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.
Essex Junction is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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.
If knowledge is power, Essex Junction is a pretty powerful place. 51.24% of the adults in Essex Junction have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
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.