Basic information about the Hancock County
The Hancock County is located in the state of Mississippi. This county occupies 553 square miles, with 79 square miles being water areas. There are 43.929 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Hancock County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (88.42%), followed by Black or African American (7.14%) and Two or More races (2.11%). There are 17.380 households in the county, while 67,72% of them are family households and 32,28% represent non family households. There are 5 cities and towns in Hancock County. The most populated city is Bay St. Louis city and the smallest town or village is Pearlington CDP.