ElizabethNew Jersey

Elizabeth Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Elizabeth is 135,405. 29.16% is under 18, while 10.82% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 7.47% of the population was five years old or younger, 29.16% were 18 years or younger and 22.08% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 52.49% female and 47.51% male.

Elizabeth Housing

According to the US Census, Elizabeth has 49,554 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Elizabeth was 93.04%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $405,800

Elizabeth Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that Some Other Race Alone and White Alone constitute 57.45% of Elizabeth's population. Residents of the city who were Black Or African American Alone, made up 17.67% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 2.12% of the city's population and American Indian And Alaska Native Alone at 1.11%

Some Other Race Alone37.39%
White Alone20.06%
Black Or African American Alone17.67%
Asian Alone2.12%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone1.11%
White Black Or African American0.56%

How Educated is Elizabeth

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 10.3% of Elizabeth residents had a bachelor's degree, while 4.2% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 14.50% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Elizabeth CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher62.1%
Some College Or Associates Degree38.8%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency37.9%
Some College No Degree16.5%
Less Than 9th Grade14.1%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher13.9%

Average Income in Elizabeth

The median household income in Elizabeth is $51,549. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $51,549.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $60,531 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $72,220.

A closer examination of the income groups of Elizabeth households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $35,000 and $49,999 (14.9%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (5.7%). 8.1% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$72,220
Nonfamily households$30,189