Elizabeth, West Virginia Population 2024

700

Elizabeth is a city located in Jackson County, Ritchie County, Wirt County, and Wood County West Virginia. Elizabeth has a 2024 population of 700. Elizabeth is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually and its population has decreased by -3.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 722 in 2020.

The average household income in Elizabeth is $42,449 with a poverty rate of 49.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Elizabeth is 37.1 years, 35.8 years for males, and 38.9 years for females.

Elizabeth Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elizabeth was:

  • White: 98.71%
  • Black or African American: 0.86%
  • Two or more races: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,480.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.05% (-22)
The current population of Elizabeth, West Virginia is 700 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 722.

Elizabeth, West Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White69198.71%
Black or African American60.86%
Two or more races30.43%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Elizabeth Population by Race

Elizabeth Population Pyramid 2024

Elizabeth Median Age

37.1

Total

35.8

Male

38.9

Female

Elizabeth Adults

There are 536 adults, (60 of whom are seniors) in Elizabeth.

Elizabeth Age Dependency

47.1

Age Dependency Ratio

12.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Elizabeth Sex Ratio

Female34449.14%
Male35650.86%

Elizabeth Population by Age

Elizabeth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2832.4744.255.8
Married126376.223.8
Non Family911.2520.979.1
Female663.1515.284.8
Male0000

2.99

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

44.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elizabeth Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade7416.52%
Associates Degree224.91%
Bachelors Degree153.35%
Graduate Degree4910.94%
High School Graduate16236.16%
Less Than 9th Grade5111.38%
Some College7516.74%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Elizabeth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elizabeth Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White44532064
2+ Races330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.38%.

Elizabeth Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$36,250$37,621$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$34,167$37,863$0
Some College$15,313$0$16,250

$34,167

Average Earnings

$37,863

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Elizabeth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elizabeth Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elizabeth Language

97.97% of Elizabeth residents speak only English, while 2.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.41% of the population.

Elizabeth Language

Elizabeth Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White69134049.2%
Black66100%

49.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

42.98%

Male Poverty Rate

56.1%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elizabeth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elizabeth is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elizabeth is White, with 49.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.5%. Among those working part-time, it was 46.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 75.76%.

Elizabeth Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade91.2%
Some College58.76%
High School30.25%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Elizabeth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.46%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed31.33%

Elizabeth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elizabeth Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$46,555
Households-$42,449
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$18,693$33,323

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elizabeth Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Elizabeth Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Elizabeth Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Elizabeth Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elizabeth Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

35

Number of Veterans

31

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Elizabeth Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+15
35 to 549
18 to 347
55 to 644
65 to 740

Elizabeth Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White356.57%

Elizabeth Veterans by Race

Elizabeth Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

37.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elizabeth Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Elizabeth Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Elizabeth Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Elizabeth Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

73.14%

Born in Elizabeth

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Elizabeth residents were born in the United States, with 73.14% having been born in West Virginia. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Elizabeth Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029672-6-0.88%
2028678-5-0.73%
2027683-6-0.87%
2026689-5-0.72%
2025694-6-0.86%
2024700-5-0.71%
2023705-6-0.84%
202271150.71%
2021706-16-2.22%
2020722-108-13.01%
2019830-1-0.12%
201883130.36%
201782820.24%
2016826-5-0.6%
201583120.24%
2014829-9-1.07%
2013838111.33%
201282740.49%
201182300%
201082300%

Elizabeth Population by Year