In 2019, Essex County, VA had a population of 11k people with a median age of 46.3 and a median household income of $51,954. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Essex County, VA declined from 11,036 to 10,998, a −0.344% decrease and its median household income declined from $52,681 to $51,954, a −1.38% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Essex County, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (39.3%), Other (Hispanic) (2.85%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.66%), and White (Hispanic) (0.755%). 0% of the households in Essex County, VA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.5% of the residents in Essex County, VA are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Essex County, VA was $202,800, and the homeownership rate was 67.1%. Most people in Essex County, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Essex County, VA was 2 cars per household.