Homes for Sale in Hockessin DE
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.
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
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