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Hancock County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2017: 8,860 (38% urban, 62% rural); it was 10,076 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,265
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,251
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,475
Renter-occupied apartments: 825 (it was 762 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

34%

Land area: 473 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 19 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Hancock County: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (40.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.8%), Wholesale trade (13.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 90%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Hancock County, GA (2017)
    • 6,51164.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,09120.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1641.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 540.5%Two or more races
    • 490.5%Asian alone
    • 220.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

44.8 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years
Males: 5,365  (60.6%)
Females: 3,495  (39.4%)
Average household size:
Hancock County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,039 ($22,003 in 1999)
This county:

$31,039
Georgia:

$56,183

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $448 (lower quartile is $323, upper quartile is $591)
This county:

$448
State:

$782


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $72,485 (it was $46,600 in 2000)
Hancock:

$72,485
Georgia:

$173,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $36,357 - $148,919
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,005
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $423

Institutionalized population: 1,469

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 21
  • Thefts: 26
  • Auto thefts: 4
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 40 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 1998: 39 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 1999: 41 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2000: 37 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2001: 52 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 58 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2003: 63 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2004: 69 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2005: 63 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2006: 72 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2007: 48 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2008: 32 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2015: 16 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2016: 19 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2017: 15 buildings, average cost: $194,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Hancock, GA residents
Average permit cost in Hancock, GA
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,178 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $622 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Hancock, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hancock, GA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Hancock, GA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.5%
Hancock County:

26.5%
Georgia:

14.9%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.2% for Black residents, 16.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 44.8 years old
(Males: 35.7 years old, Females: 54.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 57.2 years old, Black residents: 38.3 years old, Asian residents: 14.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 36.1 years old, Other race residents: 38.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hancock County is $397 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $458 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $575 a month.

Cities in this county include: Devereux, Sparta, Linton, Mayfield.

Hancock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Bamberg County, South Carolina , Bryan County, Oklahoma , East Carroll Parish, Louisiana , Morehouse Parish, Louisiana , Jefferson County, Alabama , Walker County, Alabama , Titus County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Georgia:

3.7%

Unemployment by year in Hancock, GA
County total employment by year in Hancock, GA
County average yearly wages by year in Hancock, GA

Current college students: 330
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 69.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 188 (4.6% naturalized citizens)

Hancock County:

2.1%
Whole state:

10.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 552010 or later
  • 612000 to 2009
  • 241990 to 1999
  • 21980 to 1989
  • 31970 to 1979
  • 22Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 36.2%

Hancock County marital status for males Hancock County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,953
  • One, attached: 17
  • Two: 18
  • 3 or 4: 19
  • 5 to 9: 23
  • 20 to 49: 71
  • 50 or more: 10
  • Mobile homes: 2,269

Housing units in Hancock County with a mortgage: 937 (26 second mortgage, 22 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,478

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hancock County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Black Protestant1,77912
Evangelical Protestant1,13913
Mainline Protestant3976
Other61
None6,108-
Hancock County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Hancock County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Hancock County:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.


Adult diabetes rate:
Hancock County:

13.9%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

34.7%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Hancock County:

Average size of farms: 293 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $10,762
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $73.58
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 83.43%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $20,151
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.27%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.77%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $26,301
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.89%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.69
Vegetables: 18 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 421 acres

Earthquake activity:

Hancock County-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.8 miles away from Hancock County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 173.1 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 167.7 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 183.8 miles away from the county center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 168.0 miles away from Hancock County center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 245.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 14, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3368: February 11, 2014, FEMA Id: 3368, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 15, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4165: March 06, 2014, FEMA Id: 4165, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: March 01, 2007 to March 02, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1686: March 03, 2007, FEMA Id: 1686, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Hancock County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hancock

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,114 (81.4%)
  • Carpooled: 113 (8.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 13 (1.0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 8 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 1 (0.1%)
  • Worked at home: 116 (8.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (58%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (39%)
  • Philippines (13%)
  • El Salvador (9%)
  • Guyana (9%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • France (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hancock County


  • American (8%)
  • German (2%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • English (1%)
  • European (0%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Hancock County, Georgia in 2000:

  • 1,351 people in state prisons
  • 84 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Hancock County, Georgia in 2010:

  • 1,329 people in state prisons
  • 112 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 28 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $36,480.

4.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,081 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.81% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($39,081 average AGI)
1.12% relocated from other states ($13,048 average AGI)
Hancock County:

1.12%
Georgia average:

3.60%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Baldwin County, GA  1.44% ($33,892 average AGI)


4.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,260 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.77% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($29,260 average AGI)
0.81% relocated to other states ($9,333 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.81%
Georgia average:

3.12%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Baldwin County, GA  1.59% ($23,390 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Hancock County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Hancock County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 16.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 19.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Hancock County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hancock County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Hancock County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hancock County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hancock County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hancock County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Hancock County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,713 (1,262 aged, 451 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 145 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Hancock County, Georgia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (203)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (95)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (53)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (50)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (44)
  • Unspecified dementia (43)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (41)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (40)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (38)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (37)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,213
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,130
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 62

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,860
  • In family households: 4,858 (680 male householders, 1,202 female householders)
    1,089 spouses, 1,489 children (1,249 natural, 2 adopted, 232 stepchildren), 164 grandchildren, 60 brothers or sisters, 62 parents, 94 other relatives, 14 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,299 (412 male householders (345 living alone)), 748 female householders (674 living alone)), 133 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,654

Size of family households: 1,204 2-persons, 381 3-persons, 137 4-persons, 120 5-persons, 42 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,020 1-person, 121 2-persons, 16 4-persons.

572 married couples with children.
450 single-parent households (0 men, 450 women).

97.2% of residents of Hancock speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (39% speak English very well, 61% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% speak English very well, 50% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $82,148,000 ($8,373 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,100,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $31,970,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $19,976,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $108,000
Federal grants: $28,903,000
Federal procurement contracts: $248,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $943,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $39,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $877,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 650
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 562
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -1
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -498
Here -52 per 1000 residents
State +26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Hancock County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.79 millions of gallons per day (9% from ground, 91% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.7

Year house built in Hancock County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Hancock County, Georgia
  • 02014 or later
  • 222010 to 2013
  • 8232000 to 2009
  • 1,5621990 to 1999
  • 1,0211980 to 1989
  • 7741970 to 1979
  • 3881960 to 1969
  • 3551950 to 1959
  • 521940 to 1949
  • 3441939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hancock County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hancock County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hancock County, Georgia
  • 91 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 383 rooms
  • 3164 rooms
  • 5735 rooms
  • 7226 rooms
  • 3277 rooms
  • 1688 rooms
  • 2049+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hancock County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hancock County, Georgia
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 283 rooms
  • 1134 rooms
  • 2245 rooms
  • 1876 rooms
  • 737 rooms
  • 268 rooms
  • 39+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hancock County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hancock County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hancock County, Georgia
  • 9no bedroom
  • 681 bedroom
  • 2982 bedrooms
  • 1,5133 bedrooms
  • 3594 bedrooms
  • 1135+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hancock County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hancock County, Georgia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 731 bedroom
  • 962 bedrooms
  • 2853 bedrooms
  • 2124 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Hancock County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Hancock County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hancock County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 185no vehicle
  • 7941 vehicle
  • 6232 vehicles
  • 4553 vehicles
  • 1954 vehicles
  • 1285+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Hancock County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hancock County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 128no vehicle
  • 3731 vehicle
  • 1202 vehicles
  • 193 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

87.5% of Hancock County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 94% lived in Georgia.

Hancock County:

87.5%
State average:

85.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 7,104
  • Other state: 1,511
  • Northeast: 288
  • Midwest: 263
  • South: 851
  • West: 107
Year householders moved into unit in Hancock County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hancock County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 48.3%Electricity
  • 30.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.8%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 64.2%Electricity
  • 19.1%Utility gas
  • 14.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 23
Here:

2.9%
Georgia:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 19
Here:

7.5%
Georgia:

9.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 39
Here:

55.7%
Georgia:

18.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Hancock County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $359,000
    Sewerage: $115,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,006,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $856,000
    Correctional Institutions: $748,000
    Police Protection: $734,000
    Health - Other: $635,000
    Financial Administration: $562,000
    Central Staff Services: $469,000
    Solid Waste Management: $437,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $364,000
    Water Utilities: $348,000
    General Public Buildings: $280,000
    General - Other: $252,000
    Sewerage: $232,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $116,000
    Parks and Recreation: $105,000
    Local Fire Protection: $55,000
    Libraries: $46,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $38,000
    Housing and Community Development: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $160,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $139,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $75,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,576,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,016,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $560,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $204,000
    General Revenue - Other: $60,000
    Royalties: $27,000
    Sale of Property: $9,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $684,000
    Police Protection: $276,000
    Health - Other: $172,000
    Regular Highways: $145,000
    Local Fire Protection: $81,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $79,000
    General - Other: $79,000
    General Public Building: $51,000
    Libraries: $9,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,754,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $173,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $2,900,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $975,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $440,000
    Public Welfare: $308,000
    Other: $187,000
    Housing and Community Development: $19,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,019,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $960,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $336,000
    Other License: $108,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $32,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $15,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,934,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000

Hancock County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $359,000
    Sewerage: $115,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,006,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $856,000
    Correctional Institutions: $748,000
    Police Protection: $734,000
    Health - Other: $635,000
    Financial Administration: $562,000
    Central Staff Services: $469,000
    Solid Waste Management: $437,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $364,000
    Water Utilities: $348,000
    General Public Buildings: $280,000
    General - Other: $252,000
    Sewerage: $232,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $116,000
    Parks and Recreation: $105,000
    Local Fire Protection: $55,000
    Libraries: $46,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $38,000
    Housing and Community Development: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $160,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $139,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $75,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,576,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,016,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $560,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $204,000
    General Revenue - Other: $60,000
    Royalties: $27,000
    Sale of Property: $9,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $684,000
    Police Protection: $276,000
    Health - Other: $172,000
    Regular Highways: $145,000
    Local Fire Protection: $81,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $79,000
    General - Other: $79,000
    General Public Building: $51,000
    Libraries: $9,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,754,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $173,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $2,900,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $975,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $440,000
    Public Welfare: $308,000
    Other: $187,000
    Housing and Community Development: $19,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,019,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $960,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $336,000
    Other License: $108,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $32,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $15,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,934,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000

Hancock County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $359,000
    Sewerage: $115,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,006,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $856,000
    Correctional Institutions: $748,000
    Police Protection: $734,000
    Health - Other: $635,000
    Financial Administration: $562,000
    Central Staff Services: $469,000
    Solid Waste Management: $437,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $364,000
    Water Utilities: $348,000
    General Public Buildings: $280,000
    General - Other: $252,000
    Sewerage: $232,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $116,000
    Parks and Recreation: $105,000
    Local Fire Protection: $55,000
    Libraries: $46,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $38,000
    Housing and Community Development: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $160,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $139,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $75,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,576,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,016,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $560,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $204,000
    General Revenue - Other: $60,000
    Royalties: $27,000
    Sale of Property: $9,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $684,000
    Police Protection: $276,000
    Health - Other: $172,000
    Regular Highways: $145,000
    Local Fire Protection: $81,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $79,000
    General - Other: $79,000
    General Public Building: $51,000
    Libraries: $9,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,754,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $173,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $2,900,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $975,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $440,000
    Public Welfare: $308,000
    Other: $187,000
    Housing and Community Development: $19,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,019,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $960,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $336,000
    Other License: $108,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $32,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $15,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,934,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000

Hancock County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $359,000
    Sewerage: $115,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,006,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $856,000
    Correctional Institutions: $748,000
    Police Protection: $734,000
    Health - Other: $635,000
    Financial Administration: $562,000
    Central Staff Services: $469,000
    Solid Waste Management: $437,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $364,000
    Water Utilities: $348,000
    General Public Buildings: $280,000
    General - Other: $252,000
    Sewerage: $232,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $116,000
    Parks and Recreation: $105,000
    Local Fire Protection: $55,000
    Libraries: $46,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $38,000
    Housing and Community Development: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $160,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $139,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $75,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,576,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,016,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $560,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $204,000
    General Revenue - Other: $60,000
    Royalties: $27,000
    Sale of Property: $9,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $684,000
    Police Protection: $276,000
    Health - Other: $172,000
    Regular Highways: $145,000
    Local Fire Protection: $81,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $79,000
    General - Other: $79,000
    General Public Building: $51,000
    Libraries: $9,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,754,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $173,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $2,900,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $975,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $440,000
    Public Welfare: $308,000
    Other: $187,000
    Housing and Community Development: $19,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,019,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $960,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $336,000
    Other License: $108,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $32,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $15,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,934,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 473
  • Number of aged recipients: 107
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 366
  • Number of recipients under 18: 54
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 220
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 199
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 224
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 184
Most common first names in Hancock County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Willie10071.6 years
James9071.4 years
Mary8576.8 years
William6871.9 years
John5971.9 years
Annie5180.8 years
Robert4471.6 years
Charlie3672.8 years
George3472.3 years
Lillie2880.4 years
Most common last names in Hancock County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7677.7 years
Smith6374.0 years
Lewis5572.0 years
Jackson5073.6 years
Brown4973.7 years
Harris3971.9 years
Ingram3975.4 years
Warren3775.0 years
Harper3771.8 years
Wilson3571.4 years

Businesses in Hancock County, GA

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • H&R Block: 1
  • Subway: 1

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