Essex, Vermont 

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Population

20,901

+7.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.1%

Median Income

$73,530

Median Home Price

$278,200

Best Places to Live in Essex, Vermont

College town - Northwest Vermont along east shore of Lake Champlain
Pros
-Outdoor recreation
-Attractive downtown
-College-town amenities
Cons
-Cost of living
-Recent employment
-Harsh winters

Local Listings in Essex
 $599,000 
100 Brigham Hill Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 2 | 1924 SqFt
 $434,900 
26 Woods End Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 3045 SqFt
 $400,000 
7 Hayden St
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 3492 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Burlington-South Burlington Metro Area

Burlington is the largest city in Vermont and its cultural and educational center. The University of Vermont and two smaller colleges bring a strong college-town feel, with culture, entertainment, and a youthful ambience. Downtown is pleasant, with lots of trees, historic streets and lakefront areas and a pedestrian mall. The university is located on a bluff just east of town. The nearest big-city amenities are in Montreal, Quebec, under a 100 miles north. There is plenty of outdoor recreation at Lake Champlain and in the nearby Adirondacks and Green Mountains. As a college town, not surprisingly, there is a wide variety of housing and living environments available, and cost of living and housing are high by national standards.


QUICK FACTS

City: Essex
Zip Codes: 05452
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 200 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Essex is 2.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Essex jobs have increased by 0.60%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Essex's cost of living is 16.10% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Essex's Cost of Living

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

POPULATION
Essex's population is 20,901 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 7.57%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Essex is $278,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.35%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Essex public schools spend $15,890 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.3 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 2.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Essex Real Estate

The median home price in Essex is $278,200. Browse Homes in this Range.


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NEW LISTINGS IN ESSEX
$599,000
100 Brigham Hill Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 2

$434,900
26 Woods End Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$400,000
7 Hayden St
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$275,000
5 Briar Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$325,000
1 South St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$219,500
197 Brigham Hill Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$399,000
33 Bobolink Cir
Bed 4 | Bath 4

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