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People

Total Population 905
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 8.4%
Employed Population 16+ 408
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 69.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.8%
Median Earnings25+ $41,833
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $11,964
Median Earnings With High School Degree $46,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $79,464
% Above Poverty Level 96.8%
% Below Poverty Level 3.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 38 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 12.8%
Median Gross Rent $682
Median House Value $193,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.9%
US/American 0%
English 6.4%
Irish 20.6%

Essex Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles S of Joliet, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 54 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Kankakee
Standard Zip Codes 60935
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.177
Longitude -88.185

Essex Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DWIGHT
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches
Station KANKAKEE METRO WASTWTR
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Station PARK FOREST
Distance 34.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 58 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Braceville 831 $56,563
Braidwood 6,191 $70,982
Gardner 1,325 $82,917
Godley 622 $50,556
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