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Essex, MA Real Estate

Essex, Massachusetts is located in Essex County. Nearby cities and towns include Gloucester, Ipswich, Beverly, Rowley, Rockport, Topsfield, Danvers, Marblehead, Salem, Boxford, Peabody, Swampscott, Newburyport, Lynn, Salisbury, Lynnfield, Nahant, Saugus, Wakefield, Amesbury Town, Seabrook Beach, Reading, Andover, Revere, Haverhill, Melrose, Hampton Beach, Stoneham, Malden, Lawrence, Wilmington, Winthrop Town, Chelsea, Everett, Hampton, Woburn, Methuen Town, Medford, Winchester, Burlington, Somerville, Pinehurst, Hull, and Arlington. Essex is a rural community with a population of 1,484. The median household income is $74,791. In Essex, 53% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 29% of the households. Half the population of Essex commutes 16 minutes or less to work, with 59% of residents holding white collar jobs and 41% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Essex, MA is 64 years, with 62% of those homes owned, 32% rented, and 6% not occupied. In the previous year, 16 Essex properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Essex in the previous year was $455,000.

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Essex, MA Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Essex, MA
  • 47% Single
  • 53% Married
  • 52% Single
  • 48% Married

Male VS. Female

Essex, MA
  • 50% Female
  • 50% Male
  • 52% Female
  • 48% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Essex, MA

  • 43
  • 40
  • Essex, MA
  • Massachusetts

Average Age of Homes in Essex, MA

  • 64
  • 44
  • Essex, MA
  • Massachusetts

Vacant Homes in Essex, MA

  • 6%
  • 9%
  • Essex, MA
  • Massachusetts

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $71,507
  • $87,810
  • Essex, MA
  • Massachusetts

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Essex, MA
  • 62% Owned
  • 32% Rented
  • 55% Owned
  • 36% Rented