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Demographics Analysis

The people of Essex Town, Connecticut give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

Male:

Under 5 years : 180

5 to 9 years : 159

10 to 14 years : 243

15 to 17 years : 98

18 and 19 years : 36

20 years : 0

21 years : 14

22 to 24 years : 22

25 to 29 years : 46

30 to 34 years : 188

35 to 39 years : 328

40 to 44 years : 221

45 to 49 years : 220

50 to 54 years : 177

55 to 59 years : 348

60 and 61 years : 118

62 to 64 years : 179

65 and 66 years : 70

67 to 69 years : 114

70 to 74 years : 176

75 to 79 years : 160

80 to 84 years : 42

85 years and over : 60

Female:

Under 5 years : 179

5 to 9 years : 188

10 to 14 years : 203

15 to 17 years : 165

18 and 19 years : 19

20 years : 7

21 years : 55

22 to 24 years : 96

25 to 29 years : 72

30 to 34 years : 160

35 to 39 years : 209

40 to 44 years : 299

45 to 49 years : 309

50 to 54 years : 381

55 to 59 years : 317

60 and 61 years : 78

62 to 64 years : 168

65 and 66 years : 51

67 to 69 years : 52

70 to 74 years : 173

75 to 79 years : 118

80 to 84 years : 102

85 years and over : 163


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 3,120

Multiple ancestry : 3,264

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 30

Ancestry not reported : 349


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 6,304

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 58

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 220

Not a U.S. citizen : 181


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

Total:

Under 5 years : 359

5 to 17 years : 1,056

18 to 24 years : 249

25 to 34 years : 466

35 to 44 years : 1,057

45 to 54 years : 1,087

55 to 59 years : 665

60 and 61 years : 196

62 to 64 years : 347

65 to 74 years : 636

75 years and over : 645

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 344

5 to 17 years : 848

18 to 24 years : 70

25 to 34 years : 272

35 to 44 years : 592

45 to 54 years : 447

55 to 59 years : 322

60 and 61 years : 73

62 to 64 years : 148

65 to 74 years : 351

75 years and over : 187

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 15

5 to 17 years : 170

18 to 24 years : 155

25 to 34 years : 157

35 to 44 years : 319

45 to 54 years : 557

55 to 59 years : 343

60 and 61 years : 107

62 to 64 years : 170

65 to 74 years : 252

75 years and over : 405

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 38

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 20

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 24

25 to 34 years : 17

35 to 44 years : 146

45 to 54 years : 83

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 16

62 to 64 years : 29

65 to 74 years : 33

75 years and over : 53


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,970

Female : 1,684

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,040

Female : 1,610

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 58

Foreign born:

Male : 189

Female : 212


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

Born in state of residence : 3,617

Born in other state in the United States : 2,650

Native: born outside the United States : 31

Foreign born : 334


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 495

Now married, except separated : 1,534

Divorced : 491

Separated : 15

Widowed : 145

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 321

Now married, except separated : 1,745

Divorced : 210

Separated : 12

Widowed : 222

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 20

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 49

Now married, except separated : 337

Divorced : 15

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

Speak only English : 6,092

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 45

Speak English less than "very well" : 18

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 88

Speak English less than "very well" : 10

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 38

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 15

German:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 19

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 13

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 19

Speak English less than "very well" : 19

Laotian:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Essex Town, Connecticut

  • English: 1,609   (19.3%)
  • Irish: 1,376   (16.5%)
  • German: 938   (11.3%)
  • Italian: 893   (10.7%)
  • Polish: 511   (6.1%)
  • Scottish: 386   (4.6%)
  • Other Groups: 363   (4.4%)
  • Swedish: 355   (4.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 290   (3.5%)
  • French Canadian: 227   (2.7%)
  • Russian: 221   (2.7%)
  • United States Or American: 200   (2.4%)
  • British: 118   (1.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 98   (1.2%)
  • Norwegian: 98   (1.2%)
  • Canadian: 83   (1.0%)
  • Danish: 76   (0.9%)
  • Dutch: 68   (0.8%)
  • Swiss: 60   (0.7%)
  • Lithuanian: 57   (0.7%)
  • Austrian: 44   (0.5%)
  • Czech: 39   (0.5%)
  • Hungarian: 27   (0.3%)
  • Welsh: 26   (0.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 25   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 24   (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 19   (0.2%)
  • European: 15   (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 13   (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 13   (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 9   (0.1%)
  • Eastern European: 9   (0.1%)
  • Latvian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 8   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 5   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Essex Town, Connecticut is 6,763



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Essex Town, Connecticut: 3,199
Female Population in Essex Town, Connecticut: 3,564


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Essex Town, Connecticut: 46.9
Median Female Resident Age in Essex Town, Connecticut: 46.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Connecticut is 40


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Essex Town, Connecticut


White


Both sexes

49.7

Male

49.2

Female

50.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

44.5

Male

30.8

Female

45.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

55.3

Male

55.5

Female

50.5

Asian


Both sexes

34.8

Male

32.5

Female

35.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

36.0

Male

0.0

Female

36.0

Other


Both sexes

23.0

Male

26.0

Female

22.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

22.5

Male

25.5

Female

21.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

26.8

Male

24.5

Female

28.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

49.9

Male

49.4

Female

50.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Essex Town, Connecticut


  • White: 6,632
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 52
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 15
  • Two or More Races: 64



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Essex Town, Connecticut citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Essex Town, Connecticut

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 11   (0.48%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 6   (0.26%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 31   (1.34%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 28   (1.21%)
  • 11th Grade: 36   (1.56%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 22   (0.95%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 392   (17%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 123   (5.33%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 220   (9.54%)
  • Associate Degree: 96   (4.16%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 782   (33.91%)
  • Master's Degree: 358   (15.52%)
  • Professional School Degree: 147   (6.37%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 54   (2.34%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 11   (0.42%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 18   (0.69%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 32   (1.23%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 6   (0.23%)
  • 11th Grade: 35   (1.34%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 46   (1.76%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 610   (23.35%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 139   (5.32%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 276   (10.57%)
  • Associate Degree: 248   (9.49%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 797   (30.51%)
  • Master's Degree: 306   (11.72%)
  • Professional School Degree: 56   (2.14%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 32   (1.23%)


(updated 2010)





Public Libraries (Central) In Essex Town, Connecticut

  • Essex Library Association


    33 West Ave., Essex, CT 06426

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Essex Town, Connecticut


  • Essex Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 237, Essex, IL 60935

  • Essex Shipbuilding Museum


    66 Main St, Essex, MA 01929
    http://www.essexshipbuildingmuseum.org

  • Essex Waterfoul Museum Inc


    46 Western Ave, Essex, MA 01929

  • Friends Of The Valley Railroad Inc


    1 Railroad Avenue, Essex, CT 06426

  • Herit Society Ess And Mid Riv Inc


    516 Eastern Blvd, Essex, MD 21221

  • Mojave Desert Heritage And Cultural Association


    37198 Lanfair Rd G-15, Essex, CA 92332

  • Us Mayflower Charity Inc


    20 River Rd, Essex, CT 06426

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Essex Town, Connecticut affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Essex Town, Connecticut.

Area Features of Essex Town, Connecticut


Airport


(1) Fetske Seaplane Base  

Area


(1) Brockway Reach  

Bar


(1) Brockway Bar   (2) Essex Shoal  

Bay


(1) Middle Cove   (2) North Cove   (3) Post Cove   (4) South Cove  

Building


(1) Connecticut River Museum   (2) Essex Ambulance Association   (3) Essex Fire Engine Company 1 Headquarters   (4) Essex Library Association   (5) Essex Town Hall   (6) Pratt House  

Cape


(1) Ayers Point   (2) Foxboro Point   (3) Haydens Point   (4) Potopaug Point   (5) Selden Neck   (6) Watrous Point  

Cemetery


(1) Riverview Cemetery  

Census


(1) Essex Village Census Designated Place  

Channel


(1) Broackway Bar Channel   (2) Essex Shoal Channel  

Church


(1) First Baptist Church   (2) First Congregational Church   (3) Our Lady Of Sorrows Catholic Church   (4) Saint Johns Episcopal Church  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 3  

Dam


(1) Chalkers Millpond Dam   (2) Moulsons Pond Dam   (3) Upper Pond Dam  

Flat


(1) Great Meadow  

Island


(1) Brockway Island   (2) Chester Rock   (3) Nott Island   (4) Rat Island   (5) Thatchbed Island  

Lake


(1) Coults Hole   (2) Deitch Pond   (3) Lower Pond   (4) Lyons Meadow Pond   (5) Sunset Pond   (6) Upper Pond  

Locale


(1) Brockway Ferry   (2) Chester Rock Light   (3) Devils Wharf Historical   (4) Ely Landing Historical   (5) Essex Island Marina   (6) Essex Plaza Shopping Center   (7) Essex Reef Light   (8) Essex Town Dock   (9) Post Light Historical  

Park


(1) Essex Square   (2) Essex Town Park   (3) Selden Neck State Park  

Pillar


(1) Joshua Rock  

Populated Place


(1) Brockway   (2) Brockway Landing   (3) Essex   (4) Otter Cove Estates  

Reservoir


(1) Chalkers Millpond   (2) Falls River Pond   (3) Moulsons Pond  

School


(1) Hills Academy  

Stream


(1) Deep Creek   (2) Eightmile River   (3) Falls River   (4) Joshua Creek   (5) Mud River  

Summit


(1) Book Hill   (2) Cheney Hill   (3) Ely Hill   (4) Millstone Hill   (5) Mitchell Hill   (6) Observatory Hill   (7) Rattling Valley Hill   (8) Shippy Hill   (9) Stumpet Hill  

Swamp


(1) Ely Meadow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Essex Town, Connecticut

06426 (pop. 3,147)


Cities Nearby Essex Town, Connecticut

Essex Town, CT  (pop. 6,763) 0.0 Miles
Essex Village Cdp, CT  (pop. 2,614) 1.1 Miles
Deep River Town, CT  (pop. 4,680) 2.4 Miles
Deep River Center Cdp, CT  (pop. 2,545) 2.5 Miles
Chester Center Cdp, CT  (pop. 1,432) 4.1 Miles
Lyme Town, CT  (pop. 2,236) 4.5 Miles
Old Saybrook Town, CT  (pop. 10,517) 4.7 Miles
Chester Town, CT  (pop. 3,829) 4.9 Miles
Old Saybrook Center Cdp, CT  (pop. 1,945) 4.9 Miles
Westbrook Town, CT  (pop. 6,624) 4.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Essex Town, Connecticut

860



Elevation in Essex Town, Connecticut is 95.0 ft. (29.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Essex Town, Connecticut

Lat: 41.351848 N        Long: -72.416285 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Essex Town, Connecticut need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Connecticut

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.01 9.11 7.55 12.83 0.00 9.16
  Total Electric Industry 10.01 9.11 7.55 12.83 0.00 9.16
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.51 9.49 7.93 13.42 0.00 9.60
  Total Electric Industry 10.51 9.49 7.93 13.42 0.00 9.60
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.07 9.86 8.22 13.92 0.00 10.04
  Total Electric Industry 11.07 9.86 8.22 13.92 0.00 10.04
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.39 10.04 8.29 14.08 0.00 10.26
  Total Electric Industry 11.39 10.04 8.29 14.08 0.00 10.26
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.47 9.99 7.90 14.00 0.00 10.18
  Total Electric Industry 11.47 9.99 7.90 14.00 0.00 10.18
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.95 10.33 7.94 14.38 0.00 10.50
  Total Electric Industry 11.95 10.33 7.94 14.38 0.00 10.50
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 12.05 10.29 7.86 14.35 0.00 10.51
  Total Electric Industry 12.05 10.29 7.86 14.35 0.00 10.51
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 12.13 10.28 7.76 14.52 0.00 10.52
  Total Electric Industry 12.13 10.28 7.76 14.52 0.00 10.52
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.95 10.01 7.70 11.65 0.00 10.30
  Total Electric Industry 11.95 10.01 7.70 11.65 0.00 10.30
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.46 9.69 7.42 10.93 0.00 9.96
  Total Electric Industry 11.46 9.69 7.42 10.93 0.00 9.96
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.86 9.27 7.32 10.06 0.00 9.52
  Total Electric Industry 10.86 9.27 7.32 10.06 0.00 9.52
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.48 4.40 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.48
  Energy-Only Providers 4.97 5.03 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.97
  Full-Service Providers 10.91 9.26 7.62 10.00 0.00 9.62
  Total Electric Industry 10.90 9.26 7.62 10.00 0.00 9.62
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.22 4.54 3.05 12.97 0.00 4.34
  Energy-Only Providers 5.23 4.72 4.10 4.76 0.00 4.73
  Full-Service Providers 10.96 9.32 7.69 10.34 0.00 9.72
  Total Electric Industry 10.96 9.32 7.68 10.35 0.00 9.71
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.19 4.66 3.11 0.00 0.00 4.53
  Energy-Only Providers 5.20 5.05 4.23 0.00 0.00 4.91
  Full-Service Providers 11.34 9.93 8.01 0.00 7.72 10.18
  Total Electric Industry 11.31 9.93 7.99 0.00 7.72 10.16
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.34 4.45 2.82 0.00 0.00 4.42
  Energy-Only Providers 6.22 5.24 4.63 0.00 0.00 5.46
  Full-Service Providers 11.63 9.90 7.90 0.00 7.25 10.27
  Total Electric Industry 11.63 9.90 7.89 0.00 7.25 10.26
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 6.22 5.02 2.71 0.00 0.00 5.37
  Energy-Only Providers 7.44 6.57 5.46 0.00 0.00 6.87
  Full-Service Providers 13.64 11.52 9.42 0.00 8.78 12.06
  Total Electric Industry 13.64 11.53 9.40 0.00 8.78 12.06
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 6.28 5.14 3.14 0.00 0.00 5.04
  Energy-Only Providers 10.71 8.95 8.70 0.00 0.00 9.39
  Full-Service Providers 16.85 14.02 11.70 0.00 14.55 14.85
  Total Electric Industry 16.86 14.03 11.71 0.00 14.55 14.83

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Essex Town, Connecticut

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 33   (1.0%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 40   (1.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 76   (2.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 207   (6.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 381   (12.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 644   (20.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 435   (13.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 627   (19.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 204   (6.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 237   (7.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 55   (1.7%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 11   (0.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 66   (2.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 152   (4.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,604

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 197

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 14

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 16

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 58

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 15

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 12

Walked : 34

Other means : 28

Worked at home : 305


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

Less than 5 minutes : 168

5 to 9 minutes : 641

10 to 14 minutes : 387

15 to 19 minutes : 435

20 to 24 minutes : 315

25 to 29 minutes : 124

30 to 34 minutes : 233

35 to 39 minutes : 135

40 to 44 minutes : 93

45 to 59 minutes : 207

60 to 89 minutes : 118

90 or more minutes : 122


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

With Social Security income : 1,001

No Social Security income : 1,938


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

With retirement income : 785

No retirement income : 2,154


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 39

$15,000 to $19,999 : 20

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 17

$30,000 to $34,999 : 47

$35,000 to $39,999 : 67

$40,000 to $44,999 : 63

$45,000 to $49,999 : 47

$50,000 to $59,999 : 103

$60,000 to $74,999 : 252

$75,000 to $99,999 : 258

$100,000 to $124,999 : 178

$125,000 to $149,999 : 202

$150,000 to $199,999 : 275

$200,000 or more : 419


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $110,625


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Essex Town, Connecticut

  • WMRD (1150 AM; 2.5 kW; Middletown, CT; Owner: Crossroads Communications, Llc)
  • WQUN (1220 AM; 1.0 kW; Hamden, CT; Owner: Quinnipiac University)
  • WXNI (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Pawcatuck, CT; Owner: Wrni Foundation)
  • WAVZ (1300 AM; 1.0 kW; New Haven, CT; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WICH (1310 AM; 5.0 kW; Norwich, CT; Owner: Wich, Incorporated)
  • WYBC (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; New Haven, CT; Owner: Yale Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WILI (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Willimantic, CT; Owner: Nutmeg Broadcasting Company)
  • WLIS (1420 AM; 5.0 kW; Old Saybrook, CT; Owner: Crossroads Communications Of Old Saybrook, Llc)
  • WMMW (1470 AM; 2.5 kW; Meriden, CT; Owner: Buckley Broadcasting Of Connecticut, Llc)
  • NEW (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Uncasville, CT; Owner: The Ridgefield Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WELI (960 AM; 5.0 kW; Hamden, CT; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WSUB (980 AM; 1.0 kW; Groton, CT; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)

FM Radio Stations Near Essex Town, Connecticut

  • WKNL (100.9 FM; Uncasville, CT; Owner: Hall Communications, Inc.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; Hamden, CT; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WMOS (102.3 FM; Pawcatuck, CT; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WBAZ (102.5 FM; Southampton, NY; Owner: Aaa Licensing Llc)
  • WURH (104.1 FM; Meriden, CT; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WIHS (104.9 FM; Middlefield, CT; Owner: Connecticut Radio Fellowship, Inc.)
  • WQGN-FM (105.5 FM; Groton, CT; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WFCS (107.7 FM; New Britain, CT; Owner: Central Connecticut State University)
  • WESU (88.1 FM; Middletown, CT; Owner: Wesleyan)
  • WKIV (88.1 FM; North Stonington, CT; Owner: Southern Rhode Island Public Radio Broadcasting Inc.)
  • WLIU (88.3 FM; Southampton, NY; Owner: Long Island University Public Radio Network)
  • WNHU (88.7 FM; New Haven, CT; Owner: University Of New Haven)
  • WNPR (89.1 FM; Bozrah, CT; Owner: Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WSUF (89.9 FM; Greenport, NY; Owner: Sacred Heart University, Inc.)
  • WWEB (89.9 FM; Wallingford, CT; Owner: Choate Rosemary Hall Foundation)
  • WECS (90.1 FM; Willimantic, CT; Owner: Eastern Connecticut State College)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Bolton, CT; Owner: Wamc)
  • WRLI-FM (91.3 FM; Southampton, NY; Owner: Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WGRS (91.5 FM; Madison, CT; Owner: Monroe Board Of Education)
  • WLNG (92.1 FM; Sag Harbor, NY; Owner: Main Street Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WYBC-FM (94.3 FM; New Haven, CT; Owner: Yale Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WERB (94.5 FM; Berlin, CT; Owner: Berlin Board Of Education)
  • WHFM (95.3 FM; Southampton, NY; Owner: Cox Radio, Inc.)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; Meriden, CT; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WEHN (96.9 FM; East Hampton, NY; Owner: Aaa Licensing Llc)
  • WCTY (97.7 FM; Uncasville, CT; Owner: Wich, Inc.)
  • WQAQ (98.1 FM; Hamden, CT; Owner: Quinnipiac University)
  • WQAQ (98.1 FM; Hamden, CT; Owner: Quinnipiac University)
  • WQAQ (98.1 FM; New Haven, CT; Owner: Quinnipiac University)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; Willimantic, CT; Owner: Nutmeg Broadcasting Company)
  • WNLC (98.7 FM; Groton, CT; Owner: Hall Communications, Inc.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; Hamden, CT; Owner: Cox Radio, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Essex Town, Connecticut

  • WHPX (Channel 26; East Lyme, CT; Owner: Paxson Hartford License, Inc.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; East Lyme, CT; Owner: Paxson Hartford License, Inc.)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; Bozrah, CT; Owner: Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; Hamden, CT; Owner: Wtnh Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; New Haven, CT; Owner: Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; Hamden, CT; Owner: Wtnh Broadcasting, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Essex Town, Connecticut

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 934  (50.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 125  (6.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 367  (19.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 201  (10.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 699  (45.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 185  (12.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 520  (33.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 23  (1.5%)


(updated 2010)





There are 0 Farms In Essex Town, Connecticut


(updated 2008)



Banks In Essex Town, Connecticut

Essex Savings Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $659.3k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 6

Webster Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $21.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 167

First Niagara Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $38.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 424

Bank Of America, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

Liberty Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 92

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Essex Town, Connecticut

  • Griswold


    (about 8.9 miles in Clinton, Connecticut; Airport Code: MPE)

  • Trumbull


    (about 19.3 miles in Groton, Connecticut; Airport Code: GON)

  • Groton-New London


    (about 19.3 miles in Groton, Connecticut; Airport Code: GON)

  • Elizabeth Field


    (about 21.1 miles in Fishers Island, New York; Airport Code: FID)

  • Newburgh Airport


    (about 23.0 miles in Norwich, Connecticut; Airport Code: NBJ)

  • Tweed New Haven


    (about 25.2 miles in East Haven, Connecticut; Airport Code: HVN)

  • Mattituck Airport


    (about 25.8 miles in Mattituck, New York; Airport Code: NY8)

  • East Hampton Airport


    (about 28.4 miles in Wainscott, New York; Airport Code: HTO)

  • Hartford Brainard


    (about 29.0 miles in Hartford, Connecticut; Airport Code: HFD)

  • Windham


    (about 29.7 miles in Mansfield Center, Connecticut; Airport Code: CT3)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Essex Town, Connecticut

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

84.96%

Carpooled

4.90%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.48%

Railroad

0.81%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.24%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.54%

Other Means

0.78%

Worked At Home

5.29%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Essex Town, Connecticut, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,794

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 89

Female householder, no husband present : 104

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 679

Householder not living alone : 273


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 14

Male householder and female partner : 124

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 48

All other households : 2,753


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,564

Renter-occupied housing units : 230

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 54

Renter-occupied housing units : 35

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 71

Renter-occupied housing units : 33

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 628

Renter-occupied housing units : 324


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

Less than $10,000 : 71

$10,000 to $14,999 : 109

$15,000 to $19,999 : 20

$20,000 to $24,999 : 62

$25,000 to $29,999 : 65

$30,000 to $34,999 : 119

$35,000 to $39,999 : 111

$40,000 to $44,999 : 119

$45,000 to $49,999 : 39

$50,000 to $59,999 : 188

$60,000 to $74,999 : 399

$75,000 to $99,999 : 373

$100,000 to $124,999 : 245

$125,000 to $149,999 : 231

$150,000 to $199,999 : 336

$200,000 or more : 452


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

Total : 3,274


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

Occupied : 2,939

Vacant : 335


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

Built 2005 or later : 16

Built 2000 to 2004 : 128

Built 1990 to 1999 : 301

Built 1980 to 1989 : 661

Built 1970 to 1979 : 374

Built 1960 to 1969 : 365

Built 1950 to 1959 : 280

Built 1940 to 1949 : 97

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,052


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

Utility gas : 18

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 90

Electricity : 610

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 2,118

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 60

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 43


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 14

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 0

$90,000 to $99,999 : 16

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 14

$150,000 to $174,999 : 32

$175,000 to $199,999 : 62

$200,000 to $249,999 : 108

$250,000 to $299,999 : 206

$300,000 to $399,999 : 616

$400,000 to $499,999 : 310

$500,000 to $749,999 : 424

$750,000 to $999,999 : 280

$1,000,000 or more : 235


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 68

Home equity loan only : 426

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 9

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,075

Housing units without a mortgage : 739


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Essex Town, Connecticut)

Built 2005 or later : $1,000,001

Built 2000 to 2004 : $519,700

Built 1990 to 1999 : $450,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $380,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $356,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $389,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $561,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $516,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $490,800


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Essex Town, Connecticut: 65.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Connecticut: 66.3%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Essex Town, Connecticut

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 75%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 25%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Essex Town, Connecticut

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 50 50 $8,682,396
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

50 50 $8,682,396
2000        
  Single Family 42 42 $8,878,930
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

42 42 $8,878,930
2001        
  Single Family 50 50 $9,390,635
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

50 50 $9,390,635
2002        
  Single Family 21 21 $4,130,268
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

21 21 $4,130,268
2003        
  Single Family 27 27 $6,752,716
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

27 27 $6,752,716
2004        
  Single Family 18 18 $4,889,278
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

18 18 $4,889,278
2005        
  Single Family 9 9 $1,738,348
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $1,738,348
2006        
  Single Family 13 13 $4,337,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $695,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

14 17 $5,032,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Essex Town, CT): $66,746
Median Household Income In 2000 (Connecticut): $53,935


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Essex Town): $229,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Connecticut): $160,600


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Essex Town): $739
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Connecticut): $681


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Essex Town, Connecticut

Utility Gas: 0.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.1%
Electricity: 19.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 77.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.9%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Essex Town, Connecticut are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Essex Town, Connecticut

Deep River Visiting Nurses


     Address: 56 High Street, Deep River, Connecticut 06417
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 5/1/1975

Westbrook Phns


     Address: 866 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, Connecticut 06498
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Vna Of Southeastern Ct Inc


     Address: 403 N Frontage Road, Waterford, Connecticut 06385
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Vna Community Healthcare, Inc


     Address: 753 Boston Post Road, Guilford, Connecticut 06437
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Hospice Of Southeastern Ct Inc


     Address: 179 Gallivan Ln, Uncasville, Connecticut 06382
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 3/28/1990

Hospitals Close To Essex Town, Connecticut

Lawrence & Memorial Hospital


     Address: 365 Montauk Ave, New London, Connecticut 06320
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Eastern Long Island Hospital


     Address: 201 Manor Place, Greenport, New York 11944
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Middlesex Hospital


     Address: 28 Crescent St, Middletown, Connecticut 06457
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

William W Backus Hospital


     Address: 326 Washington St, Norwich, Connecticut 06360
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Masonic Home And Hospital


     Address: 22 Masonic Ave, Wallingford, Connecticut 06492
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Essex Town, Connecticut

Essex Meadows Health Center


     Address: 30 Bokum Rd, Essex, Connecticut 06426
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 45
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Chesterfields Health Care Center


     Address: 132 Main St, Chester, Connecticut 06412
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 52
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Aaron Manor Nursing & Rehabili


     Address: 3 South Wig Hill Rd, Chester, Connecticut 06412
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 57
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Saybrook Health Care


     Address: 1775 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, Connecticut 06475
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 97
     Percent Occupied: 81%

Gladeview Health Care Center


     Address: 60 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, Connecticut 06475
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 126
     Percent Occupied: 95%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Essex Town, Connecticut

Name: Millstone 1,2,3
Address: PO Box 128; Waterford, CT 06385
Distance: 14 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Essex Town, Connecticut

    Retired Workers: 695
    Disabled Workers: 45
    Widowers Workers: 130
    Spouses Workers: 85
    Children Workers: 25


(updated 2007)



Middlesex County, Connecticut Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 56.31%
  • Bush & Cheney 41.97%
  • Other 1.71%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Essex Town, Connecticut citizens.

Relocation to Middlesex County, CT

7.38 % of Middlesex County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $59,295

Connecticut Average 5.12 %

0.17 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $12,402

Connecticut Average 0.19 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Middlesex County, CT (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Hartford County , CT 2.07 % ($57,435 AGI )
  • New Haven County , CT 1.85 % ($59,251 AGI )
  • New London County , CT 0.56 % ($52,016 AGI )

Relocation away from Middlesex County, CT

7.10 % of Middlesex County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $54,048

Connecticut Average 5.64 %

0.10 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $35,250

Connecticut Average 0.11 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Middlesex County, CT (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Hartford County , CT 1.78 % ($54,771 AGI )
  • New Haven County , CT 1.23 % ($47,288 AGI )
  • New London County , CT 0.63 % ($52,650 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Connecticut

Low Bracket: $10,000 (3.00%)
High Bracket: $10,000 (5.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Connecticut

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Essex Town, Connecticut is based on over 50 years of data.





















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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Essex Town, Connecticut directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Connecticut

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
3,785 4,106 4,725 4,769 4,950 5,078 5,341 5,427 5,281 5,657


(updated 2014)



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