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Demographics

People

Total Population670
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens19.3%
Employed Population 16+366
Age of the Population50

Families

% of people married65.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher27.2%
Median Earnings25+$36,855
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,655

Wealth

Median Family Income$75,288
% Above Poverty Level97.8%
% Below Poverty Level2.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone15.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,080
Median House Value$247,900

Ancestry

Italian21.3%
Irish20.6%
English18.8%
French Except Basque9.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6.7%
German6.3%
Canadian5.8%
Swedish4%
Brazilian3.7%
Polish3.1%
Scottish3.1%
Dutch2.5%
Welsh2.2%
Portuguese1.6%
Greek1.5%
Russian1.3%
Arab1%
Hungarian1%
Lebanese1%
African0.7%
Norwegian0.7%
Ukrainian0.6%
Finnish0.4%
Romanian0.4%
Danishn0.3%
Austrian0.3%
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Hancock Almanac

CategoryValue
County Berkshire County
Standard Zip Codes1237
Phone Area Codes413
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.51
Approximate Longitude-73.22

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)

StationSTOCKBRIDGE
Distance16.8 miles
Jan Temp13 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp57 to 81 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip0 inches
StationGRAFTON
Distance18.1 miles
Jan Temp13 to 29 F
Apr Temp34 to 54 F
Jul Temp58 to 78 F
Oct Temp39 to 57 F
Annual Precip46.4 inches
StationCUMMINGTON HILL
Distance20.6 miles
Jan Temp11 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 52 F
Jul Temp58 to 78 F
Oct Temp37 to 57 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Adams5,412$62,740
Cheshire647$71,643
Dalton6,682$68,937
Lanesborough3,019$86,678
New Ashford308$89,375
Pittsfield43,632$60,378

Hancock Public Libraries

Taylor Memorial Library
733 MAIN STREET
Hancock, Massachusetts
(413) 738-5326

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Hancock Public Schools

Hancock Elementary
3080 Hancock Road, Po Box 1039
ZIP: 1237
(413) 738-5676
Primary
Total Enrollment 43
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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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