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Overview
Population:783,840
Pop. Change:-1%
State: New Jersey
County:Essex County
City:Newark, East Orange, ... 26 total
Zip Code:07111, 07104, ... 31 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Essex's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island Metro Area

Profile: National center  Location: Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River Elevation: 87 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

PROCON
Arts and cultureCost of living and housing
Economic center Crowded lifestyle
Education Weak future job growth

Interesting Facts about Essex County

As of 2014, Essex County's population is 783,840 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -0.90 percent.

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The median home cost in Essex County is $347,500. Home appreciation the last year has been 5.90 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Essex County's cost of living is 44.60% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Essex County public schools spend $23,551 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 13.2 students per teacher in Essex County.

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The unemployment rate in Essex County is 7.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Essex County jobs have Increased by 0.45 percent.


Ranked #2 Best and Worst Airports to make a Connection List
Ranked #2 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Large Metro Areas)
Ranked #2 Sleepless Cities 2011
Ranked #2 Sperlings Skincare Wrinkle Ranking
Ranked #3 The Most Single Cities
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Average Commute time is 32 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Essex County's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes


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