Essex, Missouri Population 2024

397

Essex is a city located in Stoddard County Missouri. Essex has a 2024 population of 397. Essex is currently declining at a rate of -0.5% annually and its population has decreased by -1.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 405 in 2020.

The average household income in Essex is $66,133 with a poverty rate of 17.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Essex is 41 years, 42.5 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Essex Demographics

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

  • White: 98.36%
  • Black or African American: 0.82%
  • Two or more races: 0.82%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,374.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.98% (-8)
The current population of Essex, Missouri is 397 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 405.

Essex, Missouri Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White36098.36%
Black or African American30.82%
Two or more races30.82%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Essex Population by Race

Essex Population Pyramid 2024

Essex Median Age

41

Total

42.5

Male

40.4

Female

Essex Adults

There are 295 adults, (43 of whom are seniors) in Essex.

Essex Age Dependency

45.2

Age Dependency Ratio

17.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Essex Sex Ratio

Female17347.27%
Male19352.73%

Essex Population by Age

Essex Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1532.3976.523.5
Married1062.3879.220.8
Non Family211.6266.733.3
Female163.2556.343.8
Male102.81000

2.4

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Essex Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4717.67%
9th to 12th Grade2810.53%
High School Graduate13149.25%
Some College3412.78%
Associates Degree166.02%
Bachelors Degree103.76%
Graduate Degree00%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Essex Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Essex Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White26018810
2+ Races330
Black300

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 3.85%.

Essex Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$41,667$51,159$16,184
Less Than 9th Grade$0$34,712$14,688
High School Graduate$46,591$51,217$15,625
Some College$49,107$58,750$26,250
Bachelors Degree$51,667$50,417$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$41,667

Average Earnings

$51,159

Average Male

$16,184

Average Female

Essex Earnings by Educational Attainment

Essex Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Essex Language

100% of Essex residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Essex Language

Essex Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3586417.88%
Multiple3133.33%

17.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.06%

Male Poverty Rate

19.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Essex

The race most likely to be in poverty in Essex is Multiple, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Essex is White, with 17.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.58%.

Essex Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.67%
High School12.98%
Some College2%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Essex Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed14.29%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed8.11%
Female Unemployed0%

Essex Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Essex Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$61,979$66,133
Families$64,000$72,087
Married Families$68,077$-999,999,999
Non Families-$25,238

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Essex Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Essex Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Essex 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 45-54.

Essex Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Essex Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

38

Number of Veterans

37

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War1
Vietnam1
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Essex Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5436
18 to 341
75+1
55 to 640
65 to 740

Essex Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3813.15%

Essex Veterans by Race

Essex Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

2.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Essex Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.1%

Labor Force Participation

73.5%

Employment Rate

0.8%

Unemployment Rate

Essex Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Essex Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Essex 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

67.49%

Born in Essex

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Essex residents were born in the United States, with 67.49% having been born in Missouri. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Essex Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029387-2-0.51%
2028389-2-0.51%
2027391-2-0.51%
2026393-2-0.51%
2025395-2-0.5%
2024397-2-0.5%
2023399-2-0.5%
2022401-1-0.25%
2021402-3-0.74%
2020405-44-9.8%
2019449-3-0.66%
2018452-5-1.09%
2017457-2-0.44%
2016459-4-0.86%
201546300%
2014463-2-0.43%
2013465-1-0.21%
2012466-2-0.43%
2011468-3-0.64%
201047100%

Essex Population by Year