Essex County VA Information
Essex County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)
|Total Population ||12,965 (100%) |
|Population in Households ||12,775 (98.5%) |
|Population in Families ||10,194 (78.6%) |
|Population in Group Quarters1 ||190 ( 1.5%) |
|Population Density ||50 |
|Diversity Index2 ||59 |
|Median Household Income ||$50,295 |
|Average Household Income ||$62,747 |
|% of Income for Mortgage4 || 16% |
|Per Capita Income ||$25,408 |
|Wealth Index5 || 62 |
|Total HU (Housing Units) ||6,758 (100%) |
|Owner Occupied HU ||3,407 (50.4%) |
|Renter Occupied HU ||1,837 (27.2%) |
|Vacant Housing Units ||1,514 (22.4%) |
|Median Home Value ||$192,243 |
|Average Home Value ||$230,929 |
|Housing Affordability Index3 ||149 |
|Total Households ||5,244 |
|Average Household Size ||2.44 |
|Family Households ||3,464 |
|Average Family Size ||3 |
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|2010-2020 ||2020-2025 |
|Population ||1.48% ||1.07% |
|Households ||1.47% ||1.06% |
|Families ||1.32% ||0.96% |
|Median Household Income || ||0.68% |
|Per Capita Income || ||1.61% |
|Owner Occupied HU || ||1.12% |
Essex County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile
The table below compares Essex County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Variable Description ||Rank ||Percentile |
|Total Population ||# 108 ||20th |
|Population Density ||# 103 ||23rd |
|Median Household Income ||# 76 ||44th |
|Housing Affordability Index ||# 50 ||38th |
|Per Capita Income ||# 90 ||33rd |
|Diversity Index ||# 33 ||76th |
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