Essex, Massachusetts 

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Population

3,687

+7.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.5%

Median Income

$89,185

Median Home Price

$542,100

Best Places to Live in Essex, Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Essex, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Education
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest
Cons
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles
-Cost of living

Local Listings in Essex
 $435,000 
14 Robbins Island Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 720 SqFt
 $619,000 
21 Lakeview Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2894 SqFt
 $524,900 
19 Pickering St
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1453 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


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QUICK FACTS

City: Essex
Zip Codes: 01929
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Essex is 3.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Essex jobs have increased by 4.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Essex's cost of living is 42.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Essex's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Essex, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Essex county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Essex's population is 3,687 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 7.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Essex is $542,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.9%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Essex public schools spend $16,692 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.4 students per teacher in Essex. More Education


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Housing Market in Essex

It's a good time to buy in Essex. Home Appreciation is up 3.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Essex Real Estate

The median home price in Essex is $542,100. Browse Homes in this Range.


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01929

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NEW LISTINGS IN ESSEX
$435,000
14 Robbins Island Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$619,000
21 Lakeview Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$524,900
19 Pickering St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$1,490,000
57 Pond St
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$1,228,800
48 Rocky Hill Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$529,000
9 Lufkin St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$874,000
27 Harry Homans Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4

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