Essex Junction, Vermont Population 2020

11,597
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Essex Junction is a city located in Vermont. With a 2020 population of 11,597, it is the 4th largest city in Vermont (after Burlington, South Burlington, and Rutland) and the 2794th largest city in the United States. Essex Junction is currently growing at a rate of 2.97% annually and its population has increased by 25.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,271 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Essex Junction has a population density of 2,540 people per square mile.

The average household income in Essex Junction is $94,334 with a poverty rate of 6.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,275 per month, and the median house value is $283,400. The median age in Essex Junction is 37.4 years, 37.5 years for males, and 37.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.0 males.

Essex Junction Demographics

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

  • White: 86.66%
  • Asian: 8.16%
  • Black or African American: 2.41%
  • Two or more races: 2.12%
  • Other race: 0.65%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Essex Junction, Vermont is 11,597, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,929.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,271.

Essex Junction, Vermont Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,00886.66%
Asian8488.16%
Black or African American2512.41%
Two or More Races2202.12%
Some Other Race680.65%
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Essex Junction Population Pyramid 2020

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Essex Junction Median Age

37.4


Total

37.5


Male

37.2


Female

Essex Junction Adults

There are 8,213 adults, (1,397 of whom are seniors) in Essex Junction.

Essex Junction Age Dependency

52.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Essex Junction Sex Ratio

Female

5,387

51.82%

Male

5,008

48.18%

Essex Junction Households and Families

Essex Junction Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Essex Junction Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
All65.8%34.2%
Male54.4%45.6%
Non Family51.9%48.1%
Female32.8%67.2%

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,2642.4365.8
Married2,0183.0986.2
Non Family1,5201.3451.9
Female5462.7132.8
Male1803.4654.4

2.94

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

11.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Essex Junction Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade660.95%
9th to 12th Grade2453.53%
High School Graduate1,18917.14%
Some College1,37919.88%
Associates Degree76511.03%
Bachelors Degree1,87527.03%
Graduate Degree1,41720.43%
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Essex Junction Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,0945,8802,933
Asian388346183
Black21321387
Hispanic18916467
Multiple Races734343
Other Race454522

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 multiple races people with a rate of 58.90%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,219$49,529$36,682
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$40,367$41,910$27,130
Some College$41,727$47,580$35,000
Bachelors Degree$44,651$52,029$35,078
Graduate Degree$65,099$79,112$58,936

$44,219

Average Earnings

$49,529

Average Male

$36,682

Average Female

Essex Junction Language

Essex Junction Language by Age

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Essex Junction Language

85.75% of Essex Junction residents speak only English, while 14.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.53% of the population.

Essex Junction Poverty

Essex Junction Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,8344715.33%
Multiple2146128.50%
Hispanic2584818.60%
Asian848475.54%
Black2512911.55%
Other682333.82%

6.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.36%

Male Poverty Rate

6.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Essex Junction

The race most likely to be in poverty in Essex Junction is Other, with 33.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Essex Junction is White, with 5.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.45%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.41%
High School12.53%
Some College3.36%
Bachelors or Greater2.52%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed18.12%
Female Unemployed9.09%
Female Employed4.75%
Male Employed3.26%

Essex Junction Income

Essex Junction Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,439$94,334
Families$93,583$109,390
Married Families$108,241-
Non Families$53,553$63,422
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Essex Junction Marital Status

Essex Junction Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

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 Veterans

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581

Number of Veterans

538

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam141
First Gulf War137
Korea81
Second Gulf War53
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54194
75+154
55 to 64129
65 to 7496
18 to 348
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Essex Junction Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Essex Junction Employment Status

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78.4%

Labor Force Participation

75.7%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

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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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46.16%

Born in Vermont

86.92%

Native Born

13.08%

Foreign Born

5.77%

Non Citizen

7.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.92% of Essex Junction residents were born in the United States, with 46.16% having been born in Vermont. 5.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202011,5973342.97%
201911,2633343.06%
201810,9292091.95%
201710,7203343.22%
201610,3863043.02%
201510,0822822.88%
20149,8001571.63%
20139,6431541.62%
20129,4891261.35%
20119,363800.86%
20109,2836920.78%
20008,5911950.23%
19908,3961,3631.79%
19807,0335220.77%
19706,5111,1712.00%
19605,3402,5996.90%
19502,7410.00%