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Population in 2010: 13,527. Population change since 2000: +4.8%
Males: 6,717  (49.7%)
Females: 6,810  (50.3%)

Median resident age:  46.8 years
Delaware median age:  45.4 years

Zip codes: 19707, 19736, 19808.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $125,129 (it was $100,844 in 2000)
Hockessin:

$125,129
DE:

$58,415
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $55,016

Hockessin CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $400,901 (it was $246,300 in 2000)
Hockessin:

$400,901
DE:

$226,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $490,488; Detached houses: $509,739; Townhouses or other attached units: $300,051; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $250,778; Mobile homes: $164,411

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,775.

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  • White alone - 11,232 (83.0%)
  • Asian alone - 1,289 (9.5%)
  • Hispanic - 400 (3.0%)
  • Black alone - 388 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 178 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 13 (0.10%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 9 (0.07%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hockessin: 111.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (18.4%), Italian (12.5%), German (11.9%), English (10.9%), Polish (7.8%), Scottish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 254 feet

Land area: 10.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,349 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Hockessin:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 65.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 31.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hockessin CDP:

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 66.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

1,675 residents are foreign born (5.2% Asia, 1.8% Europe).

This place:  12.6%
Delaware:  7.6%



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Hockessin, Delaware as of May 07, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hockessin to the number of sex offenders is 2,255 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,332 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,475 (0.6%)

Hockessin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, DE (7.5 miles , pop. 72,664).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (32.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Piedmont, DE (1.2 miles) , North Star, DE (1.7 miles ), Pike Creek Valley, DE (1.8 miles ), Pike Creek, DE (1.9 miles ), Pike Creek-Central Kirkwood, DE (2.0 miles) , Kennett Square borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Greenville, DE (2.2 miles ), Toughkenamon, PA (2.2 miles ).

Latitude: 39.78 N, Longitude: 75.69 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,023 (-15.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,062 (16.5%)

Area code: 302

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Delaware:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Life and physical scientists (7%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Average climate in Hockessin, Delaware

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Tornado activity:

Hockessin-area historical tornado activity is above Delaware state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the Hockessin place center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 tornado 10.0 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hockessin-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Delaware state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 42.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.2 miles away from Hockessin center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 21.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.1 miles away from Hockessin center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in New Castle County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: James Fox - College basketball player (Loyola MD Greyhounds).


Hospitals/medical centers in Hockessin:

  • COKESBURY VILLAGE (Nursing Home, 726 LOVEVILLE ROAD)
  • REGAL HEIGHTS HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 6525 LANCASTER PIKE)
  • ST. FRANCIS CARE/BRACKENVILLE (Nursing Home, 100 ST. CLAIRE DRIVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Hockessin, DE

Amtrak stations near Hockessin:

  • 8 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.
  • 9 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.
  • 16 miles: DOWNINGTOWN (VIADUCT AVE.) . Services: public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Hockessin:

  • 19 miles: Salem 2 in Salem, NJ.
  • 19 miles: Hope Creek in Salem, NJ.
  • 19 miles: Salem 1 in Salem, NJ.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hockessin:

  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington (about 8 miles; Newark, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,290)
  • University of Delaware (about 9 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 18,469)
  • Wilmington University (about 10 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 4,279)
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania (about 13 miles; West Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 11,561)
  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (about 13 miles; Lincoln University, PA; FT enrollment: 2,441)
  • Neumann University (about 15 miles; Aston, PA; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • Widener University-Main Campus (about 19 miles; Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 3,333)

Private high schools in Hockessin:

  • SANFORD SCHOOL (Students: 675; Location: 6900 LANCASTER PIKE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • WILMINGTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 501; Location: 825 LOVEVILLE RD; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hockessin:

Private elementary/middle schools in Hockessin:

  • HOCKESSIN MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 176; Location: 1000 OLD LANCASTER PIKE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CACC MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 147; Location: 1313 LITTLE BALTIMORE RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 25; Location: 6696 LANCASTER PIKE; Grades: PK - KG)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • James Fox was born in baltimore MD. However he has lived in Hockessin for the past 10 years. Bernad Hopkins, the profesional boxer, also currently lives in Hockessin. added by Mikey K

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Notable locations in Hockessin: Hockessin Public Library (A), Hockessin Fire Company (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Hockessin: Swift Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
New Castle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.3. This is about average.
City:

37.3
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.258. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.258
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.60. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.60
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.4
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hockessin and their reported violations in the past:

ASHLAND NATURE CENTER (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-14-1998), St Public Notif issued (JUL-14-1998), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-14-1998), St Compliance achieved (NOV-23-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1998 and MAR-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (MAR-20-1998), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-20-1998), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1997 and MAR-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1996 and DEC-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (DEC-30-1996), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-30-1996), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-1997)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hockessin that have no violations reported:

  • ASHLAND NATURE CENTER (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COUNTRY CENTER GIRL SCOUT CAMP (Population served: 135, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VILLAGE INN (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.1%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.5% for Black residents, 27.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Delaware:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  82.4%
Whole state:  67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.7%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hockessin, DE

People in group quarters in Hockessin in 2010:

  • 289 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
245 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Hockessin compared to Delaware state average:

Hockessin, Delaware environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Hockessin (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Cokesbury Village Branch at 726 Loveville Road, branch established on 1990/05/08; Hockessin Branch at 7421 Lancaster Pike, branch established on 1976/03/15. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Pike Creek Branch at 5801 Limestone Road, branch established on 1991/02/23; Hockessin Branch at 7270 Lancaster Pike And Yorklyn Road, branch established on 1966/03/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Hockessin Acme Branch at 128 Lantana Drive, branch established on 2004/04/15. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Hockessin Branch at 151 Lantana Drive, branch established on 1991/03/04. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB: Hockessin Branch at 7450 Lancaster Pike, branch established on 2000/06/16. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,281.1 mil, Deposits: $3,150.2 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Hockessin Branch at 7330 Lancaster Pike, branch established on 2008/11/11. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hockessin travel time to work - commute


Hockessin mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Hockessin CDP (based on New Castle County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.66%
Here45.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents55.4%12.5%5.2%5.0%4.0%
Congregations12.9%19.4%2.2%9.4%6.8%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents2.4%2.0%1.8%1.6%10.2%
Congregations4.0%4.0%4.0%1.1%36.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 82
New Castle County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 71
New Castle County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 112
New Castle County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 337
Here:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
New Castle County:

26.7%
Delaware:

27.9%

5.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,324 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
Delaware average:

6.10%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($663 average AGI)
New Castle County:

0.14%
Delaware average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Delaware County, PA  0.45% ($53,242 average AGI)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.37% ($46,448)
from Chester County, PA  0.31% ($65,065)


5.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($63,039 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
Delaware average:

5.32%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($641 average AGI)
New Castle County:

0.06%
Delaware average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Kent County, DE  0.53% ($46,984 average AGI)
to Chester County, PA  0.38% ($112,586)
to Cecil County, MD  0.33% ($47,882)

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.)
  • WDEL (1150 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTMC (1380 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: STATE OF DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF TRAN)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJBR (1290 AM; 3 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)

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)
  • 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)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVUD (91.3 FM; NEWARK, DE; Owner: UNIVERSITYOF DELAWARE)
  • 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.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Hockessin fatal accident list:

Oct 8, 2006 10:45 PM, Brackenville Rd, Lat: 39.787342, Lon: -75.667281, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 3, 2003 03:45 AM, Sr-41, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 6, 1996 07:35 AM, Dert41, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 9, 1990 10:17 PM, N237, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 7, 1978 01:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 99
Total average daily truck traffic: 10
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 123

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hockessin)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • HOCKESSIN FIRE CO, 1225 Old Lancaster Pike (Lat: 39.787889 Lon: -75.694667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WPTF849
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/16/2011, Expiration Date: 09/24/2021, Certifier: David Roser
    Registrant: Delmarva Comm, 113 J & M Drive, New Castle, DE 19720, Phone: (302) 324-1230, Email:
  • HOCKENSSIN-CONECTIV, 7645 Lancaster Pike (Lat: 39.795833 Lon: -75.711111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WQAP302
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.050 MHz, 453.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/13/2004, Expiration Date: 07/13/2014, Certifier: David J Roberts
    Registrant: New Castle County, 3601 N. Dupont Hwy, New Castle, DE 19720, Phone: (302) 395-8211, Email:
  • 100 Fitness Way (Lat: 39.774611 Lon: -75.715806), Call Sign: WQGY979
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.550 MHz, 456.550 MHz, 451.675 MHz, 456.675 MHz, 451.825 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/30/2007, Expiration Date: 05/30/2017, Certifier: James P Marx
    Registrant: Atlas License Company, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave #215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • HOCKESSIN, Rt. 41 At De/Pa State Line (Lat: 39.795833 Lon: -75.711111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WQCN434
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/14/2005, Expiration Date: 04/14/2015, Certifier: Richard R Reynolds
    Registrant: State Of Delaware - Dti, 801 Silver Lake Blvd, Dover, DE 19904-2407, Phone: (302) 739-9648, Fax: (302) 739-7243, Email:
  • PIKE CREEK, 5936 Limestome Road (000027 / Hockessin) (Lat: 39.756000 Lon: -75.707250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 92.4 m, Call Sign: WQCP466
    Assigned Frequencies: 11157.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/22/2005, Expiration Date: 04/22/2015, Certifier: Richard R Reynolds
    Registrant: State Of Delaware - Dti, 801 Silver Lake Blvd, Dover, DE 19904-2407, Phone: (302) 739-9648, Fax: (302) 739-7243, Email:
  • DE0023B, 1225 Old Lancaster Pike (Lat: 39.787778 Lon: -75.695361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 49.4 m, Call Sign: WQMC376
    Assigned Frequencies: 23030.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/25/2010, Expiration Date: 06/25/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2012, Certifier: Dan Mieszala
    Registrant: Open Range Communications Inc., 6430 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 376-2112, Fax: (303) 376-2109, Email:
  • DE0037, 726 Loveville Rd. (Lat: 39.773667 Lon: -75.662694), Type: Bant, Structure height: 29 m, Overall height: 34 m, Call Sign: WQMC377
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz, 23135.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/25/2010, Expiration Date: 06/25/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2012, Certifier: Dan Mieszala
    Registrant: Open Range Communications Inc., 6430 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 376-2112, Fax: (303) 376-2109, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hockessin)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

48 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hockessin)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED29$308,118103$283,507536$257,35022$134,46015$235,545
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$335,8807$264,44737$263,2376$34,3330$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$234,9305$343,440107$289,44520$58,4563$136,350
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$367,2955$265,71070$281,0647$241,2461$360,710
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$357,74021$289,4632$177,0551$50,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0135.01 , 0135.03, 0136.12

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$299,1018$314,471
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$344,9203$383,317
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$459,5502$302,930
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$355,7900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$379,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0135.01 , 0135.03, 0136.12

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 68
  • Hazardous Condition: 55
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Hockessin


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hockessin, DE

Most common first names in Hockessin, DE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9783.9 years
John8678.2 years
Elizabeth5986.1 years
William5877.2 years
Margaret5484.8 years
Helen4784.3 years
Dorothy4584.5 years
James4177.8 years
Robert4079.0 years
Charles3476.7 years
Most common last names in Hockessin, DE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2278.2 years
Miller1578.1 years
Taylor1584.9 years
Johnson1583.0 years
Brown1482.4 years
Ford1182.2 years
Malin1181.7 years
Thompson1077.7 years
Walker1083.5 years
Jackson1075.6 years
Businesses in Hockessin, DE
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Papa John's Pizza1
Dunkin Donuts1True Value1
FedEx3UPS2
Goodwill1Walgreens2

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