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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
73,830
Median Age
39.9
Annual Population Growth
1.1%
Population
(30 min. from county seat)
1,026,158
Population with Associate’s Degree or Higher
44.4%
Foreign Born Population
2.2%
Location
County Seat
Greenfield
Land Area
Square Miles
306
Median Home Value
$165,200
Jobs
Labor Force
39,727
Unemployment Rate
(December 2019)
2.7%
Annual Employment Growth
7.8%
Labor Force
(30 min. from county seat)
531,709
Economy
Average Annual Wage
(Q3 2019)
$44,434
Average Annual Wage Increase
4.9%
Median Household Income
$73,142
Per Capita Income
$32,730
Average Commute Time in Minutes
26.6
Targeted Industries
Life Sciences
Manufacturing
Retail Business
Largest Employers
Contact Hancock County
Randy Sorrell
Executive Director, Hancock Economic Development Council
rsorrell@hancockedc.com
317.477.7241

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