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  1. Public Schools
    D-
  2. Housing
    C
  3. Nightlife
    C
  4. Good for Families
    D-
  5. Diversity
    B
  6. Jobs
    C
  7. Weather
    B+
  8. Cost of Living
    A-
  9. Health & Fitness
    C+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  11. Commute
    C+
Hancock County is located in Georgia with a population of 8,535. In Hancock County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Hancock County and residents tend to be liberal.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$79,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$738
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    553.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    158.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    632.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,344.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    79.1
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    5%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    43%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    28%
    13%

Working in Hancock County

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$31,984
National
$55,322
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