Hockessin, Delaware Population 2022

13,157
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Hockessin is a city located in New Castle County Delaware. Hockessin has a 2020 population of 13,157. Hockessin is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -2.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,527 in 2010.

The average household income in Hockessin is $156,816 with a poverty rate of 0.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,924 per month, and the median house value is $456,100. The median age in Hockessin is 48.3 years, 48.6 years for males, and 48.1 years for females.

Hockessin Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hockessinwas:

  • White: 82.68%
  • Asian: 10.62%
  • Two or more races: 3.11%
  • Black or African American: 2.58%
  • Other race: 1.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hockessin, Delaware is 13,157 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,157.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,527.

Hockessin, Delaware Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,71882.68%
Black or African American3662.58%
Asian1,50510.62%
Some Other Race1421.00%
Two or More Races4413.11%
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Hockessin Population by Race

Hockessin Population Pyramid 2022

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Hockessin Median Age

46.9


Total

48.1


Male

45.1


Female

Hockessin Adults

There are 10,859 adults, (3,301 of whom are seniors) in Hockessin.

Hockessin Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Hockessin Sex Ratio

Female

7,552

53.29%

Male

6,620

46.71%

Hockessin Population by Age

Hockessin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hockessin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married94.6%5.4%
Male93.2%6.8%
All90.3%9.7%
Non Family65.6%34.4%

90.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hockessin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9252.8190.3
Married3,8093.1194.6
Male1482.8293.2
Female2143.37100
Non Family7541.1465.6

3.08

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

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Hockessin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1501.47%
9th to 12th Grade1611.58%
High School Graduate1,11710.96%
Some College1,19711.74%
Associates Degree6146.02%
Bachelors Degree3,25031.88%
Graduate Degree3,70436.34%
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Hockessin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hockessin Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race383838
2+ Races154154128
Asian1,1331,028898
Hispanic193186146
White8,3978,2335,591
Black310275185

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Hockessin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$85,423$108,893$63,611
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$51,094$54,750$50,391
Some College$41,816$47,944$40,377
Bachelors Degree$80,765$111,061$55,357
Graduate Degree$116,071$141,799$90,909

$85,423

Average Earnings

$108,893

Average Male

$63,611

Average Female

Hockessin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hockessin Language by Age

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Hockessin Language

85.08% of Hockessin residents speak only English, while 14.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 10.43% of the population.

Hockessin Language

Hockessin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black27531.09%
White11,2501161.03%
Asian1,505140.93%
OtherNaN%

0.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.02%

Male Poverty Rate

0.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hockessin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hockessin is Black, with 1.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hockessin is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.60%.

Hockessin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School1.38%
Some College2.65%
Bachelors or Greater0.66%

Hockessin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.50%
Male Unemployed0.71%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Hockessin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hockessin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$153,879$183,226
Families$180,344$197,863
Married Families$186,738-
Non Families$46,216$95,616
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Income by Household Type

Hockessin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

68.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

73.8%

Male Marriage Rate

63.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Hockessin Married by Age and Sex

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Hockessin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hockessin Marital Status by Race

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Hockessin Marital Status

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699

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War30
First Gulf War139
Vietnam342
Korea104
World War II79

Hockessin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3414
35 to 5475
55 to 6469
65 to 74209
75+332

Hockessin Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6286.88%
Black7122.76%
Hispanic2713.99%

Hockessin Veterans by Race

Hockessin Veterans by Education

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1.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hockessin Veterans by Education

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60.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Hockessin Employment by Age

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Hockessin Employment by Race

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Hockessin Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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46.88%

Born in Hockessin

86.67%

Native Born

13.33%

Foreign Born

2.68%

Non Citizen

10.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.67% of Hockessin residents were born in the United States, with 46.88% having been born in Delaware. 2.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hockessin Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201013,5270.00%
201113,109-418-3.09%
201213,2871781.36%
201313,368810.61%
201413,6202521.89%
201513,230-390-2.86%
201613,7024723.57%
201713,672-30-0.22%
201813,472-200-1.46%
201913,157-315-2.34%
202013,1570.00%
202113,1570.00%
202213,1570.00%

Hockessin Population by Year