essex Demographics

Educational Attainment

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 1,459 6.8 % 6.3 %
High School Graduate 10,457 48.4 % 32.2 %
Some College 6,064 28.1 % 24.4 %
Bachelor’s Degree 2,596 12.0 % 22.9 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,037 4.8 % 14.1 %
High School Graduate or Higher 18,090 83.7 % 87.5 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 3,004 13.9 % 13.9 %

Age Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 38,955 - -
19 years old and under 10,131 26.0 % 25.5 %
20 to 44 years old 12,811 32.9 % 12.6 %
45 to 64 years old 10,289 26.4 % 12.8 %
65 years old and older 5,724 14.7 % 1.9 %

Language Spoken at Home

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 32,251 92.1 % 84.4 %
Spanish 1,758 5.0 % 14.4 %
Other Languages 1,004 0 % 0 %

Marital Status

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 5,427 36.8 % 33.6 %
Married 6,300 42.7 % 50.4 %
Separated 612 4.2 % 2.5 %
Divorced 2,399 16.3 % 13.4 %

Census Housing Report

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 16,435 - -
Occupied Housing Units 14,748 89.7 % 87.6 %
Vacant Housing Units 1,687 10.3 % 12.4 %
1-Unit, Detached 6,893 41.9 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 5,101 31.0 % 5.9 %
2-Units 177 1.1 % 3.6 %
3 to 4 Units 609 3.7 % 4.4 %
5 to 9 Units 645 3.9 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 2,259 13.7 % 4.4 %
20 or More Units 681 4.1 % 9.0 %
Mobile Homes 60 0.4 % 6.2 %
Boat, RV, or Van 10 0.1 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 1,441 8.8 % 13.9 %
Built 1980 to 1989 1,907 11.6 % 13.5 %
Built 1970 to 1979 2,537 15.4 % 15.3 %
Built 1960 to 1969 2,237 13.6 % 10.7 %
Built 1940 to 1959 5,713 34.8 % 15.5 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 1,311 8.0 % 12.8 %
Electric 4,865 29.6 % 33.9 %
Oil / Kerosene 1,571 9.6 % 4.2 %
Natural Gas 7,682 46.7 % 42.1 %
Tank or LP Gas 161 1.0 % 4.1 %
Coal 40 0.2 % 0.1 %
Wood 177 1.1 % 1.6 %
Solar 7 0.0 % 0.1 %
Other Fuel 107 0.7 % 0.4 %
None 138 0.8 % 1.0 %

Racial Breakdown

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 25,860 68.5 % 75.1 %
African-American 10,669 28.2 % 13.1 %
Native American 24 0.1 % 0.9 %
Asian 541 1.4 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 685 1.8 % 5.2 %

Economic Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 49,986 57,617
Median Family Income 62,714 71,062
Median Per Capita Income 25,259 31,128

Weather

  • Chance of Sunshine 64.52 %
  • Temperature 69.6 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.31 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 5.1
    [CDD] 2.05

Earthquakes

Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.05 %
6.0 0.01 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area

Public Information

Unemployment Information

Data sourced by HomeFacts.com