Hockessin, DE (Runnymeade / Mermaid)




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About Hockessin, DE (Runnymeade / Mermaid)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Runnymeade / Mermaid median real estate price is $418,198, which is more expensive than 87.9% of the neighborhoods in Delaware and 81.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Runnymeade / Mermaid is currently $1,776, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 84.5% of the neighborhoods in Delaware.

Runnymeade / Mermaid is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hockessin, Delaware.

Runnymeade / Mermaid real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Runnymeade / Mermaid neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Runnymeade / Mermaid, the current vacancy rate is 0.6%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 96.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Runnymeade / Mermaid is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: People

Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Runnymeade / Mermaid neighborhood is wealthier than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Runnymeade / Mermaid also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, a majority of the adults in the Runnymeade / Mermaid neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Delaware by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in Delaware. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates, families with school-aged children and college students.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 2.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 66.8% of the workforce in the Runnymeade / Mermaid neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.6% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Runnymeade / Mermaid neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Runnymeade / Mermaid neighborhood could be your paradise. With 25.8% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 4.3% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Furthermore, one way that the Runnymeade / Mermaid neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

Also of note, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Runnymeade / Mermaid stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 80.8% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Runnymeade / Mermaid neighborhood in Hockessin are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Runnymeade / Mermaid neighborhood, 66.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 13.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (12.6%), and 7.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Runnymeade / Mermaid neighborhood in Hockessin, DE, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (20.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (17.4%), and residents who report Italian roots (15.5%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (14.7%), along with some English ancestry residents (13.2%), among others. In addition, 14.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Runnymeade / Mermaid neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include South Asian languages, Chinese, Gujarati (native to the Indian state of Gujarat) and Spanish.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Runnymeade / Mermaid neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (91.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Runnymeade / Mermaid 0.101011101001110
Hockessin 0.101011101001110
Delaware 4.99
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Runnymeade / Mermaid 0.101011101001110
Hockessin 0.101011101001110
Delaware 26.91
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Runnymeade / Mermaid 0.101011101001110
Hockessin 0.101011101001110
Delaware 76

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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RED CLAY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of DE school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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