Hancock County, MS has a population of 46,028 people with a median age of 41.8 and a median household income of $46,542. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Hancock County, MS grew from 45,627 to 46,028, a 0.88% increase and its median household income grew from $43,355 to $46,542, a 7.35% increase.
The population of Hancock County, MS is 85.2% White, 9.5% Black, and 3.68% Hispanic. 4.63% of the people in Hancock County, MS speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Hancock County, MS are Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, with 3,574 graduates, Pearl River Community College, with 908 graduates, and N/A, with N/A graduates.
The median property value in Hancock County, MS is $129,900, and the homeownership rate is 72.8%. Most people in Hancock County, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Hancock County, MS is 2 cars per household.
Hancock County, MS is the 18th most populated county in Mississippi and borders St. Bernard Parish, LA; St. Tammany Parish, LA; Harrison County, MS; Pearl River County, MS; and Stone County, MS.