In 2017, Essex County, NJ had a population of 808k people with a median age of 37.7 and a median household income of $60,430. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Essex County, NJ grew from 796,914 to 808,285, a 1.43% increase and its median household income grew from $54,277 to $60,430, a 11.3% increase.
The population of Essex County, NJ is 38.6% Black or African American Alone, 30.2% White Alone, and 23.2% Hispanic or Latino. 33.8% of the people in Essex County, NJ speak a non-English language, and 87.2% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Essex County, NJ is $379,400, and the homeownership rate is 45.2%. Most people in Essex County, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 33.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Essex County, NJ is 2 cars per household.