Hancock County, Kentucky Population 2018

Hancock County, Kentucky's estimated population is 8,801 with a growth rate of 0.73% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hancock County, Kentucky is the 104th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20178,700-101-1.15%
20178,801640.73%
20168,737921.06%
20158,645-40-0.46%
20148,685550.64%
20138,630-13-0.15%
20128,643540.63%
20118,589380.44%
20108,5516878.74%
19907,8641221.58%
19807,7426629.35%
19707,0801,75032.83%
19605,330-679-11.30%
19506,009-798-11.72%
19406,80766010.74%
19306,147-798-11.49%
19206,945-1,567-18.41%
19108,512-402-4.51%
19008,914-300-3.26%
18909,2146517.60%
18808,5631,97229.92%
18706,5913786.08%
18606,2132,36061.25%
18503,8531,27249.28%
18402,5811,06670.36%
18301,5150.00%

Hancock County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White8,408
Black or African American121
Two or More Races105
Asian55
American Indian and Alaska Native11

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Hancock County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400 Male Population100200300400 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Hancock County, Kentucky Median Age

40.2


Total

39.3


Male

40.9


Female

Hancock County, Kentucky Adults

There are 6,491 adults, (1,420 of whom are seniors) in Hancock County, Kentucky.

Hancock County, Kentucky Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

4,206

48.34%

Male

4,494

51.66%

Hancock County, Kentucky Households and Families

Hancock County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Hancock County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.3%
All75.9%24.1%
Male75.4%24.6%
Non Family62.9%37.1%
Female59%41%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hancock County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3752.5475.9
Married2,0803.0683.8
Non Family8411.1362.9
Female3242.8659
Male1302.6275.4

2.94

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hancock County, Kentucky Households

Hancock County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3195.50%
9th to 12th Grade4868.37%
High School Graduate2,53743.72%
Some College1,27722.01%
Associates Degree5389.27%
Bachelors Degree3656.29%
Graduate Degree2814.84%

Hancock County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,6164,849626
Black10091
Hispanic46174
Multiple Races3223
Asian161616
Native American1111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Hancock County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,671$47,476$21,627
Less Than High School$26,974$30,846$
High School Grad$37,817$46,250$21,500
Some College$31,397$55,833$20,461
Bachelors Degree$43,333$$31,563
Graduate Degree$56,103$57,083$55,568

$36,671

Average Earnings

$47,476

Average Male

$21,627

Average Female

Hancock County, Kentucky Language

Hancock County, Kentucky Language by Age

Hancock County, Kentucky Language

96.32% of Hancock County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.68% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.54% of the population.

Hancock County, Kentucky Poverty

Hancock County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,2441,21714.76%
Hispanic1277256.69%
Black1213226.45%
Multiple1052725.71%
Asian551221.82%

15.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.46%

Male Poverty Rate

17.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 56.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Kentucky is White, with 14.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.38%.

Hancock County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.94%
Some College14.66%
High School11.60%
Bachelors or Greater9.64%

Hancock County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.95%
Male Unemployed22.56%
Female Employed13.51%
Male Employed6.82%

Hancock County, Kentucky Income

Hancock County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,135$57,758
Families$56,799$64,205
Married Families$63,859$
Non Families$32,401$35,678

Hancock County, Kentucky Marital Status

Hancock County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.4%

Male Marriage Rate

62.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hancock County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Hancock County, Kentucky 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, Kentucky Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Hancock County, Kentucky Veterans

Hancock County, Kentucky Veterans by War

606

Number of Veterans

578

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam240
First Gulf War108
Korea58
Second Gulf War56
World War II12

Hancock County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54209
65 to 74185
75+99
55 to 6485
18 to 3428

Hancock County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5638.95%
2 or More2736.49%
Indian11100.00%
Black55.00%

Hancock County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

4.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock County, Kentucky Employment Status

Hancock County, Kentucky Employment by Age

57.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Hancock County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Hancock County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Hancock County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lewisport16721720482.87%
Hawesville9841015313.15%
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