Essex Junction, Vermont Population 2021

10,798
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Essex Junction is a city located in Chittenden County Vermont. With a 2020 population of 10,798, it is the 4th largest city in Vermont (after Burlington, South Burlington, and Rutland) and the 2939th largest city in the United States . Essex Junction is currently declining at a rate of -0.25% annually but its population has increased by 16.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,271 in 2010. Essex Junction reached it's highest population of 10,879 in 2018. Spanning over 5 miles, Essex Junction has a population density of 2,365 people per square mile.

The average household income in Essex Junction is $97,621 with a poverty rate of 7.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,313 per month, and the median house value is $298,200. The median age in Essex Junction is 36.3 years, 34.8 years for males, and 37.2 years for females.

Essex Junction Demographics

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

  • White: 83.67%
  • Asian: 7.96%
  • Two or more races: 5.38%
  • Black or African American: 2.41%
  • Other race: 0.58%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Essex Junction, Vermont is 10,798 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,879.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,271.

Essex Junction, Vermont Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,87283.67%
Asian8447.96%
Two or More Races5705.38%
Black or African American2562.41%
Some Other Race610.58%
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Essex Junction Population by Race

Essex Junction Population Pyramid $2021

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Essex Junction Median Age

36.3


Total

34.8


Male

37.2


Female

Essex Junction Adults

There are 8,403 adults, (1,391 of whom are seniors) in Essex Junction.

Essex Junction Age Dependency

51.2

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Essex Junction Sex Ratio

Female

5,526

52.12%

Male

5,077

47.88%

Essex Junction Population by Age

Essex Junction Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Essex Junction Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All65.4%34.6%
Male64%36%
Non Family49.3%50.7%
Female43.9%56.1%

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Essex Junction Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,2952.4665.4
Married1,9763.0683.8
Non Family1,6151.3549.3
Female4622.743.9
Male2424.5264

3.04

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Essex Junction Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1792.49%
9th to 12th Grade3815.30%
High School Graduate1,14615.96%
Some College1,36519.01%
Associates Degree79711.10%
Bachelors Degree1,90926.58%
Graduate Degree1,40519.56%
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Essex Junction Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Essex Junction Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,0875,7922,936
Asian363316163
2+ Races34615594
Black21521588
Hispanic18816150
Other Race393917

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 48.23%.

Essex Junction Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,571$50,858$37,511
Less Than 9th Grade$26,918$26,659$
High School Graduate$35,377$37,183$27,166
Some College$43,842$49,556$32,539
Bachelors Degree$47,734$53,173$38,068
Graduate Degree$69,639$89,286$60,590

$44,571

Average Earnings

$50,858

Average Male

$37,511

Average Female

Essex Junction Earnings by Educational Attainment

Essex Junction Language by Age

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Essex Junction Language

85.40% of Essex Junction residents speak only English, while 14.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.60% of the population.

Essex Junction Language

Essex Junction Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,6965946.83%
Asian844536.28%
Hispanic2555320.78%
Multiple558396.99%
Black256249.38%
Other612236.07%

7.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.10%

Male Poverty Rate

7.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Essex Junction

The race most likely to be in poverty in Essex Junction is Other, with 36.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Essex Junction is Asian, with 6.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.79%.

Essex Junction Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.46%
High School11.78%
Some College5.92%
Bachelors or Greater1.96%

Essex Junction Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed29.08%
Female Unemployed12.77%
Female Employed4.41%
Male Employed4.29%

Essex Junction Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Essex Junction Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$80,019$97,621
Families$99,451$114,323
Married Families$111,986-
Non Families$53,713$66,944
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Income by Household Type

Essex Junction Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Essex Junction Married by Age and Sex

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Essex Junction Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Essex Junction Marital Status by Race

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Essex Junction Marital Status

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487

Number of Veterans

459

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War125
Vietnam119
Second Gulf War61
Korea51
World War II

Essex Junction Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64139
35 to 54123
75+102
65 to 7498
18 to 3425

Essex Junction Veterans by Age

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Essex Junction Veterans by Race

Essex Junction Veterans by Education

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3.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Essex Junction Veterans by Education

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77%

Labor Force Participation

74.6%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Essex Junction Employment by Age

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Essex Junction Employment by Race

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Essex Junction Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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47.13%

Born in Essex Junction

85.68%

Native Born

14.32%

Foreign Born

8.46%

Non Citizen

5.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.68% of Essex Junction residents were born in the United States, with 47.13% having been born in Vermont. 8.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Essex Junction Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202110,798-27-0.25%
202010,825-27-0.25%
201910,852-27-0.25%
201810,8791371.28%
201710,7423423.29%
201610,4003012.98%
201510,0992852.90%
20149,8141541.59%
20139,6601541.62%
20129,5061241.32%
20119,382810.87%
20109,3017100.80%
20008,5911950.23%
19908,3961,3631.79%
19807,0335220.77%
19706,5111,1712.00%
19605,3402,5996.90%
19502,7410.00%

Essex Junction Population by Year