Hockessin, DE 19707 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19707: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hockessin, DE 19707

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 762
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,718
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 494
  • County: New Castle County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.778, Longitude -75.687
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Hockessin, DE 19707 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,873
Population in Households 16,556
Population in Familes 15,023
Population in Group Qrtrs 317
Population Density1 1,226
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 5,932
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 4,817
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,066 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,285 (87.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 647 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 134 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $441,403
Average Home Value $487,663


Median Household Income $126,816
Average Household Income $165,159
Per Capita Income $58,533
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.69%
Households 0.58% 0.71%
Families 0.49% 0.65%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hockessin, DE 19707 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19707 to the other 65 ZIP Codes in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 21 69th
Population Density1 # 20 71st
Diversity Index2 # 51 23rd
Median Household Income # 4 95th
Per Capita Income # 4 95th

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