Essex, Maryland 

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Population

37,380

9% Decline

Unemployment Rate

4.8%

Median Income

$50,311

Avg. Home Price

$181,300

Best Places to Live in Essex, Maryland

Large city - East-central Maryland along Chesapeake Bay, 40 miles northeast of Washington, D.C.
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Attractive suburbs
-Historic preservation
Cons
-Long commutes
-Growth and sprawl
-Violent crime rate

Local Listings in Essex, MD
 $209,900 
924 Kinwat Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1170 SqFt
 $209,900 
924 Kinwat Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1170 SqFt
 $164,900 
405 Maryland Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 936 SqFt
 $199,900 
608 Mace Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1440 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Baltimore-Columbia-Towson Metro Area

Baltimore is a diverse and complete East Coast city—though not always thought of that way by some who consider it the less attractive sister of Washington, D.C. It surrounds a major inland port on the upper portion of the Chesapeake Bay, with prosperous shipping, transportation, and manufacturing industries among others. Many areas of the city, particularly downtown, have experienced a vast renewal with a strong emphasis on historic preservation. The restored waterfront adjacent to the rather ordinary downtown is now a commercial and leisure destination with excellent museums, a first class aquarium and plenty to do.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Maryland
County: Baltimore County
Metro Area: Baltimore-Columbia-Towson Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Essex
Zip Codes: 21221
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 32 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Essex is 4.8% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Essex jobs have increased by 1.37%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Essex's cost of living is 8.60% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Essex's Cost of Living

VOTING
Baltimore county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Essex's population is 37,380 people. Since 2000, it has had a population decline of 8.54%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 38 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Essex is $181,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 17.14%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Essex

SCHOOLS
Essex public schools spend $14,456 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.8 students per teacher in Essex. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Essex

It's a good time to buy in Essex. Home Appreciation is up 17.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Essex Real Estate or Find top agents in Essex

The median home price in Essex is $181,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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ZIP CODES IN ESSEX, MARYLAND
21221

NEW LISTINGS IN ESSEX MD
$209,900
924 Kinwat Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$164,900
405 Maryland Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$199,900
608 Mace Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$165,000
505 John Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$199,900
14 Terrace Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$199,000
1709 Middleborough Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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