Elizabeth City is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 17,526, it is the 55th largest city in North Carolina and the 2058th largest city in the United States. Elizabeth City is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually and its population has decreased by -6.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,683 in 2010. Elizabeth City reached it's highest population of 18,680 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Elizabeth City has a population density of 1,499 people per square mile.
The average household income in Elizabeth City is $46,529 with a poverty rate of 24.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $822 per month, and the median house value is $127,200. The median age in Elizabeth City is 32.6 years, 31.3 years for males, and 34.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.0 males.