Hancock County, Georgia Population 2024

7,833

Hancock County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 7,833 with a growth rate of -3.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hancock County, Georgia is the 139th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 9,433 and has seen a growth of -16.96% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,448-277-4.12%
20286,725-277-3.96%
20277,002-277-3.81%
20267,279-277-3.67%
20257,556-277-3.54%
20247,833-277-3.42%
20238,110-277-3.3%
20228,387-277-3.2%
20218,664-44-0.51%
20208,7082332.75%
20198,4751311.57%
20188,344-201-2.35%
20178,545-99-1.15%
20168,644650.76%
20158,57980.09%
20148,571-381-4.26%
20138,952-126-1.39%
20129,078-316-3.36%
20119,394-39-0.41%
20109,433
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%
193013,070-5,287-28.8%
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%
180014,4568,008124.19%
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2024 Growth Rate
-3.42% (-277)
County Website
Hancock County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
9,433
Area
471 mi²
Density
17 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-16.96% (-1,600)
Founded
December 17, 1793

Hancock County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American6,15671.68%
White2,17825.36%
Two or more races1251.46%
Asian750.87%
Other race400.47%
Native American140.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hancock County, Georgia Population by Race

Hancock County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Hancock County, Georgia Median Age

46

Total

44.5

Male

51.1

Female

Hancock County, Georgia Adults

There are 7,428 adults, (2,065 of whom are seniors) in Hancock County, Georgia.

Hancock County, Georgia Age Dependency

60.1

Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female4,08647.58%
Male4,50252.42%

Hancock County, Georgia Population by Age

Hancock County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,7852.5475.224.8
Married1,1342.9791.68.4
Non Family1,1221.1767.732.3
Female4584.6957.942.1
Male713.4240.859.2
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3.46

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hancock County, Georgia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hancock County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hancock County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72%.

Hancock County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,958

Average Earnings

$46,250

Average Male

$24,551

Average Female

Hancock County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hancock County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hancock County, Georgia Language

97.5% of Hancock County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.65% of the population.

Hancock County, Georgia Language

Hancock County, Georgia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black4,9551,81036.53%
White1,8831226.48%
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27.5%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.31%

Male Poverty Rate

34.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Georgia is Black, with 36.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Georgia is White, with 6.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.56%.

Hancock County, Georgia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.44%
High School19.16%
Some College18.29%
Bachelors or Greater
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Hancock County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed19.04%
Male Unemployed10.53%
Female Unemployed8.7%
Male Employed3%
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Hancock County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hancock County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hancock County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Hancock County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Hancock County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hancock County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

389

Number of Veterans

366

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

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Hancock County, Georgia Veterans by War

count

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Hancock County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Hancock County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Hancock County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.6%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

35.6%

Labor Force Participation

33.4%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Hancock County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hancock County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hancock County, Georgia 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

75.19%

Born in Hancock County, Georgia

98.65%

Native Born

1.35%

Foreign Born

0.71%

Non Citizen

0.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.65% of Hancock County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 75.19% having been born in Georgia. 0.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hancock County, Georgia Place of Birth

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