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Essex, IL Real Estate

Essex, Illinois is located in Kankakee County. Nearby cities and towns include East Brooklyn, Braceville, South Wilmington, Godley, Union Hill, Braidwood, Gardner, Reddick, Lakewood Shores, Bonfield, Diamond, Coal City, Buckingham, Carbon Hill, Wilmington, Herscher, Campus, Limestone, Symerton, Mazon, Cabery, Dwight, Irwin, Elwood, Verona, Bourbonnais, Channahon, Emington, Kankakee, Kempton, Bradley, Morris, Manteno, Chebanse, Minooka, Kinsman, Manhattan, Sammons Point, Odell, Cullom, Aroma Park, Clifton, Joliet, Preston Heights, Rockdale, Seneca, Saunemin, Peotone, Shorewood, Ransom, Sun River Terrace, Ashkum, Ingalls Park, and Lisbon. Essex is a rural community with a population of 807. The median household income is $69,624. In Essex, 61% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 39% of the households. Half the population of Essex commutes 29 minutes or less to work, with 52% of residents holding white collar jobs and 48% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Essex, IL is 27 years, with 71% of those homes owned, 11% rented, and 18% not occupied. In the previous year, 8 Essex properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Essex in the previous year was $136,625.

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Essex, IL Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Essex, IL
  • 39% Single
  • 61% Married
  • 51% Single
  • 49% Married

Male VS. Female

Essex, IL
  • 48% Female
  • 52% Male
  • 51% Female
  • 49% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Essex, IL

  • 41
  • 38
  • Essex, IL
  • Illinois

Average Age of Homes in Essex, IL

  • 27
  • 38
  • Essex, IL
  • Illinois

Vacant Homes in Essex, IL

  • 18%
  • 8%
  • Essex, IL
  • Illinois

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $65,577
  • $77,034
  • Essex, IL
  • Illinois

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Essex, IL
  • 71% Owned
  • 11% Rented
  • 60% Owned
  • 32% Rented