Population Demographics for Essex County, Massachusetts in 2019, 2018



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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population743,159100
White608,36981
Hispanic or Latino122,74516
Some Other Race61,0888
Black or African American27,9853
Asian23,2203
Two or More Races19,4762
American Indian2,718Below 1%
Three or more races1,283Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander303Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

MaleFemaleTotal
Total Population356,615386,544743,159
White290,804317,565608,369
Hispanic or Latino59,73463,011122,745
Some Other Race29,82831,26061,088
Black or African American13,92214,06327,985
Asian10,99212,22823,220
Two or More Races9,5259,95119,476
American Indian1,3911,3272,718
Three or more races6356481,283
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander153150303

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Essex County

 
Total Population:743,159
Male Population:356,615
Female Population:386,544

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Essex County

 
Both sexes40
Male39
Female42

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Essex County

 
Total Population:726,687
Male Population:348,899
Under 5 years:22,290
5 to 9 years:23,911
10 to 14 years:25,313
15 to 17 years:16,168
18 and 19 years:8,842
20 years:4,017
21 years:3,982
22 to 24 years:12,851
25 to 29 years:20,545
30 to 34 years:19,527
35 to 39 years:21,594
40 to 44 years:25,667
45 to 49 years:28,942
50 to 54 years:28,401
55 to 59 years:24,340
60 and 61 years:8,728
62 to 64 years:11,746
65 and 66 years:6,198
67 to 69 years:7,837
70 to 74 years:9,476
75 to 79 years:7,752
80 to 84 years:5,889
85 years and over:4,883
Female Population:377,788
Under 5 years:21,117
5 to 9 years:22,876
10 to 14 years:24,097
15 to 17 years:15,576
18 and 19 years:8,002
20 years:3,767
21 years:3,813
22 to 24 years:13,040
25 to 29 years:21,359
30 to 34 years:21,232
35 to 39 years:24,067
40 to 44 years:28,106
45 to 49 years:31,976
50 to 54 years:30,836
55 to 59 years:26,848
60 and 61 years:9,776
62 to 64 years:13,085
65 and 66 years:6,980
67 to 69 years:9,104
70 to 74 years:11,992
75 to 79 years:10,566
80 to 84 years:9,662
85 years and over:9,911

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Essex County

 
Total:3
Under 18 years:1
18 years and over:2

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Essex County

 
Total:285,956
Family led homes:188,005
Husband-wife family:136,841
Other family:51,164
Population of male led with no wife present:12,647
Population female led with no husband present:38,517
Population of Nonfamily homes:97,951
Population living alone:80,286
Population not living alone:17,665

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Essex County with people under 18 years old:

 
Total:285,956
Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:94,125
Population of family homes:93,522
Husband-wife family:62,370
Under 6 years only:14,433
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:11,736
6 to 17 years only:36,201
Other family:31,152
Male householder, no wife present:6,506
Under 6 years only:1,834
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1,056
6 to 17 years only:3,616
Female led with no husband present:24,646
Under 6 years only:4,997
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:4,793
6 to 17 years only:14,856
Nonfamily households:603
Male led households:439
Under 6 years only:84
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:30
6 to 17 years only:325
Female led householder:164
Under 6 years only:39
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:10
6 to 17 years only:115
Households with no people under 18 years:191,831
Family households:94,483
Husband-wife family:74,471
Other family:20,012
Male led with no wife present:6,141
Female led with no husband present:13,871
Nonfamily households:97,348
Male led householder:41,362
Female led householder:55,986

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Essex County, by type

 
Total Home Population:285,956
Population of Family homes:188,005
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:3,667
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:22,908
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:41,251
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:50,104
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:20,249
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:16,547
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:18,853
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:11,016
Population of 85 year olds and over:3,410
Population of Nonfamily Homes:97,951
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:3,702
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:11,782
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:11,249
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:17,887
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:9,872
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:9,828
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:13,702
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:12,185
Population of 85 year olds and over:7,744

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

households in Essex County containing people over 60

 
Total Population:285,956
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:104,738
1-person household:40,534
2-or-more-person household:64,204
Family households:60,515
Nonfamily households:3,689
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:181,218
1-person household:39,752
2-or-more-person household:141,466
Family homes:127,490
Nonfamily homes:13,976

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

homes in Essex County with multiple generations.

 
Total Population:285,956
Home has three or more generations:11,902
Home does not have three or more generations:274,054

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Essex County under 18 years old in homes

 
Total Population:171,296
Unmarried partner of home lead present:13,439
In family homes:12,975
Population of male led and male partner homes:450
Population of male led and female partner households:4,670
Population of female led and female partner households:734
Population of female led and male partner households:7,121
In nonfamily homes:464
Population of male led and male partner homes:6
Population of male led and female partner homes:381
Population of female led and female partner homes:22
Population of female led and male partner homes:55
No unmarried partner of home lead present:157,857
In family homes:157,482
Population of husband-wife family homes:116,492
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:5,526
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:35,464
In nonfamily homes:375

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Essex County

 
Total Population:589,725
Population Under 18 years:169,235
Population 18 years and over:420,490

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Essex County have lived in one place.

 
Total:285,956
Population of Owner occupied homes:182,572
Family home:136,838
Nonfamily homess:45,734
Male led home:18,207
Living alone:13,836
Not living alone:4,371
Female led home:27,527
Living alone:23,646
Not living alone:3,881
Population of Renter occupied homes:103,384
Family run homes:51,167
Husband-wife family:23,171
Other family:27,996
Male led with no wife present:6,116
Female led with no husband present:21,880
Nonfamily Homes:52,217
Male led homes:23,594
Male living alone:18,438
Male not living alone:5,156
Female led homes:28,623
Females living alone:24,366
Females not living alone:4,257