Essex Junction, VT

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Living in Essex Junction

Essex Junction is a medium-sized town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 21,890 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Essex Junction is the second largest community in Vermont.

Essex Junction real estate is some of the most expensive in Vermont, although Essex Junction house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Essex Junction is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Essex Junction is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Essex Junction who work in management occupations (12.15%), office and administrative support (11.98%), and sales jobs (9.17%).

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

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Essex Junction, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Essex Junction is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 51.31% 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 Junction in 2018 was $40,464, which is wealthy relative to Vermont and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $161,856 for a family of four. However, Essex Junction contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Essex Junction is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Essex Junction home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Essex Junction residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Essex Junction include Irish, English, French, German, and French Canadian.

The most common language spoken in Essex Junction is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.