Essex County

US County

County Seat
HUD Section 8 Area
HUD County Place
 

Dated location

Date founded
1683-03-07
 

HUD Foreclosure Area

Household Count
Estimated Number of Foreclosures
Estimated Number of Mortgages
90-Day Vacant Residential Addresses
Total Residential Addresses
BLS Unemployment Rate (%)
0.078 (2008)
OFHEO Price Change (%)
-0.029 (2008)
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
Montclair Times
 

Political District

Representatives
Board of Chosen Freeholders (Donald M. Payne, Essex County Freeholder, 1972, 1978)
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Governing officials
Board of Chosen Freeholders (Donald M. Payne, Essex County Freeholder, 1972, 1978)
 

Statistical region

Population
512,886 (1910)
98,877 (1860)
905,949 (1950)
CO2 emissions - total
1.37 (2007)
CO2 emissions - residential
0.434 (2007)
CO2 emissions - commercial
0.224 (2007)
CO2 emissions - industrial
0.016 (2007)
CO2 emissions - mobile
0.673 (2007)
50th percentile rent - 0 br
878 (2009, US$)
50th percentile rent - 1 br
1072.0 (2009, US$)
50th percentile rent - 2 br
1224.0 (2009, US$)
50th percentile rent - 3 br
1487.0 (2009, US$)
50th percentile rent - 4 br
1710.0 (2009, US$)
Unemployment Rate
2006-12-01 (5)
2007-01-01 (5.8)
2007-02-01 (5.5)
 

Administrative Division

Capital
 

Location

Geolocation
-74.223 × 40.773
Contains
Contained by
Adjoins
Area
337 km² (130 mi²)
Time zone(s)
People born here
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