Also See: Hockessin, DE ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Hockessin Census Designated Place had a population of 13,898 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Hockessin is located at latitude 39.7876 and longitude -75.6966 in New Castle County. The formal boundaries for the Hockessin Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 10.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. New Castle County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 259 feet.
The Hockessin Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389937) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Delaware is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Hockessin Census Designated Place is located within Piedmont Division of New Castle County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Hockessin: Hocesion, Hockessing, Occasian, Occasion, Ockession, Okesan, Okeshion, Okesian, Okession.
|Total Population||13,898 (100%)|
|Population in Households||13,623 (98.0%)|
|Population in Families||12,327 (88.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||275 ( 2.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$119,276|
|Average Household Income||$166,250|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||16%|
|Per Capita Income||$60,088|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||5,058 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,314 (85.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||648 (12.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||97 ( 1.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$443,685|
|Average Home Value||$479,978|
|Housing Affordability Index3||154|
|Average Household Size||2.75|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.0%|
|Per Capita Income||1.83%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.12%|
The table below compares Hockessin to the other 77 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 8||91st|
|Population Density||# 41||48th|
|Median Household Income||# 4||96th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 33||43rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 9||90th|
|Diversity Index||# 56||29th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Delaware Census Data Comparison Tool.