Hancock County Information

Hancock in Georgia occupies 479 square miles and has a 2006 population of 9,677, a change from a 2000 population of 10,074 and 8,908 in 1990. 14.5% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 14.6% percent is 25-35, and 14.9% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 23 acts of violent crime reported in Hancock in 2004, a change from 36 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 291 people: 8.5% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 7.8%.

Read more about Hancock, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyHancock 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area479 sq. milesRanked 2,248 of 3,140
Population 20069,677Ranked 2,465 of 3,140
Population 20059,713 
Population 200010,074Ranked 2,438 of 3,140
Population 19908,908Ranked 2,479 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion23.1% 
African American76.6% 
Asian American.2% 
Native American.2% 
Pacific Islander% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.1% 
Population 5 to 1412% 
Population 15 to 2414.5% 
Population 25 to 3414.6% 
Population 35 to 4414.9% 
Population 45 to 5414% 
Population 55 to 6410.8% 
Population 65 to 747.6% 
Population 75 and up5.4% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes2336
Murders / Manslaughters2 
Forcible Rapes4 
Robberies1 
Aggravated Assaults16 
Total Property Crimes5685
Burglaries24 
Larceny Thefts28 
Motor Vehicle Thefts4 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population3,4383,291
Unemployed Population291258
Unemployment Rate8.5%7.8%

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