For population 25 years and over in Essex:
For population 15 years and over in Essex town:
1,105 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe, 1.8% North America, 1.8% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (124.7 miles , pop. 61,821).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (181.3 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (255.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Essex Junction, VT (1.0 miles ), Williston, VT (2.0 miles ), Winooski, VT (2.1 miles ), Jericho, VT (2.3 miles ), South Burlington, VT (2.4 miles ), Colchester, VT (2.4 miles ), Jericho, VT (2.4 miles ), Burlington, VT (2.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.50 N, Longitude: 73.09 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 802
City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime in Essex detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 33 (27 officers).
Essex tourist attractions:
Population change in the 1990s: +2,140 (+13.0%).
Work and jobs in Essex: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Essex, Vermont
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Essex-area historical earthquake activity is above Vermont state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 30.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 72.6 miles away from Essex center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 29.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 60.1 miles away from Essex center
On 5/24/2002 at 23:46:00, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 28.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Chittenden County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Heavy Rains: 3, Floods: 3, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Brian Dubie - Politician, Bert Abbey - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Essex:
Amtrak stations near Essex:
Local government website: www.essex.org
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Essex:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.2. This is worse than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.6. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.46. This is significantly better than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.375. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.91. This is about average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
People in group quarters in Essex:
Essex compared to Vermont state average:
Banks with branches in Essex (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Essex (based on Chittenden County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.81%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 42
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
Number of full-service restaurants: 142
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,703 average adjusted gross income)
0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($745 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,062 average adjusted gross income)
0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($881 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Essex:
Strongest FM radio stations in Essex:
TV broadcast stations around Essex:
See more detailed statistics of Essex fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Essex, VT
Total length: 52 meters (171ft)
Total costs: $1,217,000
Total average daily traffic: 64,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 5,550
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Essex)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Essex)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Essex, VT
State forum archive:
Total of 99 patent applications in 2008-2013.