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
7,116
52%
50.8
Male
6,586
48%
49.2
Total Population
13,702
 
323,128,000

Hockessin, DE Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
633
4.6% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
858
6.3% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
758
5.5% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
940
6.9% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
711
5.2% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
960
7.0% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
1,404
10.2% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
2,546
18.6% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
856
6.2% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
1,046
7.6% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
1,621
11.8% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
846
6.2% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
523
3.8% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
10,694
78.0%
77.2
Female
5,524
51.7%
51.3
Male
5,170
48.3%
48.7
21 Years and over
10,428
76.1%
73.1
62 Years and over
3,579
26.1%
18.8
65 Years and over
2,990
21.8%
15.2
Female
1,581
52.9%
55.8
Male
1,409
47.1%
44.2
Median Age (years)
48
0.0%
0.0

Hockessin, DE Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
13,655
99.7% 
96.8
White
11,360
82.9% 
72.6
Black or African American
600
4.4% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
29
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
1,636
11.9% 
5.4
Asian Indian
637
4.6% 
1.2
Chinese
555
4.1% 
1.3
Filipino
210
1.5% 
0.9
Japanese
11
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
148
1.1% 
0.4
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.6
Other Asian
75
0.5% 
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
30
0.2% 
5.1
Two or More Races
47
0.3% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
49
0.4% 
17.8
Mexican
10
0.1% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
19
0.1% 
1.7
Cuban
4
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
16
0.1% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
13,653
99.6% 
82.2

Hockessin, DE Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
180
1.8% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
249
2.5% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,281
13.1% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
1,291
13.2% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
585
6.0% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
3,274
33.4% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
2,942
30.0% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
429
4.3%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
9,373
95.7%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
6,216
63.4%
31.2

Hockessin, DE Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
2,585
22.6%
33.7%
Now Married
6,969
60.8%
47.5
Divorced
1,016
8.9%
11.0%
Separated
39
0.3%
2.0
Widowed
844
7.4
5.8%

Hockessin, DE Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
11,298
86.4%
78.4%
Languages other than english
1,771
13.6%
21.6%
Spanish
128
1.0%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
411
3.1%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
1,195
9.1%
3.5%
Other Languages
37
0.3%
1.1%

Hockessin, DE Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
67
1.4%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
22
0.5%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
229
4.7%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
181
3.7%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
321
6.6%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
505
10.4%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
697
14.3%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
1,037
21.3%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
690
14.2%
5.8
$200,000 or more
1,116
22.9%
6.4
Median household income
117,346
 
57,617
Per capita income
54,144
 
31,128

Hockessin, DE Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
15
0.2%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
378
5.7%
9.8
Construction
277
4.2%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
2,056
31.0%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
1,030
15.5%
6.6
Information
64
1.0%
2.1
Manufacturing
994
15.0%
10.1
Other services except public administration
137
2.1%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
702
10.6%
11.4
Public administration
154
2.3%
4.6
Retail trade
459
6.9%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
243
3.7%
5.2
Wholesale trade
115
1.7%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
234
3.5%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
4,169
62.9%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
375
5.7%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
1,335
20.2%
23.3%
Service occupations
511
7.7%
18.1%

Hockessin, DE Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
6,541
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
5,631
86.1%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
273
4.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
218
3.3%
5.1
Walked
74
1.1%
2.7
Other means
0
0.0%
1.8
Worked at home
345
5.3%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
26.9
 
26.6

Hockessin, DE Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
132
2.7%
8.7
1 vehicles
795
16.3%
33.2
2 vehicles
2,549
52.4%
37.1
3 or more
1,389
28.6%
21.0

Hockessin, DE Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
4,865
98.7%
87.6
Owner Occupied
4,348
89.4%
63.1
Renter Occupied
517
10.6%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
65
1.3%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
0
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
0
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.8
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.1
0.0%
2.5

Hockessin, DE Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
4,930
1 room
43
0.9%
2.4
2 rooms
0
0.0%
2.7
3 rooms
74
1.5%
9.1
4 rooms
77
1.6%
16.5
5 rooms
348
7.1%
19.8
6 rooms
331
6.7%
17.8
7 rooms
635
12.9%
12.0
8 rooms
854
17.3%
8.6
9 rooms or more
2,568
52.1%
11.1
Median Rooms
9
 
0.0

Hockessin, DE Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
4,930
 
 
1-unit, detached
4,421
89.7%
61.5
1-unit, attached
127
2.6%
5.9
2-units
0
0.0%
3.6
3 or 4 units
26
0.5%
4.4
5 to 9 units
15
0.3%
4.8
10 to 19 units
12
0.2%
4.4
20 or more units
315
6.4%
9.0
Mobile home
14
0.3%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Hockessin, DE Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
243
4.9%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
111
2.3%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
212
4.3%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
604
12.3%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
823
16.7%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
1,443
29.3%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
963
19.5%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
516
10.5%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
15
0.3%
2.8%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
1.4%

Hockessin, DE Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
2,536
52.1%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
209
4.3%
4.7
Electricity
1,044
21.5%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
1,028
21.1%
4.8
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
0
0.0%
1.9
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
36
0.7%
0.5
No fuel used
12
0.2%
1.1

Hockessin, DE Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
3,130
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
0
0.0%
1.6%
$500 to $999
155
5.0%
20.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
424
13.5%
28.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
601
19.2%
11.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
601
19.2%
7.0%
$3,000 or more
660
21.1%
10.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
689
22.0%
20.1%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
1,627
52.2%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
459
14.7%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
304
9.8%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
134
4.3%
7.0%
35.0% or more
592
19.0%
21.3%
Not Computed
14
0.0%
0.0%

Hockessin, DE Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
431 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.9%
Less than $500
0
0.0%
10.7%
$500 to $999
48
11.1%
41.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
67
15.5%
4.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
90
20.9%
28.3%
$3,000 or more
106
24.6%
1.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
120
27.8%
11.9%
No Cash Rent
86
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,823
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
46
10.7%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
45
10.4%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
75
17.4%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
56
13.0%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
48
11.1%
9.0%
35.0% or more
161
37.4%
40.7%
Not Computed
86
0.0%
0.0%

Hockessin, DE Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
4,348
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
29
0.7%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
0
0.0%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
29
0.7%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
81
1.9%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
541
12.4%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
2,528
58.1%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
1,097
25.2%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
43
1.0%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
422,400
 
205,000
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