Hanover is a village in Licking County, Ohio, United States. The population was 885 at the 2000 census. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6km2), all of it land. As of the census of 2000, there were 885 people, 314 households, and 258 families residing in the village. The population density was 885.2 people per square mile (341.7/Sq/km). There were 328 housing units at an average density of 328.1 per square mile (126.6/Sq/km). The racial makeup of the village was 98.53% White, 0.45% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.23% from other races, and 0.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.23% of the population.