In 2020, Essex County, VA had a population of 11k people with a median age of 46.7 and a median household income of $51,125. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Essex County, VA declined from 10,998 to 10,960, a −0.346% decrease and its median household income declined from $51,954 to $51,125, a −1.6% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Essex County, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (39%), White (Hispanic) (2.21%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.92%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.58%).
None of the households in Essex County, VA 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.
99.6% of the residents in Essex County, VA are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Essex County, VA was $196,500, and the homeownership rate was 68.1%. Most people in Essex County, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 36.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Essex County, VA was 2 cars per household.