Hockessin Delaware history
Hockessin was settled originally in 1688. The name Hockessin was possibly derived from the Lenape word meaning pieces of bark or it might be a misspelling of the word “occasion” according to Wikipedia. Hockessin is a census designated place, considered roughly 10 square miles.
Neighborhoods in Hockessin DE
Map of Homes for Sale in Hockessin Delaware
Who lives in Hockessin Delaware
Hockessin has nearly tripled in size from the 1990’s to a current population of 13527. Higher educated 65% of residents have completed college with 26% having graduate degrees. The workforce is predominately white-collar with 19% being in health/education fields and 14% in finance and 14% in professional. The median income in Hockessin is $125,129 with 47% of households earning between $75,000 and $150,000.
What it’s like to live in Hockessin Delaware
Hockessin is an interesting place. You definitely feel like you are in the suburbs but it is just a short distance away from most commuting routes. Hockessin still does a lot of great things like their fourth of July festivities every year which help it keep up the small town feel of the 1980’s and 1990’s but it has grown a bit.
Activities and Attractions near Hockessin Delaware
Swift Park is a great place to visit. There are plenty of Restaurants in Hockessin as well as shopping. In addition, it’s close to many major parks, museums and hospitals.