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People

Total Population 603
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 14.1%
Employed Population 16+ 294
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 47.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 4%
Median Earnings25+ $26,500
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,477

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,768
% Above Poverty Level 80.3%
% Below Poverty Level 19.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 40.4%
Median Gross Rent $481
Median House Value $54,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.9%
US/American 0%
English 10.6%
Irish 29.9%

Essex Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 81 miles NE of Jonesboro, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 115 miles N of Memphis, Tennessee
County Stoddard
Standard Zip Codes 63846
Phone Area Codes 573
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.812
Longitude -89.861

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 DEXTER
Distance 5.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 43 F
Apr Temp 48 to 71 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Station SIKESTON POWER STATION
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 47 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Station MALDEN MUNICIPAL AP
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 42 F
Apr Temp 47 to 69 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bernie 2,071 $45,966
Bloomfield 1,924 $44,762
Canalou 339 $35,750
Dexter 7,902 $59,531
Dudley 154 $50,938
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  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
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  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN completion)
  • Master of Science in Management - Healthcare Management
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  • Executive Master of Health Administration
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  • Located in the heart of Washington, D.C. the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University is dedicated to advancing the health of local, national and global communities.

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  • Elementary Mathematics - Additional Endorsement - Certificate
  • Business Intelligence - MBA (Master's)
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  • Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.

Programs
  • Master of Science in Communications
  • Communications@Syracuse is an online Master of Science in Communications from the world-renowned S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.
     

Essex High Schools

RICHLAND HIGH
24456 STATE HWY 114
573-283-5332
Serves 227 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

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