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Announcing: Career and Education Opportunities in Essex, Vermont

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Essex, Vermont
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Essex is situated in Chittenden County, Vermont. It has a population of over 19,649, which has grown by 5.5% over the last ten years. The cost of living index in Essex, 95, is below the national average. New single-family homes in Essex cost $228,000 on average, which is below the state average. In 2008, six new homes were built in Essex, down from thirteen the previous year.

The three big industries for women in Essex are educational services, health care, and computer and electronic products. For men, it is computer and electronic products, educational services, and construction. The average travel time to work is about 19 minutes. More than 45.6% of Essex residents have a bachelor's degree, which is higher than the state average. The percentage of residents with a graduate degree, 17.1%, is higher than the state average.

The unemployment rate in Essex is 4.8%, which is less than Vermont's average of 5.9%. About 2.6% of Essex's residents are below the poverty line, which is better than the state average.

The percentage of Essex residents that are affiliated with a religious congregation, 39.8%, is less than both the national and state average. Federated Church, Covenant Community Church and Essex Alliance Church are among the churches located in Essex. The largest religious groups are the Catholic Church, the United Church of Christ and the United Methodist Church.

Essex is home to the Essex Free Library and the Essex Town Hall.

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Public Address Announcer

Public Address Announcers make announcements over loud speaker at sporting or other public events. Public Address Announcers need to note the reactions and responses of others in both work and social situations. They also need to respond to the actions of other and coordinate activities with them.
Radio and Television Announcer

Radio and Television Announcers talk on radio or television. Radio and Television Announcers need to speak clearly and communicate with others. They also need to listen well to others and take in their information and issues.