Essex strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Massachusetts):
Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
Public Transportation Use
People in Middle Class or Better
Comparing Essex to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Massachusetts (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Age of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Working at Home|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Short Commute Times|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|People Living Alone|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Nearest Medium City||14 miles NE of Lynn, Massachusetts (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||23 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts|
|Standard Zip Codes||01929|
|Phone Area Codes||978|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||20 to 37 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 57 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 82 F|
|Oct Temp||45 to 62 F|
|Annual Precip||45.5 inches|
|Jan Temp||17 to 38 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 58 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||42 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||45.3 inches|
|Jan Temp||16 to 35 F|
|Apr Temp||35 to 58 F|
|Jul Temp||60 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 62 F|
|Annual Precip||48.3 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.03|
|American Indian & Alaskan||4||0.1%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||30||0.9%|
|Est. 2005 Population||3,346|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|French (except Basque)||8.3%|
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||3.4%|
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