Featured Apartment Communities for Essex County and Nearby NJ Apartment Rentals


Linwood Village
Verona, NJ

The Essex County Township of Verona is home to Linwood Village, an intimate collection of just 56 garden-style apartments.
Pet Friendly   Public Transit  


The Enclave at Livingston
Livingston, NJ

Rising in the desirable Essex County Township of Livingston is The Enclave at Livingston Country Club, an exclusive adult community of 146 elegant residences.
Fitness Center   Washer/Dryer   Swimming Pool  


West Mill Gardens
West Orange, NJ

From intimate and quaint to spacious and sprawling, West Mill Gardens in the Essex County town of West Orange has it all.
Pet Friendly   Public Transit   Swimming Pool  


Woodcrest At Fairfield
Fairfield, NJ

Woodcrest at Fairfield is an adult community in the Essex County Township of Fairfield, N.J.
Public Transit   Fitness Center   Washer/Dryer  

Local Information for Essex County, New Jersey

The recorded history of Essex County, NJ began in 1666 when 30 Connecticut families established a settlement along the banks of the Passaic River in what is now Newark.  Essex County was established in 1682 as one of New Jersey’s four original counties, along with Bergen, Monmouth and Middlesex.  It was named after the English county of Kingdom of Essex.

As of the 2010 Census, Essex County had a population of 783,969, making it the third most populous county and the second most densely populated county in New Jersey.  The county’s median household income is $55,125, and the county seat is Newark, the largest city in New Jersey.

NJ Transit headquarters are just behind Newark Penn Station in Essex County.  The Northeast Corridor, New Jersey Coastline, Raritan Valley, Montclair Boonton, and Morris and Essex lines all pass through Newark Penn Station and Newark Broad Street Station.  The PATH and Newark Light rail operate out of Newark Penn Station, along with an extensive network of bus lines.  Newark Liberty International Airport is in southeastern Essex County.

Major roadways include the Garden State Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike; Interstates 78, 280 and 80; U.S. Routes 1/9, 22 and 46; and State Routes 7, 10, 21, 23, 24, 27, 124 and 159.

Students are served by dozens of public, private, special education and vocational schools in 23 school districts throughout the county.  Essex County is also home to a number of large and small colleges and universities:

Port Newark and the Elizabeth Marine Terminal, or Port Elizabeth, are on the Newark Bay and are a major component of the Port of New York and New Jersey, serving as the principal shipping facilities for goods entering and leaving the New York metropolitan area.

Formed more than 100 years ago, the Essex County Park System was the first county park system created in the United States.  Today, it consists of 17 parks, five reservations and many recreation facilities where residents can go to relax, exercise, hike, bike and play sports.  Culture, sports, shopping and entertainment are easy to find at the Prudential Center (home of hockey’s New Jersey Devils and basketball’s New Jersey Nets), New Jersey Performing Arts Center, the Mall at Short Hills, Turtle Back Zoo and other venues.

Essex County Apartment Rentals Listing | All NJ Apartments

Linwood Village - 300 Linn Drive - Verona, NJ
$1475-$1950 / 1-2 Bedroom(s), 1 Bath(s)         

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Oakside at Bloomfield - 225 Bellville Ave - Bloomfield, NJ
$1750-$2500 / 1-2 Bedroom(s), 1 Bath(s)                     

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Summit Hill - Summit Street - West Orange, NJ
$1700-$2175 / 1-2 Bedroom(s), 1 Bath(s)         

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The Enclave at Livingston - 345 S. Orange Ave - Livingston, NJ
$2150-$3750 / 1-2 Bedroom(s), 1-2 Bath(s)               

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West Mill Gardens - 115 Old Short Hills Road - West Orange, NJ
$1300-$2110 / 1-3 Bedroom(s), 1-1.5 Bath(s)            

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Woodcrest At Fairfield - 29 Greenbook Road - Fairfield, NJ
$1780-$2225 / 1-2 Bedroom(s), 1-2 Bath(s)               

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