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Demographics

People

Total Population1,476
Male Share of the Population46.5%
Female Share of the Population53.5%
Senior Citizens15.9%
Employed Population 16+871
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married63.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher53.1%
Median Earnings25+$53,833
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$54,313

Wealth

Median Family Income$127,446
% Above Poverty Level99.1%
% Below Poverty Level0.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home9.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.2%
% Using Public Transportation9.5%

Housing

People Living Alone23.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,145
Median House Value$470,600

Ancestry

Irish33.9%
Italian17.4%
English15.2%
French Except Basque9.3%
Scottish8.9%
Canadian8.6%
German6.5%
Portuguese4.2%
Polish2.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)2%
Norwegian1.3%
Swedish1%
Welsh0.9%
Dutch0.7%
Albanian0.5%
Lebanese0.5%
Arab0.5%
Lithuanian0.5%
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Essex Almanac

CategoryValue
County Essex County
Standard Zip Codes1929
Phone Area Codes978
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.63
Approximate Longitude-70.77

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)

StationMARBLEHEAD
Distance9.8 miles
Jan Temp20 to 37 F
Apr Temp38 to 57 F
Jul Temp63 to 82 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip45.5 inches
StationMIDDLETON
Distance11.5 miles
Jan Temp17 to 38 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp42 to 64 F
Annual Precip45.3 inches
StationREADING
Distance19 miles
Jan Temp16 to 35 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip48.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Beverly40,967$98,151
Gloucester29,546$87,667
Hamilton8,136$131,250
Ipswich4,215$80,556
Rowley1,576$85,795
Wenham5,135$149,550

Essex Public Libraries

T.o.h.p. Burnham Free Library
30 MARTIN ST.
Essex, Massachusetts
(978) 768-7410

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Essex Public Schools

Essex Elementary
12 Story Street
ZIP: 1929
(978) 768-7324
Primary
Total Enrollment 270
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