Hancock County KY Information


Hancock County Subdivisions

Hancock County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,847
Daytime Population: Workers 5,040
Daytime Population: Residents 4,879
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,919
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 8,757
Population in Familes 7,551
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density2 47
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $50,705
Average Household Income $60,012
Per Capita Income $23,282


Total Housing Units 3,897 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,663 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 740 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 494 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $98,782
Average Home Value $130,877


Total Households 3,403
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 2,514
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.45% 0.36%
Households 0.49% 0.38%
Families 0.35% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.98%


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, 2017 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 # 105 13th
Population Density # 75 38th
Diversity Index # 87 28th
Median Household Income # 17 87th
Per Capita Income # 35 72nd

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