Hancock County, Iowa Population 2024

10,685

Hancock County, Iowa's estimated 2024 population is 10,685 with a growth rate of in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hancock County, Iowa is the 68th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 population was 11,300 and has seen a growth of -5.44% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,685
202810,685
202710,685
202610,685
202510,685
202410,685
202310,685
202210,685
202110,685-72-0.67%
202010,757930.87%
201910,664-62-0.58%
201810,726-36-0.33%
201710,762-125-1.15%
201610,887-142-1.29%
201511,029-14-0.13%
201411,043-91-0.82%
201311,134-46-0.41%
201211,180-116-1.03%
201111,296-4-0.04%
201011,300
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%
1870999820458.1%
1860179-10,506-98.32%
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2024 Growth Rate
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County Website
Hancock County
State
Iowa
County Seat
2010 Population
11,300
Area
571 mi²
Density
19 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-5.44% (-615)
Founded
1851

Hancock County, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,30895.53%
Two or more races2532.34%
Other race940.87%
Black or African American890.82%
Asian460.43%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hancock County, Iowa Population by Race

Hancock County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2024

Hancock County, Iowa Median Age

44.4

Total

42.8

Male

46.1

Female

Hancock County, Iowa Adults

There are 8,495 adults, (2,514 of whom are seniors) in Hancock County, Iowa.

Hancock County, Iowa Age Dependency

80.4

Age Dependency Ratio

42

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female5,29749.09%
Male5,49350.91%

Hancock County, Iowa Population by Age

Hancock County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,5822.381.418.6
Married2,6952.8288.811.2
Non Family1,4171.1672.127.9
Female3002.6456.743.3
Male1703.0584.115.9
showing: 5 rows

2.77

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Hancock County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 23.02%.

Hancock County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,645

Average Earnings

$48,674

Average Male

$38,285

Average Female

Hancock County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hancock County, Iowa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hancock County, Iowa Language

96.93% of Hancock County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.26% of the population.

Hancock County, Iowa Language

Hancock County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9,6838859.14%
Hispanic5608314.82%
Black836881.93%
Multiple244218.61%
Other601931.67%
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9.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.93%

Male Poverty Rate

10.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Iowa is Black, with 81.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Iowa is Multiple, with 8.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.12%.

Hancock County, Iowa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.62%
High School9.43%
Some College7.98%
Bachelors or Greater2.15%
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Hancock County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed63.08%
Female Unemployed37.5%
Female Employed6.11%
Male Employed3.4%
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Hancock County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hancock County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hancock County, Iowa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.5%

Male Marriage Rate

62.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Hancock County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hancock County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hancock County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hancock County, Iowa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

640

Number of Veterans

609

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

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Hancock County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Hancock County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Hancock County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Hancock County, Iowa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock County, Iowa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Hancock County, Iowa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hancock County, Iowa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hancock County, Iowa 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

77.5%

Born in Hancock County, Iowa

98.19%

Native Born

1.81%

Foreign Born

1.05%

Non Citizen

0.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.19% of Hancock County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 77.5% having been born in Iowa. 1.05% 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

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