Essex County , New Jersey

County in New York, United States

Essex County, NJ locator map
Location of Essex County, NJ 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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 798,975 inhabitants. Its county seat is Elizabethtown (hamlet), New York. The county was created 222 years ago in 1799.

The county has a total area of 1,916.61 square miles (4964 km2).

Essex County, NJ Quick Facts

Population : 798,975 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey
Different from : Essex County
Area : 4964 km2
Water as percent of area : 6.4
Named for : Essex
Altitude : 154 feet / 47 meters
Capital : Elizabethtown (hamlet), New York
Establishment : March 03, 1799
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 07:52:59 (8th March 2021)
Density : 161 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 1.88% (2010-2019)

Essex County map

Essex County, NJ has 7 neighbors .

  • Elizabethtown

Year Population Method
2010 783,969 census
2011 785,551 estimation process
2012 785,063 estimation process
2013 786,649 estimation process
2014 788,726 estimation process
2015 790,439 estimation process
2016 792,689 estimation process
2017 796,349 estimation process
2018 798,570 estimation process
2019 798,975 estimation process

The population of Essex County increased by 1.88% in 9 years.

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People born in Essex County, NJ (9)

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

Essex County, NJ Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Newark 282,011 Most populous city in the state of New Jersey, United States; county seat of Essex County, New Jersey
East Orange 64,367 City in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Irvington 54,312 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Bloomfield 49,973 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
West Orange 47,563 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Montclair 38,564 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Belleville 36,497 Township in New Jersey
Livingston 30,303 Township in New Jersey, United States
Nutley 28,434 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Maplewood 25,380 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Verona 13,390 Township in Essex County, New Jersey
Clinton 12,565 Town in New Jersey, United States
Caldwell 7,941 Town in Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Glen Ridge 7,574 Town in New Jersey
Fairfield 7,474 Township in Cumberland County, New Jersey
North Caldwell 6,621 Town

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