Essex in Essex county, Massachusetts

Essex, MA

Welcome to Essex

Located in Essex county, Massachusetts, Essex is a wonderful place to live.

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

Essex, MA Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
$657K
Up 27.1 % since June 2016
Average Sales Price
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
$863K
Up 55.6 % since June 2016
Days on Market
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
169
Up 125.3 % since June 2016

Essex, MA Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Essex, MA Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
June 2017 - Condos
$166K
Down 6.5 % since June 2016
Average Sales Price
June 2017 - Condos
$166K
Down 6.5 % since June 2016
Days on Market
June 2017 - Condos
130
Up 66.7 % since June 2016

Essex, MA Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Essex, MA

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 4.74 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 262.7
Household Size (people) 2.50
Households w/ Children 26.98 %
Annual Residential Turnover 9.58 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $1,196
One Bedroom $1,375
Two Bedroom $1,711
Three Bedroom $2,141
Four Bedroom $2,359

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: 3,670
Households: 1,468
Median Age: 46.18

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $89,355)

Climate & Weather

The temperature chart displays average high and low temperatures (degrees Fahrenheit) for the months of January and July.

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, MA

Public Elementary

School

ESSEX ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
12 STORY ST
ESSEX, MA 01929

Public Middle

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Public High

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Private/Catholic

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Essex, MA Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Essex, MA

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Featured Homes for Sale in Essex, MA

23 Spring Street, Essex, MA 01929
$740,000

23 Spring Street,
Essex, MA 01929

4 bedrooms, 4 baths
9 Grove, Essex, MA 01929
$249,000

9 Grove,
Essex, MA 01929

3 bedrooms, 1 bath
57 Pond Street, Essex, MA 01929
$1,680,000

57 Pond Street,
Essex, MA 01929

5 bedrooms, 4 baths
48 Main Street, Essex, MA 01929
$575,000

48 Main Street,
Essex, MA 01929

3 bedrooms, 2 baths
10 Lufkin Point Road, Essex, MA 01929
$789,000

10 Lufkin Point Road,
Essex, MA 01929

3 bedrooms, 3 baths
280 Southern Avenue, Essex, MA 01929
$1,950,000

280 Southern Avenue,
Essex, MA 01929

4 bedrooms, 4 baths, 1 half bath
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