Hancock county is located in west Kentucky. Hancock county has 187.65 square miles of land area and 11.23 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Hancock county population is 8,654, which has grown 3.12% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 8.45% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Hancock county median household income is $50,311 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 36.29% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 28.72% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Hancock county median house value is $96,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 34.54% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 40.25% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Hancock county is much better than the state average in quality. The Hancock county area code is 270.
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