Hancock County, Illinois Population 2020

Hancock County, Illinois's estimated population is 17,973 with a growth rate of -1.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hancock County, Illinois is the 60th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201817,844-129-0.72%
201717,973-230-1.26%
201618,203-12-0.07%
201518,215-109-0.59%
201418,324-220-1.19%
201318,544-284-1.51%
201218,828-169-0.89%
201118,997-94-0.49%
201019,091-2,282-10.68%
199021,373-2,504-10.49%
198023,8772320.98%
197023,645-929-3.78%
196024,574-1,216-4.72%
195025,790-507-1.93%
194026,297-123-0.47%
193026,420-2,103-7.37%
192028,523-2,115-6.90%
191030,638-1,577-4.90%
190032,2153080.97%
189031,907-3,430-9.71%
188035,337-598-1.66%
187035,9356,87423.65%
186029,06114,40998.34%
185014,6524,70647.32%
18409,9469,4631959.21%
18304830.00%

How Many People Live in Hancock County, Illinois?

17,973

Hancock County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,64597.42%
Two or More Races2281.26%
Black or African American1480.82%
Asian690.38%
Some Other Race190.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.02%

Hancock County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Hancock County, Illinois Median Age

46


Total

44.1


Male

48


Female

Hancock County, Illinois Adults

There are 14,327 adults, (4,066 of whom are seniors) in Hancock County, Illinois.

Hancock County, Illinois Age Dependency

76.5

Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

9,104

50.27%

Male

9,008

49.73%

Hancock County, Illinois Households and Families

Hancock County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hancock County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
All81.5%18.5%
Male80.8%19.2%
Non Family73.9%26.1%
Female59.7%40.3%

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4202.481.5
Married4,1002.8989.3
Non Family2,3561.1373.9
Female6313.359.7
Male3333.7980.8

2.92

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hancock County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2541.95%
9th to 12th Grade6394.90%
High School Graduate4,96338.06%
Some College2,73220.95%
Associates Degree1,67912.88%
Bachelors Degree1,92914.79%
Graduate Degree8446.47%

Hancock County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,69511,8322,673
Hispanic12311017
Multiple Races989434
Black69571
Asian575748
Other Race99
Native American32

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 84.21%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,767$43,588$26,886
Less Than High School$23,125$27,031$20,066
High School Grad$32,940$42,914$21,720
Some College$34,891$47,194$26,940
Bachelors Degree$38,631$45,536$36,395
Graduate Degree$53,362$54,815$50,417

$35,767

Average Earnings

$43,588

Average Male

$26,886

Average Female

Hancock County, Illinois Language

Hancock County, Illinois Language by Age

Hancock County, Illinois Language

98.33% of Hancock County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.75% of the population.

Hancock County, Illinois Poverty

Hancock County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,2561,85710.76%
Hispanic26414856.06%
Multiple22411250.00%
Asian691115.94%
Other191052.63%
Black11332.65%
Native3133.33%

11.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.65%

Male Poverty Rate

14.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 56.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Illinois is Black, with 2.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.49%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.06%
High School12.24%
Some College8.32%
Bachelors or Greater2.64%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.74%
Male Unemployed27.87%
Female Employed7.22%
Male Employed3.80%

Hancock County, Illinois Income

Hancock County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,549$63,252
Families$63,097$74,744
Married Families$70,086-
Non Families$27,201$35,722

Hancock County, Illinois Marital Status

Hancock County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Hancock County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Hancock County, Illinois 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 45-54.

Hancock County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Hancock County, Illinois Veterans

1,373

Number of Veterans

1,343

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam589
Second Gulf War186
First Gulf War182
Korea145
World War II69

$Hancock County, Illinois Veterans by Education

3.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock County, Illinois Employment Status

58.7%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Hancock County, Illinois 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

54.94%

Born in Illinois

98.74%

Native Born

1.26%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.74% of Hancock County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 54.94% having been born in Illinois. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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