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Essex is a town in Essex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The community was named after the county in England.
The latitude of Essex is 42.631N. The longitude is -70.783W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 39 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,267.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Essex demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Essex County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Boston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 01929 ZIP code.
6% of Essex residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Essex ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Essex was $31,613, compared with $21,587 nationally.
36% of Essex residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Essex, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $694. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,650.
Libraries in Essex include T.O.H.P. Burnham Free Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Essex workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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