Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsC
- Crime & SafetyNG
- Good for FamiliesC+
- Cost of LivingA
- Health & FitnessC
- Outdoor ActivitiesC
Essex is a town in Iowa with a population of 874. Essex is in Page County. Living in Essex offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Essex and residents tend to be conservative.
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Small town America can't expect to much, but is in a great location if you want to be away from the city but not super far away. Everything is within an hour or two.
It's safe, as long as you aren't a school or public park your safe from the hoodlums.