Hancock County TN Information


Hancock County Subdivisions

Hancock County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,717
Population in Households 6,568
Population in Familes 5,454
Population in Group Qrtrs 149
Population Density1 30
Diversity Index2 6


Median Household Income $26,843
Average Household Income $36,814
Per Capita Income $15,544


Total Housing Units 3,700 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,238 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 548 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 914 (24.7%)
Median Home Value $90,657
Average Home Value $135,355


Total Households 2,786
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,861
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.18% -0.31%
Households -0.17% -0.3%
Families -0.37% -0.43%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.45%


Hancock County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hancock County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 92 4th
Population Density # 91 5th
Diversity Index # 95 1st
Median Household Income # 95 1st
Per Capita Income # 94 2nd

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