Essex in Middlesex county, Connecticut

Essex, CT

Essex retains its early 18th century New England charm with its tree-lined streets.

Essex is fortunate to have wonderful artifacts from the past. Great houses, such as the Dickinson Mansion on North Main Street in Essex Village, to the mansions of A. W. Comstock (currently the Copper Beech Inn) and R. H. Comstock in Ivoryton. Summer recreation activities abound along the coast. The town promotes and maintains beaches, and boating and fishing areas. Attractions such as the 1920s Essex Steam Train and Riverboat are among Connecticut's most popular tourist stops.

The Essex Art Association Gallery was founded in 1946 by a group of avante garde artists. Housed in an historic schoolhouse, its artists are invited to take part in the six shows held each season. The Ivoryton Playhouse is a regional theater located in Essex's village of Ivoryton. The theater produces plays and musicals each year. The Connecticut River Museum is home to numerous river artifacts and the Connecticut River Eagle Festival each year.

Essex is part of Regional School District 4 together with Chester and Deep River.

Essex, CT Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

Essex, CT Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$350K
Up 22.8 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$523K
Up 26.5 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
135
Down 21.1 % since November 2015

Essex, CT Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Essex, CT Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Condos
$255K
Up 23.5 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Condos
$255K
Up 23.5 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Condos
566
Up 141.9 % since November 2015

Essex, CT Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Essex, CT

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) -3.70 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 618.7
Household Size (people) 2.27
Households w/ Children 25.71 %
Annual Residential Turnover 8.50 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $895
One Bedroom $1,116
Two Bedroom $1,416
Three Bedroom $1,799
Four Bedroom $1,998

Education

The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 6,436
Households: 2,808
Median Age: 51.27

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $89,551)

Climate & Weather

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The weather risk chart displays a percent value for a given type of weather risk as compared to the national average. A percent value greater than 100 indicates the area is more prone to risk than the national average; similarly, a value less than 100 indicates the area is less prone.

Temperature
Weather Risk
Percent risk, as compared to national average
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School Information for Essex, CT

Public Elementary

School

ESSEX ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
108 MAIN ST
CENTERBROOK, CT 06409

Public Middle

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Public High

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Private/Catholic

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Essex, CT Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Essex, CT

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Featured Homes for Sale in Essex, CT

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