Hancock County, Indiana Population 2024

85,500

Hancock County, Indiana's estimated 2024 population is 85,500 with a growth rate of 1.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hancock County, Indiana is the 18th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 population was 70,246 and has seen a growth of 21.72% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202991,5751,2151.34%
202890,3601,2151.36%
202789,1451,2151.38%
202687,9301,2151.4%
202586,7151,2151.42%
202485,5001,2151.44%
202384,2851,2151.46%
202283,0701,2151.48%
202181,8551,6682.08%
202080,1872,0282.59%
201978,1591,6382.14%
201876,5211,4811.97%
201775,0401,2501.69%
201673,7901,3491.86%
201572,4416680.93%
201471,7737731.09%
201371,0004060.58%
201270,5942210.31%
201170,3731270.18%
201070,246
199045,5271,5883.61%
198043,9398,84325.2%
197035,0968,43131.62%
196026,6656,33331.15%
195020,3323,03017.51%
194017,3026974.2%
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%
18301,436-90,139-98.43%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.44% (1,215)
County Website
Hancock County
State
Indiana
County Seat
2010 Population
70,246
Area
306 mi²
Density
279 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
21.72% (15,254)
Founded
March 1, 1828

Hancock County, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White73,06191.13%
Two or more races3,2604.07%
Black or African American2,1712.71%
Other race8621.08%
Asian6920.86%
Native American1240.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hancock County, Indiana Population by Race

Hancock County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2024

Hancock County, Indiana Median Age

39.6

Total

38.7

Male

40.7

Female

Hancock County, Indiana Adults

There are 61,627 adults, (13,701 of whom are seniors) in Hancock County, Indiana.

Hancock County, Indiana Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female40,21450.16%
Male39,95649.84%

Hancock County, Indiana Population by Age

Hancock County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All31,4242.5380.419.6
Married18,2913.0590.89.2
Non Family9,2171.2366.433.6
Female2,2113.1963.636.4
Male1,7053.0866.933.1
showing: 5 rows

2.99

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

80.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Hancock County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 61.86%.

Hancock County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$54,872

Average Earnings

$67,067

Average Male

$45,319

Average Female

Hancock County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hancock County, Indiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hancock County, Indiana Language

96.13% of Hancock County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.03% of the population.

Hancock County, Indiana Language

Hancock County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White71,6373,4414.8%
Black2,11223911.32%
Hispanic2,296964.18%
Other8628810.21%
Multiple3,231802.48%
Asian692405.78%
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4.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.82%

Male Poverty Rate

5.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Indiana is Black, with 11.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Indiana is Multiple, with 2.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.61%.

Hancock County, Indiana Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.3%
High School6.87%
Some College4.03%
Bachelors or Greater1.19%
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Hancock County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed13.77%
Male Unemployed7.65%
Female Employed1.89%
Male Employed1.54%
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Hancock County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hancock County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hancock County, Indiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Hancock County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hancock County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hancock County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hancock County, Indiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4,603

Number of Veterans

4,394

Male Veterans

209

Female Veterans

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Hancock County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Hancock County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Hancock County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Hancock County, Indiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock County, Indiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

65.9%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Hancock County, Indiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hancock County, Indiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hancock County, Indiana 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

74.07%

Born in Hancock County, Indiana

97.87%

Native Born

2.13%

Foreign Born

0.79%

Non Citizen

1.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.87% of Hancock County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 74.07% having been born in Indiana. 0.79% 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

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