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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 201,635 201,934 201,904 202,811 202,976  
  Hancock County 8,666 8,672 8,722 8,710 8,810  
 Lewisport1,6921,6941,7031,7021,720 
 Hawesville9989991,0061,0041,015 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Hancock County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 2,014 22.9 42,562 21.0  
  16-24 908 10.3 21,539 10.6  
  25-44 2,025 23.0 48,467 23.9  
  45-64 2,359 26.8 55,390 27.3  
  65-84 1,376 15.6 30,737 15.1  
  85 and older 128 1.5 4,281 2.1  
  Median Age 40.0   40.4    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Hancock County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 8,532 96.8 190,797 94.0  
  Black or African American 117 1.3 6,634 3.3  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 30 0.3 498 0.2  
  Asian 30 0.3 1,726 0.9  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 1 0.0 176 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 100 1.1 3,145 1.5  
  Hispanic Origin 129 1.5 5,201 2.6  
  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.