Town Of Essex CT Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Town Of Essex, CT

The Town Of Essex is a County Subdivision of Middlesex County. The subdivision has a T1 Census Class Code which indicates that the Town Of Essex is an active county subdivision that is not coextensive with an incorporated place.

Also See: Middlesex County Data | Cities in Middlesex County | County Subdivisions in Middlesex County

Town Of Essex Boundary Map


Town Of Essex Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,730
Population in Households 6,681
Population in Familes 5,380
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density1 647
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 2,921
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,883
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,316 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,223 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 698 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 395 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $418,333
Average Home Value $515,362


Median Household Income $97,057
Average Household Income $137,786
Per Capita Income $59,995
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.1% -0.06%
Households 0.02% -0.11%
Families -0.1% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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