Essex employment information

Income per capita$22,248$26,006$28,555
Median household income$38,125$47,764$53,482
Median income owner occupied$50,909$60,313$68,142
Median income renter occupied$16,500$27,902$33,219
Median earnings male$26,719$33,503$36,116
Median earnings female$18,958$23,943$25,692
Unemployment rate6.8%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level19.7%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Essex is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Essex is 29% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Essex is 16% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Essex is 27% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Essex median earnings by income bracket

Essex employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry18.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector28.2%2.8%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.7%
Wholesale & retail services12.8%33.1%
Public administration0.0%4.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.4%6.9%
Education, health & social services2.7%31.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bloomfield, MO1,924$38,17929%
Grayridge, MO64$37,50030%
Bernie, MO2,071$34,58335%
Bell City, MO456$33,86437%
Dexter, MO7,902$33,76037%
Essex, MO603$38,12529%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wagon Mound, NM603$33,75037%
Smithville, GA603$30,83342%
Cole, OK603$46,14614%
Mound City, IL603$30,78142%
Butte Valley, CA603$52,7341%
Essex, MO603$38,12529%
Source: The Essex, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.