Hancock County MS Information

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  1. Hancock County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forHancock County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Hancock County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 49,209
Population in Households 48,662
Population in Familes 39,068
Population in Group Qrtrs 547
Population Density2 104
Diversity Index3 30
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,067
Average Household Income $64,320
Per Capita Income $25,820

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 24,788 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,365 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,150 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,273 (21.3%)
Median Home Value $155,210
Average Home Value $179,306
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 19,515
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 12,983
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.39% 1.1%
Households 1.41% 1.12%
Families 1.2% 0.98%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

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Hancock County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hancock County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi 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 # 16 82nd
Population Density # 13 85th
Diversity Index # 76 9th
Median Household Income # 8 91st
Per Capita Income # 6 94th

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