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Hancock is a town in Berkshire County, in the Pittsfield metro area.
The community was named after John Hancock, first signer of the Declaration of Independence
The latitude of Hancock is 42.543N. The longitude is -73.324W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,690 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 721.
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8% 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 $22,250, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% of Hancock residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Hancock include Hancock Shaker Village ... View historic districts
Median rent in Hancock, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $445. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $909.
Libraries in Hancock include Taylor Memorial Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Hancock workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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