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See what Essex, MD has to offer.

What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Essex

I like my neighborhood because there's somethings that are walkable before you hit the highway. I can walk to a royal farms gas station, a diner, a racetrack a nail salon and liquors store.

No not really anywhere but the mall because itv where I feel good an free to be me!I love it it means a lot to me

Nothing, I don't go out anywhere. I don't feel safe. I go to the grocery store a few times a month. I like going to the beach, a place I'd rather live. , anything I do is during the day time.

I like that we are on the water and can catch crabs and many species of fish. Also love the peacefulness of the area.

It's quite nice , pho restaurant is really nice around the area they serve beauty dish on the menu also a nice scenery for good pictures

We are on the outskirts of the business district therefore almost any business needed is close but a car is a must

Who Lives Here

Essex Demographics

Education

High School

54%

Associate's

31%

Bachelor's

12%

Master's

3%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

38%

3 people

24%

4 people

21%

5 people

9%

6+ people

7%

Household Income

0-50k

43%

50-100k

34%

100-150k

15%

150-200k

5%

200k+

4%

Age

0-10

15%

10-20

11%

20-45

31%

45-65

28%

65+

16%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Essex?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
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*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Essex

Essex Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

15%

15-30 Mins

35%

30-40 Mins

22%

40-60 Mins

18%

60+ Mins

10%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4343

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 27 of 41 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 27 of 41 renters

Percentage: 4141

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 25 of 41 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Restaurant, Coffee

Things To Do In Essex

Top Score

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 29% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 21% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Essex serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 45% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 8% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Essex.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 100% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 100% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. Essex is running dry.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 19% more bars and clubs than average
  3. Significantly more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Essex.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 62% fewer parks than average
  3. 55% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Essex.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 76% fewer shops than average
  3. 17% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 49% fewer gyms than average
  3. 41% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Essex could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 51% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 46% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 100% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 100% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Essex's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 69% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 17% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. An average number of gas stations
  3. 90% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Essex Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 37 of 41 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 35 of 41 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 32 of 41 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 32 of 41 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 31 of 41 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 29 of 41 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 28 of 41 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 25 of 41 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 24 of 41 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 24 of 41 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 22 of 41 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 21 of 41 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 21 of 41 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 22 of 41 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 24 of 41 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 24 of 41 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 25 of 41 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 32 of 41 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 33 of 41 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 36 of 41 renters

Essex Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Essex

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Essex, MD

The small city of Essex, Maryland is home to approximately 40,000 people. At an average age of just under 39, the city's population is middle-of-the-pack compared to other municipalities in the state, which has an average age of 38. Renters tend to be in the minority in Essex, and 56% of residents own their homes. Renters in the city benefit from a relatively low average rent of $1,039/month, which is $308 per month less than the state average.

Many Essex residents work in one of two industries: healthcare and retail. Combined, these industries account for 16% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's workers are in sales, making it the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of nearly $66K, Essex workers earn less than the average Maryland resident. Essex's average income also trails the national average ($73,345). Essex has a large percentage of residents older than 25 who have earned a high school degree or equivalent (26%) compared to the national average. Furthermore, 7% have a Bachelor's degree and 2% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate.

Essex has an average commute time of about 33 minutes. Many residents (39%) drive their car or truck to work, while public transit is used by only 3% of the population. Relatively few residents walk to work.