Essex 76 Exceptional
Essex Livability #402 ranked city in Iowa#6,539 ranked city in the USARanks better than 77% of areas
F Essex Amenities Not many amenities close to this location
A Essex Cost of Living Cost of living is 12% lower than Iowa
8020% less expensive than the US average
9010% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Essex cost of living
C- Essex Crime Total crime is 34% higher than Iowa
Total crime
2,6908% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 388% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
3%Year over year crime is up
Essex crime
D Essex Employment Household income is 7% lower than Iowa
Median household income
$50,8758% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$24,11319% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%1% lower than the US average
Essex employment
B Essex Housing Home value is 50% lower than Iowa
Median home value
$66,80064% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$65631% lower than the US average
Home ownership
78%23% higher than the US average
Essex real estate or Essex rentals
A+ Essex Schools HS graduation rate is 1% lower than Iowa
High school grad. rates
87%5% higher than the US average
School test scores
76%54% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Essex K-12 schools
N/A Essex User Ratings There are a total of 0 ratings in Essex
Overall user rating
n/a 0 total ratings
User reviews rating
n/a 0 total reviews
User surveys rating
n/a 0 total surveys
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      Essex transportation information

      Average one way commute19min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work85.3%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.0%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk5.1%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home1.7%4.5%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Essex, IA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).