Essex demographics profile

StatisticEssexMissouriNational
Population5516,059,651318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,9068691
Median age38.138.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1836%42%43%
Speak English99%94%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%
Essex, MO has a population of 551 and is the 18,973rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,906 per sq mi which is 2106% higher than the Missouri average and 2004% higher than the national average. The median age in Essex is 38 which is approximately 1% lower than the Missouri average of 38. In Essex, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 79% of Essex residents were born in Missouri, 21% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Essex is 2106% higher than Missouri.
  • The median age in Essex is 1% lower than Missouri.
  • In Essex 98.91% of the population is White.
  • In Essex 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Essex 1.09% of the population is Asian.

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Essex population breakdown by race

RaceEssexMissouriNational
White98.91%82.53%73.35%
Black or African American0.00%11.58%12.63%
Asian1.09%1.78%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.42%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.11%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%2.44%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.13%4.75%
In Essex, 5.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Essex, MO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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