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Hancock, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Hancock had a population of 824 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Hancock is located at latitude 45.4976 and longitude -95.7948 in Stevens County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hancock (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Stevens County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,158 feet.

The City of Hancock (GNIS ID: 2394283) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hancock population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hancock: City of Hancock.

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


Total Population 824
Daytime Population: Workers 345
Daytime Population: Residents 398
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 743
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 818
Population in Familes 657
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 832
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $51,406
Average Household Income $58,708
Per Capita Income $22,348


Total Housing Units 352 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 255 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $83,516
Average Home Value $136,230


Total Households 323
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 215
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 1.03% 0.67%
Households 0.93% 0.61%
Families 1.21% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

Hancock, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hancock to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota 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 # 391 57th
Population Density # 348 62nd
Diversity Index # 248 73rd
Median Household Income # 564 38th
Per Capita Income # 834 8th

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