Essex Fells, New Jersey Population 2024

2,113

Essex Fells is a city located in Essex County New Jersey. Essex Fells has a 2024 population of 2,113. Essex Fells is currently declining at a rate of -1.17% annually and its population has decreased by -4.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,212 in 2020.

The average household income in Essex Fells is $343,062 with a poverty rate of 0.79%. The median age in Essex Fells is 44.1 years: 44.8 years for males, and 43.3 years for females.

Essex Fells Demographics

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

  • White: 81.44%
  • Two or more races: 10.92%
  • Asian: 5.63%
  • Black or African American: 1.66%
  • Other race: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,500.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.48% (-99)
The current population of Essex Fells, New Jersey is 2,113 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,212.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,86581.44%
Two or more races25010.92%
Asian1295.63%
Black or African American381.66%
Other race80.35%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Essex Fells Population by Race

Essex Fells Population Pyramid 2024

Essex Fells Median Age

44.1

Total

44.8

Male

43.3

Female

Essex Fells Adults

There are 1,567 adults, (395 of whom are seniors) in Essex Fells.

Essex Fells Age Dependency

95.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Essex Fells Sex Ratio

Female1,17451.27%
Male1,11648.73%

Essex Fells Population by Age

Essex Fells Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7263.1597.42.6
Married5843.5498.61.4
Non Family1101.297.32.7
Female192.5357.942.1
Male133.311000

3.5

Average Family Size

3.15

Average Household Size

97.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Essex Fells Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree342.34%
Bachelors Degree54237.28%
Graduate Degree62142.71%
High School Graduate1147.84%
Less Than 9th Grade221.51%
Some College1218.32%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Essex Fells Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Essex Fells Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,1861,164918
Hispanic11511597
Asian10010097
2+ Races727270
Black383838
Other Race888

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Essex Fells Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$109,946$163,917$77,500
Graduate Degree$178,438$227,830$109,327
High School Graduate$106,667$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$115,556$116,389$0
Overall$141,250$185,893$83,750
Some College$0$80,000$25,795

$141,250

Average Earnings

$185,893

Average Male

$83,750

Average Female

Essex Fells Earnings by Educational Attainment

Essex Fells Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Essex Fells Language

80.16% of Essex Fells residents speak only English, while 19.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.73% of the population.

Essex Fells Language

Essex Fells Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,791130.73%
Hispanic29351.71%

0.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.45%

Male Poverty Rate

1.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Essex Fells

The race most likely to be in poverty in Essex Fells is Hispanic, with 1.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Essex Fells is White, with 0.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 1.4%.

Essex Fells Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School3.51%
Some College1.94%
Bachelors or Greater0.77%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Essex Fells Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed2.35%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Essex Fells Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Essex Fells Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$250,001$379,822
Households$247,000$343,062
Married Families$250,001$-999,999,999
Non Families$81,250$137,080

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Essex Fells Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

75.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

76.5%

Male Marriage Rate

73.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Essex Fells Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Essex Fells Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Essex Fells Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Essex Fells Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

64

Number of Veterans

64

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam22
Korea14
Second Gulf War13
First Gulf War13
World War II0

Essex Fells Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+29
35 to 5418
65 to 7417
18 to 340
55 to 640

Essex Fells Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White644.75%

Essex Fells Veterans by Race

Essex Fells Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Essex Fells Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Essex Fells Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Essex Fells Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Essex Fells Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

55.63%

Born in Essex Fells

89.48%

Native Born

10.52%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

9.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.48% of Essex Fells residents were born in the United States, with 55.63% having been born in New Jersey. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Essex Fells Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,990-24-1.19%
20282,014-25-1.23%
20272,039-25-1.21%
20262,064-24-1.15%
20252,088-25-1.18%
20242,113-25-1.17%
20232,138-14-0.65%
20222,152-26-1.19%
20212,178-34-1.54%
20202,2121155.48%
20192,09720.1%
20182,095-8-0.38%
20172,103-7-0.33%
20162,110-32-1.49%
20152,142-27-1.24%
20142,169-28-1.27%
20132,197210.97%
20122,176241.12%
20112,152361.7%
20102,11600%

Essex Fells Population by Year