Essex, VT Population

Population: 18,626. Estimated population in July 2020: 19,146 (+2.8% change)
Males: 9,188 (49.3%), Females: 9,438 (50.7%)

Median resident age: 36.5 years
Median household income: $58,441
Median house value: $142,500

Races in Essex:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (20.4%), English (17.8%), French (12.3%), German (12.2%), French Canadian (10.7%), Italian (8.0%).

Population

For population 25 years and over in Essex

  • High school or higher: 94.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 45.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Essex town

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

5.9% Foreign born (2.1% Europe, 1.8% North America, 1.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,140 (+13.0%).

Libraries

Library in Essex:

  • ESSEX FREE (Operating income: $197,696; Location: P.O. BOX 8093; 23,190 books; 2,586 audio materials; 724 video materials; 81 serial subscriptions)