Hancock County is located in central Indiana. The County Seat is Greenfield and the largest city is Greenfield. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.hancockcoingov.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 71,978 and the 2010 census population was 70,045. The land area is 306.02 square miles and there are 228.8 persons per square mile.
95.3% of the population is White, 2.2% is Black or African American, 2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.9% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 92.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 26.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $155,400, there are 26,071 households, an average of 2.68 persons per household. The per capita income is $28,111, the median household income is $62,981, and 7.6% of the persons in Hancock County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 6,449. Retail sales (in $1000) were $568,518, and sales per capita were $8,584. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.5%.
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