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Hancock County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2017: 18,189 (29% urban, 71% rural); it was 20,121 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,263
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,075
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,480
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,702 (it was 1,589 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

33%

Land area: 795 sq. mi.

Water area: 19.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Hancock County: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (27.3%), Educational, health and social services (27.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 28%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 66%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Hancock County, IL (2017)
    • 17,32586.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2671.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2201.1%Two or more races
    • 1190.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 820.4%Asian alone
Median resident age:

46.4 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years
Males: 9,057  (49.8%)
Females: 9,132  (50.2%)
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Average household size:
Hancock County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,941 ($36,654 in 1999)
This county:

$52,941
Illinois:

$62,992

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $468 (lower quartile is $355, upper quartile is $585)
This county:

$468
State:

$852


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $92,488 (it was $58,900 in 2000)
Hancock:

$92,488
Illinois:

$195,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,037 - $139,483

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $123,422
Here:

$123,422
State:

$257,121

Townhouses or other attached units: $70,428
Here:

$70,428
State:

$248,095

In 2-unit structures: $70,406
Here:

$70,406
State:

$291,160

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $103,919
Here:

$103,919
State:

$279,934

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $546,472
Here:

$546,472
State:

$287,217

Mobile homes: $48,082
Here:

$48,082
State:

$51,477

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $899
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $403

Institutionalized population: 139
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $52,700
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $59,200
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2001: 44 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $231,700
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $233,100
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $287,800
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $163,000
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $188,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $242,500
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $177,200
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $212,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Hancock, IL residents
Average permit cost in Hancock, IL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,712 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,505 (1.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Hancock, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hancock, IL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Hancock, IL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.4%
Hancock County:

10.4%
Illinois:

12.6%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.5% for Black residents, 51.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for other race residents, 40.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 46.4 years old
(Males: 44.4 years old, Females: 48.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.0 years old, Black residents: 50.9 years old, American Indian residents: 21.7 years old, Asian residents: 36.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.4 years old, Other race residents: 23.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hancock County is $411 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $492 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $591 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hamilton, Carthage, Warsaw, La Harpe, Nauvoo, Dallas City, Augusta, Plymouth, Bowen, West Point.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Hancock County: University Point Campground (A), Hickory Grove Corner (B), Campers Hill Campground (C), Gold Hills Golf Course (D), Pearl Camp (E), Eldorado Townhall (F), Mound Townhall (G), Scotland Townhall (H), Hire Townhall (I), Clarence Kleinkopf Round Barn (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hancock County include: Aldersgate Free Methodist Church (A), Old Bedford Christian Church (B), Argyle Bible Church (C), West Bethel Baptist Church (D), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (E), Doddsville Community Methodist Church (F), Fandon Christian Church (G), New Philadelphia United Methodist Church (H), Walnut Grove United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Vance Cemetery (1), Anderson Cemetery (2), Walker Cemetery (3), Bailey Cemetery (4), Wayland Cemetery (5), Bean Cemetery (6), White Flock Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Colmar Lake (A), Cricketwood Green Lake (B), Patrick Lake (C), Vermont New Lake (D), Blandinsville City Reservoir (E), Irish Lake (F), Argyle Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Short Fork (A), Carter Creek (B), Beckford Branch (C), North Fork East Fork La Moine River (D), Drowning Fork (E), Little Creek (F), Killjordan Creek (G), Kepple Creek (H), Bronson Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hancock County include: Argyle Hollow Barrens Nature Preserve (1), Argyle Lake State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Cambria County, Pennsylvania , Des Moines County, Iowa , Henderson County , Richmond County, New York , Somerset County, Pennsylvania .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Illinois:

4.5%

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

Current college students: 731
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 194 (55.0% naturalized citizens)

Hancock County:

1.1%
Whole state:

14.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 502010 or later
  • 502000 to 2009
  • 191990 to 1999
  • 241980 to 1989
  • 51970 to 1979
  • 52Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 57.3%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,680
  • One, attached: 47
  • Two: 322
  • 3 or 4: 411
  • 5 to 9: 96
  • 10 to 19: 62
  • 20 to 49: 60
  • 50 or more: 29
  • Mobile homes: 585

Housing units in Hancock County with a mortgage: 2,670 (27 second mortgage, 119 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,462

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

63.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hancock County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,95328
Evangelical Protestant2,68829
Catholic1,5215
Other9734
None8,969-
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: 6
Hancock County:

3.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Hancock County:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hancock County:

9.3%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

26.2%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.6%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Hancock County:

Average size of farms: 394 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $106,723
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $246.98
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.23%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 30.41%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $79,366
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 76.25%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.36%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $121,448
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.68%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.18
Corn for grain: 159721 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4584 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 153060 harvested acres
Vegetables: 10 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 52 acres

Tornado activity:

Hancock County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 3361229.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 12 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/13/1974, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hancock County-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 222.9 miles away from Hancock County center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 208.0 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 242.3 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 248.5 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 223.6 miles away from Hancock County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 208.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Illinois Severe Storms, Straight-Line Winds and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 2013 to May 05, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4116: May 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 4116, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1960: March 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1960, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2008 to July 22, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1771: June 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1771, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Snow, Incident Period: November 30, 2006 to December 01, 2006, Emergency Declared EM-3269: December 29, 2006, FEMA Id: 3269, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 06, 2003 to May 11, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1469: May 15, 2003, FEMA Id: 1469, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 21, 2002 to May 23, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1416: May 21, 2002, FEMA Id: 1416, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois Flooding, Incident Period: April 18, 2001 to May 29, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1368: May 09, 2001, FEMA Id: 1368, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Illinois Winter Snow Storm, Incident Period: January 01, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3134: January 08, 1999, FEMA Id: 3134, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • Illinois Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 1996 to May 17, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1112: May 06, 1996, FEMA Id: 1112, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Hancock County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hancock

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,561 (76.3%)
  • Carpooled: 435 (9.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 24 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 152 (3.3%)
  • Worked at home: 472 (10.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

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


  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (14%)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (9%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (9%)
  • India (8%)
  • Panama (8%)
  • Hungary (8%)
  • Korea (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hancock County


  • American (36%)
  • German (24%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Dutch (1%)

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

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

  • 244 people in nursing homes
  • 51 people in religious group quarters
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 15 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 7 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 7 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

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

  • 129 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 59 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 21 people in college/university student housing
  • 10 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,727.

5.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,426 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Illinois average:

4.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.17% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($14,992 average AGI)
3.02% relocated from other states ($24,434 average AGI)
Hancock County:

3.02%
Illinois average:

1.87%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lee County, IA  1.21% ($36,567 average AGI)
from Adams County, IL  0.62% ($27,304)
from McDonough County, IL  0.55% ($38,634)


5.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,901 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.29%
Illinois average:

5.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.14% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($20,242 average AGI)
3.15% relocated to other states ($27,659 average AGI)
Hancock County:

3.15%
Illinois average:

2.67%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lee County, IA  1.02% ($36,289 average AGI)
to Adams County, IL  0.65% ($51,771)
to McDonough County, IL  0.54% ($30,025)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in Hancock County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Hancock County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Hancock County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.3%
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: 4,030 (3,560 aged, 470 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 131 (3%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (338)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (242)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (196)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (158)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (137)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (103)
  • Congestive heart failure (101)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (101)
  • Other forms of acute ischaemic heart disease (86)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (78)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.15
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,334
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 77
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,764

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,128
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 976
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 38
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 73

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,189
  • In family households: 15,202 (2,780 male householders, 2,395 female householders)
    4,210 spouses, 4,758 children (4,421 natural, 112 adopted, 224 stepchildren), 367 grandchildren, 89 brothers or sisters, 136 parents, 143 other relatives, 310 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,694 (1,181 male householders (965 living alone)), 1,140 female householders (1,034 living alone)), 368 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 277

Size of family households: 3,056 2-persons, 898 3-persons, 733 4-persons, 336 5-persons, 116 6-persons, 63 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,998 1-person, 295 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 8 4-persons.

2,517 married couples with children.
904 single-parent households (313 men, 591 women).

97.4% of residents of Hancock speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $148,465,000 ($7,651 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,632,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $56,084,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $25,185,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $12,134,000
Federal grants: $48,580,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,226,000 ($17,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,256,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,692,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,345,000
Federal Government insurance: $59,722,000

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

Births: 1,045
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,173
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +13
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -831
Here -43 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Hancock County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.89 millions of gallons per day (13% from ground, 87% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.2

Year house built in Hancock County, Illinois
  • Year house built in Hancock County, Illinois
  • 1112014 or later
  • 1942010 to 2013
  • 5562000 to 2009
  • 8441990 to 1999
  • 5991980 to 1989
  • 1,4301970 to 1979
  • 8491960 to 1969
  • 6651950 to 1959
  • 4491940 to 1949
  • 3,5931939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hancock County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hancock County, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hancock County, Illinois
  • 201 room
  • 202 rooms
  • 1153 rooms
  • 3704 rooms
  • 1,1685 rooms
  • 1,3706 rooms
  • 1,2057 rooms
  • 7768 rooms
  • 1,0189+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hancock County, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hancock County, Illinois
  • 241 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 2123 rooms
  • 2864 rooms
  • 3545 rooms
  • 2386 rooms
  • 1327 rooms
  • 1068 rooms
  • 759+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hancock County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hancock County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hancock County, Illinois
  • 19no bedroom
  • 2221 bedroom
  • 1,4712 bedrooms
  • 2,8253 bedrooms
  • 1,1884 bedrooms
  • 3235+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hancock County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hancock County, Illinois
  • 24no bedroom
  • 2191 bedroom
  • 5992 bedrooms
  • 5243 bedrooms
  • 594 bedrooms
  • 265+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Hancock County, Illinois 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
  • 190no vehicle
  • 1,2741 vehicle
  • 2,5382 vehicles
  • 1,4003 vehicles
  • 4384 vehicles
  • 2505+ 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
  • 162no vehicle
  • 6551 vehicle
  • 5072 vehicles
  • 943 vehicles
  • 104 vehicles
  • 185+ vehicles

93.2% of Hancock County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 39% lived in Illinois.

Hancock County:

93.2%
State average:

87.1%

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

  • This state: 10,115
  • Other state: 7,743
  • Northeast: 224
  • Midwest: 6,084
  • South: 742
  • West: 739
Year householders moved into unit in Hancock County, IL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hancock County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 51.1%Utility gas
  • 24.6%Electricity
  • 16.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Wood
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Solar energy
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 52.9%Utility gas
  • 31.5%Electricity
  • 10.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 122
Here:

6.8%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 48
Here:

5.6%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 41
Here:

8.3%
Illinois:

27.0%

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 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $3,307,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $51,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $3,710,000
    Regular Highways: $2,050,000
    General - Other: $1,298,000
    Police Protection: $1,225,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,097,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $646,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $646,000
    Transit Utilities: $196,000
    Financial Administration: $114,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $201,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $154,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $117,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $69,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $297,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $180,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $214,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $54,000
    Police Protection: $46,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,363,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,174,000
    Health and Hospitals: $855,000
    Highways: $836,000
    Other: $272,000
    Transit Utilities: $215,000
    Public Welfare: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,154,000
    Other License: $451,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $157,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,204,000

Hancock County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $3,307,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $51,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $3,710,000
    Regular Highways: $2,050,000
    General - Other: $1,298,000
    Police Protection: $1,225,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,097,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $646,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $646,000
    Transit Utilities: $196,000
    Financial Administration: $114,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $201,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $154,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $117,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $69,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $297,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $180,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $214,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $54,000
    Police Protection: $46,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,363,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,174,000
    Health and Hospitals: $855,000
    Highways: $836,000
    Other: $272,000
    Transit Utilities: $215,000
    Public Welfare: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,154,000
    Other License: $451,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $157,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,204,000

Hancock County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $3,307,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $51,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $3,710,000
    Regular Highways: $2,050,000
    General - Other: $1,298,000
    Police Protection: $1,225,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,097,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $646,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $646,000
    Transit Utilities: $196,000
    Financial Administration: $114,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $201,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $154,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $117,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $69,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $297,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $180,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $214,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $54,000
    Police Protection: $46,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,363,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,174,000
    Health and Hospitals: $855,000
    Highways: $836,000
    Other: $272,000
    Transit Utilities: $215,000
    Public Welfare: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,154,000
    Other License: $451,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $157,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,204,000

Hancock County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $3,307,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $51,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $3,710,000
    Regular Highways: $2,050,000
    General - Other: $1,298,000
    Police Protection: $1,225,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,097,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $646,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $646,000
    Transit Utilities: $196,000
    Financial Administration: $114,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $201,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $154,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $117,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $69,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $297,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $180,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $214,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $54,000
    Police Protection: $46,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,363,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,174,000
    Health and Hospitals: $855,000
    Highways: $836,000
    Other: $272,000
    Transit Utilities: $215,000
    Public Welfare: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,154,000
    Other License: $451,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $157,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,204,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 287
  • Number of aged recipients: 16
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 271
  • Number of recipients under 18: 52
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 191
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 44
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 96
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 145
Most common first names in Hancock County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William16176.3 years
Mary15380.0 years
John14077.5 years
Robert12272.1 years
James11074.4 years
George10980.2 years
Charles10778.4 years
Helen9179.6 years
Harold8075.6 years
Dorothy7977.2 years
Most common last names in Hancock County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9676.9 years
Johnson6777.6 years
Jones5177.4 years
Thompson4480.9 years
Miller4380.1 years
Brown3477.6 years
Reed3382.3 years
Williams2978.8 years
Clark2875.1 years
Scott2879.3 years
Businesses in Hancock County, IL
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Lane Furniture1
Circle K2MasterBrand Cabinets1
Dairy Queen2Subway2
Ford1U.S. Cellular2
Hardee's1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1