Hancock County , Mississippi

Hancock County: County in Mississippi, United States

About

Hancock County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 43,929 and a population density of 31 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 48,000 inhabitants. Its county seat is Bay St. Louis. The county was created 210 years ago in 1811.

Hancock County Quick Facts

Population : 48,000 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
Different from : Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County
Area : 1431 km2
Water as percent of area : 14%
Land as percent of area : 86%
Named for : John Hancock
Capital : Bay St. Louis
Establishment : January 01, 1812
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 07:42:20 (21st May 2022)
Density : 34 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.48% (2010-2020)
Hancock County locator map
Location of Hancock County on Mississippi map.
HancockCountyCourthouse14Sept07 image
HancockCountyCourthouse14Sept07
HancockCountyCourthouse14Sept07 image

Geography

Hancock County is located at 30°23'38"N 89°28'28"W (30.3937800, -89.4745600). It has 4 neighbors: Saint Tammany Parish, Harrison County, Pearl River County and Stone County.

Hancock County map

The largest city of Hancock County is Bay Saint Louis with a population of 14,529. Other cities include, Diamondhead population 8,058 and Waveland population 6,315. See all Hancock County cities & populated places.

Hancock County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hancock County.

City Name Population Title
Bay Saint Louis 14,529 City in Hancock County, Mississippi, United States of America
Diamondhead 8,058 City in Hancock County, Mississippi, United States of America
Waveland 6,315 City in Hancock County, Mississippi, United States
Kiln 2,238 Census-designated place in Hancock County, Mississippi
Pearlington 1,332 Census-designated place in Hancock County, Mississippi

Hancock County has 4 neighbours.

  • Bay St. Louis

Demographics

The population of Hancock County increased by 8.48% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 43,929 - census
2011 44,744 1.82% estimation process
2012 45,263 1.15% estimation process
2013 45,522 0.57% estimation process
2014 45,980 1% estimation process
2015 46,305 0.7% estimation process
2016 46,643 0.72% estimation process
2017 46,949 0.65% estimation process
2018 47,278 0.7% estimation process
2019 47,632 0.74% estimation process
2020 48,000 0.77% estimation process

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People born in Hancock County (1)

American state senator and representative in Mississippi Ezell Lee was born in Hancock County

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County Name Population Title
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Gulfport 71,438 City in Mississippi
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Auburn 60,258 City in Lee County, Alabama, USA
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