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 21,199 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 (13.38%), office and administrative support (12.59%), and sales jobs (10.04%).

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.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Essex Junction use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Essex Junction‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Essex Junction. 51.24% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Essex Junction in 2010 was $35,696, which is wealthy relative to Vermont and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $142,784 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Essex Junction include English, French , German, and French Canadian.

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