Hancock County is located in northeastern Tennessee. The County Seat is Sneedville and the largest city is Sneedville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.hancockcountytn.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 6,657 and the 2010 census population was 6,819. The land area is 222.34 square miles and there are 30.7 persons per square mile.
97.8% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 0.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.1% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 72.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $75,900, there are 2,835 households, an average of 2.32 persons per household. The per capita income is $14,326, the median household income is $23,892, and 30.8% of the persons in Hancock County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 305. Retail sales (in $1000) were $24,369, and sales per capita were $3,649.
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