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Hancock is a village in Delaware County.
The community was named for John Hancock, signer of the Declaration of Independence.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Hancock. For links to other places called Hancock, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hancock is 41.953N. The longitude is -75.28W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 922 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,147.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hancock demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Delaware 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 13783 ZIP code.
17% 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 $16,616, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% 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 $329. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $742.
Libraries in Hancock include Louise Adelia Read Memorial Library ... View libraries
Delaware 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 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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