Hancock County IL Information


Hancock County Subdivisions

Hancock County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 18,492
Population in Households 18,269
Population in Familes 14,907
Population in Group Qrtrs 223
Population Density1 23
Diversity Index2 9


Median Household Income $50,450
Average Household Income $63,019
Per Capita Income $27,019


Total Housing Units 9,274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,157 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,734 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,383 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $90,480
Average Home Value $131,424


Total Households 7,891
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 5,251
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.39% -0.44%
Households -0.23% -0.3%
Families -0.4% -0.41%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   3.69%


Hancock County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hancock County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 60 42nd
Population Density # 90 13th
Diversity Index # 84 19th
Median Household Income # 53 49th
Per Capita Income # 51 51st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.