Essex, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 713. Estimated population in July 2005: 695 (-2.5% change)
Males: 366 (51.3%), Females: 347 (48.7%)

Essex County

Zip code: 12936

Median resident age: 44.8 years
Median household income: $37,596 (year 2000)
Median house value: $73,700 (year 2000)

Races in Essex:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.6%)

Ancestries: English (14.4%), Irish (13.9%), French (13.2%), German (11.2%), United States (9.3%), French Canadian (6.6%).

Population

For population 25 years and over in Essex

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Essex town

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

2.4% Foreign born (1.3% North America, 1.1% Europe).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Essex:

  • FLETCHER ALLEN HOSPITAL OF VERMONT (about 16 miles; BURLINGTON, VT)
  • ELIZABETHTOWN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; ELIZABETHTOWN, NY)
  • PORTER MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 25 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Essex:

  • BURLINGTON INTL (about 18 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; ID: BTV)
  • CLINTON CO (about 29 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; ID: PLB)
  • RUTLAND STATE (about 62 miles; RUTLAND, VT; ID: RUT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Essex:

  • BASIN HARBOR (about 9 miles; VERGENNES, VT; ID: B06)
  • WESTPORT (about 12 miles; WESTPORT, NY; ID: N25)
  • PLATTSBURGH INTL (about 25 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; ID: PBG)
Amtrak stations near Essex:

  • 11 miles: WESTPORT (HWY. 9 N. & D&H RAILROAD TRACKS). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 20 miles: PORT KENT (RTE. 9 NORTH) – Seasonal Station. Services: free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Essex:

  • SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE (about 19 miles; COLCHESTER, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLL (about 21 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; FT enrollment: 8,852)
  • MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; FT enrollment: 2,265)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PLATTSBURGH (about 28 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; FT enrollment: 5,601)
  • NORWICH UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; NORTHFIELD, VT; FT enrollment: 2,585)
  • ADIRONDACK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; QUEENSBURY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,182)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 87 miles; HANOVER, NH; FT enrollment: 5,309)

Libraries

Library in Essex:

  • BELDEN NOBLE MEMORIAL LIBRARY OF ESSEX (Operating income: $13,522; Location: MAIN STREET; 4,805 books; 695 audio materials; 44 video materials; 31 serial subscriptions)a