In 2020, Essex County, MA had a population of 787k people with a median age of 40.9 and a median household income of $82,225. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Essex County, MA grew from 783,676 to 787,038, a 0.429% increase and its median household income grew from $79,263 to $82,225, a 3.74% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Essex County, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (69.5%), Other (Hispanic) (8.81%), White (Hispanic) (8.76%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.42%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.22%).
None of the households in Essex County, MA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
92.4% of the residents in Essex County, MA are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Essex County, MA was $436,600, and the homeownership rate was 63.8%. Most people in Essex County, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Essex County, MA was 2 cars per household.