Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania Population 2020

11,288

Elizabethtown is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 11,288, it is the 56th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 2853rd largest city in the United States. Elizabethtown is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually and its population has decreased by -2.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,545 in 2010. Elizabethtown reached it's highest population of 11,887 in 2000. Spanning over 3 miles, Elizabethtown has a population density of 4,256 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elizabethtown is $73,015 with a poverty rate of 10.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $905 per month, and the median house value is $170,400. The median age in Elizabethtown is 35.3 years, 35.1 years for males, and 35.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.4 males.

Elizabethtown Demographics

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

  • White: 91.89%
  • Black or African American: 3.87%
  • Asian: 2.88%
  • Two or more races: 1.00%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania is 11,288, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,450.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,545.

Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,56091.89%
Black or African American4453.87%
Asian3312.88%
Two or More Races1151.00%
Some Other Race290.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.10%

Elizabethtown Population Pyramid 2020

Elizabethtown Median Age

35.3


Total

35.1


Male

35.8


Female

Elizabethtown Adults

There are 9,548 adults, (1,607 of whom are seniors) in Elizabethtown.

Elizabethtown Age Dependency

44.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Elizabethtown Sex Ratio

Female

6,035

52.51%

Male

5,457

47.49%

Elizabethtown Households and Families

Elizabethtown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Elizabethtown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.7%26.3%
All51.9%48.1%
Non Family35.4%64.6%
Female32.6%67.4%
Male18%82%

51.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0942.4251.9
Married1,9442.8973.7
Non Family1,2531.3335.4
Female5922.7832.6
Male3053.1318

2.77

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Elizabethtown Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1552.18%
9th to 12th Grade4716.61%
High School Graduate2,74938.60%
Some College1,36519.17%
Associates Degree6308.85%
Bachelors Degree1,02014.32%
Graduate Degree73110.27%

Elizabethtown Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,4195,9971,636
Black25820223
Asian21712379
Hispanic19814413
Multiple Races4129
Native American1212

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 asian people with a rate of 36.41%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,789$47,851$33,269
Less Than High School$34,506$34,971$23,750
High School Grad$36,474$45,764$30,199
Some College$31,111$39,375$28,792
Bachelors Degree$57,606$78,750$43,021
Graduate Degree$71,458$80,119$71,250

$38,789

Average Earnings

$47,851

Average Male

$33,269

Average Female

Elizabethtown Language

Elizabethtown Language by Age

Elizabethtown Language

93.03% of Elizabethtown residents speak only English, while 6.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.20% of the population.

Elizabethtown Poverty

Elizabethtown Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,8397098.02%
Black38023160.79%
Hispanic29510535.59%
Asian294227.48%
Multiple781316.67%

10.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.80%

Male Poverty Rate

10.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elizabethtown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elizabethtown is Black, with 60.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elizabethtown is Asian, with 7.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.57%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.26%
Some College11.21%
High School7.13%
Bachelors or Greater1.27%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.07%
Male Unemployed14.66%
Male Employed3.06%
Female Employed0.77%

Elizabethtown Income

Elizabethtown Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,806$73,015
Families$70,054$81,699
Married Families$86,277-
Non Families$37,397$48,232

Elizabethtown Marital Status

Elizabethtown Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Elizabethtown Married by Age and Sex

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

Elizabethtown Veterans

723

Number of Veterans

589

Male Veterans

134

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam224
Second Gulf War180
First Gulf War135
Korea73
World War II23

$Elizabethtown Veterans by Education

9.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elizabethtown Employment Status

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

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

74.20%

Born in Pennsylvania

96.04%

Native Born

3.96%

Foreign Born

2.40%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.04% of Elizabethtown residents were born in the United States, with 74.20% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202011,288-81-0.71%
201911,369-81-0.71%
201811,450100.09%
201711,440-81-0.70%
201611,521-27-0.23%
201511,548340.30%
201411,514-51-0.44%
201311,565-43-0.37%
201211,608810.70%
201111,527-3-0.03%
201011,530-357-0.30%
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%