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Demographics

People

Total Population551
Male Share of the Population44.6%
Female Share of the Population55.4%
Senior Citizens15.4%
Employed Population 16+238
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married39.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher5.4%
Median Earnings25+$23,309
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,357
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,821

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,015
% Above Poverty Level79.5%
% Below Poverty Level20.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone41.8%
Median Gross Rent$633
Median House Value$77,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.3%
Irish24.9%
German16%
English8.9%
Dutch4.9%
Iranian2.5%
French Except Basque1.8%
Italian1.6%
Swedish1.3%
Portuguese0.9%
Scottish0.4%
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Essex Almanac

CategoryValue
County Stoddard County
Standard Zip Codes63846
Phone Area Codes573
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.81
Approximate Longitude-89.86

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)

StationDEXTER
Distance5.9 miles
Jan Temp26 to 43 F
Apr Temp48 to 71 F
Jul Temp70 to 92 F
Oct Temp49 to 73 F
Annual Precip47.9 inches
StationSIKESTON POWER STATION
Distance14.4 miles
Jan Temp24 to 41 F
Apr Temp47 to 69 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip46.6 inches
StationMALDEN MUNICIPAL AP
Distance15.1 miles
Jan Temp25 to 42 F
Apr Temp47 to 69 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip44.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bernie2,105$45,238
Bloomfield2,020$47,400
Canalou260$35,313
Dexter7,934$45,108
Dudley177$52,188
Morehouse914$31,736

Essex Public Schools

Richland Elem.
24456 State Hwy 114
ZIP: 63846
(573) 283-5310
Primary
Total Enrollment 150
Richland High
24456 State Hwy 114
ZIP: 63846
(573) 283-5332
High
Total Enrollment 108
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