Essex County , New Jersey

Essex County: County in New York, United States

Essex County locator map
Location of Essex County on New Jersey map.

About

Essex County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. As of the 2010 census, the population was 783,969 and a population density of 158 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 800,501 inhabitants. Its county seat is Elizabethtown (hamlet), New York. The county was created 222 years ago in 1799.

Map of New York highlighting Essex County locator map image
Map of New York highlighting Essex County
Map of New York highlighting Essex County locator map image

Geography

Essex County is located at 40°47'13"N 74°14'49"W (40.7870700, -74.2468700). It has 7 neighbors: Hamilton County, Warren County, Clinton County, Franklin County, Washington County, Addison County and Chittenden County.

Essex County map

The largest city of Essex County is Newark with a population of 282,520. Other cities include, East Orange population 64,630, Franklin population 4,697 and Essex Fells population 2,071. See all Essex County cities & populated places.

Weather

Essex County forecast: A slight chance of rain showers between 8am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. High near 78, with temperatures falling to around 72 in the afternoon. South wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. more

Essex County Quick Facts

Population : 800,501 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
Different from : Essex County, Essex County, Essex County, Essex County
Area : 4964 km2
Water as percent of area : 6.4%
Land as percent of area : 93.6%
Named for : Essex
Altitude : 154 feet / 47 meters
Capital : Elizabethtown (hamlet), New York
Establishment : March 03, 1799
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 08:30:03 (16th October 2021)
Density : 161 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.07% (2010-2020)
Weather : 78℉ Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Essex County has 7 neighbours.

  • Elizabethtown

Demographics

The population of Essex County increased by 2.07% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 783,969 - census
2011 785,551 0.2% estimation process
2012 785,063 -0.06% estimation process
2013 786,649 0.2% estimation process
2014 788,726 0.26% estimation process
2015 790,439 0.22% estimation process
2016 792,689 0.28% estimation process
2017 796,349 0.46% estimation process
2018 798,570 0.28% estimation process
2019 798,975 0.05% estimation process
2020 800,501 0.19% estimation process

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People born in Essex County (9)

People born in Essex County, including bobsledder Ivan Brown, bobsledder Alan Washbond, actor Tom Tyler, you can see a list of people who born in Essex County.

Other places with the same name (5)

Essex County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Essex County.

City Name Population Title
Newark 282,520 Most populous city in the state of New Jersey, United States; county seat of Essex County, New Jersey
East Orange 64,630 City in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Irvington 54,226 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Bloomfield 49,810 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
West Orange 47,473 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Montclair 38,509 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Belleville 36,446 Township in New Jersey
Livingston 30,397 Township in New Jersey, United States
Orange 30,134 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Nutley 28,457 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Maplewood 25,985 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
South Orange 17,295 Town in Essex County, New Jersey
Verona 13,637 Township in Essex County, New Jersey
Clinton 12,881 Town in New Jersey, United States
Cedar Grove 12,457 Township in Essex County, New Jersey
Caldwell 7,943 Town in Essex County, New Jersey, USA

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Newark 282,520 Most populous city in the state of New Jersey, United States; county seat of Essex County, New Jersey
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