Essex County

  1. Essex County Legal Resources
  2. Essex County Statistics
  3. Essex County Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Essex County Employment Information
  5. Essex County Family Information
  6. Essex County Education Information
  7. Essex County Business Information
  8. Essex County Public Benefits Information
  9. Essex County Criminal Information
  10. Essex County Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Essex County Cities
  12. Essex County Zip Codes


Essex County Legal Resources

Back to top

Massachusetts Constitution
Massachusetts Codes

Massachusetts State Resources
Massachusetts Website
Massachusetts Governor
Massachusetts Legislature
Massachusetts Courts
Massachusetts Government Resources

State Attorney General
Federal Courts
Massachusetts


Essex County Statistics

Back to top
  • Population (2000): 723,419
  • Births / Deaths / Infant Deaths (2004): 9,068 / 6,137 / 37
  • Land Area (2000): 1,296.722 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 849.153 square kilometers
  • Farm Area (2002): 28,000.000 acres (113.288 square kilometers)
  • Farms (2002): 400
  • Farms under 50 acres (2002): 71.50%
  • Farms over 500 acres (2002): 3.00%
  • Farm earnings (2005): $11,197,000
  • Gallons of water used per day (total / irrigation / public use) (2000): 685,000,000 / 2,000,000 / 74,000,000
  • Ground water as percent of water use (2000): 1.00%
  • Physicians (2004): 1,856
  • Community Hospitals (Beds) (2004): 8 (1,639)
  • Medicare Recipients (2005): 112,517
  • Federal Spending (2004): $6,439,089
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 339, 351, 508, 781, 978

Essex County Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1990 623,609 1992 589,838 1994 633,647
1991 593,929 1993 630,622 1995 632,676

Back to top

Essex County - Historical Places
Houses (2000): 287,144
Building Permits Issued (2006): 1,119
Valuation of Building Permits (2006): $235,763

Essex County Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 1,378,504 95.26%
 Rural, Farm 969 0.07%
 Rural, Non-farm 67,688 4.68%

Essex County Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Essex County Employment Information

Back to top
Employment (2003): 409,837
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $15,816,604,000 / $3,747,003,000

Essex County Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 349,878 326,511 23,368 6.68% 67
1991 348,968 317,592 31,376 8.99% 90
1992 349,369 317,089 32,281 9.24% 92
1993 348,168 321,811 26,357 7.57% 76
1994 350,830 327,915 22,915 6.53% 65
1995 352,637 333,162 19,475 5.52% 55
1996 358,219 341,478 16,741 4.67% 47
1997 365,670 349,896 15,774 4.31% 43
1998 372,320 358,353 13,968 3.75% 38
1999 377,548 364,053 13,495 3.57% 36
2000 372,932 362,525 10,407 2.79% 28
2001 378,989 363,684 15,305 4.04% 41
2002 381,524 358,960 22,565 5.91% 59
2003 379,090 354,844 24,247 6.40% 64
2004 375,308 353,612 21,696 5.78% 58
2005 374,768 355,023 19,744 5.27% 53
2006 375,400 356,086 19,314 5.14% 51
2007 375,351 357,670 17,680 4.71% 47
2008 375,992 356,490 19,502 5.19% 52
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 375,973 356,019 19,954 5.31% 53
Feb 2008 373,162 354,185 18,977 5.09% 51
Mar 2008 374,044 355,398 18,646 4.98% 50
Apr 2008 371,367 355,898 15,469 4.17% 42
May 2008 371,110 353,047 18,063 4.87% 49
Jun 2008 380,105 359,154 20,951 5.51% 55
Jul 2008 382,138 361,429 20,709 5.42% 54
Aug 2008 380,910 360,022 20,888 5.48% 55
Sep 2008 375,115 353,257 21,858 5.83% 58
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Essex County Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 33,520 9.23%
2. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 30,640 8.44%
3. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 21,650 5.96%
4. Educational Services 18,532 5.10%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 16,890 4.65%
6. Finance and Insurance 16,748 4.61%
7. Health Care 16,018 4.41%
8. Public Administration 15,976 4.40%
9. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 12,328 3.39%
10. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 10,638 2.93%
11. Food and Beverage Stores 9,530 2.62%
12. Metal Manufactuing 8,754 2.41%
13. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 7,224 1.99%
14. Repair and Maintenance 7,218 1.99%
15. Other Transportation 6,564 1.81%
16. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 6,446 1.77%
17. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 5,928 1.63%
18. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 5,626 1.55%
19. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 5,212 1.43%
20. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 4,496 1.24%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 58,390 17.36%
2. Educational Services 42,404 12.60%
3. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 24,506 7.28%
4. Finance and Insurance 22,308 6.63%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 18,358 5.46%
6. Social Assistance 12,950 3.85%
7. Public Administration 12,710 3.78%
8. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 12,260 3.64%
9. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 10,142 3.01%
10. Personal and Laundry Services 7,452 2.21%
11. Food and Beverage Stores 7,304 2.17%
12. Department and Other General Stores 6,298 1.87%
13. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 6,066 1.80%
14. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 5,994 1.78%
15. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 5,952 1.77%
16. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 4,730 1.41%
17. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 4,684 1.39%
18. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 4,506 1.34%
19. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 3,574 1.06%
20. Construction 3,416 1.02%

Essex County Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Management Occupations 20,400 5.62%
2. Computer Specialists 15,712 4.33%
3. Other Sales and Related Occupations 15,112 4.16%
4. Other Production Occupations 14,402 3.96%
5. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 14,108 3.88%
6. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 13,594 3.74%
7. Top Executives 12,434 3.42%
8. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 12,222 3.36%
9. Engineers 12,086 3.33%
10. Other Installation / Maintenance 11,994 3.30%
11. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 10,520 2.90%
12. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 9,742 2.68%
13. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 9,526 2.62%
14. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 8,326 2.29%
15. Business Operations Specialists 7,848 2.16%
16. Vehicle Mechanics 7,150 1.97%
17. Carpenters 6,986 1.92%
18. Other Office and Admin Support 6,894 1.90%
19. Operations Managers Non Finance 6,812 1.88%
20. Accountants and Auditors 5,838 1.61%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 20,458 6.08%
2. Other Office and Admin Support 19,380 5.76%
3. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 17,270 5.13%
4. Registered Nurses 14,440 4.29%
5. Other Management Occupations 14,302 4.25%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 11,276 3.35%
7. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 10,844 3.22%
8. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 10,224 3.04%
9. Business Operations Specialists 9,442 2.81%
10. Cashiers 9,068 2.70%
11. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 8,768 2.61%
12. Customer Service Representatives 8,126 2.42%
13. Health Technologists and Technicians 7,930 2.36%
14. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 7,926 2.36%
15. Other Production Occupations 7,770 2.31%
16. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 7,288 2.17%
17. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 7,052 2.10%
18. Waiters and Waitresses 6,552 1.95%
19. Child Care Workers 6,402 1.90%
20. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 6,278 1.87%

Essex County Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 602,715 53.76%
15-35 hours 154,804 13.81%
1-14 hours 37,222 3.32%
No regular hours 326,465 29.12%

Essex County Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 16,078 2.42%
5 AM-5:29 AM 17,128 2.58%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 27,006 4.06%
6 AM-6:29 AM 58,138 8.75%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 75,565 11.37%
7 AM-7:29 AM 101,578 15.28%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 100,036 15.05%
8 AM-8:29 AM 88,203 13.27%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 41,073 6.18%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 36,336 5.47%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 14,130 2.13%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 6,616 1.00%
Noon-3:59 PM 45,437 6.83%
4 PM-11:59 PM 37,488 5.64%

Essex County Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 19,229 2.89%
5-9 74,723 11.24%
10-14 103,795 15.61%
15-19 97,344 14.64%
20-24 83,195 12.51%
25-29 31,614 4.76%
30-34 78,218 11.77%
35-39 18,994 2.86%
40-44 25,184 3.79%
45-59 61,098 9.19%
60-89 54,102 8.14%
At least 90 17,316 2.60%

Essex County Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 5,292 0.80% 404,608 60.86%
30-44 5,000 0.75% 117,396 17.66%
45-59 5,456 0.82% 55,642 8.37%
At least 60 17,892 2.69% 53,526 8.05%

Essex County Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 1,166 0.17%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 64,664 9.41%
 Car / truck / van, solo 541,324 78.75%
 Motorcycle 114 0.02%
 Other 4,596 0.67%
 Public transportation 33,640 4.89%
 Walked 19,308 2.81%
 Worked at home 22,590 3.29%

Essex County Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Essex County Family Information

Back to top
Households (2000): 550,820 (1,412,956 people)
Families (2000): 372,086 (1,171,968 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 155,882
People at same address in 1995: 793,118

Essex County Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 48,072 8.73%
$10,000-$14,999 30,136 5.47%
$15,000-$19,999 27,070 4.91%
$20,000-$24,999 27,502 4.99%
$25,000-$29,999 27,880 5.06%
$30,000-$34,999 26,974 4.90%
$35,000-$39,999 26,618 4.83%
$40,000-$44,999 26,142 4.74%
$45,000-$49,999 25,459 4.62%
$50,000-$59,999 46,994 8.53%
$60,000-$74,999 61,109 11.09%
$75,000-$99,999 72,166 13.10%
$100,000-$124,999 42,591 7.73%
$125,000-$149,999 21,464 3.90%
$150,000-$199,999 19,718 3.58%
$200,000 or more 21,044 3.82%

Essex County Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 74,628 27.10%
 Family, 2 people 71,324 25.90%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 13,320 4.84%
 Family, 3 people 43,954 15.96%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 1,552 0.56%
 Family, 4 people 41,668 15.13%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 524 0.19%
 Family, 5 people 18,839 6.84%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 180 0.07%
 Family, 6 people 6,185 2.25%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 67 0.02%
 Family, 7 or more people 3,124 1.13%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 54 0.02%

Essex County Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 438,988 28.84%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 230,603 15.15%
Public Assistance 16,848 1.11%
Retirement 93,935 6.17%
Self Employment 64,483 4.24%
Social Security 150,158 9.86%
Supplemental Security 29,084 1.91%
Wage / Salary 425,017 27.92%
Other 73,202 4.81%

Essex County Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 150,495 52.59%
 With children under 18 135,697 47.41%

Essex County Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 38,254 7.15%
 Married 317,544 59.34%
 Never Married 163,609 30.57%
 Widowed 15,752 2.94%

Essex County Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 61,512 10.16%
 Married 321,557 53.12%
 Never Married 150,934 24.93%
 Widowed 71,374 11.79%

Essex County Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Essex County Education Information

Back to top

Essex County Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 61,055 5.63%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 115,182 10.63%
 High school diploma or equivalent 304,910 28.13%
 Some college, no degree 208,340 19.22%
 Associate degree 78,397 7.23%
 Bachelors degree 201,209 18.57%
 Graduate or professional degree 114,698 10.58%

Essex County Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 13,658 1.89% 16,616 2.30% 30,274 4.18%
Kindergarten 17,670 2.44% 3,718 0.51% 21,388 2.96%
Grades 1-4 76,301 10.55% 9,731 1.35% 86,032 11.89%
Grades 5-8 77,052 10.65% 9,456 1.31% 86,508 11.96%
Grades 9-12 70,968 9.81% 11,537 1.59% 82,505 11.40%
Undergrad college 43,085 5.96% 23,008 3.18% 66,093 9.14%
Graduate or professional school 7,138 0.99% 9,038 1.25% 16,176 2.24%
Total 305,872 42.28% 83,104 11.49% 388,976 53.77%

Essex County Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Essex County Business Information

Back to top
Number of Businesses (2003): 28,709
Wholesale trade sales (2002): $11,235,768,000
Retail sales (2002): $8,168,806,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $1,108,870,000
Value of Manufacturers' Shipments (2002): $14,187,532
Retired workers (2005): 80,380

Essex County Businesses Changes By Year


Year - Type  Business Births  Business Deaths  Business Expansions  Business Contractions  Stable Businesses
1999 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
1999 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 97 110 246 188 247
1999 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 11 12 14 18 21
1999 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 23 18 75 73 81
1999 - Construction 188 153 423 328 473
1999 - Educational Services 18 13 70 44 65
1999 - Finance & Insurance 69 68 222 176 364
1999 - Health Care & Social Assistance 109 117 577 433 604
1999 - Information 51 42 82 67 75
1999 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 7 4 24 24 27
1999 - Manufacturing 57 89 307 463 261
1999 - Mining 1 0 0 2 3
1999 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 162 135 412 427 672
1999 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 242 200 421 299 784
1999 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 54 60 117 100 212
1999 - Retail Trade 225 256 752 703 815
1999 - Transportation & Warehousing 37 35 87 63 87
1999 - Unclassified 384 21 4 2 12
1999 - Utilities 1 5 2 8 2
1999 - Wholesale Trade 87 92 258 240 377
1999 - Total 1,823 1,430 4,093 3,658 5,182
2000 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2000 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 121 83 247 200 255
2000 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 10 8 14 18 25
2000 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 24 19 81 67 85
2000 - Construction 175 145 445 346 490
2000 - Educational Services 20 14 75 53 54
2000 - Finance & Insurance 66 56 205 201 367
2000 - Health Care & Social Assistance 138 90 506 531 600
2000 - Information 69 35 91 59 89
2000 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 11 8 23 21 31
2000 - Manufacturing 75 78 433 342 235
2000 - Mining 1 0 2 3 1
2000 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 169 125 479 390 685
2000 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 234 217 432 341 763
2000 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 55 50 120 90 221
2000 - Retail Trade 239 243 824 648 790
2000 - Transportation & Warehousing 45 28 85 77 84
2000 - Unclassified 179 48 72 42 219
2000 - Utilities 3 1 1 6 5
2000 - Wholesale Trade 75 100 284 219 371
2000 - Total 1,709 1,348 4,419 3,654 5,370
2001 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2001 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 88 91 235 228 269
2001 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 13 11 12 14 28
2001 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 26 15 83 73 84
2001 - Construction 178 158 446 357 504
2001 - Educational Services 14 20 70 52 59
2001 - Finance & Insurance 86 75 223 206 332
2001 - Health Care & Social Assistance 114 123 582 466 603
2001 - Information 64 53 65 78 118
2001 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 8 6 27 24 27
2001 - Manufacturing 70 66 375 391 255
2001 - Mining 0 0 3 1 2
2001 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 123 156 450 419 695
2001 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 254 195 454 334 795
2001 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 49 57 106 115 209
2001 - Retail Trade 202 223 788 749 741
2001 - Transportation & Warehousing 41 42 80 80 90
2001 - Unclassified 169 62 80 63 292
2001 - Utilities 6 3 5 6 1
2001 - Wholesale Trade 82 103 270 234 348
2001 - Total 1,587 1,459 4,354 3,890 5,452
2002 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2002 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 115 144 205 234 250
2002 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 17 12 17 14 24
2002 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 37 27 90 69 81
2002 - Construction 182 164 458 381 482
2002 - Educational Services 21 16 76 45 59
2002 - Finance & Insurance 118 63 273 184 334
2002 - Health Care & Social Assistance 184 130 602 437 614
2002 - Information 60 52 93 108 75
2002 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 15 23 19 24 22
2002 - Manufacturing 60 108 224 525 244
2002 - Mining 0 1 3 1 1
2002 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 149 150 475 439 646
2002 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 235 236 433 399 788
2002 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 64 58 108 101 217
2002 - Retail Trade 250 203 801 749 729
2002 - Transportation & Warehousing 43 42 63 94 91
2002 - Unclassified 73 392 25 18 77
2002 - Utilities 1 0 3 5 9
2002 - Wholesale Trade 71 98 208 280 339
2002 - Total 1,695 1,919 4,176 4,107 5,082
2003 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2003 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 87 126 176 229 195
2003 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 9 10 16 19 31
2003 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 28 21 79 84 83
2003 - Construction 217 166 423 400 490
2003 - Educational Services 25 16 76 47 57
2003 - Finance & Insurance 88 82 260 195 373
2003 - Health Care & Social Assistance 119 77 617 518 629
2003 - Information 53 72 63 61 136
2003 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 11 10 26 28 21
2003 - Manufacturing 47 86 331 384 261
2003 - Mining 1 0 2 1 2
2003 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 144 133 421 461 716
2003 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 229 225 458 415 850
2003 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 60 42 124 94 237
2003 - Retail Trade 206 202 818 668 842
2003 - Transportation & Warehousing 33 37 82 76 94
2003 - Unclassified 151 43 27 25 95
2003 - Utilities 2 0 3 8 6
2003 - Wholesale Trade 58 77 243 246 352
2003 - Total 1,568 1,425 4,245 3,959 5,470
2004 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2004 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 84 90 193 210 215
2004 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 18 14 15 17 30
2004 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 40 22 94 76 86
2004 - Construction 260 144 453 391 553
2004 - Educational Services 17 12 78 62 58
2004 - Finance & Insurance 61 78 230 188 424
2004 - Health Care & Social Assistance 105 130 559 515 671
2004 - Information 49 53 88 90 84
2004 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 8 10 15 22 34
2004 - Manufacturing 41 76 340 360 259
2004 - Mining 0 1 1 1 4
2004 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 114 156 433 427 693
2004 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 253 214 455 434 844
2004 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 64 45 110 112 239
2004 - Retail Trade 193 188 752 731 845
2004 - Transportation & Warehousing 32 33 63 88 106
2004 - Unclassified 64 245 19 10 21
2004 - Utilities 9 4 8 4 7
2004 - Wholesale Trade 53 71 224 201 381
2004 - Total 1,465 1,586 4,130 3,939 5,554
2005 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 102 98 193 188 223
2005 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 3 12 20 12 36
2005 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 29 30 81 100 84
2005 - Construction 247 192 462 478 526
2005 - Educational Services 17 14 80 62 60
2005 - Finance & Insurance 95 80 219 190 410
2005 - Health Care & Social Assistance 114 103 526 530 691
2005 - Information 36 58 74 85 93
2005 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 3 9 18 28 21
2005 - Manufacturing 43 75 328 325 275
2005 - Mining 0 0 3 1 3
2005 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 108 141 371 462 702
2005 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 178 218 406 446 921
2005 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 88 53 105 129 242
2005 - Retail Trade 199 215 673 761 877
2005 - Transportation & Warehousing 30 35 95 56 106
2005 - Unclassified 34 48 8 8 20
2005 - Utilities 1 5 6 10 9
2005 - Wholesale Trade 48 75 225 202 360
2005 - Total 1,375 1,461 3,893 4,073 5,659

Wholesale Trade Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Essex County Public Benefits Information

Back to top

Essex County Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 1,287,340 91.07%
 Below Poverty Level 126,285 8.93%

Essex County Government Finances By Year


Year  Property Taxes  Other Taxes  Intergov. Revenue  Utility Revenue  Employee Retirement Revenue  Other Revenue Total Revenue Salaries & Wages Total Debt Total Cash & Securities
1970 $6,443 $75 $480 $0 $1,135 $806 $8,864 $4,744 $2,895 $7,519
1971 $7,618 $75 $636 $0 $1,135 $1,442 $10,831 $5,338 $2,834 $7,878
1972 $7,712 $118 $729 $0 $1,040 $1,110 $10,591 $5,610 $4,294 $10,683
1973 $8,916 $105 $1,419 $0 $925 $1,423 $12,683 $6,290 $3,654 $11,418
1974 $8,519 $98 $1,487 $0 $1,241 $1,437 $12,684 $5,792 $3,439 $13,734
1975 $11,227 $167 $1,887 $0 $1,350 $1,752 $16,216 $8,273 $4,174 $16,750
1976 $8,881 $131 $2,204 $0 $1,350 $1,910 $14,345 $8,764 $13,725 $23,335
1977 $13,235 $134 $2,391 $0 $1,606 $2,562 $19,794 $9,104 $12,120 $23,489
1978 $12,979 $129 $3,557 $0 $2,050 $2,540 $21,126 $9,505 $10,695 $23,510
1979 $7,407 $137 $8,571 $0 $2,352 $2,279 $20,609 $11,149 $11,154 $24,669
1980 $8,920 $113 $2,645 $0 $2,629 $2,368 $16,562 $6,497 $9,910 $24,723
1981 $9,471 $115 $2,571 $0 $2,640 $1,901 $16,583 $7,217 $8,630 $22,441
1982 $9,446 $101 $3,108 $0 $2,640 $2,452 $17,646 $7,850 $7,175 $21,681
1983 $9,044 $74 $3,654 $0 $2,640 $2,362 $17,700 $7,735 $5,780 $21,404
1984 $9,044 $80 $4,076 $0 $3,591 $2,782 $19,493 $8,613 $4,385 $27,477
1985 $9,270 $61 $6,085 $0 $4,215 $3,031 $22,601 $8,571 $3,140 $31,242
1986 $9,270 $50 $6,014 $0 $4,710 $3,796 $23,790 $9,234 $1,875 $36,765
1987 $9,270 $50 $7,182 $0 $5,711 $4,672 $26,835 $9,880 $1,355 $49,536
1988 $9,499 $47 $6,356 $0 $4,410 $4,106 $24,371 $11,434 $835 $41,073
1989 $4,858 $14 $11,363 $0 $11,125 $4,574 $31,920 $11,614 $335 $49,952
1990 $4,977 $3,477 $11,779 $0 $9,191 $4,338 $30,285 $13,147 $475 $49,512
1991 $5,349 $2,941 $18,791 $0 $7,803 $3,512 $35,455 $14,315 $0 $58,516
1992 $5,448 $3,338 $22,514 $0 $9,325 $4,642 $41,929 $15,760 $0 $68,455
1993 $5,656 $1,426 $27,292 $0 $10,453 $5,589 $48,990 $20,771 $0 $77,305
1994 $5,446 $0 $31,203 $0 $9,793 $9,402 $55,844 $21,854 $0 $91,310
1995 $10,226 $0 $27,998 $0 $9,806 $7,501 $55,531 $22,891 $0 $96,441
1996 $4,650 $0 $34,026 $0 $16,186 $8,669 $63,531 $23,259 $850 $117,693
1997 $6,553 $0 $33,939 $0 $13,436 $9,493 $63,421 $23,957 $740 $131,307
1998 $3,665 $6,092 $34,796 $0 $13,436 $5,320 $57,217 $24,050 $630 $132,539
1999 $4,411 $7,332 $32,382 $0 $16,735 $5,266 $58,794 $24,644 $520 $189,183


Year  Education  Financial Control  Public Buildings  Public Health  Transportation  Parks & Recreation Total Expenses
 Protective Services  Welfare  Interest On General Debt  Utilities  Employee Retirement  Other
1970 $1,550 $2,621 $1,194 $0 $492 $0 $9,295
$53 $0 $128 $0 $1,039 $2,218
1971 $1,869 $2,952 $966 $4 $512 $0 $9,870
$51 $0 $218 $0 $1,039 $2,259
1972 $1,927 $3,067 $1,397 $0 $456 $0 $11,684
$60 $0 $163 $0 $1,703 $2,911
1973 $1,825 $3,444 $944 $0 $578 $0 $12,517
$64 $0 $240 $0 $1,981 $3,441
1974 $1,826 $3,741 $714 $0 $374 $0 $12,009
$49 $0 $269 $0 $2,130 $2,906
1975 $2,500 $5,019 $982 $0 $618 $7 $15,597
$70 $0 $137 $0 $2,486 $3,778
1976 $2,651 $5,195 $3,749 $0 $472 $3 $19,554
$68 $0 $463 $0 $2,486 $4,467
1977 $2,579 $5,618 $2,414 $0 $309 $0 $19,719
$74 $0 $780 $0 $2,768 $5,177
1978 $2,764 $5,612 $3,376 $0 $261 $0 $21,461
$67 $0 $677 $0 $3,547 $5,157
1979 $2,938 $6,193 $2,312 $0 $245 $0 $22,447
$67 $0 $677 $0 $3,716 $6,299
1980 $3,184 $2,386 $3,517 $0 $288 $6 $18,364
$141 $0 $648 $0 $4,235 $3,959
1981 $3,667 $2,900 $2,169 $0 $264 $21 $19,338
$191 $0 $578 $0 $4,676 $4,872
1982 $3,735 $2,964 $1,310 $0 $252 $6 $18,299
$110 $0 $505 $0 $4,676 $4,741
1983 $3,666 $2,808 $1,190 $0 $235 $174 $18,039
$0 $0 $401 $0 $4,676 $4,889
1984 $3,861 $3,087 $1,354 $0 $240 $862 $20,138
$32 $0 $326 $0 $5,803 $4,573
1985 $3,913 $3,414 $1,481 $0 $282 $112 $21,128
$4 $0 $250 $0 $6,505 $5,167
1986 $4,163 $3,749 $1,462 $0 $292 $0 $22,508
$0 $0 $176 $0 $7,043 $5,623
1987 $4,666 $4,180 $1,721 $0 $297 $0 $25,000
$0 $0 $106 $0 $8,408 $5,622
1988 $7,965 $4,396 $4,019 $0 $330 $0 $32,828
$0 $0 $78 $0 $8,344 $7,696
1989 $5,022 $4,148 $3,091 $0 $345 $0 $31,072
$0 $0 $113 $0 $9,859 $8,494
1990 $5,173 $6,137 $2,173 $0 $99 $0 $32,016
$0 $0 $188 $0 $9,482 $8,764
1991 $4,756 $9,766 $994 $0 $76 $0 $34,931
$0 $0 $201 $0 $9,647 $9,491
1992 $4,729 $8,642 $759 $0 $76 $0 $34,387
$0 $0 $0 $0 $11,312 $8,869
1993 $5,836 $7,652 $855 $0 $76 $0 $48,467
$0 $0 $0 $0 $9,916 $24,132
1994 $6,296 $5,549 $902 $0 $96 $0 $51,719
$0 $0 $0 $0 $11,482 $27,394
1995 $6,633 $5,902 $916 $0 $97 $0 $55,117
$0 $0 $0 $0 $11,918 $29,651
1996 $7,161 $6,230 $1,082 $30 $149 $0 $60,736
$0 $0 $0 $0 $12,057 $34,027
1997 $6,251 $6,246 $1,060 $75 $240 $0 $59,908
$0 $0 $46 $0 $12,327 $33,663
1998 $7,590 $7,042 $1,095 $78 $250 $0 $60,679
$0 $0 $44 $0 $12,327 $32,253
1999 $7,507 $6,948 $1,080 $77 $247 $0 $62,966
$0 $0 $27 $0 $15,229 $31,851

Essex County Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Essex County Criminal Information

Back to top
Correctional Institution Population (2000): 1,574

Essex County Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft
1990 4.554 0.224 0.024 0.178 13.047 24.012 13.318
1991 5.113 0.221 0.049 0.244 14.764 24.149 12.832
1992 5.907 0.244 0.022 0.348 12.910 22.735 10.781
1993 4.892 0.241 0.022 0.192 11.281 20.148 10.144
1994 4.170 0.199 0.043 0.705 11.434 22.830 11.232
1995 4.487 0.187 0.028 0.601 9.283 22.674 8.989
1996 4.469 0.195 0.018 0.380 8.087 19.488 7.893

Essex County Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Essex County Immigration & Civil Rights Information

Back to top
People With A Disability (2000): 52,000

Essex County Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 101,203 13.99%
10-19 Years 98,089 13.56%
20-29 Years 78,659 10.87%
30-39 Years 115,861 16.02%
40-49 Years 117,169 16.20%
50-59 Years 85,102 11.76%
60-69 Years 51,992 7.19%
70-79 Years 45,802 6.33%
80-89 Years 24,663 3.41%
90+ Years 4,879 0.67%

Essex County Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 346,421 47.89%
 Female 376,998 52.11%

Essex County Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 601,340 83.12%
 Hispanic/Latino 79,871 11.04%
 Asian 16,737 2.31%
 African-American 14,399 1.99%
 Multiracial 8,623 1.19%
 Other Race 1,330 0.18%
 Amerindian 964 0.13%
 Pacific Islander 155 0.02%

Essex County Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 318,179 22.26%
2. Italian 226,979 15.88%
3. English 191,148 13.37%
4. French Non-Basque 114,462 8.01%
5. French Canadian 77,436 5.42%
6. German 72,584 5.08%
7. Polish 61,202 4.28%
8. United States Or American 59,725 4.18%
9. Scottish 42,833 3.00%
10. Greek 31,934 2.23%

Essex County Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 1,090,035 80.68%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 137,974 10.21%
3. French 18,706 1.38%
4. Italian 16,254 1.20%
5. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 13,234 0.98%
6. Greek 10,942 0.81%
7. Mon Khmer / Cambodian 9,306 0.69%
8. Russian 8,538 0.63%
9. Chinese 5,442 0.40%
10. Vietnamese 4,950 0.37%

Essex County Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 1,283,083 88.66%
 Naturalized immigrant 67,414 4.66%
 Not a citizen 96,664 6.68%

Essex County Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Essex County Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Essex County Cities

Back to top

Essex County Zip Codes

Back to top