Essex, Vermont 

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Population

21,839

+7.6% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

2.4%

Median Income

$73,530

Median Home Price

$359,200

Vermont Gifts

Best Places to Live in Essex, Vermont

College town - Northwest Vermont along east shore of Lake Champlain. July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Essex, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Essex, VT Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Outdoor recreation
Attractive downtown
College-town amenities
Cons
Cost of living
Recent employment
Harsh winters


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

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Country: United States
State: Vermont
County: Chittenden County
Metro Area: Burlington-South Burlington Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
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 2.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Essex jobs have increased by 0.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Essex's cost of living is 8.1% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Essex's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Chittenden county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 75.8% to 21.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Essex's population is 21,839 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 7.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Essex is Real Estate: $359,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.4%.

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 9.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Essex is $359,200.

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