Hancock County, Kentucky Population 2018

Hancock County, Kentucky's estimated population is 8,801 with a growth rate of 0.98% 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
20178,801850.98%
20168,716-21-0.24%
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
White8,433
Two or More Races172
Black or African American100
Asian8
Some Other Race3

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

Hancock County, Kentucky 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, Kentucky Median Age

41.4


Total

40.1


Male

42.2


Female

Hancock County, Kentucky Adults

There are 6,554 adults, (1,412 of which are seniors) in Hancock County, Kentucky.

Hancock County, Kentucky Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

4,216

48.37%

Male

4,500

51.63%

Hancock County, Kentucky Households and Families

Hancock County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hancock County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All77%23%
Male76.1%23.9%
Non Family64.8%35.2%
Female57.9%42.1%

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hancock County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2542.6477
Married1,9893.0685.4
Non Family7301.1264.8
Female4013.3857.9
Male1342.5476.1

2.98

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

5.7%

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 Grade3035.18%
9th to 12th Grade3816.51%
High School Graduate2,65045.31%
Some College1,34322.96%
Associates Degree4838.26%
Bachelors Degree4487.66%
Graduate Degree2414.12%

Hancock County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,6615,004689
Multiple Races9085
Black7771
Hispanic3412
Other Race3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 94.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 12.17%.

Hancock County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,072$46,062$22,106
Less Than High School$23,214$27,250$
High School Grad$33,750$42,078$22,226
Some College$30,339$48,942$20,750
Bachelors Degree$52,844$63,438$39,375
Graduate Degree$61,071$80,119$49,167

$35,072

Average Earnings

$46,062

Average Male

$22,106

Average Female

Hancock County, Kentucky Language

Hancock County, Kentucky Language by Age

Hancock County, Kentucky Language

97.89% of Hancock County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.11% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Hancock County, Kentucky Poverty

Hancock County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,2971,37516.57%
Hispanic1175950.43%
Black1002424.00%
Multiple1722212.79%
Asian88100.00%

17.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.74%

Male Poverty Rate

18.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock County, Kentucky

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 12.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.18%.

Hancock County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.43%
Some College14.80%
High School12.65%
Bachelors or Greater9.08%

Hancock County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.59%
Female Employed13.75%
Male Unemployed13.49%
Male Employed7.52%

Hancock County, Kentucky Income

Hancock County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,375$59,217
Families$53,233$63,783
Married Families$62,690$
Non Families$30,227$39,039

Hancock County, Kentucky Marital Status

Hancock County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.6%

Male Marriage Rate

60.1%

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

Hancock County, Kentucky Veterans

Hancock County, Kentucky Veterans by War

730

Number of Veterans

698

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam248
First Gulf War138
Korea69
Second Gulf War56
World War II17

Hancock County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54299
65 to 74194
75+113
55 to 6493
18 to 3431

Hancock County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White64110.14%
2 or More8561.15%
Black44.94%

Hancock County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

4.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock County, Kentucky Employment Status

Hancock County, Kentucky Employment by Age

56.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

6.6%

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