Essex, MA

1,476 Population
2.1 square miles 717.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
717.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
47.5%
was 45.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
0.9%
was 1.8%
 
Percent Under 18
20.5%
was 20.7%
 
Percent 65 and Over
15.9%
was 16.6%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
0.9%
was 3.8%
 
Median Household Income
$109,185
was $105,208
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
32.8
43.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
801.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
613
was 650
 
Median Rent
$1,145
was $1,022
 
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
571
was 607
 
Homeownership Rate
77.9%
was 72.8%
 
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
298.0
was 316.0
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
25%
was 20.7%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.0%
was 95.8%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
95.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
98.6%
was 98.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
53.1%
was 49.6%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
98.0%
was 98.1%
Ranked 3rd Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
1.1%
was 1.1%
Ranked 154th Highest in MA
Revenue
$13,107,277
was $13,389,508
Ranked 143rd Highest in MA
Expenditure
$12,448,109
was $12,494,155
Ranked 144th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$7,563
was $7,691
Ranked 47th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$7,183
was $7,176
Ranked 47th Highest in MA

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