Essex County VT Information


Essex County Subdivisions

Essex County VT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,199
Daytime Population: Workers 1,391
Daytime Population: Residents 3,468
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,859
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 6,183
Population in Familes 4,752
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $36,392
Average Household Income $49,771
Per Capita Income $22,428


Total Housing Units 5,146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,190 (42.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 600 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,356 (45.8%)
Median Home Value $139,815
Average Home Value $172,808


Total Households 2,790
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,765
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.24% -0.41%
Households -0.14% -0.35%
Families -0.38% -0.5%
Median Household Income   0.63%
Per Capita Income   2.74%


Essex County VT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Essex County to the other 14 counties and county equivalents in Vermont by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 14 7th
Population Density # 14 7th
Diversity Index # 14 7th
Median Household Income # 14 7th
Per Capita Income # 14 7th

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