Essex County, New York Population 2022

Essex County, New York's estimated population is 35,676 with a growth rate of -1.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Essex County, New York is the 57th largest county in New York. The 2010 Population was 39,360 and has seen a growth of -9.36% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18109,4770.00%
182012,8113,33435.18%
183019,2876,47650.55%
184023,6344,34722.54%
185031,1487,51431.79%
186028,214-2,934-9.42%
187029,0428282.93%
188034,5155,47318.85%
189033,052-1,463-4.24%
190030,707-2,345-7.09%
191033,4582,7518.96%
192031,871-1,587-4.74%
193033,9592,0886.55%
194034,1782190.64%
195035,0869082.66%
196035,3002140.61%
197034,631-669-1.90%
198036,1761,5454.46%
199037,1529762.70%
201039,3602,2085.94%
201139,271-89-0.23%
201238,875-396-1.01%
201338,601-274-0.70%
201438,323-278-0.72%
201537,965-358-0.93%
201637,671-294-0.77%
201737,487-184-0.49%
201837,288-199-0.53%
201936,885-403-1.08%
202036,482-403-1.09%
202136,079-403-1.10%
202235,676-403-1.12%
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Essex County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,65992.97%
Black or African American1,1953.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native810.22%
Asian1020.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.05%
Some Other Race5141.38%
Two or More Races7111.91%
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Essex County, New York Population by Race

Essex County, New York Population Pyramid 2022

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Essex County, New York Median Age

48.3


Total

45.8


Male

51


Female

Essex County, New York Adults

There are 31,286 adults, (8,749 of whom are seniors) in Essex County, New York.

Essex County, New York Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Essex County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

17,847

47.87%

Male

19,434

52.13%

Essex County, New York Population by Age

Essex County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Essex County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.2%10.8%
All76.4%23.6%
Female67.3%32.7%
Non Family65.5%34.5%
Male61.1%38.9%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Essex County, New York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,1822.1476.4
Married7,4792.6189.2
Male9282.9561.1
Female1,8022.8667.3
Non Family5,9731.1965.5

2.56

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

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Essex County, New York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7122.48%
9th to 12th Grade2,0237.04%
High School Graduate9,16031.87%
Some College4,98617.35%
Associates Degree3,28511.43%
Bachelors Degree4,75916.56%
Graduate Degree3,81513.27%
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Essex County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Essex County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander191911
Asian936631
White26,34324,2278,287
Other Race47930197
2+ Races38533760
Native American64376
Hispanic89363368
Black99673951

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 57.89%.

Essex County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,226$41,107$32,565
Less Than 9th Grade$24,179$27,727$17,721
High School Graduate$31,396$36,191$26,898
Some College$35,481$42,455$31,696
Bachelors Degree$41,704$51,548$34,804
Graduate Degree$63,678$71,563$57,717

$36,226

Average Earnings

$41,107

Average Male

$32,565

Average Female

Essex County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Essex County, New York Language by Age

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Essex County, New York Language

93.80% of Essex County, New York residents speak only English, while 6.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.24% of the population.

Essex County, New York Language

Essex County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1236250.41%
Native732939.73%
Hispanic59014324.24%
Multiple60911919.54%
Islander19315.79%
White33,2233,2159.68%
Asian9255.43%
Other30NaN%

10.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.17%

Male Poverty Rate

11.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Essex County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Essex County, New York is Black, with 50.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Essex County, New York is Other, with NaN% 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 13.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.93%.

Essex County, New York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.59%
High School10.08%
Some College6.90%
Bachelors or Greater3.90%

Essex County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.80%
Male Unemployed19.44%
Female Employed5.20%
Female Unemployed26.56%

Essex County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Essex County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,109$77,483
Families$66,262$88,419
Married Families$79,557-
Non Families$36,665$51,914
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Income by Household Type

Essex County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Essex County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Essex County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Essex County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Essex County, New York Marital Status

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2,412

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War243
First Gulf War385
Vietnam924
Korea134
World War II104

Essex County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3424
35 to 54492
55 to 64566
65 to 74747
75+583

Essex County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3288.03%
Black363.16%
Native American45.56%
Asian22.02%
Other Race163.23%
2+ Races265.75%
Hispanic656.65%

Essex County, New York Veterans by Race

Essex County, New York Veterans by Education

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6.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Essex County, New York Veterans by Education

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55.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Essex County, New York Employment by Age

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Essex County, New York Employment by Race

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Essex County, New York 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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69.70%

Born in Essex County, New York

95.98%

Native Born

4.02%

Foreign Born

1.98%

Non Citizen

2.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.98% of Essex County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 69.70% having been born in New York. 1.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Essex County, New York Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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