Essex Information

Essex Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Essex, CT

General Essex Information

State: Connecticut

County: Middlesex County

Close cities: Ivoryton, CT, Westbrook, CT, Old Saybrook, CT, Essex Village, CT, Old Saybrook Center, CT, Chester Center, CT, Centerbrook, CT, Deep River Center, CT, Deep River, CT, Chester, CT, Saybrook Manor, CT

Essex Population (census data)
Total 6,753 (+3.7% since 2000)
Male 3,191 (47.3%)
Female 3,562 (52.7%)

Population Density: 652 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 141.5 (US Avg is 100)

Essex Elevation: 100 feet above sea level

Land Area: 10.4 square miles

Median Household Income: $81,495

Zip Codes: 06426.

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Essex Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (96.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Black (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (24.7%)
  • Irish (21.2%)
  • German (14.4%)
  • Italian (13.7%)
  • Polish (7.9%)
  • Scottish (5.9%)
Foriegn Born: 330 people (4.9%)
  • Europe (87.2%)
  • North America (12.8%)

Local Essex Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, New York Mets
NBA Basketball: , New York Knicks
NHL Hockey: New Jersey Devils, Boston Bruins, New York Rangers, New York Islanders

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