The City of Essex had a population of 795 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Essex is located at latitude 40.8327 and longitude -95.3038 in Page County. The formal boundaries for the City of Essex (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Page County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 994 feet.
The City of Essex (GNIS ID: 2394702) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Essex population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||795|
|Population in Familes||658|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.42|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||372 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||239 (64.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||89 (23.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||44 (11.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$74,187|
|Average Home Value||$98,013|
|Median Household Income||$42,351|
|Average Household Income||$50,203|
|Per Capita Income||$20,642|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.58%|
|Per Capita Income||1.06%|
The table below compares Essex to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 362||64th|
|Population Density1||# 624||38th|
|Diversity Index2||# 400||60th|
|Median Household Income||# 867||14th|
|Per Capita Income||# 971||4th|
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