Essex County, Massachusetts 

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Population

775,860

+5.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.9%

Median Income

$68,776

Median Home Price

$440,400

Best Places to Live in Essex County, 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
 $3,000 
158 Ocean St
Bed 6 | Bath 2 | N/A SqFt
 $4,195,000 
966R and 966 Washington St
Bed 3 | Bath 4 | 4500 SqFt
 $3,250,000 
23 University Ln
Bed 8 | Bath 6 | 6236 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

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Massachusetts
County: Essex County
Metro Area: Boston-Cambridge-Newton
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Lynn, Lawrence, 34 total
Zip Codes: 01960, 01844, 01841, 01902, 01970, 01915, 01810, 01845, 01930, 01906, 43 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Essex County is 2.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Essex County jobs have increased by 4.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Essex County's cost of living is 30.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Essex County'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 County's population is 775,860 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.5%. 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 County is $440,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.0%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Essex County public schools spend $15,509 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.6 students per teacher in Essex County. More Education



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Housing Market in Essex

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MAPS OF ESSEX COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS
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ZIP CODES IN ESSEX COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS
01960, 01844, 01841, 01902, 01970, 01915, 01810, 01845, 01930, 01906, 43 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN ESSEX
$3,000
158 Ocean St
Bed 6 | Bath 2

$4,195,000
966R and 966 Washington St
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$3,250,000
23 University Ln
Bed 8 | Bath 6

$1,450,000
107 Main St
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$649,900
28 Folly Mill Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$564,900
47 Cleary Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$425,000
57 Christopher Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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