The unemployment rate in Essex is 7.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Essex jobs have increased by 5.1%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Essex's cost of living is 9.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Kankakee county remained very strongly Republican, 57.0% to 40.5%. More Voting Stats
Essex's population is 875 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 50.3%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 39.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Essex is Real Estate: $159,100
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.8%.
Essex public schools spend $15,550 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.8 students per teacher in Essex. More Education