Essex, CT
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Essex profile

Living in Essex

Essex is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 6,759 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Essex is the 119th largest community in Connecticut.

Also of interest is that Essex has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 15.20% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Essex, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Essex is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 58.93% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Essex in 2018 was $60,635, which is wealthy relative to Connecticut and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $242,540 for a family of four.

The people who call Essex home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Essex residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Essex include Irish, Italian, German, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Essex is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.

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