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Hancock County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2016: 73,717 (70% urban, 30% rural); it was 55,391 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 16,366
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,510
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 16,863
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,428 (it was 3,855 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

30%

Land area: 306 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 241 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hancock County: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.0%), Retail trade (11.6%), Educational, health and social services (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 79%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 17%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Hancock County, Indiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (93.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  39.9 years
Indiana median age:  37.6 years
Males: 36,577  (49.6%)
Females: 37,140  (50.4%)
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Hancock County,IN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Hancock County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $67,799 ($56,416 in 1999)

This county:

$67,799
Indiana:

$52,314

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $721 (lower quartile is $594, upper quartile is $846)
This county:

$721
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $169,000 (it was $130,700 in 2000)
Hancock:

$169,000
Indiana:

$134,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $129,400 - $232,800
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,278
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $441

Institutionalized population: 592

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 95
  • Thefts: 227
  • Auto thefts: 34

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 119
  • Thefts: 220
  • Auto thefts: 17
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 603 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2001: 944 buildings, average cost: $145,400
  • 2002: 874 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2003: 795 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2004: 860 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2005: 759 buildings, average cost: $172,900
  • 2006: 564 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2007: 412 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2008: 168 buildings, average cost: $189,900
  • 2009: 149 buildings, average cost: $181,100
  • 2010: 151 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2011: 144 buildings, average cost: $205,100
  • 2012: 193 buildings, average cost: $219,000
  • 2013: 271 buildings, average cost: $173,200
  • 2014: 385 buildings, average cost: $187,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,435 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,400 (0.8%)

Hancock County household income distribution in 2009 Hancock County home values distribution Hancock County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.0%
Hancock County:

10.0%
Indiana:

14.1%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.1% for Black residents, 8.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.5% for American Indian residents, 3.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 39.9 years old
(Males: 38.0 years old, Females: 40.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.1 years old, Black residents: 48.4 years old, American Indian residents: 33.4 years old, Asian residents: 44.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.6 years old, Other race residents: 42.1 years old)

Area name: Indianapolis, IN HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hancock County is $567 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $673 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $871 a month.

Cities in this county include: Greenfield, Fortville, New Palestine, McCordsville, Wilkinson, Spring Lake.

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

2012 air pollution in Hancock County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.031 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Carbon County, Utah , Gilpin County, Colorado , Fayette County, Pennsylvania , Monroe County, Missouri , Piatt County, Illinois .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,262
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 30.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,700 (55.0% naturalized citizens)

Hancock County:

2.3%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 77
  • 2000 to 2009: 184
  • 1990 to 1999: 394
  • 1980 to 1989: 41
  • 1970 to 1979: 98
  • Before 1970: 289
Note: State values scaled to Hancock County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 36.0%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 24,019
  • One, attached: 734
  • Two: 1,119
  • 3 or 4: 1,034
  • 5 to 9: 773
  • 10 to 19: 507
  • 20 to 49: 739
  • 50 or more: 188
  • Mobile homes: 434

Housing units in Hancock County with a mortgage: 14,941 (205 second mortgage, 2,049 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,114

Here:

70.0% with mortgage
State:

65.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hancock County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,31151
Mainline Protestant5,99825
Catholic4,6262
Black Protestant1881
Other242
None42,855-
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: 4
Hancock County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Hancock County:

2.87 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 30
This county:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hancock County:

9.7%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

28.3%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

22.7%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Hancock County:

Average size of farms: 262 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $71,689
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $244.36
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.30%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 17.90%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $69,489
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 91.85%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $88,199
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.66%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.79
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.21%
Corn for grain: 66662 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2596 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 75648 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 62 acres

Earthquake activity:

Hancock County-area historical earthquake activity is near Indiana state average. It is 79% 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 147.0 miles away from Hancock County center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 149.5 miles away from the 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 131.7 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 166.0 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 144.3 miles away from Hancock County center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 89.9 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:

  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 30, 2008 to June 27, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1766: June 08, 2008, FEMA Id: 1766, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: February 12, 2007 to February 14, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3274: March 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3274, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3238: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 01, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1573: January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3197: January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: 3197, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2004 to June 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1520: June 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1520, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: August 26, 2003 to September 15, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1487: September 05, 2003, FEMA Id: 1487, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 04, 2003 to August 06, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1476: July 11, 2003, FEMA Id: 1476, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: September 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1433: September 25, 2002, FEMA Id: 1433, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Indiana Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 01, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3135: January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 3135, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Hancock County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Transportation equipment (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Philippines (17%)
  • Mexico (15%)
  • Venezuela (7%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Japan (5%)
  • India (5%)
  • Germany (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hancock County (%):

  • American (23%)
  • German (21%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • European (5%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Hancock County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 18,890 (83.5%)
  • Carpooled: 1,408 (6.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 17 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 112 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 43 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 365 (1.6%)
  • Worked at home: 1,985 (8.8%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 308 people in nursing homes
  • 106 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 30 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 424 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 168 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $63,951.

6.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,287 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.94%
Indiana average:

5.59%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.63% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($34,579 average AGI)
1.31% relocated from other states ($9,708 average AGI)
Hancock County:

1.31%
Indiana average:

2.09%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marion County, IN  2.78% ($44,178 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, IN  0.52% ($57,730)
from Henry County, IN  0.43% ($35,284)
from Madison County, IN  0.38% ($35,529)
from Shelby County, IN  0.30% ($42,598)
from Johnson County, IN  0.15% ($45,071)
from Rush County, IN  0.12% ($34,273)


6.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.93%
Indiana average:

5.83%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($188 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.05%
Indiana average:

0.03%

5.30% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($27,896 average AGI)
1.58% relocated to other states ($10,356 average AGI)
Hancock County:

1.58%
Indiana average:

2.32%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, IN  2.45% ($33,587 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, IN  0.56% ($55,263)
to Madison County, IN  0.43% ($30,914)
to Henry County, IN  0.29% ($30,000)
to Shelby County, IN  0.29% ($31,835)
to Johnson County, IN  0.20% ($39,185)
to Rush County, IN  0.10% ($36,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.7

Births per 1000 population in Hancock County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Hancock County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Hancock County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hancock County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hancock County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,113 (7,938 aged, 1,175 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,308 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (625)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (601)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (534)
  • Unspecified dementia (381)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (369)
  • Congestive heart failure (284)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (236)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (234)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (183)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (134)

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: 1.64
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,478
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 164
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32,503

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,343
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 857
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 73

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 124.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 72.0
  • Other - 52.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 73,717
  • In family households: 62,995 (11,771 male householders, 8,513 female householders)
    16,482 spouses, 21,747 children (18,633 natural, 1,080 adopted, 2,034 stepchildren), 1,710 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 444 parents, 499 other relatives, 1,829 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 10,037 (3,628 male householders (2,538 living alone)), 4,056 female householders (3,396 living alone)), 2,353 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 685

Size of family households: 8,707 2-persons, 5,799 3-persons, 3,199 4-persons, 1,513 5-persons, 341 6-persons, 725 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,934 1-person, 1,590 2-persons, 160 4-persons.

12,575 married couples with children.
3,433 single-parent households (806 men, 2,627 women).

97.3% of residents of Hancock speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $213,523,000 ($3,505 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,288,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $134,931,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $42,990,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,500,000
Federal grants: $19,413,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,103,000 ($246,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,585,000 ($865,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $896,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $96,452,000
Federal Government insurance: $63,164,000

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

Births: 4,052
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,302
Here:

36 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +31
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +6,080
Here +96 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Hancock County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.25 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 1,099
  • 2010 to 2013: 1,257
  • 2000 to 2009: 5,839
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,028
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,430
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,962
  • 1960 to 1969: 4,088
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,486
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,162
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,196
Note: State values scaled to Hancock population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hancock County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Hancock County population
  • 1 room: 66
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 55
  • 4 rooms: 1,049
  • 5 rooms: 2,619
  • 6 rooms: 4,356
  • 7 rooms: 4,198
  • 8 rooms: 2,911
  • 9+ rooms: 5,801
  • 1 room: 440
  • 2 rooms: 71
  • 3 rooms: 600
  • 4 rooms: 1,825
  • 5 rooms: 1,574
  • 6 rooms: 1,603
  • 7 rooms: 240
  • 8 rooms: 560
  • 9+ rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hancock County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Hancock County population
  • no bedroom: 66
  • 1 bedroom: 302
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,396
  • 3 bedrooms: 11,247
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,314
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,730
  • no bedroom: 440
  • 1 bedroom: 996
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,900
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,254
  • 4 bedrooms: 231
  • 5+ bedrooms: 92
Cars and other vehicles available in Hancock County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Hancock County population
  • no vehicle: 230
  • 1 vehicle: 5,006
  • 2 vehicles: 8,712
  • 3 vehicles: 4,597
  • 4 vehicles: 1,865
  • 5+ vehicles: 645
  • no vehicle: 782
  • 1 vehicle: 2,998
  • 2 vehicles: 2,261
  • 3 vehicles: 220
  • 4 vehicles: 323
  • 5+ vehicles: 329

89% of Hancock County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 321% lived in Indiana.

Hancock County:

89.1%
State average:

85.1%

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

  • This state: 61,342
  • Other state: 10,573
  • Northeast: 702
  • Midwest: 3,104
  • South: 5,686
  • West: 1,081

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hancock County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (68.4%)
  • Electricity (21.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.7%)
  • Wood (1.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Solar energy (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Electricity (48.7%)
  • Utility gas (47.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.9%)
  • Wood (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 960
Here:

13.3%
Indiana:

13.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 210
Here:

4.4%
Indiana:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 620
Here:

24.6%
Indiana:

20.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Hancock County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Hospitals: $20,557,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,486,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $67,453,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,764,000
    Regular Highways: $5,189,000
    General - Other: $3,497,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,874,000
    Police Protection: $2,689,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,624,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,468,000
    Financial Administration: $1,325,000
    Corrections - Other: $990,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $958,000
    Health - Other: $801,000
    General Public Buildings: $469,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $240,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $16,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,859,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $4,101,000
    Libraries: $865,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $8,434,000
    Regular Highways: $1,011,000
    General Public Building: $887,000
    Police Protection: $386,000
    Central Staff Services: $189,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $100,000
    General - Other: $46,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $43,000
    Financial Administration: $35,000
    Correctional Institutions: $28,000
    Corrections - Other: $9,000
    Health - Other: $6,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,543,000

Hancock County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $71,556,000
    All Other: $1,524,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $843,000
    All Other: $427,000
    Public Welfare: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $14,190,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,883,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $253,000
    Sale of Property: $166,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,221,000
    Highways: $2,206,000
    All Other: $454,000
    Public Welfare: $203,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,785,000
    Individual Income: $10,259,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $158,000
    Public Utility License: $93,000
    Other License: $44,000

Hancock County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $64,348,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,018,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,370,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,040,000

Hancock County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,483,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,808,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 436
  • Number of aged recipients: 37
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 399
  • Number of recipients under 18: 70
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 307
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 59
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 150
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 173
Hancock County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Hancock County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED457$133,015328$170,5372,189$158,40781$56,8021$326,00067$119,26913$77,846
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED26$141,50028$153,036205$166,3277$13,4290$07$65,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED77$125,07859$166,407658$160,78146$34,9130$019$122,7378$63,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN72$135,93150$170,060467$160,89317$91,6470$016$89,9383$87,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$148,9095$105,00075$162,4004$51,2500$00$01$35,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED88$189,568122$167,0740$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED39$200,76945$198,7561$104,0001$121,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$175,31318$217,1670$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$271,28614$210,9290$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$160,0001$154,0000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Hancock County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary34677.9 years
Robert25372.0 years
William23573.5 years
James23172.0 years
John23074.6 years
Charles19776.2 years
Helen12380.7 years
Ruth11980.3 years
George11975.8 years
Paul11773.1 years
Most common last names in Hancock County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15077.3 years
Miller9675.6 years
Brown9274.0 years
Johnson9174.7 years
Wilson8078.3 years
Jones8070.6 years
Thomas6578.9 years
White5875.2 years
Jackson5878.9 years
Davis5577.8 years
Businesses in Hancock County, IN
NameCountNameCount
CVS2H&R Block1
Circle K10McDonald's2
Curves1Subway2
Dairy Queen1UPS2

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