Hancock County, Iowa Population 2021

Hancock County, Iowa's estimated population is 10,470 with a growth rate of -0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hancock County, Iowa is the 70th largest county inIowa. The 2010 Population was 11,297 and has seen a growth of -7.32% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202110,470-80-0.76%
202010,550-80-0.75%
201910,630-80-0.75%
201810,710-46-0.43%
201710,756-131-1.20%
201610,887-141-1.28%
201511,028-12-0.11%
201411,040-91-0.82%
201311,131-44-0.39%
201211,175-117-1.04%
201111,292-5-0.04%
201011,297-1,341-10.61%
199012,638-1,195-8.64%
198013,8336064.58%
197013,227-1,377-9.43%
196014,604-473-3.14%
195015,077-325-2.11%
194015,4026004.05%
193014,802790.54%
192014,7231,99215.65%
191012,731-1,021-7.42%
190013,7526,13180.45%
18907,6214,168120.71%
18803,4532,454245.65%
1870999820458.10%
18601790.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.76% (-80)
County Website
State
Founded
1851
County Seat
2010 Population
11,297
Growth Since 2010
-7.32% (-827)
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Hancock County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,43096.56%
Black or African American1721.59%
Two or More Races650.60%
Some Other Race540.50%
Asian530.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.08%
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Hancock County, Iowa Population by Race

Hancock County, Iowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Hancock County, Iowa Median Age

44.2


Total

41.7


Male

45.5


Female

Hancock County, Iowa Adults

There are 8,414 adults, (2,358 of whom are seniors) in Hancock County, Iowa.

Hancock County, Iowa Age Dependency

78.4

Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

5,384

49.84%

Male

5,418

50.16%

Hancock County, Iowa Population by Age

Hancock County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hancock County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female52%48%
Male53.1%46.9%
Non Family64.9%35.1%
All77.1%22.9%
Married88.5%11.5%

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hancock County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7902.2177.1
Married2,7632.7188.5
Non Family1,4831.1864.9
Female3502.5552
Male1942.3553.1

2.62

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Hancock County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1552.02%
9th to 12th Grade3564.63%
High School Graduate2,79236.34%
Some College1,42618.56%
Associates Degree1,12414.63%
Bachelors Degree1,45318.91%
Graduate Degree3764.89%
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Hancock County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hancock County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,3036,8701,796
Hispanic23817230
Black9585
Asian34263
Other Race2911
2+ Races2726
Islander99
Native American53

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.59%.

Hancock County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,284$46,075$30,507
Less Than 9th Grade$26,111$31,518$22,958
High School Graduate$35,491$42,419$24,919
Some College$32,829$44,857$29,153
Bachelors Degree$48,074$51,587$39,758
Graduate Degree$59,444$62,639$54,886

$38,284

Average Earnings

$46,075

Average Male

$30,507

Average Female

Hancock County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hancock County, Iowa Language by Age

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Hancock County, Iowa Language

96.48% of Hancock County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.97% of the population.

Hancock County, Iowa Language

Hancock County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,8758108.20%
Black16013081.25%
Hispanic47610021.01%
Multiple653350.77%
Native191789.47%
Other54814.81%

10.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.52%

Male Poverty Rate

11.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Iowa is Native, with 89.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Iowa is White, with 8.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.36%.

Hancock County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.69%
High School11.99%
Some College5.23%
Bachelors or Greater2.54%

Hancock County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.46%
Male Unemployed36.05%
Female Employed6.98%
Male Employed3.09%

Hancock County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hancock County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,761$70,332
Families$72,188$82,503
Married Families$77,079-
Non Families$32,315$40,976
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Income by Household Type

Hancock County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.7%

Male Marriage Rate

62.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Hancock County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Hancock County, Iowa 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 55-64.

Hancock County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Hancock County, Iowa Marital Status

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635

Number of Veterans

585

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam282
Second Gulf War74
First Gulf War67
Korea65
World War II29

Hancock County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74277
75+186
35 to 5489
55 to 6442
18 to 3441

Hancock County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6227.59%
Hispanic186.57%
Islander9100.00%
2+ Races310.71%
Native American15.26%

Hancock County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Hancock County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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4.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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66.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Hancock County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Hancock County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Hancock County, Iowa 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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77.87%

Born in Hancock County, Iowa

98.31%

Native Born

1.69%

Foreign Born

1.15%

Non Citizen

0.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.31% of Hancock County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 77.87% having been born in Iowa. 1.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hancock County, Iowa 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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