Hockessin demographics profile

StatisticHockessinDelawareNational
Population13,702934,695318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,36536891
Median age47.539.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%39%43%
Speak English86%87%79%
Speak Spanish1%7%13%
Hockessin, DE has a population of 13,702 and is the 3,050th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,365 per sq mi which is 271% higher than the Delaware average and 1406% higher than the national average. The median age in Hockessin is 48 which is approximately 20% higher than the Delaware average of 40. In Hockessin, 68% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 86% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 45% of Hockessin residents were born in Delaware, 41% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 12% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Hockessin is 271% higher than Delaware.
  • The median age in Hockessin is 20% higher than Delaware.
  • In Hockessin 82.91% of the population is White.
  • In Hockessin 4.38% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Hockessin 11.94% of the population is Asian.

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Hockessin population breakdown by race

RaceHockessinDelawareNational
White82.91%69.22%73.35%
Black or African American4.38%21.72%12.63%
Asian11.94%3.68%5.22%
American Indian0.21%0.37%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race0.34%2.76%3.06%
Other race0.22%2.19%4.75%
In Hockessin, 0.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Hockessin, DE demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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