In 2018, Essex County, MA had a population of 791k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $76,604. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Essex County, MA grew from 785,205 to 790,638, a 0.692% increase and its median household income grew from $75,480 to $76,604, a 1.49% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Essex County, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.9%), Other (Hispanic) (10.9%), White (Hispanic) (8.57%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.63%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.18%). 0% of the people in Essex County, MA speak a non-English language, and 91.7% are U.S. citizens.
In 2018, the median property value in Essex County, MA was $444,700, and the homeownership rate was 62.8%. Most people in Essex County, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Essex County, MA was 2 cars per household.