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Hockessin is in New Castle County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The latitude of Hockessin is 39.787N. The longitude is -75.696W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 256 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 12,902.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hockessin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the New Castle County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Wilmington-Newark area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 19808 ZIP code.
12% of Hockessin residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hockessin ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hockessin was $40,516, compared with $21,587 nationally.
58% of Hockessin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hockessin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $2,001. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,757.
Libraries in Hockessin include Hockessin Public Library ... View libraries
New Castle County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hockessin political report.
The average commute time for Hockessin workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Hockessin between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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