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Hancock is a town in Berkshire County, in the Pittsfield metro area.

The community was named after John Hancock, first signer of the Declaration of Independence

The latitude of Hancock is 42.543N. The longitude is -73.324W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,690 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 721.


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Median household income
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$45,347
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hancock demographic reports
Hancock is in the Berkshire Hills
Shakers settled here in the 19th century
Hancock attractions: nudist camp

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8% of Hancock residents report German ancestry, and 16% 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 $22,250, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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29% of Hancock residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Hancock include Hancock Shaker Village ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Hancock, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $445.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $909.


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Libraries in Hancock include Taylor Memorial Library ... View libraries

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

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Hotels in Hancock include Bentley Brook Mountain Club, Jiminy Peak, Vacation Village at Berkshires.

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