Essex County, New Jersey 

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Population

800,401

+2.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Median Income

$54,499

Median Home Price

$398,900

United States / New Jersey / No Metro Area / Essex County / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Essex County, New Jersey

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Essex County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Arts and culture
Economic center
Education
Cons
Cost of living and housing
Crowded lifestyle
Weak future job growth
 $20,000 
80 Glen Ave
Bed 7 | Bath 8 | 8500 SqFt
 $10,000 
42 Western Dr
Bed 9 | Bath 8 | N/A SqFt
 $499,000 
516 Finlay Pl
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | N/A SqFt

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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: New Jersey
County: Essex County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Newark, East Orange, 26 total
Zip Codes: 07111, 07105, 07104, 07003, 07052, 07107, 07109, 07017, 07106, 07103, 31 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Essex County is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Essex County jobs have decreased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Essex County's cost of living is 35.1% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Essex County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Essex County, 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 800,401 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 34.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Essex County is $398,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Essex County public schools spend $24,350 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.7 students per teacher in Essex County. More Education



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Housing Market in Essex

It's a good time to buy in Essex. Home Appreciation is up 6.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Essex Real Estate

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MAPS OF ESSEX COUNTY, NEW JERSEY
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ZIP CODES IN ESSEX COUNTY, NEW JERSEY
07111, 07105, 07104, 07003, 07052, 07107, 07109, 07017, 07106, 07103, 31 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN ESSEX
$20,000
80 Glen Ave
Bed 7 | Bath 8

$10,000
42 Western Dr
Bed 9 | Bath 8

$499,000
516 Finlay Pl
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$329,999
53 Custer Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$1,037,000
22 Welsh Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$349,900
35 Paine Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$1,200,000
38 Bryant Dr
Bed 6 | Bath 6

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