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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  
  Labor Market Area 201,934 201,904 202,811 202,976 203,509  
  Hancock County 8,672 8,722 8,710 8,810 8,801  
 Lewisport1,6941,7031,7021,7201,706 
 Hawesville9991,0061,0041,015999 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2017  
    Hancock County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 1,994 22.7 42,631 20.9  
  16-24 948 10.8 21,489 10.6  
  25-44 2,022 23.0 48,493 23.8  
  45-64 2,387 27.1 55,275 27.2  
  65-84 1,317 15.0 31,326 15.4  
  85 and older 133 1.5 4,295 2.1  
  Median Age 39.7   40.5    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017  
    Hancock County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 8,523 96.8 190,960 93.8  
  Black or African American 122 1.4 6,573 3.2  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 29 0.3 533 0.3  
  Asian 29 0.3 1,978 1.0  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 1 0.0 172 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 97 1.1 3,293 1.6  
  Hispanic Origin 142 1.6 5,445 2.7  
  Note: Hispanic is not a race category. A person can be white, black or African American, etc. and be of hispanic origin.
Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
 

  Population Projections  
    2020 2025 2030 2035  
  Hancock County 8,786 8,842 8,839 8,752  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2011 2016 Pct. Change  
  Hancock County $30,440 $34,727 14.1 %  
  Kentucky $33,989 $38,926 14.5 %  
  U.S. $41,560 $49,246 18.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $27,404- $35,246 $31,588- $42,013    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Hancock County 3,254 2.64 $49,375  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.