Hancock County TN Information


Hancock County Subdivisions

Hancock County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,729
Daytime Population: Workers 1,420
Daytime Population: Residents 4,394
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,814
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 6,580
Population in Familes 5,435
Population in Group Qrtrs 149
Population Density2 30
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $24,591
Average Household Income $34,086
Per Capita Income $14,372


Total Housing Units 3,703 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,056 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 727 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 920 (24.8%)
Median Home Value $88,671
Average Home Value $133,098


Total Households 2,783
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,868
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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% -0.46%
Households -0.21% -0.49%
Families -0.37% -0.6%
Median Household Income   0.08%
Per Capita Income   1.73%


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, 2017 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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