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Demographics Analysis

The people of Hancock County, Georgia give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Hancock County, Georgia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 406

5 to 9 years : 224

10 to 14 years : 262

15 to 17 years : 302

18 and 19 years : 118

20 years : 56

21 years : 230

22 to 24 years : 199

25 to 29 years : 346

30 to 34 years : 320

35 to 39 years : 267

40 to 44 years : 455

45 to 49 years : 333

50 to 54 years : 360

55 to 59 years : 241

60 and 61 years : 88

62 to 64 years : 182

65 and 66 years : 122

67 to 69 years : 59

70 to 74 years : 200

75 to 79 years : 51

80 to 84 years : 67

85 years and over : 75

Female:

Under 5 years : 221

5 to 9 years : 406

10 to 14 years : 345

15 to 17 years : 165

18 and 19 years : 59

20 years : 43

21 years : 121

22 to 24 years : 175

25 to 29 years : 203

30 to 34 years : 151

35 to 39 years : 266

40 to 44 years : 332

45 to 49 years : 338

50 to 54 years : 315

55 to 59 years : 261

60 and 61 years : 259

62 to 64 years : 59

65 and 66 years : 61

67 to 69 years : 128

70 to 74 years : 161

75 to 79 years : 219

80 to 84 years : 135

85 years and over : 63


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Hancock County, Georgia)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 8,267

Multiple ancestry : 407

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 775


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Hancock County, Georgia)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 9,263

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 41

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 103

Not a U.S. citizen : 42


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Hancock County, Georgia)

Total:

Under 5 years : 627

5 to 17 years : 1,704

18 to 24 years : 1,001

25 to 34 years : 1,020

35 to 44 years : 1,320

45 to 54 years : 1,346

55 to 59 years : 502

60 and 61 years : 347

62 to 64 years : 241

65 to 74 years : 731

75 years and over : 610

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 627

5 to 17 years : 1,377

18 to 24 years : 882

25 to 34 years : 767

35 to 44 years : 1,168

45 to 54 years : 1,103

55 to 59 years : 409

60 and 61 years : 304

62 to 64 years : 231

65 to 74 years : 588

75 years and over : 482

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 272

18 to 24 years : 89

25 to 34 years : 200

35 to 44 years : 137

45 to 54 years : 216

55 to 59 years : 93

60 and 61 years : 43

62 to 64 years : 10

65 to 74 years : 143

75 years and over : 122

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 20

25 to 34 years : 21

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 55

18 to 24 years : 10

25 to 34 years : 32

35 to 44 years : 15

45 to 54 years : 27

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 6


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Hancock County, Georgia)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 4,096

Female : 3,842

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 735

Female : 590

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 21

Female : 20

Foreign born:

Male : 111

Female : 34


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Hancock County, Georgia)

Born in state of residence : 1,515

Born in other state in the United States : 664

Native: born outside the United States : 21

Foreign born : 11


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Hancock County, Georgia)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 3,390

Now married, except separated : 1,600

Divorced : 639

Separated : 148

Widowed : 582

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 407

Now married, except separated : 389

Divorced : 230

Separated : 9

Widowed : 39

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 41

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 54

Now married, except separated : 51

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 6


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Hancock County, Georgia)

Speak only English : 8,656

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 21

Speak English less than "very well" : 52

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 10

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 12

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

African languages:

Speak English "very well" : 42

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Hancock County, Georgia

  • Other Groups: 6,008   (80.6%)
  • United States Or American: 436   (5.9%)
  • Irish: 296   (4.0%)
  • German: 241   (3.2%)
  • English: 143   (1.9%)
  • Subsaharan African: 99   (1.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 41   (0.6%)
  • Italian: 23   (0.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 20   (0.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 19   (0.3%)
  • European: 16   (0.2%)
  • British: 15   (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 13   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 13   (0.2%)
  • Scottish: 12   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 11   (0.1%)
  • Celtic: 11   (0.1%)
  • Polish: 10   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 9   (0.1%)
  • Norwegian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Swedish: 5   (0.1%)
  • Dutch: 4   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Hancock County, Georgia is 9,449



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Hancock County, Georgia: 4,963
Female Population in Hancock County, Georgia: 4,486


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Hancock County, Georgia: 35.3
Median Female Resident Age in Hancock County, Georgia: 40.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Georgia is 35


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Hancock County, Georgia


White


Both sexes

54.0

Male

50.7

Female

57.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

38.7

Male

35.5

Female

43.1

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

44.5

Male

46.0

Female

33.5

Asian


Both sexes

30.5

Male

20.0

Female

33.3

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

14.5

Male

0.0

Female

14.5

Other


Both sexes

31.5

Male

31.5

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

32.8

Male

36.5

Female

20.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

31.1

Male

32.1

Female

13.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

54.6

Male

51.9

Female

57.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Hancock County, Georgia


  • White: 2,211
  • African American: 7,179
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 29
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 30
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Hancock County, Georgia citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Hancock County, Georgia

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 127   (3.61%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 38   (1.08%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 110   (3.13%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 207   (5.89%)
  • 9th Grade: 185   (5.26%)
  • 10th Grade: 183   (5.21%)
  • 11th Grade: 234   (6.66%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 185   (5.26%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,154   (32.84%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 204   (5.81%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 391   (11.13%)
  • Associate Degree: 62   (1.76%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 287   (8.17%)
  • Master's Degree: 43   (1.22%)
  • Professional School Degree: 16   (0.46%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 88   (2.5%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 119   (3.83%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 74   (2.38%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 85   (2.74%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 200   (6.44%)
  • 9th Grade: 182   (5.86%)
  • 10th Grade: 182   (5.86%)
  • 11th Grade: 215   (6.93%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 173   (5.57%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,127   (36.31%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 180   (5.8%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 262   (8.44%)
  • Associate Degree: 93   (3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 124   (3.99%)
  • Master's Degree: 66   (2.13%)
  • Professional School Degree: 13   (0.42%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 9   (0.29%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Hancock County, Georgia

  • Hancock County


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Augusta Highway, Sparta, GA 31087, Phone: (706) 444-5775, Students: 1,495 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Hancock County, Georgia

  • Lewis Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: Highway 15 Rr 2 Box 456, Sparta, GA 31087, Phone: (706) 444-7028, Students: 665 )

  • Hancock Central Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 11311 Highway 15 North, Sparta, GA 31087, Phone: (706) 444-6652, Students: 365 )

  • Hancock County Crossroads Program


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: Rr 2 454c Greensboro Hwy 15, Sparta, GA 31087, Phone: (706) 444-5775, )

  • Southwest Elementary School


    ( Location: Rr 1 Box 261, Sparta, GA 31087, Phone: (706) 444-5047, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Hancock County, Georgia

  • Hancock Central High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Highway 15 Rr 2 Box 454-c, Sparta, GA 31087, Phone: (706) 444-7009, Students: 465 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Hancock County, Georgia

  • John Hancock Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box E, Sparta, GA 31087, Phone: (706) 444-6470, Students: 100 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Hancock County, Georgia

  • Hancock County Library


    8984 East Broad Street, Sparta, GA 31087

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Hancock County, Georgia


  • Abbe Museum


    Po Box 286, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
    http://www.abbemuseum.org

  • Alice Moseley Folk Art And Antique Museum


    1928 Depot Way, Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520

  • Bar Harbor Historical Society Inc


    33 Ledgelawn Ave, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
    http://www.barharborhistorical.org

  • Bar Harbor Whale Museum


    52 West St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
    http://www.barharborwhalemuseum.org

  • Beatrix Farrand Society


    Po Box 111, Mount Desert, ME 04660

  • Blue Hill Historical Society


    Po Box 710, Blue Hill, ME 04614

  • Brooke Hancock Veterans Memorial Inc


    3435 Main Street, Weirton, WV 26062

  • Brooksville Historical Society


    Po Box 91, Brooksville, ME 04617

  • Bucksport Historical Society


    Po Box 798, Bucksport, ME 04416

  • Burnt Cove Church Community Center Inc


    Po Box 550, Stonington, ME 04681

  • Castine Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 238, Castine, ME 04421

  • Castine Scientific Society


    Po Box 196, Castine, ME 04421

  • Caterpillar Hill Initiative


    328 Caterpillar Hill Road, Sargentville, ME 04673

  • Channing Chapel Preservation Society


    Po Box 182, Winter Harbor, ME 04693

  • Childrens Museum Of Findlay


    211 Glendale Ave, Findlay, OH 45840

  • Clifton Historical Society


    Po Box 471, Ellsworth, ME 04605

  • Davistown Museum


    Po Box 144, Salsbury Cove, ME 04672

  • Deer Isle Artists Association


    Ppo Box 634, Deer Isle, ME 04627
    http://deerisleartists.com

  • Deer Isle-stonington Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 652, Deer Isle, ME 04627
    http://www.dis-historicalsociety.org

  • Dewald Funk House


    345 East St, Findlay, OH 45840

  • Downeast Rail Heritage Preservation Trust


    109 Main St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609

  • Eagle Creek Historical Organization


    Po Box 143, Arlington, OH 45814

  • Ellsworth Historical Society


    9 Brae Drive, Surry, ME 04684
    http://ellsworthme.org/ellshistory/

  • Findlay Area Members Of The Toledo Art Museum Inc


    539 S Main St, Findlay, OH 45840

  • Franklin Historical Society


    Po Box 317, Franklin, ME 04634

  • Frenchman's Bay Planning And Design


    105 High St, Surry, ME 04684
    http://www.frenchmansbay.com

  • Friends For The Preservation Of Swans Island Methodist Churc


    Po Box 144, Swans Island, ME 04685

  • Friends Of The Swans Island Lighthouse


    Town Office 125 Harbor Rd, Swans Island, ME 04685

  • George B. Dorr Museum Of Natural History


    105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609

  • Great Cranberry Historical Society


    Po Box 12, Cranberry Isles, ME 04625

  • Great Harbor Collection Inc


    Po Box 145, Northeast Harbor, ME 04662

  • Hancock County Agricultural Museum And Pioneer Village


    2090 James Avenue, Britt, IA 50423

  • Hancock County Farm Museum At Lewisport Kentucky Inc


    Po Box 22, Lewisport, KY 42351

  • Hancock County Herb Society Inc


    1277 N Apple Street, Greenfield, IN 46140

  • Hancock County Historic Preservation Association


    1640 N Highway 94, Carthage, IL 62321

  • Hancock County Historical Museum


    1008 Ridge Ave, New Cumberland, WV 26047
    http://hancockcountyhistoricalmuseum.com

  • Hancock County Historical Scty


    28 Apple, Greenfield, IN 46140
    http://www.hancockcohistory.org

  • Hancock County Historical Society


    306 Walnut Street, Carthage, IL 62321

  • Hancock County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box375, Greenfield, IN 46140

  • Hancock County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 3356, Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
    http://www.hancockcountyhistoricalsociety.c

  • Hancock County Memorial Foundation Inc


    8671 Tr 251, Findlay, OH 45840

  • Hancock County Museum Commission Inc


    Po Box 672, New Cumberland, WV 26047

  • Hancock County Museum Inc


    Po Box 605, Hawesville, KY 42348

  • Hancock County Presv Guild


    Po Box 621, Findlay, OH 45840

  • Hancock County Trustees Of Public Reservations


    Po Box 1478, Ellsworth, ME 04605

  • Hancock Historical Museum


    422 West Sandusky, Findlay, OH 45840

  • Hancock Historical Museum Association


    422 W Sandusky St, Findlay, OH 45840
    http://www.hancockhistoricalmuseum.org

  • Hancock Historical Museum Foundation


    510 S Main St, Findlay, OH 45840

  • Hancock Historical Society


    Po Box 605, Hawesville, KY 42348

  • Historical Society Of The Town Of Hancock Maine


    Po Box 212, Hancock, ME 04640

  • Hobo Foundation


    Po Box 143, Britt, IA 50423

  • Hobo Museum


    51 Main Ave S, Britt, IA 50423
    http://www.hobo.com

  • Hundred Members Debating Benevolent Association


    303 Union Street, Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520

  • Indiana Chapter Of The Eighth Air Force Historical Society I


    2140 Portlane Plains Dr, Greenfield, IN 46140

  • Islesford Historical Society


    3508 Wilson St, Islesford, ME 04646

  • Jonathan Fisher Memorial


    , Blue Hill, ME 04614

  • Kibbe Hancock Heritage Museum


    702 N Haven Dr, Carthage, IL 62321

  • Kisma Preserve


    Po Box 84, Ellsworth, ME 04605

  • Laharpe Historical And Genealogical Society


    Po Box 289, La Harpe, IL 61450

  • Lamoine Historical Society


    362 Lamoine Beach Rd, Salsbury Cove, ME 04672


* There are 48 more museums in Hancock County, Georgia not display here.

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Hancock County, Georgia affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Hancock County, Georgia.

Area Features of Hancock County, Georgia


Airport


(1) Hancock Memorial Hospital Heliport  

Building


(1) Hancock County Jail   (2) Hancock County Sheriff S Department   (3) Hancock State Prison   (4) Sparta Hancock Fire Department Station 1   (5) Sparta Police Department  

Cemetery


(1) Amos Brantley Family Cemetery   (2) Amoss Family Cemetery   (3) Antioch Cemetery   (4) Apostolic Faith Cemetery   (5) Arnold Cemetery   (6) Barnes Family Cemetery   (7) Barnes-rives-warren Family Cemetery   (8) Bass Cemetery   (9) Bass-coleman Family Cemetery   (10) Bethea Family Cemetery   (11) Bethel Cemetery   (12) Beulah Cemetery   (13) Binion Family Cemetery   (14) Bob Jones Family Cemetery   (15) Boyer Cemetery   (16) Britt Cemetery   (17) Brooking Family Cemetery   (18) Browns Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Cemetery   (19) Butts-wright Family Cemetery   (20) Clayton-bonner Family Cemetery   (21) Culverton Cemetery   (22) Devereux Family Cemetery   (23) Dickson Cemetery   (24) Dickson Cemetery Number 2   (25) Dixon Cemetery   (26) Dixon Family Cemetery   (27) Ezell-carr Family Cemetery   (28) Fairmount Baptist Church Cemetery   (29) Garland Family Cemetery   (30) Glenns Mary Baptist Church Cemetery   (31) Green Sanford Cemetery   (32) Green-hudson Family Cemetery   (33) Guill Cemetery   (34) Hall Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery   (35) Harper Cemetery   (36) Harper Family Cemetery Number 2   (37) Hitchcock Cemetery   (38) Holsey Memorial Cemetery Number 1   (39) Holsey Memorial Cemetery Number 2   (40) Holsey Memorial Cemetery Number 3   (41) Hudson Cemetery   (42) Hunts Chapel Cemetery   (43) Hutchings Cemetery   (44) Ingraham Family Cemetery   (45) James Butts Family Cemetery   (46) John Boyer Family Cemetery   (47) Jones Chapel Cemetery   (48) Kennedy Cemetery   (49) Knowles Chapel Cemetery   (50) Lillie Rhodes Cemetery   (51) Little-hudson Family Cemetery   (52) Lunsford-wall-sisson Family Cemetery   (53) Mcdonald Family Cemetery   (54) Mosley Family Cemetery   (55) Mount Hope Church Cemetery   (56) Mount Zion Baptist Cemetery   (57) Mount Zion Methodist Church Cemetery   (58) Mount Zion Presbyterian Cemetery   (59) N F Garland Gravesite   (60) Nazareth Church Cemetery   (61) Nicholls Cemetery   (62) Old Beulah Church Cemetery   (63) Old Indian Cemetery   (64) Ozborn Cemetery   (65) Power Of God Ministries Church Cemetery   (66) Quinn-arnold Family Cemetery   (67) Repairers Of Breach Apostolic Faith Church Cemetery   (68) Reynolds Chapel Cemetery   (69) Rives Cemetery   (70) Roberson Family Cemetery   (71) Saint Lewis Cemetery   (72) Saint Luke Baptist Church Cemetery   (73) Saint Mark African Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery   (74) Second Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery   (75) Shivers Mission Cemetery   (76) Simmons Cemetery   (77) Simmons Family Cemetery   (78) Smyrna Methodist Church Cemetery   (79) Sparta Catholic Cemetery   (80) Sparta Cemetery   (81) Stanton Family Cemetery   (82) Stanton Grove Baptist Church Cemetery   (83) Thornton Family Cemetery   (84) Trawicks Cemetery   (85) Underwood-harrison Family Cemetery   (86) Walls Cemetery   (87) Zebulon Methodist Church Cemetery  

Church


(1) Antioch Church Historical   (2) Bethel Church   (3) Christ Healing Temple   (4) Culverton Church   (5) Fairmount Church   (6) Glen Mary Church   (7) Green Spring Church   (8) Hall Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church   (9) Hancock Gospel Center   (10) Holseys Memorial Church   (11) House Of God Church   (12) Hunts Chapel   (13) Jones Chapel   (14) Kingdom Hall Church   (15) Knowles Chapel   (16) Mitchell Chapel   (17) Mount Hope Church   (18) Mount Zion Church   (19) New Beulah Church   (20) Northside Church   (21) Pearson Chapel   (22) Pleasant Grove Church   (23) Powell Grove Church   (24) Power Of God Church   (25) Reynolds Chapel   (26) Reynolds Chapel Historical   (27) Roberson Chapel Church   (28) Saint Louis Church   (29) Saint Lukes Church   (30) Saint Marks Church   (31) Sandy Run Church   (32) Second Beulah Church   (33) Shiver Grove Church   (34) Smyrna Church   (35) Sparta Church   (36) Stancil Grove Church   (37) Tabernacle Church   (38) Turner Church   (39) Warren Chapel   (40) Zebulon Methodist Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Sparta   (2) Devereux Division   (3) Hancock County   (4) Linton Division   (5) Sparta Division  

Crossing


(1) Littles Ferry Historical  

Dam


(1) Armstrong Cork Lake Dam   (2) Brown Lake Dam   (3) Browns Lake Dam   (4) Coleman Lake Dam   (5) Dickens Lake Dam   (6) Harley Lake Dam  

Hospital


(1) Hancock Memorial Hospital  

Lake


(1) Browns Lakes  

Locale


(1) Carrs Station   (2) Coleman Mill Historical   (3) Wallers Store Historical  

Park


(1) Little Hudson Park   (2) Sparta Historic District   (3) William Jonathan Northern Monument  

Populated Place


(1) Beulah   (2) Culverton   (3) Devereux   (4) Glenford Historical   (5) Harpertown Historical   (6) Howell Grove   (7) Mount Zion   (8) Sandy Run   (9) Shoulderbone   (10) Sparta   (11) Sunshine Historical   (12) Zebulon  

Reservoir


(1) Armstrong Lake   (2) Brown Lake   (3) Browns Lake   (4) Coleman Lake   (5) Dickens Lake   (6) Harley Lake  

School


(1) Bethel School Historical   (2) Galillee School   (3) Hancock Central High School   (4) Hancock Central Middle School   (5) Hancock County Crossroads Alternative School   (6) Hopwell School Historical   (7) Ingrams College Historical   (8) John Hancock Academy   (9) M E Lewis Elementary School   (10) Saint Louis School Historical   (11) Southwest School   (12) Sparta High School   (13) Sticks School Historical  

Stream


(1) Alfriend Branch   (2) Beaverdam Creek   (3) Cannons Branch   (4) Charlotte Gin Branch   (5) Drawhorn Creek   (6) Fort Creek   (7) Green Spring Branch   (8) Herndon Branch   (9) Little Beaverdam Creek   (10) Little Buffalo Creek   (11) Little Shoulderbone Creek   (12) Lundy Creek   (13) Mill Creek   (14) Neel Creek   (15) Peavy Branch   (16) Pinkston Creek   (17) Rocky Creek   (18) Sandy Run Creek   (19) Sheep Creek   (20) Shoulderbone Creek   (21) Sikes Creek   (22) Twomile Creek   (23) Watts Branch   (24) Whitten Creek   (25) Zioe Brown Creek  

Summit


(1) Granite Hill  

Tower


(1) Beaver Lookout Tower   (2) Whan-fm Sparta   (3) Wsks-fm Sparta  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Hancock County, Georgia

31087 (pop. 9,936)


Counties Nearby Hancock County, Georgia

Baldwin County, GA  (pop. 45,800) 18.2 Miles
Putnam County, GA  (pop. 21,272) 20.5 Miles
Taliaferro County, GA  (pop. 1,863) 22.2 Miles
Warren County, GA  (pop. 5,887) 22.6 Miles
Greene County, GA  (pop. 15,629) 22.6 Miles
Glascock County, GA  (pop. 2,736) 23.6 Miles
Washington County, GA  (pop. 20,851) 25.1 Miles
Wilkinson County, GA  (pop. 10,044) 32.0 Miles
Mcduffie County, GA  (pop. 21,608) 33.7 Miles
Jones County, GA  (pop. 28,629) 36.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in Hancock County, Georgia

706



Elevation in Hancock County, Georgia is 535.0 ft. (163.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Hancock County, Georgia

Lat: 33.260235 N        Long: -83.006476 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Hancock County, Georgia need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Georgia

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.46 7.33 4.83 8.11 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.46 7.33 4.83 8.11 0.00 6.56
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.50 7.36 4.78 8.54 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.50 7.36 4.78 8.54 0.00 6.56
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.73 7.50 4.76 8.70 0.00 6.67
  Total Electric Industry 7.73 7.50 4.76 8.70 0.00 6.67
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 7.44 4.74 8.50 0.00 6.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 7.44 4.74 8.50 0.00 6.71
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.72 7.33 4.57 8.71 0.00 6.57
  Total Electric Industry 7.72 7.33 4.57 8.71 0.00 6.57
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.85 7.32 4.52 8.60 0.00 6.62
  Total Electric Industry 7.85 7.32 4.52 8.60 0.00 6.62
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.66 7.17 4.29 8.96 0.00 6.43
  Total Electric Industry 7.66 7.17 4.29 8.96 0.00 6.43
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.74 7.11 4.13 9.05 0.00 6.37
  Total Electric Industry 7.74 7.11 4.13 9.05 0.00 6.37
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 7.01 4.23 8.99 0.00 6.40
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 7.01 4.23 8.99 0.00 6.40
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.56 6.67 4.15 8.47 0.00 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.56 6.67 4.15 8.47 0.00 6.24
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.60 6.50 4.10 8.51 0.00 6.21
  Total Electric Industry 7.60 6.50 4.10 8.51 0.00 6.21
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.72 6.61 4.28 8.56 0.00 6.39
  Total Electric Industry 7.72 6.61 4.28 8.56 0.00 6.39
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.63 6.46 3.95 8.31 0.00 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.63 6.46 3.95 8.31 0.00 6.24
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.70 6.66 4.02 0.00 4.81 6.32
  Total Electric Industry 7.70 6.66 4.02 0.00 4.81 6.32
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.86 6.88 4.43 0.00 5.12 6.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.86 6.88 4.43 0.00 5.12 6.58
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.64 7.67 5.28 0.00 5.90 7.43
  Total Electric Industry 8.64 7.67 5.28 0.00 5.90 7.43
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.91 7.81 5.38 0.00 6.12 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 8.91 7.81 5.38 0.00 6.12 7.63

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Hancock County, Georgia

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 194   (6.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 204   (7.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 206   (7.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 379   (13.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 277   (9.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 358   (12.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 297   (10.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 113   (4.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 51   (1.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 107   (3.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 42   (1.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 6   (0.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 303   (10.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 319   (11.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Hancock County, Georgia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,156

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 404

In 3-person carpool : 31

In 4-person carpool : 34

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 22

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 14

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 25

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 65


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Hancock County, Georgia)

Less than 5 minutes : 119

5 to 9 minutes : 291

10 to 14 minutes : 264

15 to 19 minutes : 294

20 to 24 minutes : 323

25 to 29 minutes : 148

30 to 34 minutes : 374

35 to 39 minutes : 185

40 to 44 minutes : 196

45 to 59 minutes : 215

60 to 89 minutes : 169

90 or more minutes : 108


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Hancock County, Georgia)

With Social Security income : 999

No Social Security income : 1,685


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Hancock County, Georgia)

With retirement income : 475

No retirement income : 2,209


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Hancock County, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 114

$10,000 to $14,999 : 162

$15,000 to $19,999 : 234

$20,000 to $24,999 : 108

$25,000 to $29,999 : 108

$30,000 to $34,999 : 178

$35,000 to $39,999 : 118

$40,000 to $44,999 : 106

$45,000 to $49,999 : 47

$50,000 to $59,999 : 179

$60,000 to $74,999 : 95

$75,000 to $99,999 : 73

$100,000 to $124,999 : 77

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 57

$200,000 or more : 13


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Hancock County, Georgia)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $31,717


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Hancock County, Georgia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 103  (7.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 333  (24.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 89  (6.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 75  (5.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 229  (16.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 435  (28.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 446  (28.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 272  (17.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 12  (0.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 13  (0.8%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Hancock County, Georgia

Employed: 3,147
Unemployed: 291



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Hancock County, Georgia

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Other: 100%







There are 206 Farms In Hancock County, Georgia


(updated 2008)



Banks In Hancock County, Georgia

Bank Of Hancock County - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $84.7k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 1

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Hancock County, Georgia

  • Thomson McDuffie County


    (about 33.8 miles in Thomson, Georgia; Airport Code: GA5)

  • Macon Downtown


    (about 44.2 miles in Macon, Georgia; Airport Code: MAC)

  • W H Bud Barron


    (about 48.1 miles in Dublin, Georgia; Airport Code: DBN)

  • Athens Municipal


    (about 51.0 miles in Athens, Georgia; Airport Code: AHN)

  • Athens/Ben Epps


    (about 51.0 miles in Athens, Georgia; Airport Code: AHN)

  • Middle Georgia Regional


    (about 53.9 miles in Macon, Georgia; Airport Code: MCN)

  • Robins AFB


    (about 54.7 miles in Warner Robins, Georgia; Airport Code: WRB)

  • Daniel Field


    (about 57.7 miles in Augusta, Georgia; Airport Code: DNL)

  • Bush Field


    (about 60.6 miles in Augusta, Georgia; Airport Code: AGS)

  • Augusta Regional at Bush Field


    (about 60.6 miles in Augusta, Georgia; Airport Code: AGS)

  • Barrow County


    (about 62.8 miles in Winder, Georgia; Airport Code: WDR)

  • Winder Barrow


    (about 62.8 miles in Winder, Georgia; Airport Code: WDR)

  • Jackson County


    (about 70.8 miles in Jefferson, Georgia; Airport Code: GA4)

  • Gwinnett County - Briscoe Field


    (about 74.1 miles in Lawrenceville, Georgia; Airport Code: LZU)

  • Stone Mountain Airport


    (about 74.5 miles in Stone Mountain, Georgia; Airport Code: SMT)

  • Beaver Ruin


    (about 80.6 miles in Norcross, Georgia; Airport Code: JAO)

  • Aiken Municipal


    (about 80.8 miles in Aiken, South Carolina; Airport Code: AIK)

  • Vidalia Regional


    (about 82.4 miles in Vidalia, Georgia; Airport Code: VDI)

  • Greenwood County


    (about 84.0 miles in Greenwood, South Carolina; Airport Code: GRD)

  • Gainesville Municipal


    (about 84.4 miles in Gainesville, Georgia; Airport Code: GVL)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Hancock County, Georgia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

62.44%

Carpooled

29.78%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.84%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.14%

Walked

1.53%

Other Means

3.40%

Worked At Home

0.87%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Hancock County, Georgia, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Hancock County, Georgia)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 779

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 107

Female householder, no husband present : 783

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,008

Householder not living alone : 7


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Hancock County, Georgia)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 52

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 2,632


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Hancock County, Georgia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 703

Renter-occupied housing units : 76

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 72

Renter-occupied housing units : 35

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 501

Renter-occupied housing units : 282

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 796

Renter-occupied housing units : 219


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Hancock County, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 411

$10,000 to $14,999 : 320

$15,000 to $19,999 : 357

$20,000 to $24,999 : 189

$25,000 to $29,999 : 175

$30,000 to $34,999 : 262

$35,000 to $39,999 : 187

$40,000 to $44,999 : 108

$45,000 to $49,999 : 61

$50,000 to $59,999 : 215

$60,000 to $74,999 : 148

$75,000 to $99,999 : 104

$100,000 to $124,999 : 77

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 57

$200,000 or more : 13


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Hancock County, Georgia)

Total : 4,707


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Hancock County, Georgia)

Occupied : 2,684

Vacant : 2,023


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Hancock County, Georgia)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Hancock County, Georgia)

Built 2005 or later : 36

Built 2000 to 2004 : 326

Built 1990 to 1999 : 1,143

Built 1980 to 1989 : 745

Built 1970 to 1979 : 972

Built 1960 to 1969 : 409

Built 1950 to 1959 : 437

Built 1940 to 1949 : 148

Built 1939 or earlier : 491


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Hancock County, Georgia)

Utility gas : 661

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 990

Electricity : 976

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 57

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Hancock County, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 61

$10,000 to $14,999 : 36

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 43

$25,000 to $29,999 : 140

$30,000 to $34,999 : 73

$35,000 to $39,999 : 206

$40,000 to $49,999 : 102

$50,000 to $59,999 : 168

$60,000 to $69,999 : 175

$70,000 to $79,999 : 153

$80,000 to $89,999 : 153

$90,000 to $99,999 : 58

$100,000 to $124,999 : 158

$125,000 to $149,999 : 115

$150,000 to $174,999 : 122

$175,000 to $199,999 : 75

$200,000 to $249,999 : 89

$250,000 to $299,999 : 38

$300,000 to $399,999 : 68

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 39

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Hancock County, Georgia)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 14

Home equity loan only : 61

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 928

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,069


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Hancock County, Georgia)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $85,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $77,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $71,200

Built 1970 to 1979 : $61,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $78,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $50,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $47,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $156,800


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Hancock County, Georgia: 65.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Georgia: 68.5%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Hancock County, Georgia

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 52 52 $6,104,467
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

52 52 $6,104,467
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 63 63 $9,355,494
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

63 63 $9,355,494
2006        
  Single Family 72 72 $11,317,232
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 3 9 $250,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

75 81 $11,567,232


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Hancock County, GA): $22,003
Median Household Income In 2000 (Georgia): $42,433


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Hancock County): $46,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Georgia): $100,600


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Hancock County, Georgia

Utility Gas: 23.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 44.4%
Electricity: 26.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 4.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.6%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Hancock County, Georgia

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 92.25%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 7.61%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 0.14%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Hancock County): $277
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Georgia): $613
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Hancock County): $500


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Hancock County, Georgia are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Hancock County, Georgia

Csra Home Health Agency Columbia


     Address: 415a West Hill Street, Thomson, Georgia 30824
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/1/1996

Ga Home Health Services I


     Address: 3450 New High Shoals Rd, High Shoals, Georgia 30645
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/24/1991

Csra Home Health Agency, Inc


     Address: 127 Gordon Street, Washington, Georgia 30673
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 6/15/1979

Three Rivers Home Health Services, Inc


     Address: 1760 Bass Road, Suite 103, Macon, Georgia 31210
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/21/2003

Amedisys Home Health Of Macon


     Address: 440 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, Suite 300, Macon, Georgia 31201
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/22/1989

Hospitals Close To Hancock County, Georgia

Oconee Regional Medical Center


     Address: 821 N Cobb Street Post Office Box 690, Milledgeville, Georgia 31061
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Putnam General Hospital


     Address: 101 Greensboro Highway, Eatonton, Georgia 31024
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Washington County Regional Medical Center


     Address: 610 Sparta Road, Sandersville, Georgia 31082
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Mcduffie Regional Medical Center


     Address: "521 Hill Street, Sw", Thomson, Georgia 30824
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Jefferson Hospital


     Address: 1067 Peachtree St, Louisville, Georgia 30434
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Hancock County, Georgia

Sparta Health Care Center


     Address: Highway 22, Sparta, Georgia 31087
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 72
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Providence Of Sparta Health And Rehabilitation


     Address: 60 Providence Street, Po Box 86, Sparta, Georgia 31087
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 47
     Percent Occupied: 66%

Chaplinwood Nursing Home


     Address: 325 Allen Memorial Drive Sw, Milledgeville, Georgia 31061
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 95
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Green Acres Nursing Home


     Address: 313 Allen Memorial Drive,sw, Milledgeville, Georgia 31061
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 95
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Oconee Reg Mc Skilled Nsg Unit


     Address: 821 North Cobb St, Milledgeville, Georgia 31061
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 3
     Percent Occupied: 43%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Hancock County, Georgia

Name: Vogtle
Address: PO Box 1600; Waynesboro, GA 30830
Distance: 61 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Hancock County, Georgia

    Retired Workers: 2,050
    Disabled Workers: 770
    Widowers Workers: 420
    Spouses Workers: 110
    Children Workers: 510


(updated 2007)



Hancock County, Georgia Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 76.48%
  • Bush & Cheney 23.15%
  • Other 0.37%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Hancock County, Georgia citizens.

Relocation to Hancock County, GA

5.04 % of Hancock County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $34,550

Georgia Average 10.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Hancock County, GA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Baldwin County , GA 1.76 % ($24,981 AGI )

Relocation away from Hancock County, GA

6.09 % of Hancock County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $29,918

Georgia Average 9.55 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Hancock County, GA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Baldwin County , GA 2.41 % ($27,583 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Georgia

Low Bracket: $750 (1.00%)
High Bracket: $7,000 (6.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Georgia

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Hancock County, Georgia is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Hancock County, Georgia


On 08/12/1956, a tornado touched down 9.7 miles from the center of Hancock County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 05/30/1976, a tornado touched down 12.12 miles from the center of Hancock County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 03/23/1965, a tornado touched down 14.56 miles from the center of Hancock County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 07/23/1967, a tornado touched down 17.91 miles from the center of Hancock County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 02/02/1973, a tornado touched down 22.02 miles from the center of Hancock County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 1 (with heavy rain) . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.



Storms In Hancock County, Georgia

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
03/01/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $300K --
06/12/2001, 09:00 pm 0 0 $75K --
         
Lightning        
10/11/2006, 12:00 am 0 0 $25K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/25/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
06/05/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $3K --
03/01/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $100K --
08/22/2005, 05:45 pm 0 0 $25K --
11/24/2004, 11:45 am 0 0 $3K --
07/14/2004, 06:30 pm 0 0 $5K --
08/28/2003, 03:20 pm 0 0 $5K --
08/16/2003, 03:00 pm 0 0 $3K --
07/22/2003, 02:20 pm 0 0 $2K --
05/02/2003, 06:32 pm 0 0 $2K --
11/11/2002, 05:00 am 0 0 $100K --
08/20/2002, 06:15 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/31/2002, 06:40 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/31/2002, 05:55 pm 0 0 $2K --
05/13/2002, 05:00 pm 0 0 $2K --
06/03/2001, 06:10 pm 0 0 $7K --
02/16/2001, 07:35 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/31/1999, 06:30 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/04/1999, 04:45 pm 0 0 $1K --
01/07/1998, 07:40 pm 0 0 $2M --
09/03/1997, 03:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/27/1997, 05:42 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/08/1996, 07:31 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/26/1995, 02:15 pm 0 0 $500 --
05/15/1994, 07:10 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/01/1994, 03:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
02/22/1993, 02:45 am 0 0 $5K --
12/13/1901, 08:45 pm 0 0 $3K --
         



Tornados In Hancock County, Georgia

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1992-11-22 12 867 4 1 31 $3M --
  1965-03-23 5 150 2 0 0 $25K --





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Hancock County, Georgia directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Georgia

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
8,958 11,744 14,257 15,293 16,391 18,811 20,371 21,559 23,147 24,870


(updated 2014)



Jails in Hancock County, Georgia


  • Hancock County Jail


    820 Spring St., Sparta, GA 31087
    Capacity: 32
    Confined: 32
    Avg. Population: 31
    Year Built: 1993
    Year Renovated: 2004

  • Hancock County Jail


    820 Spring St., Sparta, GA 31087
    Capacity: 32
    Confined: 32
    Avg. Population: 31
    Year Built: 1993
    Year Renovated: 2004


(updated 2006)



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