Hockessin, DE Demographic Data

Hockessin, DE Summary

Hockessin is located in New Castle County in Delaware
  • Population: 13,287
  • Area: 10.05 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 10.04 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.01 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 1,322.22 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 343.18 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Hockessin, DE Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
6,885
52%
50.8
Male
6,345
48%
49.2
Total Population
13,230
 
321,419,000

Hockessin, DE Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
618
4.7% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
877
6.6% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
815
6.2% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
857
6.5% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
801
6.1% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
869
6.6% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
1,518
11.5% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
2,210
16.7% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
804
6.1% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
1,161
8.8% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
1,462
11.1% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
845
6.4% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
393
3.0% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
10,173
76.9%
77.1
Female
5,247
51.6%
51.4
Male
4,926
48.4%
48.6
21 Years and over
9,913
74.9%
72.9
62 Years and over
3,319
25.1%
18.3
65 Years and over
2,700
20.4%
14.9
Female
1,509
55.9%
55.9
Male
1,191
44.1%
44.1
Median Age (years)
46
NR
NR

Hockessin, DE Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
13,167
99.5% 
96.9
White
10,770
81.4% 
73.1
Black or African American
671
5.1% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
33
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
1,678
12.7% 
5.4
Asian Indian
675
5.1% 
1.2
Chinese
660
5.0% 
1.3
Filipino
153
1.2% 
0.9
Japanese
18
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
126
1.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
46
0.3% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
15
0.1% 
4.8
Two or More Races
63
0.5% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
121
0.9% 
17.6
Mexican
59
0.4% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
42
0.3% 
1.7
Cuban
4
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
16
0.1% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
13,109
99.1% 
82.4

Hockessin, DE Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
240
2.6% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
244
2.6% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,194
12.9% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
1,173
12.7% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
490
5.3% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
3,230
34.9% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
2,691
29.1% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
484
5.2%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
8,778
94.9%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
5,921
64.0%
30.6

Hockessin, DE Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
2,446
22.4%
33.5%
Now Married
6,438
59.0%
47.5
Divorced
1,126
10.3%
11.0%
Separated
31
0.3%
2.1
Widowed
879
8.0
5.8%

Hockessin, DE Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
10,779
85.5%
78.5%
Languages other than english
1,833
14.5%
21.5%
Spanish
153
1.2%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
504
4.0%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
1,176
9.3%
3.5%
Other Languages
0
0.0%
1.0%

Hockessin, DE Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
79
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
68
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
201
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
181
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
327
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
445
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
584
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
964
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
718
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
1,151
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
121,680
 
55,775
Per capita income
56,517
 
29,979

Hockessin, DE Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
10
0.2%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
412
6.2%
9.8
Construction
232
3.5%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
1,791
27.1%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
966
14.6%
6.5
Information
55
0.8%
2.1
Manufacturing
1,182
17.9%
10.3
Other services except public administration
94
1.4%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
852
12.9%
11.3
Public administration
140
2.1%
4.6
Retail trade
498
7.5%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
262
4.0%
5.1
Wholesale trade
110
1.7%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
159
2.4%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
4,249
64.3%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
380
5.8%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
1,287
19.5%
23.6%
Service occupations
529
8.0%
18.0%

Hockessin, DE Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
6,525
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
5,569
85.3%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
209
3.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
298
4.6%
5.2
Walked
61
0.9%
2.8
Other means
0
0.0%
1.8
Worked at home
388
5.9%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
27.0
 
26.0

Hockessin, DE Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
177
3.8%
8.9
1 vehicles
830
17.6%
33.5
2 vehicles
2,429
51.5%
37.2
3 or more
1,282
27.2%
20.3

Hockessin, DE Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
4,718
97.9%
87.7
Owner Occupied
4,200
89.0%
63.0
Renter Occupied
518
11.0%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
99
2.1%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
0
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
0
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Hockessin, DE Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
4,817
1 room
55
1.1%
2.3
2 rooms
0
0.0%
2.5
3 rooms
74
1.5%
9.0
4 rooms
96
2.0%
16.6
5 rooms
378
7.8%
20.0
6 rooms
323
6.7%
17.9
7 rooms
621
12.9%
12.1
8 rooms
832
17.3%
8.5
9 rooms or more
2,438
50.6%
11.1
Median Rooms
9
 

Hockessin, DE Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
4,817
 
 
1-unit, detached
4,178
86.7%
61.4
1-unit, attached
186
3.9%
5.8
2-units
0
0.0%
3.7
3 or 4 units
34
0.7%
4.5
5 to 9 units
16
0.3%
4.8
10 to 19 units
0
0.0%
4.6
20 or more units
367
7.6%
8.8
Mobile home
36
0.7%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Hockessin, DE Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
217
4.5%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
46
1.0%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
247
5.1%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
552
11.5%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
871
18.1%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
1,441
29.9%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
865
18.0%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
564
11.7%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
14
0.3%
2.5%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
0.5%

Hockessin, DE Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
2,571
54.5%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
161
3.4%
4.7
Electricity
882
18.7%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
1,040
22.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
11
0.2%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
36
0.8%
0.5
No fuel used
17
0.4%
1.2

Hockessin, DE Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
3,119
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
0
0.0%
1.5%
$500 to $999
161
5.2%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
386
12.4%
29.2%
$2,500 to $2,999
555
17.8%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
628
20.1%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
663
21.3%
20.3%
$3,000 or more
726
23.3%
9.9%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
1,622
52.3%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
435
14.0%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
291
9.4%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
153
4.9%
7.3%
35.0% or more
598
19.3%
22.3%
Not Computed
20
NR
NR

Hockessin, DE Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
433 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
Less than $500
12
2.8%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
43
9.9%
4.1%
$500 to $999
77
17.8%
42.7%
$1,000 to $1,499
80
18.5%
27.9%
$1,500 to $1,999
108
24.9%
11.0%
$3,000 or more
113
26.1%
1.5%
No Cash Rent
85
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
1,720
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
112
25.9%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
36
8.3%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
28
6.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
61
14.1%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
27
6.2%
9.2%
35.0% or more
169
39.0%
41.4%
Not Computed
85
NR
NR

Hockessin, DE Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
4,200
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
68
1.6%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
0
0.0%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
48
1.1%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
64
1.5%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
522
12.4%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
2,286
54.4%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
1,181
28.1%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
31
0.7%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
422,800
 
194,500
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