Essex County, NJ

Population 787,744

Essex County, NJ Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 14.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 51.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 34.1%

Registered Offenders

41.06% Lower than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

6,253 Found nearby

Unemployment

Moderate 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

249 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 249 K-12 public schools in Essex County, NJ and 90 private schools. Homefacts rates Essex County's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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Crime view details

971 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Essex County, NJ

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$459,000 compared to May 2018
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    11%
  • Rented
    51%
  • Owned
    38%

2,617 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Essex County, NJ issued 2,617 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 2,617 permits, 308 were issued for single family homes and 2,309 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Essex County, NJ issued 1,463 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,463 permits, 395 were issued for single family homes and 1,068 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Essex County, NJ
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $988
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,082
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,314
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,685
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,950

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Environmental Hazards

6253 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Essex County, NJ has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Essex County, NJ is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.54 Average
    Essex County, NJ is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 29.48°
  • February 33.18°
  • March 42.55°
  • April 52.98°
  • May 62.13°
  • June 70.79°
  • July 76.8°
  • August 73.6°
  • September 66.67°
  • October 56.72°
  • November 43.87°
  • December 34.7°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Essex County, NJ

Earthquakes
Essex County, NJ has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Essex County, NJ has a moderate risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Essex County, NJ has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Essex County, NJ has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Essex County, NJ: $54,277

Unemployment

Unemployment in Essex County is 3.7%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.0% and 7.0% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 38.59%
White Collar - 61.41%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Christopher Christie
  • Sen. Cory A. Booker
  • Sen. Robert Menendez

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

70 FCC Towers view all

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