Elizabethtown, North Carolina Population 2020

3,425

Elizabethtown is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 3,425, it is the 196th largest city in North Carolina and the 5831st largest city in the United States. Elizabethtown is currently declining at a rate of -0.64% annually and its population has decreased by -4.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,583 in 2010. Elizabethtown reached it's highest population of 3,704 in 1990. Spanning over 5 miles, Elizabethtown has a population density of 736 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elizabethtown is $40,978 with a poverty rate of 30.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $528 per month, and the median house value is $116,900. The median age in Elizabethtown is 44 years, 36.5 years for males, and 46.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.6 males.

Elizabethtown Demographics

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

  • White: 52.06%
  • Black or African American: 41.02%
  • Other race: 4.77%
  • Native American: 1.96%
  • Two or more races: 0.20%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Elizabethtown, North Carolina is 3,425, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,469.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,583.

Elizabethtown, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,83552.06%
Black or African American1,44641.02%
Some Other Race1684.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native691.96%
Two or More Races70.20%

Elizabethtown Population Pyramid 2020

Elizabethtown Median Age

44


Total

36.5


Male

46.8


Female

Elizabethtown Adults

There are 2,804 adults, (789 of whom are seniors) in Elizabethtown.

Elizabethtown Age Dependency

74.9

Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Elizabethtown Sex Ratio

Female

1,840

52.20%

Male

1,685

47.80%

Elizabethtown Households and Families

Elizabethtown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Elizabethtown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
Female72.4%27.6%
All62.6%37.4%
Non Family42.1%57.9%
Male0%100%

62.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5032.1962.6
Non Family7201.0342.1
Married4903.5788.4
Female2832.7472.4
Male102.60

3.25

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

1.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Elizabethtown Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1134.46%
9th to 12th Grade44817.68%
High School Graduate62624.70%
Some College45818.07%
Associates Degree2168.52%
Bachelors Degree53621.15%
Graduate Degree1375.41%

Elizabethtown Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3301,186474
Black1,020722199
Hispanic119
Other Race105
Native American5858
Multiple Races77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 35.64%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,773$36,581$23,529
Less Than High School$21,563$25,417$
High School Grad$14,327$$20,703
Some College$36,265$36,114$37,903
Bachelors Degree$39,243$55,417$
Graduate Degree$54,095$$53,664

$32,773

Average Earnings

$36,581

Average Male

$23,529

Average Female

Elizabethtown Language

Elizabethtown Language by Age

Elizabethtown Language

91.65% of Elizabethtown residents speak only English, while 8.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.68% of the population.

Elizabethtown Poverty

Elizabethtown Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,32872954.89%
White1,7291649.49%
Hispanic1686941.07%
Other1686941.07%
Native695884.06%

30.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.74%

Male Poverty Rate

36.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elizabethtown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elizabethtown is Native, with 84.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elizabethtown is White, with 9.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.11%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School61.13%
High School31.03%
Some College28.99%
Bachelors or Greater8.26%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed23.41%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed10.05%

Elizabethtown Income

Elizabethtown Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,406$40,978
Families$44,970$59,196
Married Families$80,875-
Non Families$11,379$21,036

Elizabethtown Marital Status

Elizabethtown Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

26.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Elizabethtown Married by Age and Sex

Elizabethtown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Elizabethtown Marital Status by Race

Elizabethtown Veterans

134

Number of Veterans

134

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam73
Second Gulf War19
Korea14
World War II8
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7473
75+22
55 to 6420
18 to 3419
35 to 54
Name Veterans % of Total
White866.01%
Black484.01%

$Elizabethtown Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

84.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elizabethtown Employment Status

46.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Elizabethtown Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.96%

Born in North Carolina

94.98%

Native Born

5.02%

Foreign Born

4.28%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.98% of Elizabethtown residents were born in the United States, with 73.96% having been born in North Carolina. 4.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,425-22-0.64%
20193,447-22-0.63%
20183,469-31-0.89%
20173,500-22-0.62%
20163,522-30-0.84%
20153,552-30-0.84%
20143,582-19-0.53%
20133,60110.03%
20123,600-12-0.33%
20113,612-36-0.99%
20103,648-50-0.14%
20003,698-6-0.02%
19903,7041530.42%
19803,5510.00%