Hancock is a tiny city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 758 people and just one neighborhood, Hancock is the 378th largest community in Minnesota. 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.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Hancock isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hancock are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hancock is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hancock who work in sales jobs (12.19%), management occupations (8.71%) and office and administrative support (8.46%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Hancock is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Hancock really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hancock perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One of the benefits of Hancock is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.59 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.
Being a small city, Hancock does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.