Essex Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Essex Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
22,094

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.3%
5 - 17:
16.5%
18 - 24:
8.4%
25 - 34:
11.3%
35 - 54:
28.5%
55 - 64:
12.6%
Over 65 Years:
17.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
High School Graduates
College Graduated
4.2%
4.2%
94.3%
94.3%
53.6%
53.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Essex
USA
$43,554
$43,554
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Essex
USA
$86,212
$86,212
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
7.1%

Employment Industries in Essex

 
Education
Healthcare
Manufacturing
Retail
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Other
Accommodation
Public Service
Finance
Construction
Transportation
Arts
Wholesale
15.1%
15.1%
14.3%
14.3%
11.7%
11.7%
11.3%
11.3%
9.6%
9.6%
5.6%
5.6%
5.3%
5.3%
5.2%
5.2%
4.6%
4.6%
3.8%
3.8%
3.4%
3.4%
2.0%
2.0%
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
Asian
Other Race / Two or More Races
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
American Indian and Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
86.0%
86.0%
5.6%
5.6%
4.6%
4.6%
1.9%
1.9%
1.7%
1.7%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Irish
English
German
French
French Canadian
Italian
Polish
European
Scottish
Canadian
Welsh
Norwegian
Dutch
Scots-Irish
Ukrainian
Russian
Northern European
British
Swedish
Hungarian
15.9%
15.9%
15.6%
15.6%
13.1%
13.1%
8.2%
8.2%
8.0%
8.0%
5.5%
5.5%
4.4%
4.4%
3.2%
3.2%
3.0%
3.0%
1.6%
1.6%
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
1.3%
1.3%
1.3%
1.3%
1.1%
1.1%
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
0.9%
0.9%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Spanish
Slavic languages
African languages
Langs. of India
Serbo-Croatian
Chinese
Russian
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian)
French
Vietnamese
Polish
Arabic
Other Indo-European
German/Yiddish
Portuguese
Italian
Hungarian
Tagalog
Japanese
90.0%
90.0%
1.1%
1.1%
1.0%
1.0%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Essex Residents:
10.3%