Median Age

46.4


Total

44.4


Male

48.1


Female

Hancock County, Illinois Adults

There are 14,757 adults, (4,211 of which are seniors) in Hancock County, Illinois.

Hancock County, Illinois Age Dependency

76.7

Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

9,366

50.27%

Male

9,267

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
Married87.2%12.8%
Male82.1%17.9%
All79.1%20.9%
Non Family69.9%30.1%
Female57.6%42.4%

79.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hancock County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7262.3879.1
Married4,3142.8687.2
Non Family2,3951.1469.9
Female6653.1357.6
Male3523.3582.1

2.87

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hancock County, Illinois Households

Hancock County, Illinois Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3312.47%
9th to 12th Grade6715.00%
High School Graduate5,17238.53%
Some College2,98722.25%
Associates Degree1,63212.16%
Bachelors Degree1,84313.73%
Graduate Degree7885.87%

Hancock County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,09212,1312,526
Multiple Races11310643
Hispanic1018826
Black5950
Asian503936
Native American65
Other Race66
Islander33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 72.00%.

Hancock County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,554$41,450$25,232
Less Than High School$21,202$25,391$
High School Grad$29,848$40,119$20,413
Some College$32,163$44,386$25,263
Bachelors Degree$40,161$53,167$34,199
Graduate Degree$50,739$56,250$50,552

$32,554

Average Earnings

$41,450

Average Male

$25,232

Average Female

Hancock County, Illinois Language

Hancock County, Illinois Language by Age

Hancock County, Illinois Language

98.04% of Hancock County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.96% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.82% of the population.

Hancock County, Illinois Poverty

Hancock County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,8341,88910.59%
Hispanic25313352.57%
Multiple2278939.21%
Asian52917.31%
Black4836.25%
Native4312.33%

11.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.07%

Male Poverty Rate

12.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 52.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Illinois is Native, with 2.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.53%.

Hancock County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.42%
High School10.39%
Some College7.73%
Bachelors or Greater2.47%

Hancock County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.00%
Male Unemployed24.60%
Female Employed5.09%
Male Employed3.64%

Hancock County, Illinois Income

Hancock County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,077$60,325
Families$59,414$70,128
Married Families$65,604$76,647
Non Families$28,544$36,306

Hancock County, Illinois Marital Status

Hancock County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Hancock County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Hancock County, Illinois Veterans

Hancock County, Illinois Veterans by War

1,594

Number of Veterans

1,562

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam584
Second Gulf War202
Korea199
First Gulf War150
World War II136

Hancock County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+497
65 to 74463
55 to 64254
35 to 54250
18 to 34130

Hancock County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,55010.73%
2 or More4435.48%

Hancock County, Illinois Veterans by Education

4.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock County, Illinois Employment Status

Hancock County, Illinois Employment by Age

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Hancock County, Illinois Employment by Race

Hancock County, Illinois Employment by Education

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%
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