Hancock is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 4,555 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hancock is the 213th largest community in Michigan. Much of the housing stock in Hancock was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Hancock is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.42% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hancock is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hancock who work in teaching (12.10%), sales jobs (12.01%), and office and administrative support (11.65%).
Of important note, Hancock is also a city of artists. Hancock has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Hancock’s character.
Also of interest is that Hancock has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Hancock is a college town. There are a lot of students in Hancock attending college, and as a result Hancock provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
One of the benefits of Hancock is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 10.85 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The population of Hancock is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.82% of adults in Hancock have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hancock in 2010 was $22,442, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $89,768 for a family of four. However, Hancock contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hancock home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hancock residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hancock include Finnish, English, French , and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Hancock is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Chinese.