Demographics

People

Total Population4,577
Male Share of the Population54.4%
Female Share of the Population45.6%
Senior Citizens21.9%
Employed Population 16+1,961
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married39.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher33.7%
Median Earnings25+$34,187
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$5,203
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,854

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,324
% Above Poverty Level75.7%
% Below Poverty Level24.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time12 minutes
% Working from Home3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work11.4%
% Using Public Transportation1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone40.5%
Median Gross Rent$634
Median House Value$111,600

Ancestry

German23.8%
Finnish18.3%
French Except Basque10.4%
Irish10.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.7%
Polish6.5%
Italian6.5%
English6.1%
Swedish4.2%
Norwegian2%
Arab1.7%
Canadian1.3%
Dutch1.1%
Austrian1%
Croatian1%
Ukrainian0.9%
Russian0.9%
Welsh0.8%
Belgian0.7%
Scottish0.7%
Danishn0.7%
Swiss0.5%
Basque0.5%
Iranian0.3%
Slovene0.3%
Lebanese0.2%
Hungarian0.1%
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Hancock Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyHoughton 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
Calumet748$49,000
Houghton7,934$80,956
Lake Linden1,078$46,094
Laurium2,179$58,750
South Range658$62,969

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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Finnish school between 1900 and 1906

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Finnish school between 1900 and 1906

High school c1906.

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