Elizabeth Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Elizabeth Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
129,216

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.9%
5 - 17:
19.0%
18 - 24:
9.4%
25 - 34:
14.5%
35 - 54:
28.0%
55 - 64:
10.9%
Over 65 Years:
10.3%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.1%
4.1%
High School Graduates
73.4%
73.4%
College Graduated
13.5%
13.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Elizabeth
$21,380
$21,380
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Elizabeth
$48,407
$48,407
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
17.6%

Employment Industries in Elizabeth

 
Transportation
15.6%
15.6%
Retail
11.4%
11.4%
Healthcare
10.8%
10.8%
Manufacturing
10.2%
10.2%
Construction
8.5%
8.5%
Administration
8.0%
8.0%
Accommodation
7.4%
7.4%
Education
6.0%
6.0%
Other
5.7%
5.7%
Wholesale
4.5%
4.5%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
3.4%
3.4%
Public Service
3.3%
3.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
65.0%
65.0%
Black or African American
17.6%
17.6%
White
12.2%
12.2%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.4%
3.4%
Asian
1.8%
1.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Haitian
3.7%
3.7%
Portuguese
3.5%
3.5%
Italian
2.2%
2.2%
Brazilian
1.5%
1.5%
Polish
1.0%
1.0%
Irish
0.9%
0.9%
German
0.7%
0.7%
Guyanese
0.5%
0.5%
Jamaican
0.4%
0.4%
African
0.4%
0.4%
English
0.4%
0.4%
Ghanian
0.4%
0.4%
Greek
0.3%
0.3%
European
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.3%
0.3%
Other Subsaharan African
0.3%
0.3%
Nigerian
0.2%
0.2%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian
0.2%
0.2%
Lithuanian
0.2%
0.2%
Other Arab
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Spanish
62.1%
62.1%
English
24.5%
24.5%
Portuguese
4.6%
4.6%
French
4.2%
4.2%
French Creole
4.0%
4.0%
African languages
0.7%
0.7%
Arabic
0.6%
0.6%
Langs. of India
0.4%
0.4%
Tagalog
0.4%
0.4%
Italian
0.3%
0.3%
Polish
0.3%
0.3%
Chinese
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
Other Asian languages
0.2%
0.2%
Other Indo-European
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Urdu
0.1%
0.1%
Persian
0.1%
0.1%
Greek
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Elizabeth Residents:
46.6%