• Demographics

    • Date Established: 1819
    • Population: 3,054
    • Land Mass/Area: 14.3 square miles
    • Median Age: 45 years old
    • Median Family Income: $73,275
    • Median Home Value: $445,364
    • Education Levels:
  • Business Overview

    • Commercial Tax Rate: $15.42
    • Cost Commercial Space:
    • Utilities:
    • Available Parcels:
    • Zoning Categories: Essex has one General Zone
    • Available Economic Development Incentives: None
    • Major Employers: Restaurant Industry, Antiques Industry
    • Business Groups:
  • Accessibility

    • Proximity to Highways: Close to 128 Exit 15
    • Miles from Boston: 30 miles
    • Public Transportation: None

    Additional Information

    • Monday -Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  • Education

    • Public Schools: 2 Elementary Schools
      1 Middle School
      1 Regional High School
    • Private Schools: 0 Private Schools

    Community Leadership

  • Brendhan Zubricki, Town Administrator

    978 768 6531

    30 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01029

    bzubricki@essexma.org

  • Matthew Coogan, Town Planner

    978 768 6531

    30 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01029

    mcoogan@essexma.org

Learn More About Essex, MA

Essex is a small, coastal community with a proud heritage.  The Town is picturesque and the primary industries involve tourism.

  • Cultural Institutions & Attractions:

    Essex River Cruise & Charters, Essex River Basin Adventures, Essex Shipbuilding Museum

  • Historical Sites:

    Cogswell’s Grant

  • Beaches:
  • Scenic By-Ways:

    Yes.

    http://www.essexheritage.org/aboutbyway

  • Municipal Golf Course:

    Cape Ann Golf Course and Fairway Club