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Where is Hancock County, Mississippi?

location of Hancock county on a map

Hancock County is a county equivalent area found in Mississippi, USA. The county government of Hancock is found in the county seat of Bay Saint Louis.

With a total 1,431.66 sq. km of land and water area, Hancock County, Mississippi is the 1997th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 45,949 people, Hancock County has a total 23021 households earning 44522 on average per year.

Hancock County, Mississippi - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 28045
Area Codes 228
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Bay Saint Louis (population: 15,124), Diamondhead (population: 8,636), Kiln (population: 7,937), Waveland (population: 5,984), Pearlington (population: 1,456)
Land Area 17,741 sq miles
Water Area 474 sq miles
Household Income $44,522
Housing Units 23,021
Median Home Value $133,900
High School Grads 85% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 22% of population
Retail Spending $9,642 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $133,842 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.