Hancock County, Mississippi Population 2018

Hancock County, Mississippi's estimated population is 47,053 with a growth rate of 2.23% 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
201747,0531,0252.23%
201646,028-619-1.33%
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
White40,096
Black or African American4,407
Two or More Races822
Some Other Race585
Asian101
American Indian and Alaska Native17

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

Hancock County, Mississippi 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, Mississippi Median Age

41.8


Total

41.1


Male

42.5


Female

Hancock County, Mississippi Adults

There are 35,672 adults, (8,009 of which are seniors) in Hancock County, Mississippi.

Hancock County, Mississippi Age Dependency

66.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

23,624

51.33%

Male

22,404

48.67%

Hancock County, Mississippi Households and Families

Hancock County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hancock County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
All72.8%27.2%
Male66.2%33.8%
Non Family61.8%38.2%
Female59.8%40.2%

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hancock County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,7822.4372.8
Married8,7933.0185.1
Non Family6,0921.1961.8
Female2,4103.0459.8
Male1,4873.0766.2

2.93

Average Family Size

2.43

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 Grade1,3344.17%
9th to 12th Grade3,68811.53%
High School Graduate9,07128.36%
Some College8,63026.98%
Associates Degree2,5698.03%
Bachelors Degree4,18213.07%
Graduate Degree2,5167.86%

Hancock County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,99523,6756,041
Black2,5662,016227
Hispanic1,004875260
Multiple Races422412122
Other Race403349112
Asian717171
Native American17

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

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

Hancock County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,411$36,607$26,310
Less Than High School$18,750$23,422$17,740
High School Grad$27,454$34,463$22,964
Some College$31,082$37,325$24,820
Bachelors Degree$41,800$49,719$37,183
Graduate Degree$58,646$65,824$55,820

$31,411

Average Earnings

$36,607

Average Male

$26,310

Average Female

Hancock County, Mississippi Language

Hancock County, Mississippi Language by Age

Hancock County, Mississippi Language

95.37% of Hancock County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 4.63% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.71% of the population.

Hancock County, Mississippi Poverty

Hancock County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,0496,92217.73%
Black4,3501,17326.97%
Hispanic1,68425915.38%
Multiple82221626.28%

18.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.93%

Male Poverty Rate

19.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Mississippi is Black, with 26.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 15.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.86%.

Hancock County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.53%
High School19.19%
Some College11.82%
Bachelors or Greater7.40%

Hancock County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.85%
Male Unemployed45.27%
Female Employed11.48%
Male Employed8.53%

Hancock County, Mississippi Income

Hancock County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,542$56,799
Families$55,753$64,349
Married Families$65,674$
Non Families$26,600$37,957

Hancock County, Mississippi Marital Status

Hancock County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

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

Hancock County, Mississippi Veterans

Hancock County, Mississippi Veterans by War

4,290

Number of Veterans

4,013

Male Veterans

277

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,768
First Gulf War783
Second Gulf War635
Korea354
World War II197

Hancock County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,175
55 to 641,025
75+998
35 to 54756
18 to 34336

Hancock County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,86012.25%
Black2538.16%
Hispanic18715.60%
Other8019.37%
2 or More7013.62%
Asian2738.03%

Hancock County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

7.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock County, Mississippi Employment Status

Hancock County, Mississippi Employment by Age

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

8.8%

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