Hancock County, Georgia Population 2020

Hancock County, Georgia's estimated population is 7,954 with a growth rate of -2.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hancock County, Georgia is the 140th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20207,954-197-2.42%
20198,151-197-2.36%
20188,348-197-2.31%
20178,545-86-1.00%
20168,631520.61%
20158,57950.06%
20148,574-381-4.25%
20138,955-125-1.38%
20129,080-314-3.34%
20119,394-40-0.42%
20109,4345265.90%
19908,908-558-5.89%
19809,4664474.96%
19709,019-960-9.62%
19609,979-1,073-9.71%
195011,052-1,712-13.41%
194012,764-306-2.34%
193013,070-5,287-28.80%
192018,357-832-4.34%
191019,1899124.99%
190018,2771,1286.58%
189017,1491600.94%
188016,9895,67250.12%
187011,317-727-6.04%
186012,0444664.02%
185011,5781,91919.87%
18409,659-2,161-18.28%
183011,820-914-7.18%
182012,734-596-4.47%
181013,330-1,126-7.79%
180014,4560.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-2.42%
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State
Founded
December 17, 1793
County Seat

Hancock County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,17872.38%
White2,09424.53%
Some Other Race1221.43%
Asian740.87%
Two or More Races530.62%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.16%

Hancock County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Hancock County, Georgia Median Age

46.5


Total

36


Male

55.2


Female

Hancock County, Georgia Adults

There are 7,327 adults, (1,844 of whom are seniors) in Hancock County, Georgia.

Hancock County, Georgia Age Dependency

55.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

3,342

39.16%

Male

5,193

60.84%

Hancock County, Georgia Households and Families

Hancock County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hancock County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.8%10.2%
All73.2%26.8%
Male71.3%28.7%
Non Family66.8%33.2%
Female59.5%40.5%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9911.9773.2
Non Family1,2551.166.8
Married1,0022.4589.8
Female6192.959.5
Male1152.4171.3

2.6

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hancock County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5388.04%
9th to 12th Grade1,36820.45%
High School Graduate2,86642.85%
Some College1,02215.28%
Associates Degree3044.55%
Bachelors Degree3535.28%
Graduate Degree2373.54%

Hancock County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,5512,935287
White1,9571,741288
Hispanic142826
Other Race10149
Multiple Races24169
Asian1515
Islander14

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 multiple races people with a rate of 37.50%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,712$37,208$24,629
Less Than High School$22,934$32,813$16,458
High School Grad$25,203$36,734$20,586
Some College$35,841$37,438$34,844
Bachelors Degree$30,962$86,042$30,048
Graduate Degree$66,389$103,958$64,375

$28,712

Average Earnings

$37,208

Average Male

$24,629

Average Female

Hancock County, Georgia Language

Hancock County, Georgia Language by Age

Hancock County, Georgia Language

96.77% of Hancock County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.11% of the population.

Hancock County, Georgia Poverty

Hancock County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,2301,25929.76%
White1,58216610.49%
Hispanic16212.50%
Other11100.00%

24.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.46%

Male Poverty Rate

25.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Georgia is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Georgia is White, with 10.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.06%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.11%
High School17.96%
Some College16.30%
Bachelors or Greater10.31%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.07%
Male Unemployed20.83%
Female Employed5.71%
Male Employed5.22%

Hancock County, Georgia Income

Hancock County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,984$49,666
Families$45,342$64,968
Married Families$61,962-
Non Families$19,609$28,298

Hancock County, Georgia Marital Status

Hancock County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Hancock County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Hancock County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hancock County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Hancock County, Georgia Veterans

440

Number of Veterans

423

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam235
First Gulf War72
Korea42
World War II23
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+151
55 to 64142
65 to 7491
35 to 5456
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White25512.38%
Black1853.65%

$Hancock County, Georgia Veterans by Education

1.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock County, Georgia Employment Status

27.9%

Labor Force Participation

26.8%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Hancock County, Georgia Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

81.01%

Born in Georgia

97.82%

Native Born

2.18%

Foreign Born

2.10%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.82% of Hancock County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 81.01% having been born in Georgia. 2.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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