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Hancock County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2017: 8,758 (11% urban, 89% rural); it was 8,392 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,587
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,062
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,651
Renter-occupied apartments: 636 (it was 564 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

31%

Land area: 189 sq. mi.

Water area: 10.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 46 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Hancock County: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (25.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.0%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (18.5%), Public administration (13.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 48%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 43%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Hancock County, KY (2017)
    • 8,34699.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1291.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 971.2%Two or more races
    • 831.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 590.7%Asian alone
    • 90.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

40.5 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years
Males: 4,526  (51.7%)
Females: 4,232  (48.3%)
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Average household size:
Hancock County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,077 ($36,914 in 1999)
This county:

$51,077
Kentucky:

$48,375

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $395 (lower quartile is $318, upper quartile is $509)
This county:

$395
State:

$571


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $118,332 (it was $62,500 in 2000)
Hancock:

$118,332
Kentucky:

$141,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,602 - $189,098
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $935
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $321

Institutionalized population: 39

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 5
  • Thefts: 12
  • Auto thefts: 2

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 4
  • Thefts: 7
  • Auto thefts: 2
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $212,800
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $204,200
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $199,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Hancock, KY residents
Average permit cost in Hancock, KY
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $914 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $600 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Hancock, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hancock, KY in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Hancock, KY in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.8%
Hancock County:

14.8%
Kentucky:

17.2%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.2% for Black residents, 49.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 40.5 years old
(Males: 39.5 years old, Females: 41.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.6 years old, Black residents: 52.8 years old, American Indian residents: 73.3 years old, Asian residents: 15.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 16.9 years old, Other race residents: 32.2 years old)

Area name: Owensboro, KY MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hancock County is $390 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $513 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $712 a month.

Cities in this county include: Patesville, Lewisport, Hawesville.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Hancock County: Henpeck (A), Early Times (B), New Hope Fire Department (C), Rolling Fork Fire Department Substation (D), New Hope Fire Department Station 2 Melody Lake Park (E), Bardstown Nelson County Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (F), Bardstown Nelson County Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hancock County include: Green Chapel (A), Highview Church (B), Icetown Church (C), New Salem Baptist Church (D), Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani (E), Rolling Fork Baptist Church (F), Beech Grove Church (G), Big Springs Church (H), Saint Mark Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Marshall Cemetery (1), Price Cemetery (2), Pottinger Cemetery (3), Poplar Flats Cemetery (4), Johnson Cemetery (5), Vowles Cemetery (6), Little Brick Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Hurricane Hills Lake (A), Eagle Lake (B), Barton Lake (C), Sympson Lake (D), Johnson Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bear Creek (A), Beech Fork (B), Big Terrapin Run (C), West Fork Simpson Creek (D), West Fork Cox Creek (E), Davis Run (F), Vittitow Creek (G), Trace Creek (H), Town Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Somerset County, Maryland , Hinsdale County, Colorado , Monroe County, West Virginia , Hanover County, Virginia , Kingman County, Kansas , Madison County , Richmond County, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Kentucky:

4.5%

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

Current college students: 253
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 77 (48.4% naturalized citizens)

Hancock County:

0.9%
Whole state:

3.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 32010 or later
  • 222000 to 2009
  • 221990 to 1999
  • 71980 to 1989
  • 111970 to 1979
  • 18Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.1%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,682
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 52
  • 3 or 4: 87
  • 5 to 9: 91
  • 10 to 19: 21
  • 20 to 49: 28
  • 50 or more: 22
  • Mobile homes: 774

Housing units in Hancock County with a mortgage: 1,347 (24 second mortgage, 221 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,194

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

58.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hancock County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,62817
Mainline Protestant1,0276
Catholic7332
None177-
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: 2
Hancock County:

2.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Hancock County:

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hancock County:

10.7%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

29.1%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.1%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Hancock County:

Average size of farms: 165 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $22,681
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $208.13
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: 45.66%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $21,670
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 35.94%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.30%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $39,138
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.45%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.45
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.58%
Corn for grain: 5372 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1470 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 10902 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 15 acres

Tornado activity:

Hancock County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 2188969.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/12/1986, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hancock County-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 76% 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 71.3 miles away from Hancock 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 53.8 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 88.1 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 70.5 miles away from the 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 157.7 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 86.0 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:

  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: March 03, 2015 to March 09, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4218: May 12, 2015, FEMA Id: 4218, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 12, 2011 to May 20, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1976: May 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 1976, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 01, 2010 to June 01, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1912: May 11, 2010, FEMA Id: 1912, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 27, 2009 to February 05, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3302: January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 3302, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to February 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1818: February 05, 2009, FEMA Id: 1818, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Wind Storm associated with Tropical Depression Ike, Incident Period: September 12, 2008 to September 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1802: October 09, 2008, FEMA Id: 1802, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tropical Depression, Wind
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: April 03, 2008 to April 04, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1757: May 19, 2008, FEMA Id: 1757, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3231: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3231, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm and Record Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1578: February 08, 2005, FEMA Id: 1578, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
  • Kentucky Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 13, 2004 to July 15, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1537: August 06, 2004, FEMA Id: 1537, 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: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 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: 3,613 (84.5%)
  • Carpooled: 457 (10.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 34 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 58 (1.4%)
  • Worked at home: 96 (2.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Korea (43%)
  • Mexico (27%)
  • Denmark (14%)
  • Canada (12%)
  • Italy (4%)
  • England (4%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hancock County


  • American (40%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • German (10%)
  • English (10%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

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

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

  • 43 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
51 people in group homes intended for adults
39 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $57,344.

5.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Kentucky average:

6.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.88% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($26,525 average AGI)
1.83% relocated from other states ($12,354 average AGI)
Hancock County:

1.83%
Kentucky average:

2.65%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Daviess County, KY  2.59% ($41,061 average AGI)
from Perry County, IN  1.07% ($34,500)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,890 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
Kentucky average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.44% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($28,461 average AGI)
1.57% relocated to other states ($13,429 average AGI)
Hancock County:

1.57%
Kentucky average:

2.75%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Daviess County, KY  3.18% ($38,891 average AGI)
to Perry County, IN  0.91% ($42,690)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9

Births per 1000 population in Hancock County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Hancock County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Hancock County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.4%
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: 1,434 (1,130 aged, 304 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 151 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (123)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (115)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (77)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (58)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (35)
  • Congestive heart failure (35)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (35)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (26)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (26)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (21)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 3%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,463
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 824

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 46

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,758
  • In family households: 7,671 (1,363 male householders, 1,154 female householders)
    2,071 spouses, 2,492 children (2,261 natural, 38 adopted, 194 stepchildren), 275 grandchildren, 26 brothers or sisters, 22 parents, 72 other relatives, 181 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 966 (495 male householders (416 living alone)), 360 female householders (324 living alone)), 114 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 114

Size of family households: 1,081 2-persons, 526 3-persons, 565 4-persons, 181 5-persons, 113 6-persons, 52 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 739 1-person, 113 2-persons.

1,498 married couples with children.
420 single-parent households (92 men, 328 women).

96.1% of residents of Hancock speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (36% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 51% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $37,084,000 ($4,384 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $934,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $18,877,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $7,058,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $628,000
Federal grants: $8,785,000
Federal procurement contracts: $348,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,389,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $149,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,331,000
Federal Government insurance: $9,464,000

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

Births: 589
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 367
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +3
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +11
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Hancock County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.63 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built in Hancock County, Kentucky
  • Year house built in Hancock County, Kentucky
  • 912014 or later
  • 1392010 to 2013
  • 4742000 to 2009
  • 6161990 to 1999
  • 4841980 to 1989
  • 7891970 to 1979
  • 6201960 to 1969
  • 1621950 to 1959
  • 1181940 to 1949
  • 3051939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hancock County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hancock County, Kentucky
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hancock County, Kentucky
  • 41 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 813 rooms
  • 2374 rooms
  • 5055 rooms
  • 6746 rooms
  • 4557 rooms
  • 2288 rooms
  • 3299+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hancock County, Kentucky
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hancock County, Kentucky
  • 01 room
  • 342 rooms
  • 673 rooms
  • 2534 rooms
  • 2455 rooms
  • 1076 rooms
  • 1007 rooms
  • 128 rooms
  • 79+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hancock County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hancock County, Kentucky
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hancock County, Kentucky
  • 4no bedroom
  • 431 bedroom
  • 4882 bedrooms
  • 1,4473 bedrooms
  • 4694 bedrooms
  • 795+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hancock County, Kentucky
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hancock County, Kentucky
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1151 bedroom
  • 3462 bedrooms
  • 3323 bedrooms
  • 364 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Hancock County, Kentucky 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
  • 68no vehicle
  • 4281 vehicle
  • 1,0402 vehicles
  • 6013 vehicles
  • 2444 vehicles
  • 1965+ 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
  • 49no vehicle
  • 3771 vehicle
  • 2722 vehicles
  • 1253 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

90.9% of Hancock County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Kentucky.

Hancock County:

90.9%
State average:

84.5%

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

  • This state: 6,429
  • Other state: 2,175
  • Northeast: 169
  • Midwest: 1,483
  • South: 417
  • West: 103
Year householders moved into unit in Hancock County, KY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hancock County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 43.2%Utility gas
  • 33.6%Electricity
  • 14.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.7%Wood
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 40.9%Electricity
  • 31.7%Utility gas
  • 18.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.0%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 73
Here:

7.2%
Kentucky:

12.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Kentucky:

13.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 68
Here:

22.1%
Kentucky:

19.2%

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 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $351,000
  • Charges - Other: $362,000
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $4,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,165,000
    Regular Highways: $1,353,000
    Health - Other: $746,000
    Police Protection: $341,000
    Central Staff Services: $292,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $277,000
    Parks and Recreation: $196,000
    Financial Administration: $172,000
    General Public Buildings: $142,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $133,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $122,000
    Local Fire Protection: $76,000
    Correctional Institutions: $51,000
    Solid Waste Management: $44,000
    Libraries: $20,000
    Air Transportation: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $170,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,255,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $111,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $74,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $653,865,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $653,445,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,518,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,054,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $464,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $420,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $27,258,000
    General Revenue - Other: $624,000
    Sale of Property: $11,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
    Rents: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $157,000
    Local Fire Protection: $46,000
    Health - Other: $32,000
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,545,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $653,445,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $721,000
    Highways: $698,000
    General Local Government Support: $88,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $3,656,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $321,000
    Property: $311,000
    Corporation License: $36,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $19,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,326,000

Hancock County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $351,000
  • Charges - Other: $362,000
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $4,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,165,000
    Regular Highways: $1,353,000
    Health - Other: $746,000
    Police Protection: $341,000
    Central Staff Services: $292,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $277,000
    Parks and Recreation: $196,000
    Financial Administration: $172,000
    General Public Buildings: $142,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $133,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $122,000
    Local Fire Protection: $76,000
    Correctional Institutions: $51,000
    Solid Waste Management: $44,000
    Libraries: $20,000
    Air Transportation: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $170,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,255,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $111,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $74,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $653,865,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $653,445,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,518,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,054,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $464,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $420,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $27,258,000
    General Revenue - Other: $624,000
    Sale of Property: $11,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
    Rents: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $157,000
    Local Fire Protection: $46,000
    Health - Other: $32,000
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,545,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $653,445,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $721,000
    Highways: $698,000
    General Local Government Support: $88,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $3,656,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $321,000
    Property: $311,000
    Corporation License: $36,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $19,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,326,000

Hancock County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $351,000
  • Charges - Other: $362,000
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $4,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,165,000
    Regular Highways: $1,353,000
    Health - Other: $746,000
    Police Protection: $341,000
    Central Staff Services: $292,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $277,000
    Parks and Recreation: $196,000
    Financial Administration: $172,000
    General Public Buildings: $142,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $133,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $122,000
    Local Fire Protection: $76,000
    Correctional Institutions: $51,000
    Solid Waste Management: $44,000
    Libraries: $20,000
    Air Transportation: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $170,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,255,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $111,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $74,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $653,865,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $653,445,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,518,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,054,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $464,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $420,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $27,258,000
    General Revenue - Other: $624,000
    Sale of Property: $11,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
    Rents: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $157,000
    Local Fire Protection: $46,000
    Health - Other: $32,000
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,545,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $653,445,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $721,000
    Highways: $698,000
    General Local Government Support: $88,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $3,656,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $321,000
    Property: $311,000
    Corporation License: $36,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $19,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,326,000

Hancock County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $351,000
  • Charges - Other: $362,000
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $4,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,165,000
    Regular Highways: $1,353,000
    Health - Other: $746,000
    Police Protection: $341,000
    Central Staff Services: $292,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $277,000
    Parks and Recreation: $196,000
    Financial Administration: $172,000
    General Public Buildings: $142,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $133,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $122,000
    Local Fire Protection: $76,000
    Correctional Institutions: $51,000
    Solid Waste Management: $44,000
    Libraries: $20,000
    Air Transportation: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $170,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,255,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $111,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $74,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $653,865,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $653,445,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,518,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,054,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $464,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $420,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $27,258,000
    General Revenue - Other: $624,000
    Sale of Property: $11,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
    Rents: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $157,000
    Local Fire Protection: $46,000
    Health - Other: $32,000
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,545,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $653,445,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $721,000
    Highways: $698,000
    General Local Government Support: $88,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $3,656,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $321,000
    Property: $311,000
    Corporation License: $36,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $19,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,326,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 240
  • Number of aged recipients: 24
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 216
  • Number of recipients under 18: 28
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 163
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 49
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 113
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 95
Most common first names in Hancock County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7474.0 years
William7070.6 years
Mary6279.5 years
Robert4075.9 years
John3972.9 years
Charles2666.8 years
Anna2482.4 years
George2173.5 years
Joseph1769.5 years
Dorothy1778.1 years
Most common last names in Hancock County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Powers3577.3 years
Roberts3176.6 years
Brown2880.3 years
Johnson2878.5 years
Taylor2579.6 years
Adkins2473.8 years
Jackson2480.3 years
Snyder2178.5 years
Rice2178.4 years
Young2077.5 years

Businesses in Hancock County, KY

  • Best Western: 1
  • H&R Block: 1
  • Subway: 1