Essex, MA 01929 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01929: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Essex, MA 01929

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 228
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,146
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 112
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.631, Longitude -70.783
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Essex, MA 01929 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,753
Population in Households 3,753
Population in Familes 3,055
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 274
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 1,502
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 979
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,722 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,030 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 472 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 220 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $588,953
Average Home Value $627,524


Median Household Income $79,147
Average Household Income $111,330
Per Capita Income $44,556
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.1% 1.28%
Households 1.11% 1.25%
Families 1.03% 1.2%
Median Household Income   3.34%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Essex, MA 01929 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01929 to the other 515 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 366 29th
Population Density1 # 385 25th
Diversity Index2 # 433 16th
Median Household Income # 216 58th
Per Capita Income # 161 69th

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