Hancock Washington County, Maryland

Hancock: Town in Maryland

About

Hancock is a town located in the county of Washington in the U.S. state of Maryland. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,545 and a population density of 211 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,522 inhabitants.

The town was created 169 years ago in 1852.

Hancock Quick Facts

Population : 1,522 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maryland (United States)
County : Washington County
Postal code : 21750
Area : 7.31 km2
Altitude : 440 feet / 134 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1853 (169 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 21:21:40 (28th May 2022)
Density : 208 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.51% (2010-2020)
Hancock locator map
Location of Hancock on Maryland map.
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Hancock main street
Hancock main street image

Geography

Hancock is located at 39°41'56"N 78°10'47"W (39.6989800, -78.1797300).

Hancock map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Hancock decreased by 1.51% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,545 - census
2011 1,559 0.9% estimation process
2012 1,557 -0.13% estimation process
2013 1,554 -0.19% estimation process
2014 1,545 -0.58% estimation process
2015 1,539 -0.39% estimation process
2016 1,539 0% estimation process
2017 1,537 -0.13% estimation process
2018 1,532 -0.33% estimation process
2019 1,529 -0.2% estimation process
2020 1,522 -0.46% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 40,383
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 42,180
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 40,006
April 1, 2010 Population : 42,080
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.5%
People over 65 (%) : 18.7%
Female persons, % : 50.2%
White only, percent : 89.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 4.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.3%
Asians alone % : 0.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 13.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 79.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,655
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.3%

Hancock zip code is 21750. County name: Washington, County fips: 24043

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $96,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,034
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $479
2015-2019 median gross rent : $713
2015-2019 Households : 16,416
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.34
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 80.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 81,998
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 415,770
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 441,481
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 705,292
2012 total retail sales per capita : $16,808
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $46,927
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $26,472
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,864
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,161
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,123
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 204
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,400
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 205
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,377
2010 population per square mile : 1,854.5
2010 land area in square miles : 22.69

People born in Hancock (4)

People born in Hancock, including United States Army general Richard Kerens Sutherland, politician Charles Hedding Rowland, baseball player Ike Powers, .

List

  • Terry Truax (basketball player (1945-2015)) he was born in 10/06/1945

Schools in Hancock

College & universities near Hancock, MD

Code Name City ZIP
237473 James Rumsey Technical Institute Martinsburg (WV) 25403-0259

Stations (16)

Amtrak & bus stations near Hancock, MD

Code Name Address Type
HNK Hancock, MD 434 East Main Street BUS
MRB Martinsburg station 229 East Martin St. RAIL
HAG Hagerstown, MD 123 West Franklin Street BUS
CUA Cumberland, MD 12401 Willowbrook Road SE BUS
Code: C U M Cumberland station East Harrison and Queen City Street RAIL

Post offices near Hancock

Post Office Name City ZIP
Hancock Post Office Hancock (MD) 21750

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  • Hancock , Minnesota city in Minnesota, United States with a population of 744 people.
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  • Hancock , Wisconsin village in Waushara County, Wisconsin with a population of 532 people.
  • Hancock , Michigan city in Michigan, United States with a population of 462 people.
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Other cities in Washington County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Washington County , MD.

City Name Population Title
Hagerstown 39,918 City in Maryland, United States
Boonsboro 3,455 Town in Washington County, Maryland, United States
Maugansville 3,071 Census designated place
Smithsburg 2,969 Town of the United States
Williamsport 2,074 Town of the United States
Cavetown 1,473 Census designated place
Keedysville 1,220 Town in Washington County, Maryland, United States
Highfield-Cascade 1,112 Census-designated place in Washington County, Maryland
Funkstown 871 Town in Washington County, Maryland, United States
Sharpsburg 643 Town in Maryland, United States
Clear Spring 362 Town of the United States
Halfway 288 City in Oregon, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Hancock distances to largest Maryland cities