Hancock is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 1,555 people and just one neighborhood, Hancock is the 204th largest community in Maryland. Much of the housing stock in Hancock was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hancock is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hancock is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hancock who work in office and administrative support (19.60%), law enforcement and fire fighting (11.13%) and food service (9.80%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Hancock has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Hancock a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Hancock, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.08 minutes every day commuting to work.
Hancock is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.