Hancock, Michigan Population 2022

4,475
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Hancock is a city located in Houghton County Michigan. Hancock has a 2020 population of 4,475. Hancock is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually and its population has decreased by -0.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,501 in 2010.

The average household income in Hancock is $58,703 with a poverty rate of 22.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $630 per month, and the median house value is $110,500. The median age in Hancock is 40.9 years, 30.8 years for males, and 50.4 years for females.

Hancock Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hancockwas:

  • White: 93.97%
  • Two or more races: 2.52%
  • Asian: 1.66%
  • Other race: 1.02%
  • Native American: 0.49%
  • Black or African American: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hancock, Michigan is 4,475 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,501.

Hancock, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,25393.97%
Black or African American160.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.49%
Asian751.66%
Some Other Race461.02%
Two or More Races1142.52%
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Hancock Population by Race

Hancock Population Pyramid 2022

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Hancock Median Age

34.7


Total

27


Male

47.2


Female

Hancock Adults

There are 3,990 adults, (917 of whom are seniors) in Hancock.

Hancock Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock Sex Ratio

Female

1,985

43.86%

Male

2,541

56.14%

Hancock Population by Age

Hancock Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hancock Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male79.6%20.4%
Married77%23%
All48.6%51.4%
Non Family31.8%68.2%
Female25%75%

48.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hancock Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8372.2148.6
Married6572.9577
Male492.9879.6
Female1803.2325
Non Family9511.4731.8

2.82

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Hancock Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade531.90%
9th to 12th Grade1555.54%
High School Graduate74826.75%
Some College41214.74%
Associates Degree1605.72%
Bachelors Degree67124.00%
Graduate Degree59721.35%
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Hancock Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hancock Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian474724
White2,6342,4291,219
Other Race302710
2+ Races545415
Hispanic605710
Black1010
Native American88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.06%.

Hancock Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,742$33,413$24,321
Less Than 9th Grade$$56,389$
High School Graduate$18,906$30,139$
Some College$24,441$26,161$19,688
Bachelors Degree$25,757$$27,031
Graduate Degree$68,472$64,159$88,077

$27,742

Average Earnings

$33,413

Average Male

$24,321

Average Female

Hancock Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hancock Language by Age

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Hancock Language

91.83% of Hancock residents speak only English, while 8.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.17% of the population.

Hancock Language

Hancock Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,83487022.69%
Other36NaN%
Hispanic814960.49%
Multiple1071312.15%

22.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.73%

Male Poverty Rate

14.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock is White, with 22.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock is Multiple, with 12.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.56%.

Hancock Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.38%
High School16.37%
Some College15.81%
Bachelors or Greater10.98%

Hancock Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed20.30%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed12.41%
Female Unemployed55.56%

Hancock Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hancock Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,886$65,164
Families$95,256$90,475
Married Families$95,365-
Non Families$25,440$38,518
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Income by Household Type

Hancock Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.4%

Male Marriage Rate

36.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Hancock Married by Age and Sex

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Hancock Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hancock Marital Status by Race

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Hancock Marital Status

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211

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War61
Vietnam68
Korea36
World War II7

Hancock Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5462
55 to 6434
65 to 7457
75+58

Hancock Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1874.99%
Native American866.67%
2+ Races1617.98%

Hancock Veterans by Race

Hancock Veterans by Education

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2.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock Veterans by Education

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59%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Hancock Employment by Age

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Hancock Employment by Race

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Hancock Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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67.01%

Born in Hancock

92.78%

Native Born

7.22%

Foreign Born

5.52%

Non Citizen

1.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.78% of Hancock residents were born in the United States, with 67.01% having been born in Michigan. 5.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hancock Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19004,0500.00%
19108,9814,9318.29%
19207,527-1,454-1.75%
19305,795-1,732-2.58%
19405,554-241-0.42%
19505,223-331-0.61%
19605,022-201-0.39%
19704,820-202-0.41%
19805,1223020.61%
19904,547-575-1.18%
20004,323-224-0.50%
20104,6343110.70%
20114,621-13-0.28%
20124,608-13-0.28%
20134,595-13-0.28%
20144,582-13-0.28%
20154,569-13-0.28%
20164,556-13-0.28%
20174,543-13-0.29%
20184,530-13-0.29%
20194,517-13-0.29%
20204,501-16-0.35%
20214,488-13-0.29%
20224,475-13-0.29%

Hancock Population by Year