Essex Junction is a medium-sized town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 20,946 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 office and administrative support (12.98%), management occupations (12.91%), and sales jobs (10.03%).
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.
The education level of Essex Junction ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Essex Junction, 48.94% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Essex Junction in 2010 was $35,564, which is wealthy relative to Vermont and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $142,256 for a family of four. However, Essex Junction contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Essex Junction include English, German, French , and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Essex Junction is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.