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Hancock is a township in Houghton County, in the Houghton metro area. [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 47.206N. The longitude is -88.588W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 758 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 408.
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10% of Hancock residents report German ancestry, and 9% 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 $20,707, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% of Hancock residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hancock, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $200. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,125.
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 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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