Essex is located in northeast Massachusetts. Essex is part of Essex County. Essex has 2.06 square miles of land area and 0.17 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Essex population is 1,471, which has grown 3.16% since 2000. The population growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 3.13% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. Essex median household income is $72,188 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 38.72% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 22.91% and is much higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. Essex median house value is $442,500 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 64.74% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 79.91% and is higher than the national average rate of 50.42%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Essex is much better than the state average in quality. The Essex area code is 978.
Essex, MA Map, Border, and Nearby Locations
* Based on the U.S. 2010 Data