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People

Total Population 1,649
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 15.2%
Employed Population 16+ 679
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 46.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,179
% Above Poverty Level 85.6%
% Below Poverty Level 14.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33%
Median Gross Rent $612
Median House Value $127,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.7%
US/American 0%
English 4.4%
Irish 11.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hancock Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles NW of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles NW of Washington, District of Columbia
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 21750
Phone Area Codes 301
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.698
Longitude -78.18

Hancock Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HANCOCK
Distance 0.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 38 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
Station MERCERSBURG 1 E
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 61 to 87 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches
Station MARTINSBURG RGNL AP
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clear Spring 378 $56,250
Hagerstown 40,210 $47,421
Williamsport 2,218 $49,517

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Hancock High Schools

HANCOCK MIDDLE SENIOR HIGH
289 W MAIN ST
301-766-8186
Serves 372 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

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