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Hancock is a town in Washington County, in the Hagerstown-Martinsburg metro area.

The community was named after Joseph Hancock, settler

The latitude of Hancock is 39.698N. The longitude is -78.18W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 440 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,699.


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Median household income
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$28,750
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hancock demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 13. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 7.5 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Sideling Hill Wildlife Management Area
Historic routes: Chesapeake & Ohio Canal
Historic sites and museums: C&O Canal Museum

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24% of Hancock residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $13,758, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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5% of Hancock residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Hancock, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $316.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $737.


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Libraries in Hancock include Hancock War Memorial Library Branch ... View libraries

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Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hancock political report.

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The average commute time for Hancock workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Hancock include Super 8 Hancock.

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