In 2017, Essex County, MA had a population of 785k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $75,480. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Essex County, MA grew from 779,018 to 785,205, a 0.794% increase and its median household income grew from $73,901 to $75,480, a 2.14% increase.
The population of Essex County, MA is 70.4% White Alone, 21% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.34% Asian Alone. 25.1% of the people in Essex County, MA speak a non-English language, and 92.4% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Essex County, MA is $405,500, and the homeownership rate is 64.2%. Most people in Essex County, MA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Essex County, MA is 2 cars per household.