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Hancock is a town in Waushara County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Hancock. For links to other places called Hancock, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hancock is 44.111N. The longitude is -89.541W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,093 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 531.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hancock demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Waushara 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 54966 ZIP code.
37% of Hancock residents report German ancestry, and 9% 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 $18,345, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% 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 $317. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $806.
Waushara 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 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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