Hancock County, Indiana Population 2021

Hancock County, Indiana's estimated population is 81,548 with a growth rate of 2.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hancock County, Indiana is the 23rd largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 70,247 and has seen a growth of 16.09% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202181,5481,6902.12%
202079,8581,6902.16%
201978,1681,6902.21%
201876,4781,4801.97%
201774,9981,2331.67%
201673,7651,3521.87%
201572,4136590.92%
201471,7547741.09%
201370,9803980.56%
201270,5822190.31%
201170,3631160.17%
201070,24724,72054.30%
199045,5271,5883.61%
198043,9398,84325.20%
197035,0968,43131.62%
196026,6656,33331.15%
195020,3323,03017.51%
194017,3026974.20%
193016,605-605-3.52%
192017,210-1,820-9.56%
191019,030-159-0.83%
190019,1891,3607.63%
189017,8297064.12%
188017,1232,00013.22%
187015,1232,32118.13%
186012,8023,10432.01%
18509,6982,16328.71%
18407,5356,099424.72%
18301,4360.00%
2021 Growth Rate
2.12%
County Website
State
Founded
March 1, 1828
County Seat
2010 Population
70,247
Growth Since 2010
16.09%
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Hancock County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White70,85594.27%
Black or African American1,7802.37%
Two or More Races1,4731.96%
Asian6040.80%
Some Other Race4430.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.01%
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Hancock County, Indiana Population by Race

Hancock County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Hancock County, Indiana Median Age

39.8


Total

38.9


Male

40.8


Female

Hancock County, Indiana Adults

There are 57,482 adults, (11,971 of whom are seniors) in Hancock County, Indiana.

Hancock County, Indiana Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

38,125

50.72%

Male

37,039

49.28%

Hancock County, Indiana Population by Age

Hancock County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hancock County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
All79.2%20.8%
Male70%30%
Non Family66.1%33.9%
Female59.3%40.7%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hancock County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,7402.5979.2
Married16,7533.1489.3
Non Family8,5011.2766.1
Female2,2493.1859.3
Male1,2373.2270

3.08

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Hancock County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8051.56%
9th to 12th Grade2,8615.56%
High School Graduate16,85732.74%
Some College10,29920.01%
Associates Degree4,7929.31%
Bachelors Degree11,21321.78%
Graduate Degree4,6559.04%
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Hancock County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hancock County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White48,30944,99714,626
Black1,1251,090481
2+ Races794704326
Hispanic783574234
Asian442422201
Other Race2479921
Native American99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.48%.

Hancock County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,350$54,188$39,076
Less Than 9th Grade$31,133$33,963$11,176
High School Graduate$37,925$45,603$26,392
Some College$42,322$52,921$32,173
Bachelors Degree$61,272$74,197$51,716
Graduate Degree$68,554$86,123$60,318

$46,350

Average Earnings

$54,188

Average Male

$39,076

Average Female

Hancock County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hancock County, Indiana Language by Age

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Hancock County, Indiana Language

96.78% of Hancock County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.51% of the population.

Hancock County, Indiana Language

Hancock County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White68,6834,6526.77%
Black1,70619911.66%
Asian604416.79%
Multiple1,444292.01%
Hispanic1,761211.19%

6.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.52%

Male Poverty Rate

7.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Indiana is Black, with 11.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Indiana is Hispanic, with 1.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.01%.

Hancock County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.59%
High School8.34%
Some College4.65%
Bachelors or Greater1.33%

Hancock County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed29.11%
Female Unemployed23.38%
Female Employed3.12%
Male Employed1.61%

Hancock County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hancock County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,072$87,144
Families$87,694$99,585
Married Families$96,411-
Non Families$40,782$53,969
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Income by Household Type

Hancock County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Hancock County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Hancock County, Indiana 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, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Hancock County, Indiana Marital Status

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5,552

Number of Veterans

5,126

Male Veterans

426

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,825
Second Gulf War1,324
First Gulf War1,074
Korea349
World War II195

Hancock County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,495
65 to 741,346
55 to 64995
75+954
18 to 34762

Hancock County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,0479.28%
2+ Races31029.98%
Black16513.78%
Hispanic766.64%
Other Race309.87%

Hancock County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Hancock County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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1.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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67.2%

Labor Force Participation

65.4%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Hancock County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Hancock County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Hancock County, Indiana 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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76.04%

Born in Hancock County, Indiana

97.98%

Native Born

2.02%

Foreign Born

1.00%

Non Citizen

1.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.98% of Hancock County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 76.04% having been born in Indiana. 1.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hancock County, Indiana 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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