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Hancock County
  • County in Maine

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Housing
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
  4. Good for Families
    grade B+
  5. Diversity
    grade C
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade D+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade B

editorial

Hancock County is located in Maine with a population of 55,851. In Hancock County, most residents own their homes. In Hancock County there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many retirees live in Hancock County and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Hancock County are above average.

About

Population
55,851

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$250,900
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$949
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    44.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    4.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    4.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    223.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,688.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    44.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

Working in Hancock County

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$64,149
National
$75,149

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