Hancock County is located in north-central Iowa. The County Seat is Garner and the largest city is Garner. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.hancockcountyia.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 11,027 and the 2010 census population was 11,341. The land area is 571.01 square miles and there are 19.9 persons per square mile.
97.7% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 3.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 90.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $85,300, there are 4,648 households, an average of 2.37 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,814, the median household income is $50,105, and 10.4% of the persons in Hancock County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,275. Retail sales (in $1000) were $119,314, and sales per capita were $10,549.
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