The unemployment rate in Essex County is 5.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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 6.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Essex County, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Essex county voted Republican in three of the five previous Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008 and 2012. More Voting Stats
Essex County's population is 38,233 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 3.0%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Essex County is $152,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.0%. Check out the homes in the area
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