Hancock, Stevens County, Minnesota

Hancock: City in Minnesota, United States

About

Hancock is a city located in the county of Stevens in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 765 and a population density of 307 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 744 inhabitants.

The city was created 151 years ago in 1870.

Quick Facts about Hancock

Population : 744 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Stevens County
Postal code : 56244
Phone Area Codes : 320
Area : 2.49 km2
Altitude : 1,155 feet / 352 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1871 (151 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 09:54:58 (25th June 2022)
Density : 298 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.82% (2010-2020)
Weather : 78℉ Showers And Thunderstorms Likely 7-days weather
Hancock locator map
Location of Hancock on Minnesota map.
Stevens County Minnesota Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Hancock Highlighted locator map image
Stevens County Minnesota Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Hancock Highlighted
Stevens County Minnesota Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Hancock Highlighted locator map image

Geography

Hancock is located at 45°29'51"N 95°47'48"W (45.4974600, -95.7967100).

Hancock map

Weather

Hancock forecast: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7am and 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm. Mostly sunny. High near 78, with temperatures falling to around 75 in the afternoon. West northwest wind 5 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. more

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Hancock decreased by 2.82% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 765 - census
2011 754 -1.46% estimation process
2012 752 -0.27% estimation process
2013 752 0% estimation process
2014 757 0.66% estimation process
2015 760 0.39% estimation process
2016 752 -1.06% estimation process
2017 736 -2.17% estimation process
2018 744 1.08% estimation process
2019 745 0.13% estimation process
2020 744 -0.13% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 6,489
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,309
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 2.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 6,113
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,306
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 18.4%
People over 65 (%) : 21.4%
Female persons, % : 49.4%
White only, percent : 95.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 0.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 94.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 288
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.6%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 3,807

Hancock zip code is 56244. County name: Stevens, County fips: 27149

City of Hancock, Hancock

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 3,807
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 79.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $76,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $782
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $291
2015-2019 median gross rent : $603
Permits for construction, 2020 : NA
2015-2019 Households : 2,651
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.39
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 76.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 67.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 77.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 17.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 47.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.0%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 12,531
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 23,247
2012 total retail sales per capita : $3,737
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 35.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $39,325
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,588
Percentage of people living in poverty : 26.1%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 53
2019 total employment : 535
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 15,484
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 15.8%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 403
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 357
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 173
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 168
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 337
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 40
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 301
2010 population per square mile : 31.0
2010 land area in square miles : 203.59
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 36,971
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 83.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $168,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,264
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $449
2015-2019 median gross rent : $788
Permits for construction, 2020 : 198
2015-2019 Households : 33,700
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.56
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 80,176
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 239,659
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,303,527
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 867,051
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,834
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 34.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $62,641
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,344
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.1%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 1,703
2019 total employment : 19,971
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 725,439
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 3.2%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 6,484
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 7,177
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,252
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,178
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 284
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,652
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 832
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,060
2010 population per square mile : 137.4
2010 land area in square miles : 643.01

People born in Hancock (4)

People born in Hancock, including businessman Franklin Clarence Mars, fighter pilot and architect Richard Allen Peterson, Gender: Female Life Dates: Note: Wife of Thomas Schall Margaret Schall, .

List

  • Dewey J. Hoitenga (professor of philosophy) he was born in 05/02/1931

Schools in Hancock

College & universities near Hancock, MN

Code Name City ZIP
174251 University of Minnesota-Morris Morris (MN) 56267

Post offices near Hancock

Post Office Name City ZIP
Hancock Post Office Hancock (MN) 56244

Other places with the same name (10)

Other cities in Stevens County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Stevens County , MN.

City Name Population Title
Morris 397 City in Stevens County, Minnesota, United States
Chokio 385 City in Stevens County, Minnesota, United States
Alberta 102 City in Minnesota, United States
Donnelly 99 Township in Stevens County, Minnesota