Essex Real Estate

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Home Prices in Essex

The asking price of homes for sale in Essex has increased 16.24% since January last year, while the number of homes for sale has decreased -5%. See more Essex Home Prices & Values.

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26 Houses
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1 Townhouses
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0 Condos

Essex MLS® Listings & Real Estate

Zolo has the most comprehensive, up-to-date set of Essex real estate listings. Discover homes listed on the Essex MLS® system, including nearby cities, property types, and neighbourhoods. At the moment, Essex has 39 homes for sale, including 26 houses, 0 condos, and 1 townhouses for sale. The average sold price for all home types in Essex is $359K, which is 91% higher than January 2018. See our Essex real estate trends for a more detailed analysis on average home prices, housing inventory, and days on market.

With Zolo you'll be able to find the hottest Essex neighbourhoods, the highest-rated schools in the city, and evaluate nearby amenities. Narrow down your home search to filter by price, bedrooms, size or search by our map of MLS® listings for Canada-wide real estate.

Our Essex MLS® Listing data is added every 15 minutes to provide you the most-up-to-date home listings. Contact one of our Essex REALTORS® to get started on landing your dream home today.

Essex City Guide

Population Growth

Located in Ontario, the city of Essex has a population of 19,600. The -2.2% population growth for this city is below average when compared to other Canadian cities.

There are 8.38% of immigrants in in Essex, 0.23% of which are recent immigrants to Canada. Other than English, the most common language spoken is Portuguese, with 2% of residents reporting it as their mother tongue. The largest cultural community within Essex is Canadian at 36%, followed by English at 31% and French at 30%.

Essex offers good employment opportunities with an unemployment rate that sits near 7%, which is above average when compared to other cities. Approximately 44% of residents hold a university degree. Residents can expect an exceptional quality of life in Essex based upon an above average median family income of $62,393.

According to Statistics Canada 96% of Essex residents drive. About 7% of residents that are already established within the city will move within a year, while 27% will move within five years.

Essex's population is higher than average when it comes to homeownership, with 84% owning a home and 16% renting. The median monthly mortgage cost is estimated to be about $882, which is above average when compared to renters in other Canadian cities.

In the Canadian real estate context, Essex is a good place to set down roots.


Buying a house means owning a piece of a neighbourhood, so it’s a good idea to get to know your neighbours. Here’s a snapshot of Essex’s demographics, including median age, schools and income, using census information from Statistics Canada.

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College Educated


For those interested in buying Canadian real estate in order to raise a family, take heart: Essex is home to top-rated elementary and secondary schools. To help you narrow down your Essex housing market search, here’s the top five schools in each category. (Learn more in our school guide.)

Elementary Schools

5.1 Essex
5.0 Holy Name
n/a Colchester North

Secondary Schools

6.2 Essex


According to Statistics Canada, residents in Essex use a variety of ways to get around.

The listing data above is provided under copyright by the Canadian Real Estate Association. The listing data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the Canadian Real Estate Association nor Zolo.