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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    C+
Essex Township is located in Illinois with a population of 578. Essex Township is in Stark County. Living in Essex Township offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Essex Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Essex Township are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$94,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$542
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    14%
  • Own
    86%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    4%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    24%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    42%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Essex Township

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$49,583
National
$55,322
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