Essex Real Estate

30 homes for sale in Essex, ON.

Refine your Essex real estate search by price, bedroom, or type (house, townhouse, or condo). View up-to-date MLS® listings in Essex.

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Home Prices in Essex

The asking price of homes for sale in Essex has increased 34.87% since January last year, while the number of homes for sale has decreased -21.05%. See more Essex Home Prices & Values.

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Essex MLS® Listings & Real Estate

Zolo helps you search for your dream home out of the 30 homes for sale in Essex. Search by location with our map of MLS® listings for Canada-wide real estate. Narrow down these homes by property type, price, number of bedrooms, size, keywords like "garage," and more to find houses for sale in Essex. With Zolo you'll be able to Browse neighbourhoods, find areas with the best schools in the city, and easily navigate MLS® listing content. Most of the city population own their homes, while 16% live in Essex rentals.

Zolo has the most comprehensive, up-to-date set of Essex real estate listings and allows you to search for homes listed on the Essex MLS® system, including nearby cities and neighbourhoods. If you're curious about the Essex real estate market and how it's changed over the year, Zolo's Essex average house price stats are the perfect way to further your research. After analyzing Essex MLS® data for thousands of homes, we've gained new insights on average home prices, housing inventory, and days on market. Currently, the average Essex home will sell for $187,500 and will be on the market for 78 days. Get in touch with one of our Essex real estate agents 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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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.