|Hancock County, Maine|
Location in the state of Maine
Maine's location in the U.S.
2,351 sq mi (6,089 km²)
1,588 sq mi (4,113 km²)
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33/sq mi (13/km²)
Hancock County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume A county is a Land area of Regional Government within a larger State. A US state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the United States of America that share Sovereignty with the federal government The State of Maine ( is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America, bordering the Atlantic Ocean As of 2000, the population was 51,791. Its county seat is Ellsworth. A county seat is a term for an Administrative center for a County, primarily used in the United States. Ellsworth is a city in and the County seat of Hancock County, Maine, United States. It was incorporated in 1789 and contains 1,522 sq miles. Hancock County was named for John Hancock, the first governor of Massachusetts who was most famous for his signature being the largest on the Declaration of Independence.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,351 square miles (6,089 km²), of which, 1,588 square miles (4,112 km²) of it is land and 763 square miles (1,977 km²) of it (32. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 47%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 51,791 people, 21,864 households, and 14,233 families residing in the county. Penobscot County is a County located in the US state of Maine. Washington County is a County located in the US state of Maine. Waldo County is a County located in the US state of Maine. As of 2000 the population was 36280 A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population The population density was 33 people per square mile (13/km²). Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume There were 33,945 housing units at an average density of 21 per square mile (8/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97. 61% White, 0. 25% Black or African American, 0. 37% Native American, 0. 38% Asian, 0. 03% Pacific Islander, 0. 20% from other races, and 1. 15% from two or more races. 0. 65% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 24. 6% were of English, 16. The English people (from the adjective in Englisc) are a Nation and Ethnic group native to England who predominantly speak English 6% United States or American, 11. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the 9% Irish, 6. The Irish people ( Irish: Muintir na hÉireann, na hÉireannaigh, na Gaeil) are a Western European Ethnic group who originate 6% French and 6. Legal residents and citizens To be French according to the first article of the Constitution is to be a citizen of France regardless of one's origin race or religion ( 1% German ancestry according to Census 2000. The German people (Deutsche are an Ethnic group, in the sense of sharing a common German culture, descent and speaking the German language as 96. 8% spoke English, 1. English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States 5% French and 1. French ( français,) is a Romance language spoken around the world by 118 million people as a native language and by about 180 to 260 million people 0% Spanish as their first language.
There were 21,864 households out of which 28. 20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53. 50% were married couples living together, 8. NOTICE TO WOULD-BE ROMEOS ************** 10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34. 90% were non-families. 27. 90% of all households were made up of individuals and 11. 60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2. 31 and the average family size was 2. 81.
In the county the population was spread out with 22. 30% under the age of 18, 7. 40% from 18 to 24, 27. 50% from 25 to 44, 26. 80% from 45 to 64, and 16. 00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 95. 70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92. 10 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $35,811, and the median income for a family was $43,216. Males had a median income of $30,461 versus $22,647 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,809. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country About 7. 00% of families and 10. 20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11. The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of Income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate Standard of living in a given country 90% of those under age 18 and 9. 50% of those age 65 or over.
The 1990 Census counted 46,948, though the 1998 population estimate is 49,932. 1 The gender division was 22,996 males, 23,952 females in 1989. Ninety-nine percent of the population was white (46,446), 121 American Indians, 249 Asians, 79 Blacks and 52 "other. "
Sixty-six percent of the population of Hancock County are Mainers by birth, 3 percent were born outside the US.
Of the 31,475 persons over 25 years old, 83% (26,214) had a high school degree or higher. Twenty-one percent had a Bachelor’s degree or higher.
Of employed persons 16 years and over in 1990, 1,108 indicated involvement in the "agriculture, forestry and fisheries" industry, though 1206 indicated "farming, forestry and fishing occupations. " The U. S. Census data is not dependable for determining the numbers of individuals involved in the fishing industry. Only firms with 10 or more employees must report their numbers, as well as firms paying workmen’s compensation insurance. Because the majority of fishermen in Maine are considered self-employed, the statistics underreport fishing employment.
Cranberry Isles, Deer Isle, Frenchboro, Gouldsboro, Southwest Harbor, Stonington, Swans Island and Tremont (Bass Harbor) were identified by a key respondent as fisheries dependent. Bar Harbor, Brooklin, Brooksville, Hancock, Lamoine, Mount Desert, Penobscot, Sedgwick, Sorrento and Sullivan were also noted as having either significant fishing activity or a significant number of people who fish. Winter Harbor’s fishing activities were once dwarfed by the economic activity associated with a naval base, but now that the naval base has closed, fishing activity will most likely be the dominant economic activity in the community. Salmon farming is also popular in the area and Maine Salmon are exported from the area. Fish farming is the principal form of Aquaculture, while other methods may fall under Mariculture. Maine USA has a tradition of having a large fishing and Lobster industry One Salmon smoking operation, Sullivan Harbor Farm, exists in Sullivan.
Hancock County has the longest coastline of any Maine county. Commercial fishing and tourism are the county’s most important industries. Hancock County is home to Acadia National Park (the state’s and New England’s only national park) and Cadillac Mountain (the highest point on the Coast). Acadia National Park preserves much of Mount Desert Island, and associated smaller islands off the Atlantic coast of Maine. Cadillac Mountain is a Mountain located on Mount Desert Island, within Acadia National Park. Jackson Laboratory, noted for cancer research, is located in Bar Harbor. The Jackson Laboratory was founded in Bar Harbor Maine in 1929 by former University of Maine and University of Michigan president C Two marine—related colleges are located in Hancock County– Maine Maritime Academy at Castine and the College of the Atlantic at Bar Harbor. Maine Maritime Academy is a public post-secondary College and nautical training institution with approximately 800 students located in Castine, Maine The College of the Atlantic, founded in 1969 is a private alternative Liberal-arts college located on Mount Desert Island in Bar Harbor, Maine