Hancock County Population 2017

Hancock County's estimated population is 29,590 with a growth rate of -0.85% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hancock County is the 19th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201629,590-254-0.85%
201529,844-257-0.85%
201430,101-145-0.48%
201330,246-95-0.31%
201230,341-173-0.57%
201130,514-145-0.47%
201030,659-4,574-12.98%
199035,233-5,185-12.83%
198040,4186691.68%
197039,7491340.34%
196039,6155,22715.20%
195034,3882,8168.92%
194031,5723,06110.74%
193028,5118,53642.73%
192019,9759,51090.87%
191010,4653,77256.36%
19006,6932794.35%
18906,4141,53231.38%
18804,88251911.90%
18704,363-82-1.84%
18604,4453959.75%
18504,0500.00%

Hancock County Population Growth

Population Data via

Hancock County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White28,41296.02%
Black or African American7782.63%
Two or More Races4721.60%
Asian1270.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native500.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.02%

Hancock County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Hancock County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Weirton1974318989-754-3.82%
Chester25882474-114-4.40%
New Cumberland11021051-51-4.63%
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