Hancock, Michigan Population 2024

4,525

Hancock is a city located in Houghton County Michigan. Hancock has a 2024 population of 4,525. Hancock is currently growing at a rate of 0.27% annually and its population has increased by 1.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,479 in 2020.

The average household income in Hancock is $79,821 with a poverty rate of 20.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hancock is 29.5 years, 25.7 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.

Hancock Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hancock was:

  • White: 94.32%
  • Two or more races: 2.89%
  • Asian: 1.57%
  • Black or African American: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Other race: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,628.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.03% (46)
The current population of Hancock, Michigan is 4,525 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,479.

Hancock, Michigan Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,26994.32%
Two or more races1312.89%
Asian711.57%
Black or African American340.75%
Native American110.24%
Other race100.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hancock Population by Race

Hancock Population Pyramid 2024

Hancock Median Age

29.5

Total

25.7

Male

39.2

Female

Hancock Adults

There are 3,975 adults, (883 of whom are seniors) in Hancock.

Hancock Age Dependency

46.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock Sex Ratio

Female2,09946.38%
Male2,42753.62%

Hancock Population by Age

Hancock Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,8102.2651.348.7
Non Family1,0111.4632.267.8
Married5983.1583.116.9
Female1453.6633.866.2
Male563.431000

3.14

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

51.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hancock Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade431.65%
9th to 12th Grade883.37%
High School Graduate65325.04%
Some College42116.14%
Associates Degree1405.37%
Bachelors Degree71627.45%
Graduate Degree54720.97%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hancock Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hancock Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,4692,3421,210
2+ Races636314
Asian505039
Hispanic22220
Black21170
Other Race550

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 78%.

Hancock Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$33,712$35,400$32,000
Less Than 9th Grade$50,724$51,974$0
High School Graduate$22,792$32,813$22,542
Some College$31,705$31,818$29,938
Bachelors Degree$29,297$0$31,591
Graduate Degree$78,875$78,125$79,625

$33,712

Average Earnings

$35,400

Average Male

$32,000

Average Female

Hancock Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hancock Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hancock Language

93.67% of Hancock residents speak only English, while 6.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.19% of the population.

Hancock Language

Hancock Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,89279520.43%
Multiple1172622.22%
Hispanic392256.41%
Other1010100%
Black12433.33%
Asian5935.08%

20.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.17%

Male Poverty Rate

14.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock is Asian, with 5.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.45%.

Hancock Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School22.36%
Less Than 9th Grade11.01%
Bachelors or Greater7.81%
Some College1.99%

Hancock Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed13.61%
Female Employed10.99%
Male Unemployed0%

Hancock Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hancock Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$46,970$79,821
Families$118,558$118,495
Married Families$118,654$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,444$45,073

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hancock Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

30.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.1%

Male Marriage Rate

30.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Hancock Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hancock Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

252

Number of Veterans

229

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam93
First Gulf War44
Second Gulf War30
Korea19
World War II7

Hancock Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+72
55 to 6464
65 to 7457
35 to 5447
18 to 3412

Hancock Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2496.71%
Black38.82%

Hancock Veterans by Race

Hancock Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.4%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.7%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Hancock Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hancock Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hancock Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

65.05%

Born in Hancock

93.86%

Native Born

6.14%

Foreign Born

4.51%

Non Citizen

1.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.86% of Hancock residents were born in the United States, with 65.05% having been born in Michigan. 4.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Hancock Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,582110.24%
20284,571120.26%
20274,559110.24%
20264,548120.26%
20254,536110.24%
20244,525120.27%
20234,513110.24%
20224,502-2-0.04%
20214,504250.56%
20204,479-28-0.62%
20194,507-18-0.4%
20184,525-53-1.16%
20174,578-5-0.11%
20164,58380.17%
20154,575-41-0.89%
20144,616-28-0.6%
20134,644-20-0.43%
20124,664-24-0.51%
20114,68860.13%
20104,6823598.3%
20004,323-224-4.93%
19904,547-575-11.23%
19805,1223026.27%
19704,820-202-4.02%
19605,022-201-3.85%
19505,223-331-5.96%
19405,554-241-4.16%
19305,795-1,732-23.01%
19207,527-1,454-16.19%
19108,9814,931121.75%
19004,05000%
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Hancock Population by Year