Hancock County, Mississippi (MS)

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County population in 2012: 45,255 (57% urban, 43% rural); it was 42,967 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,240
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,120
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,457
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,020 (it was 3,440 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

30%

Land area: 477 sq. mi.

Water area: 75.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 94 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hancock County: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (21.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.3%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 45%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Hancock County, Mississippi:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (86.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (7.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Mississippi median age:  36.0 years
Males: 21,801  (48.5%)
Females: 22,128  (51.5%)
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Average household size:
Hancock County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,224 ($35,202 in 1999)

This county:

$40224
Mississippi:

$37963

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $555 (lower quartile is $422, upper quartile is $729)
This county:

$555
State:

$529


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $130,683 (it was $82,100 in 2000)
Hancock:

$130,683
Mississippi:

$97,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $80,218 - $199,783
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,095
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $354

Institutionalized population: 192
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Health of residents in Hancock County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.3. This is significantly worse than average.
68.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
56.2% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
100.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 201 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 166 pounds. This is more than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 912 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 2008: 820 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2009: 451 buildings, average cost: $139,400

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,039 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $757 (0.7%)

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 2013: 21.3%
(20.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.3% for Black residents, 14.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.9%
Hancock County:

21.9%
Mississippi:

24.0%
(21.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.0% for Black residents, 14.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 51.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 41 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 55 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 36 years old, Other race residents: 38 years old)

Area name: Gulfport-Biloxi, MS MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hancock County is $526 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $615 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $801 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bay St. Louis, Waveland, Diamondhead, Shoreline Park, Kiln, Pearlington.

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

2005 air pollution in Hancock County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.086 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.075 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Hancock County: Scenic Trails Campground (A), Hancock County Fairgrounds (B), Plantation Landing (C), Bordage Fishing Camp (D), Flattop School (E), Salmen Scout Reservation (F), John C. Stennis Space Center (G), Country Acres Summer Camp (H), LaFrance Fishing Camp (I), Port Bienville Industrial Park (J), Salmon Boy Scout Camp (K), Interstate 10 East Roadside Park (L), Bay Hide Away Recreational Vehicle Park and Campground (M), Westonia Lookout (N), Stennis International Airport Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting (O), Bay Saint Louis Fire Department Station 2 (P), Bay Side Volunteer Fire Department (Q), Clermont Harbor Volunteer Fire Department (R), Leetown Volunteer Fire Department (S), Fenton Volunteer Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hancock County include: Oak Ridge Church (A), Saint Edwards Church (B), Saint Johns Church (C), Saint Joseph Church (D), Shiloh Church (E), Spring Branch Church (F), Bienville Church (G), Catahoula Church (H), White Cypress Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sand Hill Cemetery (1), Pearson Cemetery (2), The Point Cemetery (3), Turtleskin Cemetery (4), Anner Cemetery (5), Logtown Cemetery (6), Bayou Caddy Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Jackson Marsh (A), Bayou Bolan (B), Little Lake (C), Cutoff Lake (D), Campbell Lagoon (E), Lighthouse Bayou (F), Heron Bay Bayou (G), Lee Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Blacksnake Branch (A), Bayou Philip (B), Bayou Marone (C), Bayou Lasalle (D), Bayou Lacroix (E), Bayou Coco (F), Bayou Bacon (G), Alligator Branch (H), Catahoula Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Harrison County , St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana , Pearl River County , Stone County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,463
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 589 (56% naturalized citizens)

Hancock County:

1.4%
Whole state:

1.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 121
  • 1990 to 1994: 65
  • 1985 to 1989: 16
  • 1980 to 1984: 87
  • 1975 to 1979: 60
  • 1970 to 1974: 37
  • 1970 to 1974: 34
  • 1965 to 1969: 169

Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.1%

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

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Hancock County with a mortgage: 5,873 (530 second mortgage, 272 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,965

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hancock County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,3926
Evangelical Protestant5,18230
Mainline Protestant1,90412
Other6112
Black Protestant2132
None30,627-
Hancock County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Hancock County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Hancock County:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 33
This county:

8.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hancock County:

12.0%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

30.6%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.3%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Hancock County:

Average size of farms: 127 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $8,488
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $179.00
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.88%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 72.98%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $9,014
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.12%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $20,376
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.63%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.80
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 7.35%
Corn for grain: 38 harvested acres
Vegetables: 29 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 150 acres

Tornado activity:

Hancock County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 2026688.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 13 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/19/1980, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hancock County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 180.7 miles away from Hancock County center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 332.4 miles away from the county center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 140.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 247.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 182.3 miles away from Hancock County center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 166.8 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:


The number of natural disasters in Hancock County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • United Kingdom (15%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • Colombia (7%)
  • Vietnam (6%)
  • Honduras (4%)
  • Mexico (4%)

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

  • United States or American (18%)
  • French (except Basque) (16%)
  • German (11%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (8%)
  • Italian (7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Hancock County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,435 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 2,462 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 54 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 9 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 8 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 62 (0%)
  • Walked: 162 (1%)
  • Other means: 282 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 571 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 213 people in nursing homes
  • 133 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 27 people in other group homes
  • 26 people in religious group quarters
  • 17 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 2 people in other workers' dormitories

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

  • 208 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 192 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 85 people in college/university student housing
  • 54 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,230.

8.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.86% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($15,010 average AGI)
4.89% relocated from other states ($20,884 average AGI)
Hancock County:

4.89%
Mississippi average:

2.79%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harrison County, MS  2.08% ($34,299 average AGI)
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.76% ($36,442)
from Pearl River County, MS  0.62% ($29,553)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.36% ($32,122)
from Jackson County, MS  0.25% ($38,824)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.17% ($30,217)
from Mobile County, AL  0.12% ($49,250)


7.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,504 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.52% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($14,772 average AGI)
4.09% relocated to other states ($18,733 average AGI)
Hancock County:

4.09%
Mississippi average:

2.96%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harrison County, MS  2.05% ($32,123 average AGI)
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.57% ($35,948)
to Pearl River County, MS  0.52% ($34,971)
to Jackson County, MS  0.23% ($29,516)
to Orleans Parish, LA  0.19% ($25,720)
to Forrest County, MS  0.17% ($23,087)
to Jefferson Parish, LA  0.17% ($53,261)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Hancock County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Hancock County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Hancock County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 6,829 (5,446 aged, 1,383 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.18
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9557.400
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 226.420
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 57318.27

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1256.660
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1164.610
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14.99

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 19.84
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 53.52

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 19.27

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 75.2. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 189.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 101.3
  • Other - 88.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 43,382

Size of family households: 5,219 2-persons, 2,744 3-persons, 2,173 4-persons, 1,044 5-persons, 376 6-persons, 214 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,555 1-person, 894 2-persons, 104 3-persons, 41 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

6,866 married couples with children.
2,574 single-parent households (695 men, 1,879 women).

95.6% of residents of Hancock County speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (43% speak English very well, 50% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (66% speak English very well, 34% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $535,325,000 ($11654 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $130,018,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $131,103,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $52,883,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $400,000
Federal grants: $28,589,000
Federal procurement contracts: $207,540,000 ($41,692,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $114,810,000 ($75,190,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $974,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $15,451,000
Federal Government insurance: $661,596,000

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

Births: 2,831
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,302
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +92
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,185
Here +68 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Hancock County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.26 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,106
  • 2000 to 2004: 9,607
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,463
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,677
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,385
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,345
  • 1950 to 1959: 662
  • 1940 to 1949: 696
  • 1939 or earlier: 849
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hancock County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 84
  • 2 rooms: 173
  • 3 rooms: 649
  • 4 rooms: 2,081
  • 5 rooms: 3,704
  • 6 rooms: 3,122
  • 7 rooms: 1,871
  • 8 rooms: 937
  • 9+ rooms: 836
  • 1 room: 97
  • 2 rooms: 221
  • 3 rooms: 518
  • 4 rooms: 1,040
  • 5 rooms: 874
  • 6 rooms: 362
  • 7 rooms: 219
  • 8 rooms: 96
  • 9+ rooms: 13
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hancock County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 91
  • 1 bedroom: 545
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,586
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,226
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,738
  • 5+ bedrooms: 271
  • no bedroom: 101
  • 1 bedroom: 633
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,554
  • 3 bedrooms: 999
  • 4 bedrooms: 141
  • 5+ bedrooms: 12
Cars and other vehicles available in Hancock County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 452
  • 1 vehicle: 4,231
  • 2 vehicles: 5,884
  • 3 vehicles: 2,114
  • 4 vehicles: 505
  • 5+ vehicles: 271
  • no vehicle: 396
  • 1 vehicle: 1,770
  • 2 vehicles: 1,109
  • 3 vehicles: 120
  • 4 vehicles: 45
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

57% of Hancock County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 33% lived in Mississippi.

Hancock County:

56.9%
State average:

59.0%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $79,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hancock County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (78.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.6%)
  • Utility gas (9.6%)
  • Electricity (70.6%)
  • Utility gas (15.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.8%)
  • No fuel used (2.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 808
Here:

15.9%
Mississippi:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 409
Here:

17.0%
Mississippi:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 97
Here:

8.0%
Mississippi:

12.4%

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 - Regular Highways: $5,682,000
    Hospitals: $553,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $39,310,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $5,708,000
    Regular Highways: $3,241,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,610,000
    Police Protection: $2,476,000
    Sewerage: $1,915,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,730,000
    Financial Administration: $1,669,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,615,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,507,000
    General - Other: $1,377,000
    Health - Other: $1,194,000
    Solid Waste Management: $914,000
    Local Fire Protection: $669,000
    General Public Buildings: $592,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $173,000
    Water Utilities: $149,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $70,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,431,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $970,000
    Solid Waste Management: $957,000
    Other Higher Education: $684,000
    Sewerage: $271,000
    General - Other: $153,000
    Health - Other: $100,000
    Central Staff Services: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $2,996,000
    General - Other: $241,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,275,000

Hancock County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $40,751,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $5,783,000
    Sewerage: $2,159,000
    All Other: $1,099,000
    Solid Waste Management: $339,000
    Parks and Recreation: $178,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $98,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,276,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $612,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $268,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $230,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,442,000
    All Other: $2,359,000
    Highways: $1,099,000
    Health and Hospitals: $463,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,200,000
    Other License: $249,000
    Other Selective Sales: $147,000

Hancock County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,332,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,694,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $7,720,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,138,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,000,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,500,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,720,000

Hancock County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,358,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $57,264,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,000,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Hancock County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Hancock County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 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 ORIGINATED114$139,658249$122,008622$154,241154$40,7271$3,750,000205$154,42041$40,488
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$124,28631$130,83973$131,56214$75,1430$027$132,0748$52,375
APPLICATIONS DENIED44$132,568109$98,037359$139,96498$35,9290$093$115,69954$49,556
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN26$117,38544$115,182191$144,69624$42,9580$033$126,7889$66,111
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$131,30817$126,35361$144,1483$136,6670$05$129,0005$73,800
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$161,92923$172,3045$134,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$176,75013$207,30812$188,417
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$217,6676$189,3331$270,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$289,0001$270,0001$270,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$195,6673$194,3332$168,500

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Hancock County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John25272.8 years
William18971.7 years
Mary16876.1 years
Joseph15973.0 years
James15870.1 years
Robert14769.0 years
Charles11871.6 years
Thomas9472.1 years
Edward8974.3 years
George8672.1 years
Most common last names in Hancock County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ladner12872.7 years
Smith10073.7 years
Necaise6770.0 years
Favre5873.9 years
Williams5573.8 years
Cuevas5570.5 years
Johnson5474.7 years
Bourgeois5074.3 years
Davis4075.8 years
Moran3872.5 years
Businesses in Hancock County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King2Popeyes1
Circle K1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
Econo Lodge1Sears1
FedEx4T-Mobile2
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul4
GameStop1UPS2
H&R Block2Waffle House3
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1Walmart1
Knights Inn1

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