Essex Junction INFORMATION

Population: 8,733

Male 50% Female 50%
Married 61%
Single 39%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Essex Junction has a very low population density. Essex Junction is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

1,834 Essex Junction
27,441 New York

City Info

Essex Junction, VT is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Essex Junction has a population density of 1,834, with 8,733 current residents.

Out of the 8,733 current residents, 50% are male and 50% are female. 61% of the residents are married and 39% are single.



Air quality

Best air quality


  • 44% Sun
  • 39% Rain
  • 83% Snow


43°F average temperature

  • 34 years Median home age
  • $214,040 Median home price
  • -2.46% Home appreciation rate
  • 19.14% Annual property tax
  • 69.4%
    Homes owned
  • 27.6%
    Homes rented
  • 3%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Essex Junction, the air quality is 73% and the weather, on average, is 44% sunny, 39% rainy, and 83% snowy. The average temperature is 43°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Essex Junction, you should know that 69.4% of homes are owned while 27.6% of homes are rented, and 3% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $214,040, the median age of homes is 34 years, the annual home appreciation is -2.46% and the annual property tax is 19.14%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of Essex Junction, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Essex Junction’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Essex Junction is 40 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 71.44% Democratic, 26.65% Republican, and 1.91% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:12


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 93%
    High school diploma
  • 12%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 25%
    Bachelors degree
  • 14%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Essex Junction, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 5.10% of residents are unemployed in Essex Junction (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Essex Junction residents: 14.3% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 29.08% are in the arts and sciences field, 13.9% are in the customer service field, 27.6% are in the sales field, 0.00% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 6% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 9.1% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:12. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 92.68%, 11.94% of residents have an associate’s degree, 25.21% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 13.91% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Essex Junction, you should be aware that the average commute time is 21 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Essex Junction have a few different options. 81% of commuters use their own cars, 11% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 3% of residents work from home.

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