Hancock County, Tennessee Population 2024

6,981

Hancock County, Tennessee's estimated 2024 population is 6,981 with a growth rate of 0.98% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hancock County, Tennessee is the 91st largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 population was 6,796 and has seen a growth of 2.72% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,321680.94%
20287,253680.95%
20277,185680.96%
20267,117680.96%
20257,049680.97%
20246,981680.98%
20236,913680.99%
20226,845681%
20216,7771522.29%
20206,625200.3%
20196,605530.81%
20186,552-40-0.61%
20176,592-4-0.06%
20166,596190.29%
20156,577-42-0.63%
20146,619-2-0.03%
20136,621-35-0.53%
20126,656-50-0.75%
20116,706-90-1.32%
20106,796
19906,739-148-2.15%
19806,8871682.5%
19706,719-1,038-13.38%
19607,757-1,359-14.91%
19509,116-2,115-18.83%
194011,2311,55816.11%
19309,673-781-7.47%
192010,454-324-3.01%
191010,778-369-3.31%
190011,1478057.78%
189010,3421,24413.67%
18809,0981,95027.28%
18707,1481281.82%
18607,0201,36024.03%
18505,660-1,661-22.69%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.98% (68)
County Website
Hancock County
County Seat
2010 Population
6,796
Area
222 mi²
Density
31 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
2.72% (185)
Founded
1844

Hancock County, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,50796.74%
Two or more races1301.93%
Black or African American370.55%
Asian360.54%
Other race160.24%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hancock County, Tennessee Population by Race

Hancock County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2024

Hancock County, Tennessee Median Age

44.9

Total

43.9

Male

46

Female

Hancock County, Tennessee Adults

There are 5,310 adults, (1,504 of whom are seniors) in Hancock County, Tennessee.

Hancock County, Tennessee Age Dependency

76.7

Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female3,41450.76%
Male3,31249.24%

Hancock County, Tennessee Population by Age

Hancock County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,8292.3277.922.1
Married1,1773.1986.513.5
Non Family1,1361.1575.424.6
Female3212.865.134.9
Male1953.176139
showing: 5 rows

3.01

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Hancock County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.78%.

Hancock County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$27,913

Average Earnings

$36,389

Average Male

$22,806

Average Female

Hancock County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hancock County, Tennessee Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hancock County, Tennessee Language

98.11% of Hancock County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.8% of the population.

Hancock County, Tennessee Language

Hancock County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,2922,02032.1%
Multiple1245745.97%
Other161381.25%
Asian361130.56%
Hispanic411024.39%
Black18422.22%
showing: 6 rows

32.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.14%

Male Poverty Rate

30.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Tennessee is Other, with 81.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Tennessee is Black, with 22.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.66%.

Hancock County, Tennessee Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.13%
High School30.33%
Some College28.64%
Bachelors or Greater15.33%
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Hancock County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed55.43%
Male Unemployed34.87%
Male Employed17.15%
Female Employed17.11%
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Hancock County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hancock County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hancock County, Tennessee Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Hancock County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hancock County, Tennessee 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 45-54.

Hancock County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hancock County, Tennessee Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

292

Number of Veterans

254

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

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Hancock County, Tennessee Veterans by War

count

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Hancock County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Hancock County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Hancock County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.5%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.8%

Labor Force Participation

40.3%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Hancock County, Tennessee Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hancock County, Tennessee Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hancock County, Tennessee 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

67.1%

Born in Hancock County, Tennessee

98.84%

Native Born

1.16%

Foreign Born

0.62%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.84% of Hancock County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 67.1% having been born in Tennessee. 0.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hancock County, Tennessee Place of Birth

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