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Population (year 2000): 12,902
Males: 6,306 (48.9%), Females: 6,596 (51.1%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 42.0 years
Median household income: $100,844 (year 2000)
Median house value: $250,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Hockessin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.4%)
  • Chinese (3.2%)
  • Black (2.7%)
  • Asian Indian (2.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Korean (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Filipino (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (21.3%), Italian (17.6%), English (16.6%), German (15.2%), Polish (8.1%), United States (3.5%).Delaware

Elevation: 254 feet

Land area: 10.0 square miles

Hockessin,

For population 25 years and over in Hockessin

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 58.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hockessin CDP

  • Never married: 17.3%
  • Now married: 71.1%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

10.9% Foreign born (5.4% Asia, 3.5% Europe, 1.4% North America).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: DE Wilmington, (9.5 miles pop. 72,664).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (40.0 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Creek, DE (3.5 miles Pike Star, DE (3.6 miles North Square, PA Kennett (4.5 miles PA (5.9 miles Toughkenamon, DE (6.2 miles Greenville, DE (7.0 miles Elsmere, DE (7.2 miles Newport, PA (7.3 miles Avondale,

Latitude: 39.78 N, Longitude: 75.69 W

Area code: 302


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.0%), Educational,health and social services (20.4%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (13.4%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (13.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,141 (-16.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 961 (15.1%)

Average climate in Hockessin, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hockessin-area historical tornado activity is above Delaware state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1994, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the Hockessin city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category 3 tornado 11.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: James Fox - College basketball player (Loyola MD Greyhounds).


Hospitals/medical centers near Hockessin:
  • ALFRED I DUPONT INSTITUTE (about 6 miles; WILMINGTON, DE)
  • MEDICAL CNTR OF DELAWARE (about 6 miles; WILMINGTON, DE)
  • EUGENE DUPONT MEMORIAL DIVISION HOSP (about 6 miles; WILMINGTON, DE)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hockessin:
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 11 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; ID: ILG)
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 32 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: PHL)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 45 miles; READING, PA; ID: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hockessin:
  • NEW GARDEN (about 7 miles; TOUGHKENAMON, PA; ID: N57)
  • BRANDYWINE (about 16 miles; WEST CHESTER, PA; ID: N99)
  • CHESTER COUNTY G O CARLSON (about 17 miles; COATESVILLE, PA; ID: 40N)

Amtrak stations near Hockessin:
  • 10 miles: NEWARK (429 S. COLLEGE AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: WILMINGTON (M. L. KING BLVD, & FRENCH ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: DOWNINGTOWN (VIADUCT AVE.). Services: public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
College/University in Hockessin:
  • DELAWARE SCHOOL OF REAL ESTATE (Location: 7234 LANCASTER PIKE STE 200; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hockessin:
  • WILMINGTON COLLEGE (about 11 miles; NEW CASTLE, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,087)
  • DELAWARE TECHNICAL & COMM COLL-STANTON-WILMINGTON (about 12 miles; NEWARK, DE; FT enrollment: 3,817)
  • WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 13 miles; WEST CHESTER, PA; FT enrollment: 10,419)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE (about 17 miles; NEWARK, DE; FT enrollment: 17,786)
  • IMMACULATA COLLEGE (about 19 miles; IMMACULATA, PA; FT enrollment: 2,042)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; MEDIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,248)
  • WIDENER UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 22 miles; CHESTER, PA; FT enrollment: 3,646)
Private high schools in Hockessin:
  • SANFORD SCHOOL (Students: 663; Location: LANCASTER PIKE PO BOX 888; Grades: PK - 12)
  • WILMINGTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL AT (Students: 619; Location: 825 LOVEVILLE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle school in Hockessin:
  • HB DUPONT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 955; Location: 735 MEETING HOUSE ROAD; Grades: 05 - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Hockessin:
  • HOCKESSIN MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 149; Location: 1000 OLD LANCASTER PIKE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • CACC MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 95; Location: LITTLE BALTIMORE VALLEY RD; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Hockessin:
  • HOCKESSIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $780,651; Location: 1023 VALLEY ROAD; 65,531 books; 3,429 audio materials; 1,743 video materials; 137 serial subscriptions)

Churches in Hockessin include: Berea Presbyterian Church (A), Hockessin Baptist Church (B), Hockessin Friends Meetinghouse (C), Hockessin United Methodist Church (D), Chippey Chapel Church (E), Saint Mary of the Assumption Church (F).

Park in Hockessin: Swift Memorial Park (1).


Hockessin compared to Delaware state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Hockessin:
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WTMC (1380 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: STATE OF DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF TRAN)
  • WDEL (1150 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJBR (1290 AM; 3 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCOJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; COATESVILLE, PA; Owner: WCOJ RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
Strongest FM radio stations in Hockessin:
  • WMHS (88.1 FM; PIKE CREEK, DE; Owner: RED CLAY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVUD (91.3 FM; NEWARK, DE; Owner: UNIVERSITYOF DELAWARE)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
TV broadcast stations around Hockessin:
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

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