essex Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 1,314 6.3 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 11,081 53.1 % 32.8 %
Some College 5,501 26.3 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 2,095 10.0 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 888 4.3 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 17,413 83.4 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 2,443 11.7 % 11.7 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 37,380 - -
19 years old and under 9,314 24.9 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 12,891 34.5 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 9,983 26.7 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 5,192 13.9 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 32,125 94.9 % 84.8 %
Spanish 1,178 3.5 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 541 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 5,362 37.2 % 33.2 %
Married 6,122 42.5 % 50.6 %
Separated 675 4.7 % 2.6 %
Divorced 2,252 15.6 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 16,184 - -
Occupied Housing Units 14,704 90.9 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 1,480 9.1 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 6,793 42.0 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 4,873 30.1 % 5.8 %
2-Units 199 1.2 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 667 4.1 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 497 3.1 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 2,573 15.9 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 554 3.4 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 28 0.2 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 1,140 7.0 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 1,773 11.0 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 2,515 15.5 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 2,250 13.9 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 5,917 36.6 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 1,283 7.9 % 13.1 %
Electric 4,895 30.2 % 32.8 %
Oil / Kerosene 1,609 9.9 % 4.6 %
Natural Gas 7,628 47.1 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 152 0.9 % 4.2 %
Coal 39 0.2 % 0.1 %
Wood 170 1.1 % 1.9 %
Other Fuel 116 0.7 % 0.4 %
None 95 0.6 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 25,438 69.9 % 75.7 %
African-American 9,477 26.0 % 13.1 %
Native American 52 0.1 % 0.8 %
Asian 728 2.0 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 722 2.0 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 50,311 53,657
Median Family Income 63,350 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 25,288 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 64.52 %
  • Temperature 81.15 ℉
  • Rainfall 5.21 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.15
    [CDD] 8.98
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