All Essex County population data above are from the US Census Bureau.
With 796,914 people, Essex County is the 3rd most populated county in the state of New Jersey out of 21 counties. But watch out, Essex County, because Hudson County with 677,983 people and Monmouth County with 625,846 people are right behind you.
The largest Essex County racial/ethnic groups are Black (38.7%) followed by White (31.9%) and Hispanic (21.7%).
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In 2015, the median household income of Essex County residents was $53,976. Essex County households made slightly more than Cumberland County households ($49,984) . It looks like Cumberland County is keeping up with the Joneses . However, 17.3% of Essex County residents live in poverty.
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The median age for Essex County residents is 36.9 years young.
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