The unemployment rate in Essex County is 6.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Essex County jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Essex County's cost of living is 13.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Essex county flipped moderately Democratic, 51.6% to 46.6%. More Voting Stats
Essex County's population is 36,891 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 3.0%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 21.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Essex County is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.4%.
Essex County public schools spend $24,068 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 9.8 students per teacher in Essex County. More Education