Elizabethtown is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 11,445 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Elizabethtown is the 86th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Elizabethtown is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Elizabethtown is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elizabethtown who work in office and administrative support (15.15%), food service (9.69%), and healthcare (9.37%).
Elizabethtown is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Elizabethtown enrolled in college, Elizabethtown has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
The overall education level of Elizabethtown is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.07% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Elizabethtown in 2018 was $29,969, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $119,876 for a family of four. However, Elizabethtown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Elizabethtown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Elizabethtown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Elizabethtown include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Elizabethtown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.