Hancock, VT Demographics


Population (year 2000): 382. Estimated population in July 2005: 374 (-2.1% change)
Males: 204 (53.4%), Females: 178 (46.6%)

Addison County

Median resident age: 41.8 years
Median household income: $29,583 (year 2000)
Median house value: $90,500 (year 2000)

Races in Hancock:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.6%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: English (32.2%), French (21.2%), Irish (18.6%), Scottish (6.8%), German (5.5%), French Canadian (5.0%).

Elevation: 914 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hancock

  • High school or higher: 70.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hancock town

  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +40 (+11.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Hancock:

  • GIFFORD MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; RANDOLPH, VT)
  • RUTLAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 23 miles; RUTLAND, VT)
  • PORTER MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 24 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hancock:

  • RUTLAND STATE (about 29 miles; RUTLAND, VT; ID: RUT)
  • BURLINGTON INTL (about 43 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; ID: BTV)
  • FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL (about 67 miles; GLENS FALLS, NY; ID: GFL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hancock:

  • WARREN-SUGARBUSH (about 14 miles; WARREN, VT; ID: 0B7)
  • MIDDLEBURY STATE (about 18 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; ID: 6B0)
  • EDWARD F KNAPP STATE (about 28 miles; BARRE/MONTPELIER, VT; ID: MPV)
Amtrak stations near Hancock:

  • 13 miles: RANDOLPH (DEPOT SQ.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: KILLINGTON (RTE 4) – Seasonal Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hancock:

  • NORWICH UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; NORTHFIELD, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)
  • MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; FT enrollment: 2,265)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLL (about 40 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; FT enrollment: 8,852)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 44 miles; HANOVER, NH; FT enrollment: 5,309)
  • SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE (about 46 miles; COLCHESTER, VT; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PLATTSBURGH (about 69 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; FT enrollment: 5,601)
  • ADIRONDACK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; QUEENSBURY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,182)
Public primary/middle school in Hancock:

  • HANCOCK VILLAGE SCHOOL (Students: 24; Location: ROUTE 100; Grades: KG – 05)

Libraries

Library in Hancock:

  • HANCOCK FREE PUBLIC (Operating income: $7,200; Location: P.O. BOX 159; 2,600 books; 94 audio materials; 93 video materials; 4 serial subscriptions)