Hancock County KY Information


Hancock County Subdivisions

Hancock County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,917
Population in Households 8,827
Population in Familes 7,628
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density1 48
Diversity Index2 10


Median Household Income $52,173
Average Household Income $63,730
Per Capita Income $24,668


Total Housing Units 3,910 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,593 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 831 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 486 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $111,234
Average Home Value $144,437


Total Households 3,424
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 2,521
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.49% 0.41%
Households 0.5% 0.42%
Families 0.34% 0.32%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   3.1%


Hancock County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hancock County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 104 14th
Population Density # 75 38th
Diversity Index # 84 31st
Median Household Income # 19 85th
Per Capita Income # 33 73rd

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