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Hancock County, IL Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Box 189
Carthage, IL 62321 www.hancockcounty-il.gov/legal/
Hours: 8AM-4PM CST
P: 217-357-2616
F: 217-357-2231
Couriers: 500 Main St, #8
Carthage, IL 62321
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Juvenile, Traffic, Ordinances
Restricted Records: No juvenile or adoption records released

Hancock County, IL Vital Records

Contact the Hancock County Office of the County Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Hancock County
County Clerk
500 Main St, Rm 7
Carthage, IL 62321 www.hancockcounty-il.gov/county-c...
8AM-4PM CST
Phone: 217-357-3911

Hancock County Vital Certificates

Hancock County Vital Certificates

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Hancock County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 794.62 sq mi
Population (2009): 18,359
  • Females: 51.4%
  • White: 98.1%
  • Black/African American: 0.7%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 0.9%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 97.2%
Population Change (2000-2009): -1,766
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.5%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 1.8%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 11.3%
High School Graduates (2000): 85.7%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 15.6%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.45
Housing Units (2000): 8,909
Homeownership Rate (2000): 80.4%
Migration Flow to Hancock County, IL from (2007-2008):

Hancock County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $243,461
  • Construction: $16,443
  • Retail Trade: $13,660
  • Professional and Technical Services: $11,824
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $8,941
  • Retail Trade: $13,660
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $5,149
  • Manufacturing: $46,026
  • Farms: $38,872
  • Government: $44,645
Employed (2000): 10,016
Unemployed (2000): 500
Unemployment Rate (2009): 11.1%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $28,743
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,148
Local Government Revenue (2007): $50,221 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $10,395 (thou. dol.)

Hancock County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 212
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.3
Deaths (2007): 211
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.2
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 4.7

Hancock County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 0
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 0
Property Crimes (2008): 0
  • Burglary: 0
  • Larceny-Theft: 0
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 0

Hancock County Genealogy Records