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Hancock County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2019: 75,783 (69% urban, 31% rural); it was 71,295 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 14,746
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,504
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 20,404
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,947 (it was 7,494 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

32%

Land area: 531 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 143 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Hancock County: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.8%), Construction (11.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 46%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 53%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Hancock County, OH (2019)
    • 67,21994.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,3706.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,5622.2%Asian alone
    • 1,4362.0%Two or more races
    • 1,1931.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1080.2%Some other race alone
    • 500.07%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Ohio median age:

39.6 years
Males: 37,880  (50.0%)
Females: 37,903  (50.0%)
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Average household size:
Hancock County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $60,944 ($43,856 in 1999)
This county:

$60,944
Ohio:

$58,642

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $601 (lower quartile is $480, upper quartile is $838)
This county:

$601
State:

$662


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $162,700 (it was $97,500 in 2000)
Hancock:

$162,700
Ohio:

$157,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $98,900 - $234,700

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $178,903
Here:

$178,903
State:

$198,781

Townhouses or other attached units: $165,538
Here:

$165,538
State:

$188,193

In 2-unit structures: $140,081
Here:

$140,081
State:

$118,841

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $108,115
Here:

$108,115
State:

$156,796

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $90,414
Here:

$90,414
State:

$143,144

Mobile homes: $35,625
Here:

$35,625
State:

$56,406

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,202
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $446

Institutionalized population: 692

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 17
  • Burglaries: 109
  • Thefts: 298
  • Auto thefts: 21
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 202 buildings, average cost: $93,900
  • 1998: 221 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 1999: 232 buildings, average cost: $150,300
  • 2000: 243 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2001: 198 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2002: 255 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2003: 199 buildings, average cost: $190,800
  • 2004: 989 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2005: 981 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2006: 828 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2007: 638 buildings, average cost: $148,000
  • 2008: 440 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2009: 75 buildings, average cost: $252,400
  • 2010: 83 buildings, average cost: $241,000
  • 2011: 78 buildings, average cost: $286,000
  • 2012: 87 buildings, average cost: $282,800
  • 2013: 94 buildings, average cost: $297,300
  • 2014: 90 buildings, average cost: $288,000
  • 2015: 93 buildings, average cost: $247,500
  • 2016: 91 buildings, average cost: $255,300
  • 2017: 102 buildings, average cost: $268,200
  • 2018: 110 buildings, average cost: $287,500
  • 2019: 118 buildings, average cost: $312,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Hancock, OH residents
Average permit cost in Hancock, OH
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,743 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,393 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Hancock, OH in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hancock, OH in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Hancock, OH in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.0%
Hancock County:

10.0%
Ohio:

13.1%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.1% for Black residents, 16.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 67.1% for American Indian residents, 7.4% for other race residents, 18.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 39.9 years old
(Males: 38.1 years old, Females: 40.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.0 years old, Black residents: 31.9 years old, American Indian residents: 47.3 years old, Asian residents: 31.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.2 years old, Other race residents: 40.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hancock County is $446 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $579 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $787 a month.

Cities in this county include: Findlay, McComb, Arlington, Arcadia, Mount Blanchard, Rawson, Vanlue, Benton Ridge, Van Buren, Jenera.

Hancock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
44804Arcadia419.91.210.736.229.7991.2710.901.2018.40
45814Arlington1010.50.52.821.53.841361.150.651.55
45839Findlay22.90.11.50.541.98131.991.501.651.50
45840Findlay46139.104.732.565.95125.952.601.405.38
45841Jenera614.43.76.65.93.9659.975.404.056.25
45858Mc Comb3062.60.15.652.1111.76208.171.900.904.00
45867Mount Blanchard412.50.24.321.625.69131.592.300.203.90
45868Mount Cory6211.29.355.329.2999.395.751.3014.15
45881Rawson423.41.710.527.319.1887.228.501.709.20
45889Van Buren633.80.26.521.5313.38205.351.100.451.65
45890Vanlue634.74.412.89.9711.1987.439.804.8011.55

All concentrations are in units of pico-Curies of radiation per liter of air ( pCi/l ).

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Hancock County: Country Acres Golf Course (A), Myers Corners (B), Maple Ridge Farms (C), Delphos Country Club (D), Kildaire Country Club (E), Luginbill Swine Farms (F), Schulte Farms (G), Wolke Farms (H), Hovest Farms (I), Ridge Farms (J), Windmill Swine Farm (K), Augsburger Farms (L), Remlinger Fish Farm (M), Wezbra Dairy (N), Van Ham Dairy (O), Blanchard Township Gilboa Fire Department (P), Woodland Acres Greenhouse (Q), Putnam County Home (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hancock County include: Bethel Church (A), Holy Family Church (B), Saint Nicholas Catholic Church (C), Saint Johns Church (D), Saint Isadores Catholic Church (E), Hartsburg United Methodist Church (F), Forest Grove Church (G), Antioch Church (H), Mount Pleasant Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Blanchard Cemetery (1), Bogart Cemetery (2), Saint Isadores Cemetery (3), Cascade Cemetery (4), Center Cemetery (5), Cholera Cemetery (6), Clevenger Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Yellow Creek Reservoir (A), Leipsic Upground Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tawa Run (A), Little Yellow Creek (B), Jennings Creek (C), Flat Fork (D), Duck Run (E), Deer Creek (F), Cranberry Run (G), Cranberry Creek (H), Cartwright Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hancock County: Casoade Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Armstrong County, Pennsylvania , Clearfield County, Pennsylvania , Salt Lake County, Utah , Erie County , Mercer County, Pennsylvania , Starke County, Indiana , Wayne County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Ohio:

5.2%

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

Current college students: 4,538
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,259 (22.1% naturalized citizens)

Hancock County:

3.0%
Whole state:

4.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,3572010 or later
  • 5242000 to 2009
  • 5351990 to 1999
  • 2561980 to 1989
  • 1841970 to 1979
  • 242Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 81.3%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 23,902
  • One, attached: 749
  • Two: 2,465
  • 3 or 4: 976
  • 5 to 9: 2,213
  • 10 to 19: 821
  • 20 to 49: 844
  • 50 or more: 360
  • Mobile homes: 2,214

Housing units in Hancock County with a mortgage: 13,403 (100 second mortgage, 2,207 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,448

Here:

61.9% with mortgage
State:

62.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hancock County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant14,13047
Evangelical Protestant9,49740
Catholic9,4341
Other6324
Black Protestant611
None41,028-
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: 13
Hancock County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
This county:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Hancock County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 61
This county:

8.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hancock County:

8.8%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

29.8%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Hancock County:

Average size of farms: 269 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $47,318
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $152.81
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.67%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 22.49%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $52,875
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 89.38%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.02%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $75,371
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.96%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.78
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 28.44%
Corn for grain: 75473 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 32813 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 119680 harvested acres
Vegetables: 456 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 23 acres

Tornado activity:

Hancock County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 2032528.9 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Hancock County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Ohio state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 172.4 miles away from Hancock County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 135.5 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 195.7 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 50.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 287.0 miles away from Hancock County center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 373.6 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:

  • Ohio Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4507, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Ohio Severe Storms and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 02, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4077: August 20, 2012, FEMA Id: 4077, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Ohio Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: August 20, 2007 to August 28, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1720: August 27, 2007, FEMA Id: 1720, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Ohio Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3250: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Ohio Severe Winter Storms, Flooding and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to February 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1580: February 15, 2005, FEMA Id: 1580, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 10, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1444: November 18, 2002, FEMA Id: 1444, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Ohio SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, TORNADOES, Incident Period: June 30, 1981, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-642: June 30, 1981, FEMA Id: 642, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Ohio Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 26, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3055: January 26, 1978, FEMA Id: 3055, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Ohio Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 02, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3029: February 02, 1977, FEMA Id: 3029, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Ohio TORNADOES, SEVERE STORMS, Incident Period: April 14, 1965, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-191: April 14, 1965, FEMA Id: 191, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Hancock County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Hancock

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 40,500 (84.4%)
  • Carpooled: 5,022 (10.5%)
  • Bus: 173 (0.4%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 9 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 234 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 141 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 580 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,280 (2.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (14%)
  • Mexico (11%)
  • India (9%)
  • Japan (9%)
  • Dominican Republic (6%)
  • Scotland (2%)
  • Lebanon (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hancock County


  • German (29%)
  • American (24%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Polish (1%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 750 people in nursing homes
  • 690 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 95 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 77 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 43 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 32 people in halfway houses
  • 23 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 13 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 927 people in college/university student housing
  • 571 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 105 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 29 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 16 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $69,185.

5.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,317 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Ohio average:

5.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.11% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($31,034 average AGI)
1.61% relocated from other states ($17,283 average AGI)
Hancock County:

1.61%
Ohio average:

1.73%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wood County, OH  0.74% ($41,352 average AGI)
from Seneca County, OH  0.72% ($34,425)
from Wyandot County, OH  0.31% ($40,876)
from Hardin County, OH  0.30% ($40,442)
from Allen County, OH  0.30% ($45,032)
from Putnam County, OH  0.24% ($38,054)
from Lucas County, OH  0.23% ($46,507)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($58,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
Ohio average:

5.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.11% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($31,348 average AGI)
1.90% relocated to other states ($26,874 average AGI)
Hancock County:

1.90%
Ohio average:

2.01%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wood County, OH  0.72% ($44,138 average AGI)
to Seneca County, OH  0.68% ($38,341)
to Allen County, OH  0.29% ($47,000)
to Lucas County, OH  0.29% ($45,011)
to Franklin County, OH  0.28% ($44,318)
to Wyandot County, OH  0.27% ($37,759)
to Hardin County, OH  0.25% ($38,025)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Hancock County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Hancock County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Hancock County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hancock County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Hancock County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hancock County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hancock County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hancock County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Hancock County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 11,030 (9,645 aged, 1,385 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,404 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Hancock County, Ohio in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,069)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,019)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (825)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (693)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (636)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (464)
  • Unspecified dementia (335)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (234)
  • Congestive heart failure (226)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (201)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.36
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,959
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 141
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 51,508

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,175
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 967
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 38
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 88

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 102.2. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 75,783
  • Male householders: 17,593 (4,302 living alone), Female householders: 14,897 (5,938 living alone)
  • 15,797 spouses (15,797 opposite-sex spouses), 2,910 unmarried partners, (2,744 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 18,292 children (16,824 natural, 304 adopted, 1,164 stepchildren), 1,102 grandchildren, 168 brothers or sisters, 208 parents, 0 foster children, 513 other relatives, 2,142 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2,161

Size of family households: 9,404 2-persons, 3,764 3-persons, 3,019 4-persons, 2,320 5-persons, 518 6-persons, 298 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 10,240 1-person, 2,147 2-persons, 697 3-persons, 83 4-persons.

11,602 married couples with children.
2,905 single-parent households (1,267 men, 1,638 women).

94.5% of residents of Hancock speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $257,334,000 ($3,496 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,139,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $127,470,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $58,576,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,597,000
Federal grants: $50,609,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,390,000 ($10,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,692,000 ($80,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $38,384,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $27,341,000
Federal Government insurance: $157,861,000

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

Births: 4,716
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,304
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +441
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +455
Here +6 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Hancock County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 14.91 millions of gallons per day (2% from ground, 98% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Year house built in Hancock County, Ohio
  • Year house built in Hancock County, Ohio
  • 1,2642014 or later
  • 5522010 to 2013
  • 4,2042000 to 2009
  • 5,1421990 to 1999
  • 2,5371980 to 1989
  • 4,1811970 to 1979
  • 3,5311960 to 1969
  • 3,8381950 to 1959
  • 1,1411940 to 1949
  • 8,1541939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hancock County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hancock County, Ohio
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hancock County, Ohio
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1603 rooms
  • 5934 rooms
  • 3,1505 rooms
  • 4,6886 rooms
  • 4,1347 rooms
  • 3,2368 rooms
  • 5,8909+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hancock County, Ohio
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hancock County, Ohio
  • 6381 room
  • 6272 rooms
  • 1,3793 rooms
  • 3,1224 rooms
  • 1,6975 rooms
  • 9596 rooms
  • 6347 rooms
  • 7978 rooms
  • 7869+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hancock County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hancock County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hancock County, Ohio
  • 0no bedroom
  • 4721 bedroom
  • 2,7112 bedrooms
  • 12,5073 bedrooms
  • 5,1954 bedrooms
  • 9665+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hancock County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hancock County, Ohio
  • 732no bedroom
  • 1,9631 bedroom
  • 5,1642 bedrooms
  • 1,5203 bedrooms
  • 1,2604 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Hancock County, Ohio 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
  • 302no vehicle
  • 4,2901 vehicle
  • 9,5922 vehicles
  • 5,4053 vehicles
  • 1,3664 vehicles
  • 8965+ 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
  • 1,344no vehicle
  • 5,8581 vehicle
  • 2,7902 vehicles
  • 5993 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 485+ vehicles

83.2% of Hancock County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Ohio.

Hancock County:

83.2%
State average:

85.3%

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

  • This state: 62,291
  • Other state: 10,808
  • Northeast: 1,033
  • Midwest: 4,998
  • South: 3,526
  • West: 1,251
Year householders moved into unit in Hancock County, OH
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hancock County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 66.2%Utility gas
  • 15.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.6%Electricity
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 48.9%Utility gas
  • 46.1%Electricity
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 249
Here:

3.1%
Ohio:

13.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 144
Here:

4.5%
Ohio:

12.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,994
Here:

68.4%
Ohio:

23.1%

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 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,854,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,069,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,474,000
    Housing and Community Development: $901,000
    Regular Highways: $676,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $273,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $29,929,000
    Police Protection: $10,271,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,573,000
    Regular Highways: $6,409,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,994,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,882,000
    General - Other: $4,357,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,852,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,497,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,968,000
    Financial Administration: $1,352,000
    Central Staff Services: $897,000
    Corrections - Other: $485,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $84,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $373,000
    Housing and Community Development: $69,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,327,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $47,000
    General - Other: $17,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $116,667,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $115,184,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,216,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,668,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,548,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,483,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,823,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,637,000
    Special Assessments: $1,565,000
    Rents: $735,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $517,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,572,000
    General - Other: $1,985,000
    Health - Other: $677,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $418,000
    Solid Waste Management: $391,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $253,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $43,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,840,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $144,157,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $7,925,000
    Other: $4,536,000
    Highways: $4,095,000
    Public Welfare: $3,453,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,385,000
    Housing and Community Development: $34,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,452,000
    Property: $11,992,000
    Other License: $674,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $195,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $289,000

Hancock County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,854,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,069,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,474,000
    Housing and Community Development: $901,000
    Regular Highways: $676,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $273,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $29,929,000
    Police Protection: $10,271,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,573,000
    Regular Highways: $6,409,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,994,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,882,000
    General - Other: $4,357,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,852,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,497,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,968,000
    Financial Administration: $1,352,000
    Central Staff Services: $897,000
    Corrections - Other: $485,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $84,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $373,000
    Housing and Community Development: $69,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,327,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $47,000
    General - Other: $17,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $116,667,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $115,184,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,216,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,668,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,548,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,483,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,823,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,637,000
    Special Assessments: $1,565,000
    Rents: $735,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $517,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,572,000
    General - Other: $1,985,000
    Health - Other: $677,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $418,000
    Solid Waste Management: $391,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $253,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $43,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,840,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $144,157,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $7,925,000
    Other: $4,536,000
    Highways: $4,095,000
    Public Welfare: $3,453,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,385,000
    Housing and Community Development: $34,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,452,000
    Property: $11,992,000
    Other License: $674,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $195,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $289,000

Hancock County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,854,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,069,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,474,000
    Housing and Community Development: $901,000
    Regular Highways: $676,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $273,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $29,929,000
    Police Protection: $10,271,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,573,000
    Regular Highways: $6,409,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,994,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,882,000
    General - Other: $4,357,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,852,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,497,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,968,000
    Financial Administration: $1,352,000
    Central Staff Services: $897,000
    Corrections - Other: $485,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $84,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $373,000
    Housing and Community Development: $69,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,327,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $47,000
    General - Other: $17,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $116,667,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $115,184,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,216,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,668,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,548,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,483,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,823,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,637,000
    Special Assessments: $1,565,000
    Rents: $735,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $517,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,572,000
    General - Other: $1,985,000
    Health - Other: $677,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $418,000
    Solid Waste Management: $391,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $253,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $43,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,840,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $144,157,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $7,925,000
    Other: $4,536,000
    Highways: $4,095,000
    Public Welfare: $3,453,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,385,000
    Housing and Community Development: $34,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,452,000
    Property: $11,992,000
    Other License: $674,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $195,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $289,000

Hancock County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,854,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,069,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,474,000
    Housing and Community Development: $901,000
    Regular Highways: $676,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $273,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $29,929,000
    Police Protection: $10,271,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,573,000
    Regular Highways: $6,409,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,994,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,882,000
    General - Other: $4,357,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,852,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,497,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,968,000
    Financial Administration: $1,352,000
    Central Staff Services: $897,000
    Corrections - Other: $485,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $84,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $373,000
    Housing and Community Development: $69,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,327,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $47,000
    General - Other: $17,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $116,667,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $115,184,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,216,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,668,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,548,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,483,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,823,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,637,000
    Special Assessments: $1,565,000
    Rents: $735,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $517,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,572,000
    General - Other: $1,985,000
    Health - Other: $677,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $418,000
    Solid Waste Management: $391,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $253,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $43,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,840,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $144,157,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $7,925,000
    Other: $4,536,000
    Highways: $4,095,000
    Public Welfare: $3,453,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,385,000
    Housing and Community Development: $34,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,452,000
    Property: $11,992,000
    Other License: $674,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $195,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $289,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 804
  • Number of aged recipients: 34
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 770
  • Number of recipients under 18: 172
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 550
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 82
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 267
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 369
Most common first names in Hancock County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary47080.3 years
Robert35771.5 years
John35676.7 years
William33475.4 years
Charles27075.1 years
Helen25280.7 years
James24370.9 years
Ruth23280.9 years
Richard22372.6 years
George18878.4 years
Most common last names in Hancock County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith25880.3 years
Miller17479.8 years
Thomas9678.7 years
Snyder8279.7 years
Williams7877.8 years
Brown7777.8 years
Davis7174.1 years
Powell7077.5 years
Myers7073.8 years
Moore7077.9 years
Businesses in Hancock County, OH
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Long John Silver's1
AMF Bowling1Lowe's1
AT&T1Marriott1
Ace Hardware2MasterBrand Cabinets7
Advance Auto Parts1Maurices1
Aeropostale1McDonald's2
American Eagle Outfitters1Meijer1
Applebee's1Menards1
Arby's2Motel 61
Ashley Furniture1New Balance2
AutoZone1Nike7
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Olive Garden1
Burger King2Outback1
CVS1Outback Steakhouse1
Carson Pirie Scott1Panera Bread1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Chipotle1Payless1
Circle K4Penske1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut2
Cracker Barrel1Quality1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack2
Dennys1Red Lobster1
Econo Lodge1Red Roof Inn1
Extended Stay Deluxe1Rite Aid2
FedEx6Rodeway Inn1
Finish Line1Sears2
Ford1Sprint Nextel1
GNC3Staples1
GameStop3Steak 'n Shake1
H&R Block2Subaru1
Hilton1Subway7
Hobby Lobby1T-Mobile2
Holiday Inn1T.J.Maxx1
Honda1Taco Bell2
Hot Topic1Tim Hortons2
Hyundai1Toyota1
IHOP1Toys"R"Us1
JCPenney1U-Haul4
Jones New York2UPS20
Journeys1Vans1
Justice1Verizon Wireless2
KFC1Victoria's Secret1
Kincaid2Waffle House1
Kohl's1Walgreens1
Kroger2Walmart2
La-Z-Boy2Wendy's2
Lane Furniture2YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Hancock County on our top lists:

  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"