Quality of Life

  General Kentucky Quality of Life Information  
  Median Home Price (2017): Hancock County - $100,000 for 20 homes  
  Source: KY Department of Revenue. Data based on sales for last six months of year indicated.  

  Normal (30-year record) 56.3 degrees  
  Average Annual, 2017 59 degrees  
  Record Highest, July 2012 (77-year record) 107 degrees  
  Record Lowest, February 1951 (77-year record) -23 degrees  
  Normal Heating Degree Days (30-year record) 4,547  
  Normal Cooling Degree Days (30-year record) 1,397  
  Normal (30-year record) 45.31 inches  
  Mean Annual Snowfall (30-year record) 11.8 inches  
  Total Precipitation, 2017 43.48 inches  
  Mean Number of Days Precipitation (0.01 inch or more) (30-year record) 115.5  
  Mean Number of Days Thunderstorms (70-year record) 42.7  
  Prevailing Winds South  
  Relative Humidity (30-year record)    
  12 midnight 80 percent  
  6 a.m. 83 percent  
  12 noon 59 percent  
  6 p.m. 63 percent  
  Note: Heating degree day totals are the sums of positive departures of average daily temperature from 65 degrees F.  Cooling degree day totals are the sum of negative departures of average daily temperature from 65 degrees F.
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Climatic Data Center, Local Climatological Data, 2017.
Station of record: Evansville Regional Airport, Evansville, IN.

  Public School District Enrollments, 2016-2017  
    Total Enrollment Pupil To Teacher Ratio  
  Hancock County Schools 1,645 15.5  
  Source: Kentucky Department of Education, Office of Assessment and Accountability.