Hockessin, Delaware Population 2024

13,878

Hockessin is a city located in New Castle County Delaware. Hockessin has a 2024 population of 13,878. Hockessin is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -2.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,172 in 2020.

The average household income in Hockessin is $205,857 with a poverty rate of 1.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hockessin is 45.1 years, 47.8 years for males, and 43.8 years for females.

Hockessin Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hockessin was:

  • White: 83.6%
  • Asian: 8.73%
  • Two or more races: 5.42%
  • Black or African American: 1.77%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
10.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,382.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.07% (-294)
The current population of Hockessin, Delaware is 13,878 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,172.

Hockessin, Delaware Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,60283.6%
Asian1,2118.73%
Two or more races7525.42%
Black or African American2451.77%
Other race680.49%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hockessin Population by Race

Hockessin Population Pyramid 2024

Hockessin Median Age

45.1

Total

47.8

Male

43.8

Female

Hockessin Adults

There are 10,616 adults, (3,240 of whom are seniors) in Hockessin.

Hockessin Age Dependency

88.2

Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hockessin Sex Ratio

Female7,37453.13%
Male6,50446.87%

Hockessin Population by Age

Hockessin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,9372.7491.38.7
Married3,5743.0596.23.8
Non Family8621.1866.833.2
Female3453.4798.31.7
Male1562.671000
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3.02

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

91.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hockessin Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hockessin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hockessin Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Hockessin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$92,117

Average Earnings

$110,352

Average Male

$74,702

Average Female

Hockessin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hockessin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hockessin Language

88.88% of Hockessin residents speak only English, while 11.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.12% of the population.

Hockessin Language

Hockessin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,2392502.22%
Black13610.74%
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1.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.83%

Male Poverty Rate

1.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hockessin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hockessin is White, with 2.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hockessin is Black, with 0.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.06%.

Hockessin Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.18%
High School4.61%
Some College4.21%
Bachelors or Greater0.76%
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Hockessin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.17%
Female Employed0.72%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Hockessin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hockessin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hockessin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.8%

Male Marriage Rate

60.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Hockessin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hockessin Marriage

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

Hockessin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hockessin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

715

Number of Veterans

705

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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Hockessin Veterans by War

count

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Hockessin Veterans by Age

count

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Hockessin Veterans by Race

Hockessin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.3%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hockessin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Hockessin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hockessin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hockessin Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

49.83%

Born in Hockessin

91.42%

Native Born

8.58%

Foreign Born

1.74%

Non Citizen

6.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.42% of Hockessin residents were born in the United States, with 49.83% having been born in Delaware. 1.74% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202413,878
202313,878
202213,8784143.07%
202113,464-708-5%
202014,1721,0157.71%
201913,157-315-2.34%
201813,472-200-1.46%
201713,672-30-0.22%
201613,7024723.57%
201513,230-390-2.86%
201413,6202521.89%
201313,368810.61%
201213,2871781.36%
201113,109-418-3.09%
201013,527
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Hockessin Population by Year