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Hancock County, Maine Facts

Facts
State Maine
Land area 1,586.9 square miles
Population Density 34.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 54,845
Population change 0.8%
Under 5 years of age 4.4%
Under 18 17.6%
65 and over 20.7%
Females 51.1%
White 96.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.3
Asian 1%
Two or more races 1.2%
Black or African American 0.6%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 93%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 33%
Veterans 5,513
Households and Housing
Households 24,355
Persons per household 2.2
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.5%
Median household income $47,460
The per capita income $27,797
Live below the poverty line. 14%
housing units 40,283
Multi-unit structures 9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $198,300
Residents owning their homes. 74.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 8,513
Women-owned firms 24.1%
Asian-owned firms 0.6%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0.5%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $819,990
Retail sales per capita $15,363
Manufacturers shipments $599,099
Merchant wholesaler sales $256,613