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Essex County Statistics

Facts

Land area492.6 square miles
Population Density1,508.8 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)762,550
Population change2.6%
Under 5 years of age5.7%
Under 1822.2%
65 and over15.2%
Females51.8%
White87.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race18
Asian3.6%
Two or more races2.2%
Black or African American6%
Native American0.8%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school89%
Had a bachelor degree or higher36.6%
Veterans43,065

Households and Housing

Households286,008
Persons per household2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more87.7%
Median household income$67,311
The Per capita income$35,167
Live below the poverty line11.2%
Housing units306,814
Multi-unit structures43%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$349,400
Residents owning their homes63.4%

Business Facts

Total number of firms68,102
Women-owned firms29.7%
Asian-owned firms2.7%
Hispanic-owned firms5.9%
Black-owned firms3.6%
Native American-owned firms0.3%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$9,822,136
Retail sales per capita$13,399
Manufacturers shipments$17,488,661
Merchant wholesaler sales$12,405,726
Source US Census Data