Essex, Massachusetts Population 2020

1,376

Essex is a city located in Massachusetts. Essex has a 2020 population of 1,376. Essex is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -6.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,471 in 2010. Essex reached it's highest population of 1,741 in 2013.

The average household income in Essex is $137,188 with a poverty rate of 6.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $471,300. The median age in Essex is 47.4 years, 48.4 years for males, and 46.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.0 males.

Essex Demographics

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

  • White: 100.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Essex, Massachusetts is 1,376, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,376.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,471.

Essex, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Essex Population Pyramid 2020

Essex Median Age

47.4


Total

48.4


Male

46.3


Female

Essex Adults

There are 1,094 adults, (240 of whom are seniors) in Essex.

Essex Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Essex Sex Ratio

Female

702

51.02%

Male

674

48.98%

Essex Households and Families

Essex Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Essex Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male100%0%
Married96.7%3.3%
All89.1%10.9%
Non Family73.9%26.1%

89.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5392.5589.1
Married3003.3496.7
Non Family1881.0973.9
Male304.17100
Female212.1100

3.26

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

1.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Essex Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade90.89%
High School Graduate15915.77%
Some College14214.09%
Associates Degree11911.81%
Bachelors Degree27627.38%
Graduate Degree30330.06%

Essex Educational Attainment by Race

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 99.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 57.44%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$67,010$106,458$46,098
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$81,042$81,563$
Some College$47,313$105,208$45,938
Bachelors Degree$66,531$82,727$59,531
Graduate Degree$80,972$195,972$45,774

$67,010

Average Earnings

$106,458

Average Male

$46,098

Average Female

Essex Language

Essex Language by Age

Essex Language

100.00% of Essex residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Essex Poverty

Essex Poverty by Race

6.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.79%

Male Poverty Rate

7.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Essex

The race most likely to be in poverty in Essex is White, with 6.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Essex is White, with 6.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.53%.

Name Poverty
High School18.24%
Some College6.51%
Bachelors or Greater1.73%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed6.78%
Male Employed2.60%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Essex Income

Essex Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$121,542$137,188
Families$153,906$165,580
Married Families$170,250-
Non Families$60,000$83,823

Essex Marital Status

Essex Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

54.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Essex Married by Age and Sex

Essex Marriage

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

Essex Marital Status by Race

Essex Veterans

83

Number of Veterans

83

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War13
Korea11
World War II9
Vietnam9
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5436
75+20
65 to 7416
55 to 6411
18 to 34

$Essex Veterans by Education

10.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Essex Employment Status

68.1%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Essex 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

67.81%

Born in Massachusetts

98.69%

Native Born

1.31%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.69% of Essex residents were born in the United States, with 67.81% having been born in Massachusetts. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,3760.00%
20191,3760.00%
20181,376574.32%
20171,319-157-10.64%
20161,476-137-8.49%
20151,613-120-6.92%
20141,733-8-0.46%
20131,741855.13%
20121,656754.74%
20111,5811107.48%
20101,4710.00%