In 2020, Essex County, NY had a population of 37.3k people with a median age of 48.3 and a median household income of $58,109. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Essex County, NY declined from 37,459 to 37,281, a −0.475% decrease and its median household income grew from $56,763 to $58,109, a 2.37% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Essex County, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.95%), White (Hispanic) (1.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.24%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.877%).
None of the households in Essex County, NY 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.
98% of the residents in Essex County, NY are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Essex County, NY are North Country Community College (288 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Essex County, NY was $160,400, and the homeownership rate was 76.4%.
Most people in Essex County, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Essex County, NY was 2 cars per household.
Essex County, NY borders Clinton County, NY, Franklin County, NY, Hamilton County, NY, Warren County, NY, Washington County, NY, Addison County, VT, and Chittenden County, VT.