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The City of Essex had a population of 762 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Essex is located at latitude 40.8336 and longitude -95.3083 in Page County. The formal boundaries for the City of Essex 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 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.
|Total Population||762 (100%)|
|Population in Households||762 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||626 (82.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$52,414|
|Average Household Income||$61,165|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||7%|
|Per Capita Income||$25,430|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||366 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||229 (62.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||89 (24.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||48 (13.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$82,500|
|Average Home Value||$105,786|
|Housing Affordability Index3||350|
|Average Household Size||2.4|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.73%|
|Per Capita Income||1.89%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.44%|
The table below compares Essex to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 370||63rd|
|Population Density||# 636||37th|
|Median Household Income||# 759||25th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 990||98th|
|Per Capita Income||# 890||12th|
|Diversity Index||# 400||61st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.