Essex Junction, VT Population

Population: 8,591. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,841 (+2.9% change)
Males: 4,243 (49.4%), Females: 4,348 (50.6%)

Chittenden County

Median resident age: 36.4 years
Median household income: $53,444
Median house value: $136,400

Races in Essex Junction:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)
  • Black (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (20.7%), French (15.9%), English (15.2%), French Canadian (9.6%), German (9.0%), Italian (6.9%).

Elevation: 347 feet

Land area: 4.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Essex Junction

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 39.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Essex Junction village

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

7.1% Foreign born (2.4% Europe, 2.3% North America, 2.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +177 (+2.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Essex Junction:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Essex Junction:

Other public-use airports nearest to Essex Junction:

  • BASIN HARBOR (about 27 miles; VERGENNES, VT; Abbreviation: B06)
  • PLATTSBURGH INTL (about 28 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Abbreviation: PBG)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY STATE (about 31 miles; HIGHGATE, VT; Abbreviation: FSO)
Amtrak station:
BURLINGTON-ESSEX JUNCTION (29 RAILROAD AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Essex Junction:

  • NEW ENGLAND CULINARY INSTITUTE AT ESSEX (Full-time enrollment: 160; Location: 48-1/2 PARK ST; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Essex Junction:

  • SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE (about 4 miles; COLCHESTER, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLL (about 4 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; Full-time enrollment: 8,852)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PLATTSBURGH (about 29 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,601)
  • MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,265)
  • NORWICH UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; NORTHFIELD, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 80 miles; HANOVER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,309)
  • ADIRONDACK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 90 miles; QUEENSBURY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,182)

Schools

Public high school in Essex Junction:

  • ESSEX COMM. ED. CTR. UHSD # (Students: 1,596; Location: 2 EDUCATIONAL DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Essex Junction:

  • ESSEX MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 543; Location: 40 FOSTER ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FOUNDERS MEMORIAL SCHOOL (Students: 436; Location: 168 SAND HILL; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • ESSEX ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 424; Location: 1 BIXBY HILL ROAD; Grades: PK – 02)
  • ALBERT D. LAWTON SCHOOL (Students: 356; Location: 104 MAPLE STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • THOMAS FLEMING SCHOOL (Students: 219; Location: PROSPECT STREET; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • SUMMIT STREET SCHOOL (Students: 217; Location: 17 SUMMIT STREET; Grades: KG – 03)
  • HIAWATHA SCHOOL (Students: 213; Location: 34 HIAWATHA AVENUE; Grades: PK – 03)
  • CHITTENDEN CENTRAL S.U. (Students: 17; Location: 21 NEW ENGLAND DRIVE; Grades: PK – KG)
Private primary/middle schools in Essex Junction:

  • ED-U-CARE CHILDREN’S CENTER (Students: 131; Location: #5 EWING PLACE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • NORTH COUNTRY CHRISTIAN ACADEM (Students: 86; Location: 134 MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 10)

Libraries

Library in Essex Junction:

  • BROWNELL (Operating income: $427,654; Location: 6 LINCOLN ST.; 58,838 books; 2,635 audio materials; 1,715 video materials; 184 serial subscriptions)