Essex Real Estate

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Home Prices in Essex

The asking price of homes for sale in Essex has increased 8.29% since June last year, while the number of homes for sale has decreased -43.06%. See more Essex Home Prices & Values.

House
Median Asking Price
$500K
31 Houses
Townhouse
Median Asking Price
$1.1M
2 Townhouses
Condo
Median Asking Price
$1.9M
1 Condos

Find Real Estate & MLS® Listings in Essex

Zolo has the most thorough, up-to-date set of Essex real estate listings. Currently, Essex has 41 homes for sale, including 31 houses, 1 condos, and 2 townhouses listed for sale. The average sold price for all home types in Essex is $320K, which is % the same as June 2019. See our Essex housing market stats 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.

MLS® Listing data for Essex is added every 15 minutes to provide you the most-up-to-date home listings. Get in touch with one of our Essex real estate agents to get started on landing your dream home today.

Essex City Guide

20K
Population
-2.2%
Population Growth
7%
Unemployment

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.

Demographics

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.

16%
Rent
84%
Own
$771
Monthly Rent (Median)
$882
Monthly Mortgage (Median)
5,580
Total Families
$62,393
Family Income (Median)
44
Age (Median)
44%
College Educated

Schools

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

Commuters

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

96%
Drive
0%
Transit
1%
Bike
3%
Walk

FAQs About ESSEX Real Estate

According to current Essex MLS© statistics, the average home listing price in Essex, ON is $503,000. Based on Essex housing inventory, the average home is listed on the market for 27 days and has a 97% selling to listing price ratio.

Based on current Essex MLS© data, the average detached house in Essex, ON has a listing price of $495,000. In Essex, detached houses are on the market for 27 days on average.

According to current Essex MLS© data, the average condo in Essex, ON has a listing price of $1,899,000. In Essex, the average price for a 2-bedroom condo is $0 and the average price for a 1-bedroom condo is $0.

The average townhouse in Essex has an average listing price of $1,099,000, which represents a 189.4% change in price from last year. There are currently 2 townhouses for sale in Essex, ON.

According to Statistics Canada Census data, the median total household income in Essex is $62,393 per year, which is below the national median income of $67,000 per year.

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