Essex, MO Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 246 housing units in Essex. This represents a 7.9% growth from 228 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 246 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Essex is about 76.2%. Essex's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 13%. Average household size is 2.45 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Essex were built after 1964.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.20%
One Bedroom6.90%
Two Bedrooms32.90%
Three Bedrooms47.20%
Four Bedrooms8.10%
Five Bedrooms or more3.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.53
Median year structure was built1963
Median Value of occupied units$38,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$18,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.2
Median year structure was built1969
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$225

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage1.50%
Home Equity Loan0%
Simple Mortgage40.50%
Debt Free58%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14.1%