Hancock County, Georgia Population 2021

Hancock County, Georgia's estimated population is 8,635 with a growth rate of 1.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hancock County, Georgia is the 136th largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 9,433 and has seen a growth of -8.46% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,635891.04%
20208,546891.05%
20198,457891.06%
20188,368-171-2.00%
20178,539-94-1.09%
20168,633550.64%
20158,57870.08%
20148,571-381-4.26%
20138,952-127-1.40%
20129,079-316-3.36%
20119,395-38-0.40%
20109,4335255.89%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
1.04%
County Website
State
Founded
December 17, 1793
County Seat
2010 Population
9,433
Growth Since 2010
-8.46%
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Hancock County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,23573.22%
White2,08024.43%
Some Other Race1141.34%
Two or More Races430.50%
Asian310.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.14%
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Hancock County, Georgia Population by Race

Hancock County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Hancock County, Georgia Median Age

45.6


Total

36.7


Male

52.6


Female

Hancock County, Georgia Adults

There are 7,331 adults, (1,904 of whom are seniors) in Hancock County, Georgia.

Hancock County, Georgia Age Dependency

56.9

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

3,699

43.44%

Male

4,816

56.56%

Hancock County, Georgia Population by Age

Hancock County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hancock County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female54.3%45.7%
Male62.6%37.4%
Non Family66%34%
All70.6%29.4%
Married88.5%11.5%

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hancock County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9742.0370.6
Non Family1,2191.1366
Married9772.4488.5
Female6873.0154.3
Male912.4662.6

2.66

Average Family Size

2.03

Average Household Size

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Hancock County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4717.15%
9th to 12th Grade1,23218.69%
High School Graduate2,84143.11%
Some College1,14117.31%
Associates Degree3385.13%
Bachelors Degree4046.13%
Graduate Degree1632.47%
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Hancock County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hancock County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black4,4863,045262
White1,9461,763295
Hispanic133703
Other Race10653
2+ Races1877
Islander12
Asian129

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.60%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 38.89%.

Hancock County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,215$37,844$23,717
Less Than 9th Grade$21,928$24,440$20,893
High School Graduate$23,409$43,929$20,338
Some College$32,066$28,571$33,950
Bachelors Degree$$90,677$31,289
Graduate Degree$68,750$$64,792

$27,215

Average Earnings

$37,844

Average Male

$23,717

Average Female

Hancock County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hancock County, Georgia Language by Age

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Hancock County, Georgia Language

97.40% of Hancock County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.94% of the population.

Hancock County, Georgia Language

Hancock County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,4231,25928.46%
White1,574815.15%
Hispanic1417.14%

22.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.77%

Male Poverty Rate

27.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Georgia is Black, with 28.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Georgia is White, with 5.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.23%.

Hancock County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.96%
High School17.75%
Some College14.03%
Bachelors or Greater9.41%

Hancock County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.50%
Male Unemployed22.73%
Female Employed11.18%
Male Employed2.16%

Hancock County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hancock County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,860$48,174
Families$45,339$62,257
Married Families$63,646-
Non Families$22,272$27,759
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Income by Household Type

Hancock County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.8%

Male Marriage Rate

38.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Hancock County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Hancock County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Hancock County, Georgia Marital Status

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473

Number of Veterans

433

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam245
First Gulf War72
World War II27
Korea27
Second Gulf War10

Hancock County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+169
55 to 64144
65 to 74102
35 to 5458
18 to 34

Hancock County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White28313.84%
Black1903.72%

Hancock County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Hancock County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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2.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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30%

Labor Force Participation

29%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Hancock County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Hancock County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Hancock County, Georgia 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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79.79%

Born in Hancock County, Georgia

98.25%

Native Born

1.75%

Foreign Born

1.57%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.25% of Hancock County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 79.79% having been born in Georgia. 1.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hancock County, Georgia Place of Birth

  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

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