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Population in 2010: 2,394. Population change since 2000: +11.5%
 

Males: 1,167  (48.7%)
Females: 1,227  (51.3%)

Median resident age:  44.0 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04640.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,122 (it was $32,778 in 2000)
Hancock:

$43,122
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,159

Hancock town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $162,843 (it was $86,300 in 2000)
Hancock:

$162,843
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $198,389; Detached houses: $257,424; Townhouses or other attached units: $309,813; In 2-unit structures: $107,168; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $165,623; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $165,623; Mobile homes: $74,467
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  • White alone - 2,291 (95.7%)
  • Two or more races - 32 (1.3%)
  • Hispanic - 32 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 17 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 11 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hancock: 182.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (23.1%), Irish (18.6%), United States (11.8%), German (8.4%), French (6.4%), Scottish (5.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/21/1828

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 29.8 square miles.

Population density: 80 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Hancock:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hancock town:

  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

57 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.6% North America, 0.5% Asia).

This town:  2.7%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Hancock, Maine as of September 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hancock to the number of sex offenders is 458 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Hancock town:  1.1% ($937)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Hancock satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (115.2 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (207.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (389.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Lamoine, ME (1.7 miles ), Franklin, ME (2.3 miles ), Sorrento, ME (2.4 miles ), Sullivan, ME (2.5 miles ), Trenton, ME (2.8 miles ), Ellsworth, ME (3.2 miles ), Eastbrook, ME (3.2 miles ), Bar Harbor, ME (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $91,600
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $179,100
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $147,800
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $182,600
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $206,700
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $220,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $234,500
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $127,500

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Latitude: 44.52 N, Longitude: 68.28 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (9%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Hancock: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Earthquake activity:

Hancock-area historical earthquake activity is above Maine state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 14.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 61.1 miles away from Hancock center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:01:54, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2006 at 10:39:21, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 13.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.1 miles away from Hancock center
On 9/25/2005 at 03:08:57, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hancock County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snows: 3, Snows: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Hancock:

  • BIRCHWOOD LIVING CENTER (Hospital, about 7 miles away; ELLSWORTH, ME)
  • COLLIER'S REHAB AND NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ELLSWORTH, ME)
  • COURTLAND REHAB AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ELLSWORTH, ME)

Political contributions by individuals in Hancock, ME

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hancock:

  • University of Maine (about 33 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 9,235)
  • Husson University (about 33 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 93 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 114 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 116 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 129 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 164 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 13,290)

Public elementary/middle school in Hancock:

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Notable locations in Hancock: White Birches Golf Course (A), Hancock Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (B), Hancock Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Hancock: Church of Christ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: McFarland Hill Cemetery (1), Riverside Cemetery (2), Hillcrest Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Old Pond (A), Simmons Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Kilkenny Stream (A), Egypt Stream (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Hancock Point Kayak Tours (Ski & Helicopter Tours; 58 Point Rd.) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotel: Three Pines Bed and Breakfast (274 East Side Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Hancock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.0. This is about average.
City:

29.0
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 34.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

34.1
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 4.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.13
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.146. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.146
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.308. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.308
U.S.:

2.433

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hancock and their reported violations in the past:

HANCOCK HEIGHTS MHP (Population served: 218, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
LE DOMAINE RESTAURANT (Population served: 214, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CROCKER HOUSE COUNTRY INN,INC. (Population served: 162, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 15 routine major monitoring violations
  • 104 regular monitoring violations
RUTH & WIMPYS KITCHEN (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-03-2002), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-24-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-02-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-03-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-03-2002), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-24-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-02-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2001), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-24-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-02-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between AUG-08-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between OCT-04-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2003), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-24-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-02-2005)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JUL-04-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-07-2002), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-24-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-02-2005)
  • 33 routine major monitoring violations
  • 20 regular monitoring violations
CRESCENT MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-1998), St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-1998)
CHIPPERS RESTAURANT DELI (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2000), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-30-2000), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-07-2006)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between AUG-21-2003 and SEP-30-2003, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2003)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JUN-01-2003 and JUN-25-2002, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-25-2002)
  • 68 routine major monitoring violations
  • 205 regular monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.2%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.8%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

9.9%
Whole state:

10.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.9%
Whole state:

4.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hancock, ME

12 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Hancock compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (76%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Electricity (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hancock town (based on Hancock County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.86%
Here27.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents43.6%13.6%12.3%7.8%7.4%
Congregations10.3%19.6%17.5%8.2%17.5%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCommunity Church of ChristAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.2%1.9%1.8%1.6%7.8%
Congregations4.1%1.0%3.1%3.1%15.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 32
Hancock County:

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Hancock County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Hancock County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Here:

21.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

25.4%
Maine:

25.0%

5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,152 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Maine average:

6.39%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($440 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.20%
Maine average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Penobscot County, ME  1.20% ($39,561 average AGI)
from Washington County, ME  0.34% ($32,097)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.26% ($39,291)


5.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,919 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Maine average:

6.44%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($206 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.09%
Maine average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Penobscot County, ME  1.21% ($28,576 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.34% ($34,819)
to Waldo County, ME  0.22% ($31,891)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hancock:

  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNZS (1340 AM; 1 kW; VEAZIE, ME; Owner: WATERFRONT COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hancock:

  • WLKE (99.1 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNSX (97.7 FM; WINTER HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBQI (107.7 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hancock:

  • WMEB-TV (Channel 12; ORONO, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCKD-LP (Channel 30; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: J. MCLEOD, ME FAMILY B/CING., INC.)
  • W66CL (Channel 66; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Hancock, Maine:
  • Fatal accident count: 17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 34
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Maine average:
  • Fatal accident count: 56
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 80
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 61
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 134
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4

See more detailed statistics of Hancock fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 33 meters (108ft)
Total average daily traffic: 27,580
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,480
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 38,612


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • HANCOCK, Dot Maintenance Garage Thorsen Rd (Lat: 44.549389 Lon: -68.384028), Type: Mast, Structure height: 20 m, Overall height: 26 m, Call Sign: KNAF247, Licensee ID: L00015362
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.1200 MHz, 45.7600 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/20/2005, Expiration Date: 11/27/2015
    Registrant: State Of Maine, Dept Of Transportation, State House Station 16, Augusta, ME 04344, Phone: (207) 287-3426, Fax: (207) 287-6218, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hancock)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-A1B6D (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2629V , Serial Number: 177RG0635, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 12/27/1974
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Richard O Merrill, 40 Thorsen Rd, Hancock, ME 04640, Other Owners: Sherley E Hatch
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6771J , Serial Number: 28-24495, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 04/30/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Steven A Montague, Settlers Landing Po Box 115, Hancock, ME 04640


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Businesses in Hancock, ME

  • Knights Inn: 1
  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 3

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Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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