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Population in 2012: 1,563 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.4%
 

Males: 712  (45.6%)
Females: 851  (54.4%)

Median resident age:  40.7 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 21750.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,493 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Hancock:

$36,493
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,087

Hancock town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $140,066 (it was $72,100 in 2000)
Hancock:

$140,066
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $169,358; Detached houses: $179,937; Townhouses or other attached units: $140,539; In 2-unit structures: $182,431; Mobile homes: $47,716

Median gross rent in 2012: $527.

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  • White alone - 1,503 (97.3%)
  • Two or more races - 15 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.5%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.4%)

Races in Hancock detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hancock: 104.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (22.5%), United States (16.6%), English (14.1%), Irish (8.0%), Polish (4.0%), Italian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1853

Elevation: 448 feet

Land area: 2.70 square miles.

Population density: 578 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Hancock:

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hancock town:

  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 54.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

10 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.6%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Hancock, Maryland as of December 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hancock to the number of sex offenders is 261 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,724 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,846 (1.3%)

Hancock satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (44.8 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (82.9 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (162.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Bath (Berkeley Springs), WV (2.4 miles ), Pecktonville, MD (2.8 miles) , Great Cacapon, WV (2.9 miles ), Ernstville, MD (3.1 miles) , Needmore, PA (3.2 miles) , Indian Springs, MD (3.2 miles) , Big Pool, MD (3.2 miles) , Little Orleans, MD (3.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $68,500
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $170,800
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.70 N, Longitude: 78.18 W

Area codes: 301, 240

Hancock household income distribution Hancock home values distribution

Property values in Hancock, MD


 

Crime rates in Hancock by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000002000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0114.70.00.00.0
Rapes 000000001101
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.057.456.70.063.8
Robberies 010215010101
per 100,000 0.056.30.0116.757.9287.20.057.40.056.70.063.8
Assaults 2816139134612144181
per 100,000 1599.1900.4754.5525.1753.2229.8348.6689.3803.2226.91153.863.8
Burglaries 11111151413175787
per 100,000 628.2619.0638.4291.7811.1746.758.1402.1286.9397.1512.8446.4
Thefts 244742283927193432475214
per 100,000 1370.62644.92437.61633.62259.61550.81104.01952.91835.92665.93333.3892.9
Auto thefts 155521314131
per 100,000 57.1281.4290.2291.7115.957.4174.357.4229.556.7192.363.8
Arson 113010001011
per 100,000 57.156.3174.10.057.90.00.00.057.40.064.163.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 422.9368.3316.1249.0324.2250.8131.8265.8547.5246.6415.1154.9

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Crime rate in Hancock detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Maryland average:

2.45

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Maryland:

7.0%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -239 (-12.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Hancock-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.9 miles away from the Hancock town center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 42.0 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hancock-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Richard K. Sutherland - Army general, Ike Powers - Baseball player.

Political contributions by individuals in Hancock, MD

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hancock:

  • Shepherd University (about 28 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,351)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 30 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,309)
  • American Public University System (about 34 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 5,448)
  • Shenandoah University (about 38 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 2,432)
  • Frostburg State University (about 41 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 43 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,920)
  • Frederick Community College (about 45 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 2,359)

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Notable locations in Hancock: Little Tonoloway Picnic Area (A), Little Tonoloway Campground (B), Hancock Ambulance and Rescue Squad Company 59 (C), Hancock Volunteer Fire Company 5 (D), Hancock Rescue Squad Company 59 (E), Hancock War Memorial Library (F), Hancock Town Hall (G), Hancock Police Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hancock include: Church of the Nazarene (A), Full Gospel Assembly of God Church (B), Grace Presbyterian Church (C), Hancock Church of God (D), Hancock United Methodist Church (E), Saint Peters Catholic Church (F), Saint Thomas Episcopal Church (G), Trinity Full Gospel Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Thomas Graveyard (1), Saint Peters Cemetery (2), Riverview Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Hancock Sewage Lagoon (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Little Tonoloway Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Hancock: Widmyer Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Hancock Historical Society (Museums; 126 West High St).

Hotels: Hancock Motel (2 Blue Hill), Super 8 Motel (118 Limestone Road), Best Value Inn (2 Blue Hill), Hancock Budget Motel (210 East Main Street), Econo Lodge (118 Limestone Rd).

 
Washington 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 39.5. This is worse than average.
City:

39.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.1
U.S.:

9.6
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.6
U.S.:

22.9

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

TOWN OF HANCOCK (Population served: 1921, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Water Quality Parameter WQP M&R - Between JAN-2000 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUN-27-2002)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1998 and SEP-20-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-1999), St Public Notif received (MAR-17-1999), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-1999)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1996 and OCT-08-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-20-1997), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-1997)
CHERRY RUN MHP (Serves WV, Population served: 99, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between MAY-21-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-16-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-16-2006)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.7%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.4% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  58.6%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hancock, MD


30 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
3 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Hancock compared to Maryland state average:

Hancock, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Hancock (2011 data):

  • Susquehanna Bank: Hancock Branch at 131 West Main Street, branch established on 1979/08/07. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Hancock Branch at 279 North Pennsylvania Avenue, branch established on 1980/02/19. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • CNB Bank, Inc.: Hancock Branch at 333 E. Main Street, branch established on 2004/06/11. Info updated 2007/06/14: Bank assets: $275.7 mil, Deposits: $242.0 mil, headquarters in Berkeley Springs, WV, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Cnb Financial Services, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hancock, Maryland:

  • Super 8 Motel, 118 Limestone Rd, Hancock, MD 21750 , Phone: (301) 678-6101
  • America's Best Value Inn, 2 Blue Hill Rd, Hancock, MD 21750 , Phone: (301) 678-6108, Fax: (301) 678-6177
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hancock, Maryland

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hancock travel time to work - commute


Hancock mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (38%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.74%
Here44.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents18.2%18.1%14.5%5.2%4.2%
Congregations13.9%4.8%10.7%5.9%3.2%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the BrethrenSouthern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents4.0%3.8%3.5%3.4%25.1%
Congregations4.8%2.7%5.9%5.3%42.8%
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: 25
This county:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Washington County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Washington County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
This county:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 93
Washington County:

6.43 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.2%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.8%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Washington County:

12.9%
State:

15.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$9,425$37,7000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$3,543
Police Protection - Officers 4$12,286$36,8581$664
Streets and Highways 3$7,126$28,5040$0
Water Supply 1$3,171$38,0522$1,577
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$372
Totals for Government 11$32,008$34,9189$6,156

Hancock government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $101,000 ($64.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $56,000 ($35.83)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $265,000 ($169.55)
    Regular Highways: $160,000 ($102.37)
    Sewerage: $113,000 ($72.30)
    General - Other: $98,000 ($62.70)
    Financial Administration: $98,000 ($62.70)
    Parks & Recreation: $93,000 ($59.50)
    Water Utilities: $88,000 ($56.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000 ($37.75)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($9.60)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($5.12)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($5.12)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $80,000 ($51.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $29,000 ($18.55)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($13.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($2.56)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $361,000 ($230.97)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($7.68)

Hancock government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $218,000 ($139.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $60,000 ($38.39)
    Parking Facilities: $31,000 ($19.83)
    All Other: $10,000 ($6.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $84,000 ($53.74)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $22,000 ($14.08)
    Rents: $21,000 ($13.44)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($11.52)
    Property Sale Other: $9,000 ($5.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $226,000 ($144.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $164,000 ($104.93)
    Highways: $121,000 ($77.42)
    Housing & Community Development: $71,000 ($45.43)
  • Tax - Property: $284,000 ($181.70)
    NEC: $30,000 ($19.19)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($0.64)

Hancock government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $197,000 ($126.04)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,784,000 ($1141.39)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $711,000 ($454.89)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,765,000 ($1129.24)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $903,000 ($577.74)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $18,000 ($11.52)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($3.20)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $12,000 ($7.68)

Hancock government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,049,000 ($671.15)

7.23% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,964 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
Maryland average:

7.95%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($414 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.09%
Maryland average:

0.25%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Frederick County, MD  2.30% ($49,550 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, MD  0.84% ($53,281)
from Franklin County, PA  0.47% ($34,733)


6.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,417 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
Maryland average:

8.13%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($190 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.04%
Maryland average:

0.13%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Franklin County, PA  1.32% ($51,267 average AGI)
to Frederick County, MD  0.79% ($37,246)
to Berkeley County, WV  0.58% ($43,625)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hancock:

  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCST (1010 AM; 0 kW; BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV; Owner: CAPPER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hancock:

  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WDHC (93.5 FM; BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV; Owner: CAPPER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSKE (104.3 FM; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WSRT (92.1 FM; MERCERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)

TV broadcast stations around Hancock:

  • WHAG-TV (Channel 25; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: QUORUM OF MARYLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWPB (Channel 31; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WJAL (Channel 68; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
  • WWPX (Channel 60; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON-60 LICENSE, INC.)
Hancock, Maryland:
  • Fatal accident count: 35
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 47
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 14
  • Fatalities: 39
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 97
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Maryland average:
  • Fatal accident count: 266
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 385
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 64
  • Fatalities: 286
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 689
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 93
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: 13
Total length: 185 meters (607ft)
Total costs: $6,441,000
Total average daily traffic: 95,347
Total average daily truck traffic: 20,139

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 1
  • 1900-1909: 0
  • 1910-1919: 3
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 4
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Hancock, MD

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hancock)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

81 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hancock, MD)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KB3BDB
    Grant Date: 07/13/1994, Expiration Date: 07/13/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/14/2006
    Registrant: Montee A Frazee Jr, 102 W1 High St, Hancock, MD 21750
  • Call Sign: KB3DTP
    Grant Date: 05/03/1999, Expiration Date: 05/03/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/04/2011
    Registrant: William K Thatcher, 14813 Heavenly Acres, Hancock, MD 21750
  • Call Sign: N3CKE, Licensee ID: L00448805
    Grant Date: 06/03/2006, Expiration Date: 07/24/2016
    Registrant: Willis J Adams, Timber Ridge 3, Hancock, MD 21750
  • Call Sign: N3IZQ, Licensee ID: L00328745
    Grant Date: 02/09/2011, Expiration Date: 03/19/2021, Certifier: Michael B Hiltz
    Registrant: Michael B Hiltz, 3345 Resley Rd, Hancock, MD 21750
  • Call Sign: N3KLH, Licensee ID: L00681076
    Grant Date: 06/17/2003, Expiration Date: 06/22/2013
    Registrant: Earl W Brown Jr, 8205 Dyer Rd., Hancock, MD 21750
  • Call Sign: KB3LDC, Licensee ID: L00859645
    Grant Date: 05/06/2004, Expiration Date: 05/06/2014, Certifier: Ronal L Shives
    Registrant: Ronal L Shives, 13777 Orchard Ridge Rd, Hancock, MD 21750

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BELL 47G-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: LYCOMING VO-435 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 368GR , Serial Number: 1258, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 01/08/1980
    Registrant (Individual): James W Jr True, 13007 Woodmont Rd, Hancock, MD 21750
  • Aircraft: BELL OH-58A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: Turbo-shaft
    N-Number: 412TA , Serial Number: 72-21412
    Registrant (Individual): James W Jr True, 13007 Woodmont Rd, Hancock, MD 21750
  • Aircraft: TRUE JAMES W JR TRUE EXEC II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTORWAY RW152 (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4379P , Serial Number: 2487, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 03/19/1998
    Registrant (Individual): James W Jr True, 13007 Woodmont Rd, Hancock, MD 21750



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$73,3502$190,6800$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$130,9351$11,220
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$133,5200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2005
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$75,700
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 34
  • Hazardous Condition: 33
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Hancock


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hancock, MD

Most common first names in Hancock, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5279.5 years
John4771.0 years
William3871.5 years
Charles3675.3 years
James3071.7 years
George2973.4 years
Robert2165.6 years
Margaret1577.8 years
Harry1472.4 years
Paul1374.6 years
Most common last names in Hancock, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Weller3773.2 years
Bishop2571.2 years
Smith2575.3 years
Shives2278.1 years
Mccarty1973.4 years
Younker1671.0 years
Trail1472.8 years
Shoemaker1465.7 years
Mccusker1470.7 years
Johnson1470.2 years
Businesses in Hancock, MD
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Subway1
Hardee's1Super 81
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Pizza Hut1
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