Hancock is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 993 people and just one neighborhood, Hancock is the 725th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Hancock was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages 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 village of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hancock who work in sales jobs (13.86%), food service (11.55%) and maintenance occupations (11.09%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Hancock’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Hancock has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Hancock has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hancock than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hancock may be for you.
As is often the case in a small village, Hancock doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.