Essex, Maryland Population 2019

Essex, Maryland's estimated population is according to the most recent United States census estimates. Essex, Maryland is the -th largest city in Maryland based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 0.00 people/mi² (0.00 people/km²).

The overall median age is 37.3 years, 35.9 years for males, and 38.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.4 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 16,445 households in the city, with an average size of 2.66 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.5%, with a median rent of $1000/month. The median house has 5.5 rooms, and has a value of $180,900.

The median income for households in Essex, Maryland is $52,141, while the mean household income is $66,306.

Essex Md Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Essex Md was:

  • White: 65.48%
  • Black or African American: 29.14%
  • Two or more races: 2.70%
  • Other race: 1.37%
  • Asian: 1.29%
  • Native American: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
LatLng(39.3093, -76.4750)
Rank in State-th
StateMaryland
CountyBaltimore County
Time ZoneEastern Time Zone
Land Area (km²)23.98 (9.26 mi²)
Water Area (km²)6.83 (2.64 mi²)
TypeCDP
GEOID2426600
Density (km²)0.00
Density (mi²)0.00
Area Code(s)410 / 443

Population by Race

Race Population
White25,860
Black or African American11,507
Two or More Races1,068
Some Other Race543
Asian510
American Indian and Alaska Native6

Essex Md Population Pyramid 2019

Essex Md Median Age

37.3


Total

35.9


Male

38.4


Female

Essex Md Adults

There are 30,137 adults, (5,921 of whom are seniors) in Essex Md.

Essex Md Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Essex Md Sex Ratio

Female

21,306

53.95%

Male

18,188

46.05%

Essex Md Households and Families

Essex Md Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Essex Md Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.2%24.8%
All56.1%43.9%
Male52.2%47.8%
Non Family45.5%54.5%
Female40.8%59.2%

56.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,7492.6656.1
Married5,4823.4375.2
Non Family5,4231.1945.5
Female2,8653.5540.8
Male9793.8452.2

3.36

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Essex Md Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4015.27%
9th to 12th Grade3,13311.78%
High School Graduate10,33138.86%
Some College6,13923.09%
Associates Degree1,7866.72%
Bachelors Degree2,70910.19%
Graduate Degree1,0864.09%

Essex Md Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,86315,3562,359
Black6,1405,4841,089
Hispanic827602147
Multiple Races50646365
Asian324221125
Other Race28624934
Native American666

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,403$46,037$32,582
Less Than High School$27,877$36,910$16,875
High School Grad$33,632$40,270$29,552
Some College$42,905$50,927$34,194
Bachelors Degree$57,470$70,956$49,321
Graduate Degree$50,147$52,353$42,857

$39,403

Average Earnings

$46,037

Average Male

$32,582

Average Female

Essex Md Language

Essex Md Language by Age

Essex Md Language

90.53% of Essex Md residents speak only English, while 9.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.92% of the population.

Essex Md Poverty

Essex Md Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,5052,53810.36%
Black11,4712,28319.90%
Hispanic1,89724713.02%
Multiple1,06817116.01%
Other511397.63%
Asian510326.27%

13.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.46%

Male Poverty Rate

14.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Essex Md

The race most likely to be in poverty in Essex Md is Black, with 19.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Essex Md is Asian, with 6.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.15%
High School10.21%
Some College9.05%
Bachelors or Greater5.77%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.53%
Male Unemployed28.61%
Female Employed6.98%
Male Employed3.88%

Essex Md Income

Essex Md Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,141$66,306
Families$61,681$75,258
Married Families$77,852$92,182
Non Families$32,689$43,104

Essex Md Marital Status

Essex Md Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.2%

Male Marriage Rate

36.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Essex Md Married by Age and Sex

Essex Md Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Essex Md Marital Status by Race

Essex Md Veterans

2,399

Number of Veterans

2,098

Male Veterans

301

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam900
First Gulf War477
Second Gulf War382
Korea218
World War II117

Essex Md Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8328.67%
Black4826.27%
Other4513.27%
Hispanic413.89%
2 or More315.35%
Asian92.53%

Essex Md Veterans by Education

6.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Essex Md Employment Status

63.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Essex Md Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.73%

Born in Maryland

92.91%

Native Born

7.09%

Foreign Born

3.91%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.91% of Essex Md residents were born in the United States, with 76.73% having been born in Maryland. 3.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.