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Essex is a town in Middlesex County, in the Hartford metro area.
The community was named for Essex, England.
The latitude of Essex is 41.351N. The longitude is -72.416W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 62 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,505.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Essex demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Middlesex County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 06442 ZIP code.
11% of Essex residents report German ancestry, and 17% 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 $42,806, compared with $21,587 nationally.
51% of Essex residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Essex include Essex Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Essex, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $694. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,548.
Libraries in Essex include Essex Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Essex workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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