Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania Population 2021

11,505
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Elizabethtown is a city located in Lancaster County Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 11,505, it is the 55th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 2809th largest city in the United States . Elizabethtown is currently growing at a rate of 0.26% annually but its population has decreased by -0.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,545 in 2010. Elizabethtown reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Elizabethtown has a population density of 4,338 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elizabethtown is $77,623 with a poverty rate of 9.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $927 per month, and the median house value is $180,000. The median age in Elizabethtown is 36.1 years, 36 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.

Elizabethtown Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elizabethtownwas:

  • White: 91.67%
  • Black or African American: 4.24%
  • Asian: 3.06%
  • Two or more races: 0.76%
  • Other race: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania is 11,505 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,445.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,545.

Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,51491.67%
Black or African American4864.24%
Asian3513.06%
Two or More Races870.76%
Some Other Race250.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.05%
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Elizabethtown Population by Race

Elizabethtown Population Pyramid $2021

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Elizabethtown Median Age

36.1


Total

36


Male

36.3


Female

Elizabethtown Adults

There are 9,534 adults, (1,729 of whom are seniors) in Elizabethtown.

Elizabethtown Age Dependency

46.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Elizabethtown Sex Ratio

Female

6,142

53.55%

Male

5,327

46.45%

Elizabethtown Population by Age

Elizabethtown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elizabethtown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male19%81%
Non Family34%66%
Female37%63%
All52.5%47.5%
Married72.8%27.2%

52.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elizabethtown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3012.3152.5
Married2,1182.872.8
Non Family1,3751.2134
Female5242.7637
Male2843.1219

2.72

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Elizabethtown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1471.99%
9th to 12th Grade5737.76%
High School Graduate2,59735.18%
Some College1,29917.60%
Associates Degree76710.39%
Bachelors Degree1,13915.43%
Graduate Degree85911.64%
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Elizabethtown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elizabethtown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,6716,1581,885
Black28922522
Asian22913381
Hispanic18011810
2+ Races3927

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.37%.

Elizabethtown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,777$50,158$35,255
Less Than 9th Grade$34,402$34,402$32,500
High School Graduate$38,655$47,480$32,574
Some College$34,423$43,648$32,981
Bachelors Degree$51,944$65,000$43,864
Graduate Degree$70,793$84,500$69,773

$41,777

Average Earnings

$50,158

Average Male

$35,255

Average Female

Elizabethtown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elizabethtown Language by Age

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Elizabethtown Language

93.02% of Elizabethtown residents speak only English, while 6.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.20% of the population.

Elizabethtown Language

Elizabethtown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,8375336.03%
Black42724858.08%
Hispanic28510135.44%
Asian306289.15%
Multiple651421.54%

9.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.13%

Male Poverty Rate

10.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elizabethtown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elizabethtown is Black, with 58.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elizabethtown is White, with 6.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.55%.

Elizabethtown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.89%
Some College10.96%
High School7.01%
Bachelors or Greater1.41%

Elizabethtown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed35.94%
Female Unemployed26.71%
Male Employed2.61%
Female Employed1.13%

Elizabethtown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elizabethtown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,219$77,623
Families$73,016$88,506
Married Families$83,602-
Non Families$39,702$50,037
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Income by Household Type

Elizabethtown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Elizabethtown Married by Age and Sex

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Elizabethtown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Elizabethtown Marital Status by Race

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Elizabethtown Marital Status

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675

Number of Veterans

539

Male Veterans

136

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam208
First Gulf War119
Second Gulf War117
Korea96
World War II32

Elizabethtown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+191
65 to 74178
35 to 54166
55 to 64114
18 to 3426

Elizabethtown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6757.69%
Hispanic155.49%

Elizabethtown Veterans by Race

Elizabethtown Veterans by Education

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12.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elizabethtown Veterans by Education

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63.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Elizabethtown Employment by Age

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Elizabethtown Employment by Race

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Elizabethtown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.61%

Born in Elizabethtown

95.58%

Native Born

4.42%

Foreign Born

2.68%

Non Citizen

1.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.58% of Elizabethtown residents were born in the United States, with 75.61% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Elizabethtown Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,505300.26%
202011,475300.26%
201911,445300.26%
201811,415-29-0.25%
201711,444-75-0.65%
201611,519-25-0.22%
201511,544340.30%
201411,510-51-0.44%
201311,561-44-0.38%
201211,605800.69%
201111,52510.01%
201011,524-363-0.31%
200011,8871,9351.79%
19909,9521,7191.91%
19808,2331610.20%
19708,0721,2921.76%
19606,7801,6972.92%
19505,0837681.65%
19404,3153750.91%
19303,9406211.73%
19203,3197322.52%
19102,5870.00%

Elizabethtown Population by Year