Essex County

783,969

Total Population

Source: US Census, 2010

411,464

Labor Force

Source: Chmura, 2018

Largest Municipalities




Source: US Census Bureau 2010

Major Private Sector Employers



Ethnicity/Race



Source: US Census, 2010 – 2015

Age (Population)



Source: US Census, 2010 – 2015

Education Attainment



Source: US Census – Educational Attainment, 2016

Institutes of Higher Education




Source: Secretary of Higher Ed

20.6%

Use of
Public Transit

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015

6

Commuter
Rail Lines

Source: NJ Transit

Mileage to Airports



Mileage to Ports



Taxes



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