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Hancock County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2016: 8,929 (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).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hancock County: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (34.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (25.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 80%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 16%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Hancock County, Georgia:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (73.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (23.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.0%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  44.5 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years
Males: 5,034  (56.4%)
Females: 3,895  (43.6%)

Hancock County,GA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Hancock County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $27,689 ($22,003 in 1999)

This county:

$27,689
Georgia:

$53,559

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $398 (lower quartile is $211, upper quartile is $519)
This county:

$398
State:

$754


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $74,097 (it was $46,600 in 2000)
Hancock:

$74,097
Georgia:

$166,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $48,387 - $163,909
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $986
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $430

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
Hancock County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,250 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $733 (1.1%)

Hancock County household income distribution in 2013 Hancock County home values distribution in 2013 Hancock County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 28.2%
Hancock County:

28.2%
Georgia:

16.0%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.2% for Black residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 44.5 years old
(Males: 37.6 years old, Females: 50.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 59.0 years old, Black residents: 39.3 years old, Asian residents: 15.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.1 years old, Other race residents: 35.4 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:

9.3%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 330
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 72.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 243 (3.5% naturalized citizens)

Hancock County:

2.7%
Whole state:

10.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Hancock County population
  • 492010 or later
  • 972000 to 2009
  • 131990 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: 2,870
  • One, attached: 21
  • Two: 41
  • 3 or 4: 24
  • 5 to 9: 33
  • 10 to 19: 20
  • 20 to 49: 137
  • 50 or more: 14
  • Mobile homes: 2,201

Housing units in Hancock County with a mortgage: 843 (29 second mortgage, 30 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,378

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hancock County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
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
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (37%)
  • Philippines (13%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • France (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hancock County


  • American (6%)
  • German (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • European (0%)

Hancock County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 886 (78.7%)
  • Carpooled: 111 (9.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 15 (1.3%)
  • Subway or elevated: 5 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 3 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 14 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 90 (8.0%)
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 $30,401.

5.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,974 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.95% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($23,040 average AGI)
0.51% relocated from other states ($2,934 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.51%
Georgia average:

3.48%

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  1.66% ($23,239 average AGI)


6.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,712 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.59% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($21,435 average AGI)
0.75% relocated to other states ($3,277 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.75%
Georgia average:

3.33%

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  2.08% ($21,155 average AGI)
to DeKalb County, GA  0.43% ($14,333)

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: 8,929
  • In family households: 5,542 (572 male householders, 1,110 female householders)
    941 spouses, 2,168 children (1,944 natural, 0 adopted, 238 stepchildren), 276 grandchildren, 159 brothers or sisters, 129 parents, 161 other relatives, 30 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,351 (464 male householders (431 living alone)), 741 female householders (662 living alone)), 143 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,974

Size of family households: 1,064 2-persons, 268 3-persons, 139 4-persons, 168 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 32 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,093 1-person, 109 2-persons.

521 married couples with children.
563 single-parent households (37 men, 526 women).

96.6% of residents of Hancock speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (33% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 42% 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:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.7

Year house built in Hancock County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Hancock County population
  • 02014 or later
  • 392010 to 2013
  • 9422000 to 2009
  • 1,2561990 to 1999
  • 9461980 to 1989
  • 8271970 to 1979
  • 4841960 to 1969
  • 3151950 to 1959
  • 741940 to 1949
  • 3881939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hancock County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hancock County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Hancock County population
  • 101 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 403 rooms
  • 2394 rooms
  • 5375 rooms
  • 5486 rooms
  • 3557 rooms
  • 1738 rooms
  • 2459+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hancock County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Hancock County population
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 583 rooms
  • 1384 rooms
  • 2125 rooms
  • 1546 rooms
  • 717 rooms
  • 68 rooms
  • 409+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hancock County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hancock County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Hancock County population
  • 10no bedroom
  • 671 bedroom
  • 2952 bedrooms
  • 1,3453 bedrooms
  • 3064 bedrooms
  • 1195+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hancock County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Hancock County population
  • 0no bedroom
  • 881 bedroom
  • 1692 bedrooms
  • 2493 bedrooms
  • 1844 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 Note: State values scaled to Hancock County population
  • 116no vehicle
  • 7631 vehicle
  • 6512 vehicles
  • 4093 vehicles
  • 1694 vehicles
  • 515+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Hancock County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Hancock County population
  • 156no vehicle
  • 3501 vehicle
  • 1452 vehicles
  • 183 vehicles
  • 24 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

86.5% of Hancock County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 92% lived in Georgia.

Hancock County:

86.5%
State average:

83.6%

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

  • This state: 7,286
  • Other state: 1,240
  • Northeast: 136
  • Midwest: 257
  • South: 765
  • West: 84
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hancock County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 51.2%Electricity
  • 29.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.7%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 62.2%Electricity
  • 25.6%Utility gas
  • 11.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 14
Here:

2.0%
Georgia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

3.6%
Georgia:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

2.5%
Georgia:

18.3%

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 2002:

  • Construction - Welfare - Other: $17,000
  • Current Operations - Health Services - Other: $1,416,000
    Regular Highways: $1,266,000
    Police Protection: $877,000
    Financial Administration: $790,000
    Central Staff Services: $727,000
    Corrections - Other: $585,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $567,000
    General - Other: $565,000
    Welfare - Other: $411,000
    Solid Waste Management: $273,000
    Parks & Recreation: $218,000
    Housing & Community Development: $153,000
    Water Utilities: $127,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $86,000
    Sewerage: $85,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $49,000
    Fire Protection: $40,000
    Libraries: $31,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $379,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $127,000
    Water Utilities: $33,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $262,000
    Regular Highways: $163,000
    Police Protection: $53,000
    Welfare - Other: $47,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,552,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000

Hancock County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $886,000
    Sewerage: $26,000
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $469,000
    Interest Earnings: $64,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $39,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $852,000
    Public Welfare: $409,000
    All Other: $301,000
    Highways: $42,000
    Housing & Community Development: $25,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,786,000
    Total General Sales: $873,000
    Other Selective Sales: $275,000
    NEC: $69,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $51,000

Hancock County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $64,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,320,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $200,000
    Water Utilities: $96,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,065,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $200,000
    Water Utilities: $158,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $255,000
    Water Utilities: $3,000

Hancock County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $413,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,114,000

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
Hancock County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
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Hancock County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
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Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
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

Hancock County on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"