Hockessin PUMA, DE

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Population
148,558
0.0955% 1-year decline
US Senator
Tom Carper
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Coons
Democratic Party
Median Age
44.2

Poverty Rate
6.91%

Median Household Income
$86,477
3.89% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$315,100
3.28% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
70,544
0.631% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Hockessin PUMA, DE had a population of 149k people with a median age of 44.2 and a median household income of $86,477. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Hockessin PUMA, DE declined from 148,700 to 148,558, a -0.0955% decrease and its median household income grew from $83,235 to $86,477, a 3.89% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hockessin PUMA, DE are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (8.02%), White (Hispanic) (3.4%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.6%). 13.1% of the people in Hockessin PUMA, DE speak a non-English language, and 94.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in New Castle County (North)--Hockessin PUMA, DE are Goldey-Beacom College (562 degrees awarded in 2019) and Harris School of Business-Wilmington Campus (119 degrees).

In 2018, the median property value in Hockessin PUMA, DE was $315,100, and the homeownership rate was 76%. Most people in Hockessin PUMA, DE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Hockessin PUMA, DE was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
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-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Delaware. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Delaware.

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Community Mobility

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Delaware went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 53.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.9%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.34%). The most partisan county was New Castle County, DE with 62.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Tom Carper and Chris Coons are the senators currently representing the state of Delaware. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Hockessin PUMA, DE is currently represented by Lisa Blunt Rochester in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Delaware
53.4% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Delaware
  1. 62.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 59.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 49.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Delaware was New Castle County, DE with 62.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Delaware colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Delaware

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Tom Carper
Senator from Delaware1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Chris Coons
Senator from Delaware2
Assumed office on November 15, 2010
Elected to the seat to succeed Ted Kaufman, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Joe Biden, who had become Vice President of the United States.

Tom Carper and Chris Coons are the senators currently representing Delaware.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Hockessin PUMA, DE

Lisa Blunt Rochester
Delaware at-large Representative
Democratic Party

Hockessin PUMA, DE is currently represented by Lisa Blunt Rochester (Democratic Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Hockessin PUMA, DE have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Hockessin PUMA, DE is home to a population of 149k people, from which 94.7% are citizens. As of 2018, 11.3% of Hockessin PUMA, DE residents were born outside of the country (16.8k people).

In 2018, there were 6.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (111k people) in Hockessin PUMA, DE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Hockessin PUMA, DE are Spanish (5,006 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (2,581 speakers), and Telugu (970 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hockessin PUMA, DE
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    111k ± 1.56k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    16.1k ± 999
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    11.9k ± 870
4.46%
Hispanic Population
6.63k people

In 2018, there were 6.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (111k people) in Hockessin PUMA, DE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.46% of the people in Hockessin PUMA, DE are hispanic (6.63k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Hockessin PUMA, DE as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,006 speakers (3.57%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    2,581 speakers (1.84%)
  3. Telugu
    970 speakers (0.692%)

13.1% of Hockessin PUMA, DE citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Hockessin PUMA, DE was Spanish. 3.57% of the overall population of Hockessin PUMA, DE are native Spanish speakers. 1.84% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.692% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

11.3%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
16.8k people
10.5%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
15.4k people

As of 2018, 11.3% of Hockessin PUMA, DE residents (16.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hockessin PUMA, DE was 10.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

44
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
45
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.6

In 2018, the median age of all people in Hockessin PUMA, DE was 44.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Hockessin PUMA, DE are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Hockessin PUMA, DE residents was 44.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    4,085 ± 1,547 people
  2. China
    1,706 ± 1,008 people
  3. Mexico
    981 ± 766 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Hockessin PUMA, DE was India, the natal country of 4,085 Hockessin PUMA, DE residents, followed by China with 1,706 and Mexico with 981.

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Citizenship

94.7%
2018 Citizenship
95%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 94.7% of Hockessin PUMA, DE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Hockessin PUMA, DE was 95%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,140 ± 327
  2. Korea
    1,194 ± 191
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    880 ± 191

Hockessin PUMA, DE has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.63 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Hockessin PUMA, DE is $86,477. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Hockessin PUMA, DE was Middletown Town, Bear & Glasgow PUMA, DE with a value of $85,739, followed by Hockessin PUMA, DE and Newark City & Brookside PUMA, DE, with respective values of $84,707 and $61,421.

Males in Hockessin PUMA, DE have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $72,272. The income inequality in Hockessin PUMA, DE (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Hockessin PUMA, DE employs 70.5k people. The largest industries in Hockessin PUMA, DE are Banking & related activities (5,059 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,778 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,021 people), and the highest paying industries are Plastics product manufacturing ($207,509), Newspaper publishers ($176,363), and Offices of physicians ($165,701).

Wages

Median Household Income

$86,477
2018 value
± $1,848
3.89%
1 Year Growth
± 2.7%

Households in Hockessin PUMA, DE have a median annual income of $86,477, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $83,235 in 2017, which represents a 3.89% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$93,080
Average Male Salary in Hockessin PUMA, DE
± $12,494
$72,272
Average Female Salary in Hockessin PUMA, DE
± $10,201

In 2019, full-time male employees in Hockessin PUMA, DE made 1.29 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Hockessin PUMA, DE by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Hockessin PUMA, DE
  1. Asian
    $92,437 ± $32,265
  2. White
    $72,510 ± $8,177
  3. American Indian
    $66,269 ± $64,770

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Hockessin PUMA, DE workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.27 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Hockessin PUMA, DE.

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Wage Distribution

0.473
2019 Wage GINI in Hockessin PUMA, DE
0.477
2018 Wage GINI in Hockessin PUMA, DE

In 2019, the income inequality in Hockessin PUMA, DE was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.712% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Hockessin PUMA, DE was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Hockessin PUMA, DE in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hockessin PUMA, DE was Middletown Town, Bear & Glasgow PUMA, DE with a value of $85,739, followed by Hockessin PUMA, DE and Newark City & Brookside PUMA, DE, with respective values of $84,707 and $61,421.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Hockessin PUMA, DE colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.91% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hockessin PUMA, DE (10.1k out of 146k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    6,019 ± 535
  2. Black
    2,422 ± 465
  3. Hispanic
    1,235 ± 290

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hockessin PUMA, DE is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

70.5k
2019 Value
-0.631%
1 Year decline
± -0.631%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Hockessin PUMA, DE declined at a rate of -0.631%, from 71k employees to 70.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hockessin PUMA, DE, are Other managers (2,564 people), Registered nurses (2,223 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,834 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hockessin PUMA, DE.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hockessin PUMA, DE, by number of employees, are Other managers (2,564 people), Registered nurses (2,223 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,834 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Hockessin PUMA, DE has an unusually high number of residents working as Chemists & materials scientists (6.79 times higher than expected), Credit analysts (6.43 times), and Private detectives & investigators (4.83 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hockessin PUMA, DE, by average salary, are Dentists ($272,465), Physicians ($230,947), and Chief executives & legislators ($212,648).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

70.5k
2019 Value
-0.631%
1 Year decline
± -0.631%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Hockessin PUMA, DE declined at a rate of -0.631%, from 71k employees to 70.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hockessin PUMA, DE, are Banking & related activities (5,059 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,778 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,021 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hockessin PUMA, DE, though some of these residents may live in Hockessin PUMA, DE and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Hockessin PUMA, DE, by number of employees, are Banking & related activities (5,059 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,778 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,021 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Hockessin PUMA, DE has an unusually high number of Agricultural chemical manufacturing (10.9 times higher than expected), Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals (6.84 times), and Banking & related activities (5.27 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hockessin PUMA, DE, by average salary, are Plastics product manufacturing ($207,509), Newspaper publishers ($176,363), and Offices of physicians ($165,701).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Delaware to other states, or from other states to Delaware.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $12.1B
  2. $5.16B
  3. $5.09B

In 2015, the top outbound Delaware product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $12.1B, followed by Basic chemicals ($5.16B) and Gasoline ($5.09B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Delaware products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$45.8B
2015 Value in Delaware
$80.6B
Projected 2045 Value in Delaware
75.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound Delaware trade was $45.8B. This is expected to increase 75.9% to $80.6B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Delaware trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Delaware to other states, or from other states to Delaware.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $5.19B
  2. $4.06B
  3. $3.03B

In 2015, the top outbound Delaware domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Maryland with $5.19B, followed by Ohio with $4.06B and Pennsylvania and $3.03B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Delaware shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2019, universities in New Castle County (North)--Hockessin PUMA, DE awarded 681 degrees. The student population of New Castle County (North)--Hockessin PUMA, DE is skewed towards women, with 606 male students and 888 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in New Castle County (North)--Hockessin PUMA, DE are White (154 and 41.3%), followed by Black or African American (128 and 34.3%), Hispanic or Latino (38 and 10.2%), and Two or More Races (21 and 5.63%).

The largest universities in New Castle County (North)--Hockessin PUMA, DE by number of degrees awarded are Goldey-Beacom College (562 and 82.5%) and Harris School of Business-Wilmington Campus (119 and 17.5%).

The most popular majors in New Castle County (North)--Hockessin PUMA, DE are General Finance (129 and 18.9%), Information Resources Management (103 and 15.1%), and General Business Administration & Management (84 and 12.3%).

The median tuition costs in New Castle County (North)--Hockessin PUMA, DE are $24,780 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 106 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 98 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 36 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in New Castle County (North)--Hockessin PUMA, DE was General Finance with 106 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Masters Degree from schools in New Castle County (North)--Hockessin PUMA, DE according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 562 degrees awarded
  2. 119 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$24,780
Median Private

In 2019, the New Castle County (North)--Hockessin PUMA, DE institution with the largest number of graduating students was Goldey-Beacom College with 562 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

264
Degrees Awarded to Men
417
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 264 men were awarded degrees from institutions in New Castle County (North)--Hockessin PUMA, DE, which is 0.633 times less than the 417 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    154 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    128 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    38 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in New Castle County (North)--Hockessin PUMA, DE was White students. These 154 degrees mean that there were 1.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 128 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hockessin PUMA, DE was $315,100 in 2018, which is 1.37 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $305,100 to $315,100, a 3.28% increase. The homeownership rate in Hockessin PUMA, DE is 76%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hockessin PUMA, DE have an average commute time of 23.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hockessin PUMA, DE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$315,100
2018 Median
± $4,184
$305,100
2017 Median
± $4,200

In 2018, the median property value in Hockessin PUMA, DE grew to to $315,100 from the previous year's value of $305,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hockessin PUMA, DE compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hockessin PUMA, DE the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$86,477
Median Household Income
± $1,848
57.6k
Number of Households
± 1,450

In 2018, the median household income of the 57.6k households in Hockessin PUMA, DE grew to $86,477 from the previous year's value of $83,235.

The following chart displays the households in Hockessin PUMA, DE distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Hockessin PUMA, DE distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hockessin PUMA, DE the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

76%
2018 Homeownership
77%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 76% of the housing units in Hockessin PUMA, DE were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 77%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Hockessin PUMA, DE compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

23.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hockessin PUMA, DE have a shorter commute time (23.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 2.09% of the workforce in Hockessin PUMA, DE have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (82.1%)
  2. Carpooled (6.79%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.94%)

In 2018, 82.1% of workers in Hockessin PUMA, DE drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.79%) and those who worked at home (5.94%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hockessin PUMA, DE distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hockessin PUMA, DE have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

95.9% of the population of Hockessin PUMA, DE has health coverage, with 59.3% on employee plans, 8.48% on Medicaid, 14.6% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 0.669% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Delaware was $10,254 in 2014. This is a 5% increase from the previous year ($9,766).

Primary care physicians in Delaware see 1334 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.17% decrease from the previous year (1392 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2041 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 354 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Kent County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.9%). Additionally, Kent County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Delaware.
1,334 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Delaware

Primary care physicians in Delaware see an average of 1,334 patients per year. This represents a 4.17% decrease from the previous year (1,392 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Delaware in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Delaware.
$10,254
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Delaware
$4,806
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$6,921
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,460
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Delaware (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5%, from $9,766 to $10,254.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.08%
Uninsured
59.3%
Employer Coverage
8.48%
Medicaid
14.6%
Medicare
12.9%
Non-Group
0.669%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hockessin PUMA, DE declined by 19.9% from 5.09% to 4.08%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hockessin PUMA, DE changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 13.9% prevalence
  2. 12.9% prevalence
  3. 10.6% prevalence

Kent County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Delaware, at 13.9%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Delaware by county over multiple years.

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