Elizabeth, New Jersey Population 2018

Elizabeth, New Jersey's estimated population is 130,215 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Elizabeth, New Jersey is the 4th largest city in New Jersey based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 10570.50 people/mi² (4081.27 people/km²), with a household density of 1392.08 people/km² (3605.49 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 33.3 years, 33.2 years for males, and 33.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 44,415 households in the city, with an average size of 3.15 people per household. The vacancy rate was 9.9%, with a median rent of $1074/month. The median house has 4.2 rooms, and has a value of $262,300.

The median income for households in Elizabeth, New Jersey is $43,831, while the mean household income is $55,355. The per capita income is $18,686, and 16.3% of families and 19% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 27.1% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 13.7% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017130,2153330.26%
2016129,8825670.44%
2015129,3152530.20%
2014129,0627550.59%
2013128,3071,0410.82%
2012127,2661,1580.92%
2011126,1087650.61%
2010125,3434,7753.96%
2000120,56810,5669.61%
1990110,0023,8013.58%
1980106,201-6,453-5.73%
1970112,6544,9564.60%
1960107,698-5,119-4.54%
1950112,8172,9052.64%
1940109,912-4,677-4.08%
1930114,58918,80619.63%
192095,78322,37430.48%
191073,40921,27940.82%
190052,13014,36638.04%
189037,7649,53533.78%
188028,2297,39735.51%
187020,8329,26580.10%
186011,5675,984107.18%
18505,5831,39933.44%
18404,18472921.10%
18303,455-60-1.71%
18203,51553818.07%
18102,9770.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White62,513
Some Other Race33,097
Black or African American25,237
Two or More Races4,521
Asian2,157
American Indian and Alaska Native517
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Elizabeth Nj Population Pyramid 2018

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Elizabeth Nj Median Age

33.3


Total

33.2


Male

33.4


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 95,317 adults in Elizabeth Nj.

Elizabeth Nj Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

15.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Elizabeth Nj Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
4.2
Houses Without Mortgage
3,453
Houses With Mortgage
6,535
Vacancy Rate
9.9
Median Rent
1,074
Median Home Value
262,300
Renter-Occupied Units
30,018
Owner-Occupied Units
9,988
Total Housing Units
44,415

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Elizabeth Nj for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 7.1% and the labor force participation rate is 69.7%.

Elizabeth Nj Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
3.15
Average Family Size
3.7
Total Households
40006
Married Couple Households
15250
Male Householder (no wife) Families
3787
Female Householder (no husband) Families
9460
Non Family Households
11509
Total Families
28497
Households With Own Children
15220
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
9.8
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.3

Elizabeth Nj Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
3,328
$10,000 to $14,999
2,160
$15,000 to $24,999
5,167
$25,000 to $34,999
4,771
$35,000 to $49,999
7,249
$50,000 to $74,999
7,677
$75,000 to $99,999
4,421
$100,000 to $149,999
3,612
$150,000 to $199,999
933
Over $200,000
688

Elizabeth Nj Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Elizabeth Nj

New Jersey

$43,831

$73,702

$55,355

$101,634

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.050.10.150.2

Elizabeth Nj Education Data

Elizabeth Nj Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
12,75515.82%
9th to 12th Grade
8,96611.12%
High School Graduate
31,62339.21%
Some College
14,17217.57%
Associates Degree
3,6394.51%
Bachelors Degree
6,5068.07%
Graduate Degree
2,9803.70%