Essex strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):
Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
Low Rate of Poverty
Comparing Essex to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|People Living Alone|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Nearest Medium City||41 miles SE of Council Bluffs, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||44 miles SE of Omaha, Nebraska|
|Standard Zip Codes||51638|
|Phone Area Codes||712|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||11 to 31 F|
|Apr Temp||40 to 63 F|
|Jul Temp||65 to 87 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 66 F|
|Annual Precip||33.9 inches|
|Jan Temp||10 to 31 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 62 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 65 F|
|Annual Precip||36.7 inches|
|Jan Temp||10 to 31 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 61 F|
|Jul Temp||65 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 65 F|
|Annual Precip||36.3 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.94|
|American Indian & Alaskan||5||0.6%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||6||0.7%|
|Est. 2005 Population||840|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||7.3%|
|French (except Basque)||1%|
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Penn Foster College
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Simmons’ online Master of Public Health program, MPH@Simmons, is designed to give you the real-world skills you need to address health inequity on a local, national, and global scale. The MPH@Simmons program explores the core areas of public health: epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy and health services, environmental health, and social/behavioral health. Additionally, the practice-based curriculum incorporates courses specifically designed to help you develop leadership and advocacy skills.
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ESSEX JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
111 FORBES ST
Serves 134 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.9
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