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Stories and fact sheets about Hancock County, Indiana.

Hancock County, Indiana is located on the east side of the Indianapolis region. It is comprised of vibrant, unique communities, just two of the reasons it is easy for Hancock County to attract new development. This community embraces growth, while preserving the small-town atmosphere that residents and visitors love.

Many Hancock County residents rave that it is still a place where neighbors know each other by name and get together frequently. There is something for everyone, including parks, festivals, and trails. 

Overview Fact Sheet

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Demographics
Population
74,985
Median Age
39.8
Annual Population Growth
1.1%
Population
(30 min. from county seat)
1,011,905
Population with Associate’s Degree or Higher
43.5%
Foreign Born Population
1.8%
Location
County Seat
Greenfield
Land Area
Square Miles
306
Median Home Value
$160,900
Jobs
Labor Force
37,826
Unemployment Rate
July 2018
3.2%
Annual Employment Growth
2.3%
Labor Force
(30 min. from county seat)
524,030
Economy
Average Annual Wage
(Q2 2018)
$44,321
Average Annual Wage Increase
4.4%
Median Household Income
$68,449
Per Capita Income
$30,011
Average Commute Time in Minutes
25.5
Targeted Industries
Life Sciences
Manufacturing
Retail Business
Largest Employers
Contact Hancock County
Skip Kuker
Executive Director, Hancock Economic Development Council
skuker@hancockedc.com
317.477.7241

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