Essex Information

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

General Essex Information

State: Connecticut

County: Middlesex County

Close cities: Chester, CT, Old Saybrook, CT, Centerbrook, CT, Westbrook, CT, Saybrook Manor, CT, Deep River, CT, Ivoryton, CT, Essex Village, CT, Old Saybrook Center, CT, Chester Center, CT, Deep River Center, 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, New York Mets, Boston Red Sox
NBA Basketball: New Jersey Nets, New York Knicks
NHL Hockey: Boston Bruins, New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders

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