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People

Total Population 726
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 16.7%
Employed Population 16+ 406
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 65.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.9%
Median Earnings25+ $35,385
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $81,607
% Above Poverty Level 96.7%
% Below Poverty Level 3.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 18.6%
Median Gross Rent $993
Median House Value $248,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.9%
US/American 0%
English 23%
Irish 23%

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

Hancock Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles E of Albany, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 116 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Berkshire
Metro Area Pittsfield
Standard Zip Codes 01237
Phone Area Codes 413
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.543
Longitude -73.324

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 STOCKBRIDGE
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 0 inches
Station GRAFTON
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.4 inches
Station CUMMINGTON HILL
Distance 20.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 52 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Hancock, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lanesboro (01237)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income

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

Hancock Public Libraries

Library
Taylor Memorial Library
MAIN ST.
Hancock, Massachusetts
(413) 738-5326

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Historic Hancock

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Kitchen and living room (John Hancock House) between 1900 and 1930

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Kitchen and living room (John Hancock House) between 1900 and 1930

Kitchen and living room (John Hancock House) between 1900 and 1930

Hancock-Clark House between 1900 and 1915

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