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Demographics

People

Total Population4,574
Male Share of the Population53.1%
Female Share of the Population46.9%
Senior Citizens22.3%
Employed Population 16+1,903
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married38.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31.9%
Median Earnings25+$28,906
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,667

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,404
% Above Poverty Level71.8%
% Below Poverty Level28.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time11 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work8.4%
% Using Public Transportation1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone42.6%
Median Gross Rent$644
Median House Value$107,000

Ancestry

German25.1%
Finnish24.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.2%
French Except Basque8.5%
Irish7.3%
English6.2%
Swedish5%
Italian4.9%
Polish4.3%
Norwegian3%
Dutch2.5%
Canadian2.4%
Welsh1.9%
Austrian1.3%
Arab0.9%
Scottish0.8%
Croatian0.7%
Swiss0.5%
Belgian0.5%
Russian0.5%
Ukrainian0.5%
Lebanese0.3%
Basque0.3%
Slovene0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Hungarian0.1%
Latvian0.1%
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Hancock Almanac

CategoryValue
County Houghton County
Standard Zip Codes49930
Phone Area Codes906
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude47.13
Approximate Longitude-88.6

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)

StationHOUGHTON CO AP (HANCOCK)
Distance5.3 miles
Jan Temp8 to 22 F
Apr Temp30 to 47 F
Jul Temp55 to 76 F
Oct Temp36 to 52 F
Annual Precip33.8 inches
StationHERMAN
Distance33.7 miles
Jan Temp4 to 20 F
Apr Temp26 to 50 F
Jul Temp52 to 77 F
Oct Temp34 to 53 F
Annual Precip38.2 inches
StationKENTON
Distance46.8 miles
Jan Temp1 to 23 F
Apr Temp26 to 54 F
Jul Temp52 to 79 F
Oct Temp34 to 55 F
Annual Precip28.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Calumet819$32,250
Houghton7,882$79,141
Lake Linden1,094$46,250
Laurium2,147$54,815
South Range664$61,250

Hancock Public Libraries

Hancock School Public Library
501 CAMPUS DRIVE
Hancock, Michigan
(906) 483-2540

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Hancock Hospitals

Portage Health Hospital
(Non-profit)
500 Campus Drive

Hancock Public Schools

Barkell Elementary School
1201 North Elevation St
ZIP: 49930
(906) 487-9030
Primary
Total Enrollment 393
Copper Country Learning Center
809 Hecla St
ZIP: 49930
(906) 482-4250
Other
Total Enrollment 82
Hancock Central High School
501 Campus Dr
ZIP: 49930
(906) 483-2540
High
Total Enrollment 264
Hancock Middle School
501 Campus Drive
ZIP: 49930
(906) 487-5923
Middle
Total Enrollment 152
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Historic Hancock

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Finnish school between 1900 and 1906

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Finnish school between 1900 and 1906

High school c1906.

A Modern smelter between 1900 and 1906

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