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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Housing
    A-
  3. Nightlife
    B+
  4. Good for Families
    A-
  5. Diversity
    C+
  6. Jobs
    B+
  7. Weather
    C+
  8. Cost of Living
    B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    B+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    B
  11. Commute
    C
Hancock County is located in Indiana with a population of 73,830. In Hancock County, most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Hancock County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Hancock County are highly rated.
Population
73,830

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$165,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$887
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Hancock County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    308.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    50.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    40
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    294.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,606
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    167.1
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Hancock County

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$73,142
National
$55,322

Hancock County Reviews

1 review
The county seat is quaint and the school system is sought after. There is a good feeling living on this side of town.
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