Hancock County, Iowa Population 2020

Hancock County, Iowa's estimated population is 10,773 with a growth rate of -1.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hancock County, Iowa is the 69th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201810,712-61-0.57%
201710,773-114-1.05%
201610,887-141-1.28%
201511,028-13-0.12%
201411,041-90-0.81%
201311,131-44-0.39%
201211,175-116-1.03%
201111,291-6-0.05%
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%

How Many People Live in Hancock County, Iowa?

10,773

Hancock County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,53996.79%
Two or More Races1691.55%
Black or African American700.64%
Asian400.37%
Some Other Race360.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.07%

Hancock County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2020

Hancock County, Iowa Median Age

44.5


Total

42.1


Male

45.9


Female

Hancock County, Iowa Adults

There are 8,468 adults, (2,341 of whom are seniors) in Hancock County, Iowa.

Hancock County, Iowa Age Dependency

77.7

Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

5,394

49.54%

Male

5,494

50.46%

Hancock County, Iowa Households and Families

Hancock County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hancock County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
All77.9%22.1%
Male68.5%31.5%
Female67.2%32.8%
Non Family64.4%35.6%

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7662.2477.9
Married2,7322.7887.4
Non Family1,5181.1764.4
Female3352.5367.2
Male1812.668.5

2.69

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hancock County, Iowa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1752.26%
9th to 12th Grade3364.34%
High School Graduate2,82736.54%
Some College1,50319.43%
Associates Degree1,10914.33%
Bachelors Degree1,37117.72%
Graduate Degree4165.38%

Hancock County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,3776,9611,764
Hispanic22314318
Black6856
Multiple Races58572
Asian23115
Native American1412
Other Race114
Islander88

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 23.91%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,923$44,908$29,246
Less Than High School$27,450$36,042$15,000
High School Grad$32,816$42,772$24,740
Some College$35,569$42,375$29,559
Bachelors Degree$46,149$51,429$38,456
Graduate Degree$54,444$$51,941

$36,923

Average Earnings

$44,908

Average Male

$29,246

Average Female

Hancock County, Iowa Language

Hancock County, Iowa Language by Age

Hancock County, Iowa Language

96.60% of Hancock County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.51% of the population.

Hancock County, Iowa Poverty

Hancock County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,9987057.05%
Hispanic4529721.46%
Black573663.16%
Multiple1693420.12%
Native261765.38%
Other3512.86%

8.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.70%

Male Poverty Rate

9.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Iowa is Native, with 65.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Iowa is Other, with 2.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.99%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.19%
High School11.85%
Some College2.99%
Bachelors or Greater2.97%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed27.27%
Female Unemployed21.74%
Female Employed5.35%
Male Employed2.57%

Hancock County, Iowa Income

Hancock County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,167$68,465
Families$70,850$80,982
Married Families$75,259-
Non Families$33,058$39,704

Hancock County, Iowa Marital Status

Hancock County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

62.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.4%

Male Marriage Rate

61.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Hancock County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Hancock County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Hancock County, Iowa Veterans

707

Number of Veterans

661

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam305
First Gulf War89
Korea79
Second Gulf War74
World War II32
Name Veterans % of Total
White6868.30%
Hispanic249.45%
Hawaiian8100.00%
2 or More610.17%
Asian417.39%
Indian311.54%

$Hancock County, Iowa Veterans by Education

3.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock County, Iowa Employment Status

65.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Hancock County, Iowa 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

79.89%

Born in Iowa

98.59%

Native Born

1.41%

Foreign Born

0.88%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.59% of Hancock County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 79.89% having been born in Iowa. 0.88% 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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