The City of Essex had a population of 811 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
|Population in Households||811|
|Population in Familes||665|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$46,480|
|Average Household Income||$57,107|
|Per Capita Income||$23,788|
|Total Housing Units||382 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||255 (66.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||84 (22.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||43 (11.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$74,296|
|Average Home Value||$95,768|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.03%|
|Per Capita Income||1.8%|
The table below compares Essex to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 356||65th|
|Population Density||# 613||39th|
|Diversity Index||# 379||63rd|
|Median Household Income||# 831||18th|
|Per Capita Income||# 907||10th|
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