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Population in 2012: 4,621 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.9%
 

Males: 2,362  (51.1%)
Females: 2,259  (48.9%)

Median resident age:  34.1 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 49930.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,248 (it was $28,118 in 2000)
Hancock:

$30,248
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,400

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,612 (it was $65,900 in 2000)
Hancock:

$80,612
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $117,920; Detached houses: $109,071; Townhouses or other attached units: $17,393; In 2-unit structures: $80,878; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $1,040,916; Mobile homes: $6,957

Median gross rent in 2012: $563.

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  • White alone - 4,321 (93.4%)
  • Asian alone - 101 (2.2%)
  • Black alone - 52 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 52 (1.1%)
  • Hispanic - 51 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 41 (0.9%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hancock: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (15.7%), French (10.1%), Irish (8.7%), English (8.4%), United States (4.9%), Italian (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 686 feet

Land area: 2.50 square miles.

Population density: 1,847 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Hancock:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hancock city:

  • Never married: 36.1%
  • Now married: 37.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

130 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.6% Asia, 0.3% North America).

This city:  2.8%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Hancock, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Hancock to the number of sex offenders is 308 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,663 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,419 (1.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (168.0 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (263.9 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (368.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Houghton, MI (1.4 miles ), Dollar Bay, MI (2.0 miles ), South Range, MI (2.1 miles ), Hubbell, MI (2.9 miles ), Lake Linden, MI (3.2 miles ), Laurium, MI (3.2 miles ), Calumet, MI (3.2 miles ), Copper City, MI (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $85,900
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 47.13 N, Longitude: 88.60 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +751 (+16.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 731 (33.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 906

Hancock household income distribution Hancock home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Hancock by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 03252111120
per 100,000 0.068.646.5115.647.323.724.124.224.143.20.0
Robberies 00000010001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.024.10.00.00.021.6
Assaults 31521234103
per 100,000 69.022.9116.246.223.747.572.296.924.10.064.7
Burglaries 151315171716221325148
per 100,000 345.1297.3348.6392.9402.3379.9529.4314.8603.7302.3172.5
Thefts 4879847271714950546033
per 100,000 1104.51807.01952.11664.01680.11685.71179.01210.91304.01295.6711.5
Auto thefts 63738847241
per 100,000 138.168.6162.769.3189.3189.996.2169.548.386.421.6
Arson 00110000120
per 100,000 0.00.023.223.10.00.00.00.024.143.20.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.8) 91.0154.3171.8196.5149.5134.5129.7119.9119.5111.760.2

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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: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Michigan average:

1.74

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Hancock, Michigan accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.5%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -264 (-5.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Postsecondary teachers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Therapists (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

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Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Houghton County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Ralph Heikkinen - College football player, Dwight Helminen - Ice hockey player, Herb Boxer - Ice hockey player, Robbie Laing - Basketball player-coach, Bruce Riutta - Ice hockey player, Verna Hillie - Actor, Paul Coppo - Ice hockey player, Peter Shaw (American actor) - Actor.


Hospitals/medical centers in Hancock:

  • PORTAGE HEALTH DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, 500 CAMPUS DRIVE)
  • ASPIRUS SUPERIOR HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE, INC (Home Health Center, 540 DEPOT ST)
  • PORTAGE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, 821 W WATER STREET)
  • PORTAGE HEALTH HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 500 CAMPUS DRIVE)
  • CYPRESS MANOR HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, 1400 POPLAR ST)
  • HOUGHTON CO MED CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, 1100 QUINCY ST)

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Local government website: www.cityofhancock.com/cityinfo.html

College/University in Hancock:

  • Finlandia University (Full-time enrollment: 507; Location: 601 Quincy St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.finlandia.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hancock:

  • Michigan Technological University (about 3 miles; Houghton, MI; Full-time enrollment: 6,330)
  • Northern Michigan University (about 70 miles; Marquette, MI; FT enrollment: 7,952)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 166 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 167 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 168 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • Lake Superior College (about 169 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 182 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 3,643)

Public high schools in Hancock:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hancock:

See full list of schools located in Hancock, School District: HANCOCK PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Hancock:

  • HANCOCK SCHOOL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $91,354; Location: 501 CAMPUS DRIVE; 19,111 books; 143 audio materials; 212 video materials; 54 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hancock: Madern Contractors Incorporated (A), Osceola Point Light (B), Yalmer Mattila Contracting Company (C), Arens Fuel Company (D), Hancock County Fairgrounds (E), Hancock Campgrounds (F), Old Main (G), Finnish-American Heritage Center (H), Hoover Center (I), Nikander Hall (J), Wargelin Hall (K), Mannerheim Hall (L), Paavo Nurmi Building (M), Finlandia Hall (N), Kivi House (O), Hancock Fire Department (P), Hancock City Police Department (Q), Finnish-American Historical Archives (R), Mercy Emergency Medical Services Hancock (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hancock include: Chapel of Saint Matthew (A), Saints Peter and Paul Lutheran Church (B), Salvation Army Church (C), Church of the Resurrection (D), Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (E), Church of Christ (F), Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church (G), Copper Country Church of the Nazarene (H), Zion Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lakeside Cemetery (1), Lutheran Cemetery (2), Saint Joseph Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Hancock include: Town Hall and Fire Hall Historical Marker (1), Hancock Historical Marker (2), Suomi College Historical Marker (3), Old Main Historical Marker (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Copper Crown Motel (235 Hancock Street), Copper Crown Motel-Best Western (Po Box 217), Best Western Copper Crown Mtl (235 Hancock Avenue).

 
Houghton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2004), St Public Notif received (AUG-19-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-19-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2004)
FRANKLIN QUINCY WATER AUTHORIT (Population served: 260, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2000), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2000), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-1998), St Boil Water Order (NOV-10-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-1998), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-1998), St Public Notif received (JAN-06-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and JUN-12-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2002)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.1%
(20.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.3% for Black residents, 68.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 82.9% for American Indian residents, 10.0% for other race residents, 24.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  49.6%
Whole state:  66.0%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hancock, MI

People in group quarters in Hancock in 2010:

  • 313 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 162 people in college/university student housing
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Hancock in 2000:

  • 295 people in nursing homes
  • 88 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Hancock compared to Michigan state average:

Hancock, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Hancock (2011 data):

  • Superior National Bank & Trust Company: Superior National Bank & Trust Compa at 235 Quincy Street, branch established on 1890/03/06; Hancock Drive-Thru Branch at 229 Franklin Street, branch established on 1994/10/24. Info updated 2009/03/03: Bank assets: $511.7 mil, Deposits: $439.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Keweenaw Financial Corporation
  • The Miners State Bank: Ripley Branch at 49011 N Royce Rd, branch established on 1983/02/22. Info updated 2010/07/26: Bank assets: $128.5 mil, Deposits: $115.8 mil, headquarters in Iron River, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Msb Bankshares, Inc.
  • Citizens Bank: Hancock Branch at 400 Quincy Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.

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:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hancock city (based on Houghton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.29%
Here49.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents55.3%19.2%7.1%3.7%2.8%
Congregations20.0%14.5%12.7%5.5%1.8%
NameWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodEpiscopal ChurchGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.5%0.9%6.2%
Congregations3.6%3.6%3.6%1.8%32.7%
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: 11
Houghton County:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Houghton County:

4.58 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
This county:

11.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Houghton County:

9.4%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Houghton County:

28.8%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.6%
State:

13.4%

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 1$2,249$26,9880$0
Other Government Administration 3$14,236$56,9440$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$24,562$42,1064$2,646
Streets and Highways 5$18,753$45,0072$1,973
Solid Waste Management 2$6,835$41,0100$0
Sewerage 2$7,182$43,0920$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$968
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5$23,165$55,5961$239
Water Supply 2$6,883$41,2982$799
Transit 0$0 4$5,154
Other and Unallocable 0$0 10$5,838
Totals for Government 27$103,865$46,16225$17,617

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

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $146,000 ($31.59)
    Regular Highways: $145,000 ($31.38)
    Sewerage: $38,000 ($8.22)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($2.81)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $894,000 ($193.46)
    Sewerage: $633,000 ($136.98)
    Water Utilities: $514,000 ($111.23)
    Police Protection: $510,000 ($110.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $262,000 ($56.70)
    Parks & Recreation: $250,000 ($54.10)
    Housing & Community Development: $198,000 ($42.85)
    Central Staff Services: $160,000 ($34.62)
    General - Other: $112,000 ($24.24)
    Financial Administration: $82,000 ($17.75)
    Fire Protection: $66,000 ($14.28)
    Parking Facilities: $16,000 ($3.46)
    General Public Buildings: $15,000 ($3.25)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $13,000 ($2.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($8.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $40,000 ($8.66)
    General - Other: $25,000 ($5.41)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($1.73)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $986,000 ($213.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $52,000 ($11.25)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $562,000 ($121.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $256,000 ($55.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $60,000 ($12.98)
    All Other: $39,000 ($8.44)
    Parking Facilities: $18,000 ($3.90)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $198,000 ($42.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $109,000 ($23.59)
    Property Sale Other: $98,000 ($21.21)
    General Revenue, NEC: $53,000 ($11.47)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($4.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $528,000 ($114.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $616,000 ($133.30)
    Highways: $438,000 ($94.78)
  • Tax - Property: $842,000 ($182.21)
    NEC: $1,000 ($0.22)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $830,000 ($179.61)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $634,000 ($137.20)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $820,000 ($177.45)
    Other, NEC: $553,000 ($119.67)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $81,000 ($17.53)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($2.16)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $157,000 ($33.98)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $351,000 ($75.96)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $8,000 ($1.73)

6.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,824 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Michigan average:

5.24%

0.87% of residents moved from foreign countries ($607 average AGI)
Houghton County:

0.87%
Michigan average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Marquette County, MI  0.40% ($31,936 average AGI)
from Baraga County, MI  0.21% ($26,760)
from Keweenaw County, MI  0.16% ($27,474)


7.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,003 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.38%
Michigan average:

5.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Marquette County, MI  0.63% ($23,573 average AGI)
to Keweenaw County, MI  0.27% ($58,688)
to Oakland County, MI  0.23% ($23,963)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hancock:

  • WCCY (1400 AM; 1 kW; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: TU-MAR BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WMPL (920 AM; 1 kW; HANCOCK, MI)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WZAM (970 AM; 5 kW; ISHPEMING, MI)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WDMJ (1320 AM; 5 kW; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hancock:

  • WOLV (97.7 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: TU-MAR BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WGLI (98.7 FM; HANCOCK, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY INDIAN COMMUNITY)
  • WHKB (102.3 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: TU-MAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKMJ-FM (93.5 FM; HANCOCK, MI; Owner: VICTOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W260AC (99.9 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WGGL-FM (91.1 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WCUP (105.7 FM; L'ANSE, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY INDIAN COMMUNITY)
  • W224AO (92.7 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WVCN (104.3 FM; BARAGA, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMTU-FM (91.9 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Hancock:

  • WBKP (Channel 5; CALUMET, MI; Owner: SCANLAN TELEVISION, INC.)

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

Hancock, Michigan:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Michigan average:
  • Fatal accident count: 144
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 222
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 154
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 378
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 25

Hancock fatal accident list:

May 29, 2011 04:15 AM, Sr-203, Lat: 47.13809167, Lon: -88.62117222, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 11, 2009 01:34 AM, Tomasi, Portage, Lat: ., Lon: ., Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 22, 1991 10:50 PM, 41, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 21, 1989 07:40 PM, 41, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 13, 1983 11:49 PM, 41, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jul 4, 1976 00:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 2
Nov 16, 1976 02:15 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 80 meters (262ft)
Total average daily traffic: 31,152
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,185

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hancock)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Hancock, MI)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hancock)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hancock)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 6

Incident types - Hancock


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

Most common first names in Hancock, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13178.1 years
William7877.4 years
Mary6482.3 years
Edward4678.3 years
Joseph4280.3 years
George4274.7 years
Charles4077.0 years
Robert3671.9 years
Irene3480.0 years
Margaret3482.0 years
Most common last names in Hancock, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3576.7 years
Moilanen2675.4 years
Kangas2477.9 years
Maki2377.3 years
Aho2278.4 years
Peterson2280.5 years
Niemi1777.8 years
Kinnunen1678.6 years
Koski1674.2 years
Kemppainen1576.4 years
Businesses in Hancock, MI
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Ramada1
FedEx1True Value1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
New Balance1UPS1
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