In 2019, Essex County, MA had a population of 789k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $83,810. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Essex County, MA declined from 790,638 to 789,034, a −0.203% decrease and its median household income grew from $76,604 to $83,810, a 9.41% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Essex County, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.6%), Other (Hispanic) (11.3%), White (Hispanic) (8.62%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.5%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.47%). 0% of the households in Essex County, MA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 91.2% of the residents in Essex County, MA are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Essex County, MA was $465,400, and the homeownership rate was 63.1%. Most people in Essex County, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Essex County, MA was 2 cars per household.