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Hancock is a city in Houghton County, in the Houghton metro area.
The community was named after John Hancock, first signer of the Declaration of Independence.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Hancock. For links to other places called Hancock, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hancock is 47.126N. The longitude is -88.58W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 696 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,313.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hancock demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Houghton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49930 ZIP code.
17% of Hancock residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hancock ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hancock was $16,669, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Hancock residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Hancock include East Hancock Neighborhood Historic District, Quincy Mining Company Historic District, Quincy Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Hancock, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $338. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $726.
Libraries in Hancock include Hancock School Public Library ... View libraries
Houghton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hancock political report.
The average commute time for Hancock workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hancock, MIPros: No crime...
Cons: Winter is extreme and potentially lasts up to 5 months...
This is a good place to Raise a family and educate in the public schools, vacation, purchase Victorian homes at bargain prices.
General info: Very hilly terrain.Blog about Hancock
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