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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

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.


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Ranked #2 Sleepless Cities 2011
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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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