Hancock County, Mississippi Population 2018

Hancock County, Mississippi's estimated population is 47,053 with a growth rate of 0.87% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hancock County, Mississippi is the 16th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201746,277-776-1.65%
201747,0534060.87%
201646,6473920.85%
201546,2553160.69%
201445,9394500.99%
201345,4892580.57%
201245,2315241.17%
201144,7076321.43%
201044,07512,31538.78%
199031,7607,22329.44%
198024,5377,15041.12%
197017,3873,34823.85%
196014,0392,14818.06%
195011,8915634.97%
194011,328-87-0.76%
193011,4151,0359.97%
192010,380-827-7.38%
191011,207-679-5.71%
190011,8863,56842.89%
18908,3181,87929.18%
18806,4392,20051.90%
18704,2391,10035.04%
18603,139-533-14.52%
18503,6723059.06%
18403,3671,40571.61%
18301,96236823.09%
18201,5940.00%

Hancock County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White40,460
Black or African American4,010
Two or More Races1,150
Some Other Race401
American Indian and Alaska Native171
Asian85

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

Hancock County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Hancock County, Mississippi Median Age

43.2


Total

41.2


Male

44.3


Female

Hancock County, Mississippi Adults

There are 36,104 adults, (8,591 of whom are seniors) in Hancock County, Mississippi.

Hancock County, Mississippi Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

23,750

51.32%

Male

22,527

48.68%

Hancock County, Mississippi Households and Families

Hancock County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Hancock County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All73.5%26.5%
Non Family65.5%34.5%
Male65.5%34.5%
Female55.4%44.6%

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hancock County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,1452.473.5
Married8,7692.9886
Non Family6,4061.265.5
Female2,5742.9655.4
Male1,3963.265.5

2.89

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hancock County, Mississippi Households

Hancock County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4664.50%
9th to 12th Grade3,50610.77%
High School Graduate8,98527.60%
Some College9,07527.88%
Associates Degree2,7198.35%
Bachelors Degree4,42013.58%
Graduate Degree2,3857.33%

Hancock County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,29924,1995,968
Black2,4071,816220
Hispanic1,081935408
Multiple Races525473198
Other Race328275155
Native American171113
Asian856038

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 90.10%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 47.26%.

Hancock County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,869$39,634$24,983
Less Than High School$20,991$30,645$16,902
High School Grad$29,065$37,102$23,228
Some College$30,808$37,726$23,775
Bachelors Degree$42,432$56,655$33,977
Graduate Degree$58,459$68,705$55,476

$31,869

Average Earnings

$39,634

Average Male

$24,983

Average Female

Hancock County, Mississippi Language

Hancock County, Mississippi Language by Age

Hancock County, Mississippi Language

96.00% of Hancock County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 4.00% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.07% of the population.

Hancock County, Mississippi Poverty

Hancock County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,1416,16815.76%
Black3,9621,19830.24%
Multiple1,15028224.52%
Hispanic1,73023813.76%
Native1717141.52%

17.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.52%

Male Poverty Rate

17.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Mississippi is Native, with 41.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 13.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.73%.

Hancock County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.64%
High School17.99%
Some College11.22%
Bachelors or Greater6.77%

Hancock County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed51.60%
Female Unemployed45.47%
Female Employed9.04%
Male Employed7.44%

Hancock County, Mississippi Income

Hancock County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,518$58,169
Families$55,895$66,394
Married Families$68,413$
Non Families$28,659$38,625

Hancock County, Mississippi Marital Status

Hancock County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Hancock County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Hancock County, Mississippi 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 45To54.

Hancock County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race


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

Hancock County, Mississippi Veterans

Hancock County, Mississippi Veterans by War

4,218

Number of Veterans

3,938

Male Veterans

280

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,668
First Gulf War889
Second Gulf War624
Korea306
World War II176

Hancock County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,197
55 to 64987
75+920
35 to 54811
18 to 34303

Hancock County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,87312.13%
Hispanic18214.58%
Black1716.01%
Other8123.96%
2 or More6711.00%
Asian2630.59%

Hancock County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

7.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock County, Mississippi Employment Status

Hancock County, Mississippi Employment by Age

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Hancock County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Hancock County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Hancock County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Bay St. Louis926212667340536.76%
Diamondhead83788217-161-1.92%
Waveland64336428-5-0.08%
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