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Elizabeth Population

Elizabeth is a city in New Jersey, State of United States, Elizabeth population in 2022 is estimated to be 135,705, covers city area of 13.64 sq mi (35.32 sq km), ranks fourth largest city in New Jersey State, two-hundred-third city in the United States. Elizabeth population as per 2020 census is 137,298 compared to 2010 population of 124,969 with the increase number of 12,329 people and growth of 9.9 percent. Elizabeth, originally called Elizabeth town and part of the Elizabethtown Tract, was founded in 1664 by English settlers, named for Elizabeth, wife of Sir George Carteret. The City of Elizabeth was created On March 13, 1855, by an act of the New Jersey Legislature.

Below is the Elizabeth population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010125,262
2011125,7890.42
2012126,6050.65
2013127,3050.55
2014127,6980.31
2015127,7460.04
2016128,0740.26
2017128,2050.10
2018128,8850.53
2019135,6555.25
2020137,2981.21
2021 *135,405-1.379
2022 *135,7200.23
2023 *135,720
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated


Elizabeth Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Elizabeth population is 129,215, out of these 63,845 are male, 65,370 are female, The sex ratio of Elizabeth is 98. The median age of the Elizabeth population is 34.8, Elizabeth population by age are, under 18 years is 36,051, 16 years and over is 95,903, 18 years and over is 93,164, 21 years and over is 87,266, 65 years and over is 17,754. 49.4% are male, 50.6% are female, Population of Elizabeth by age percent-wise is, 27.9% are under 18 years old, 74.2% are 16 years and over, 72.1% are 18 years and over, 67.5% are 21 years and over, 10.4% are 65 years and over. There are total 43,443 housing units, The voting population of Elizabeth are 60,543, out of these 29,424 are male voters, 31,119 are female voters, 48.6% are male, 51.4% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -511,6969.1%
5 - 97,9036.1%
10 - 1411,8849.2%
15 - 198,6236.7%
20 - 248,5756.6%
25 - 3416,16112.5%
35 - 4419,26914.9%
45 - 5416,32412.6%
55 - 598,6586.7%
60 - 646,7245.2%
65 - 747,0325.4%
75 - 844,4083.4%
85 and over1,9581.5%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Elizabeth Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Elizabeth by race are:

White Population

White population in Elizabeth, New Jersey are 45,286, percentage wise 35.0 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Elizabeth, New Jersey are 27,360, percentage wise 21.2 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Elizabeth, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Elizabeth are 1,202, percentage wise 0.9 percent are asians, out of these are Asian Indians, are Chinese, are Filipinos, are Japanese, are Korean, are Vietnamese and are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Elizabeth, New Jersey are 86,361. Percentage wise 66.8 percent are hispanics, out of these 5,641 are Mexican people, 11,753 are Puerto Ricans, 5,655 are Cubans, and 63,312 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race129,215Percent
White45,28635.0%
Black or African American27,36021.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native1960.2%
Asian Population1,2020.9%
Hispanic or Latino86,36166.8%
Mexican5,6414.4%
Puerto Rican11,7539.1%
Cuban5,6554.4%
Other Hispanic or Latino63,312
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Elizabeth native population is 67,564, out of these 51,527 born in the New Jersey state and 7,278 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 61,651, out of these 24,979 are Naturalized US citizen, 2,645 are in Europe, 819 in Asia, 1,605 in Africa, 19,910 in Latin America and 0 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Elizabeth are 36,672, out of these 1,596 are from Europe, 261 are from Asia, 1,072 from Africa, 33,465 are from Latin America and 278 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native67,564
Born in state of residence51,527
Born in other state in the United States7,278
Northeast4,384
Midwest492
South2,171
West231
Born outside the United States8,759
Puerto Rico4,923
U.S. Island Areas157
Born abroad of American parent(s)3,679
Foreign born
Born outside of United States61,651
Naturalized U.S. citizen24,979
Europe2,645
Asia819
Africa1,605
Oceania0
Latin America19,910
Northern America0
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen36,672
Europe1,596
Asia261
Africa1,072
Oceania0
Latin America33,465
Northern America278
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Elizabeth Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Elizabeth, New Jersey are 43,443, Occupied housing units are 40,227, Rental vacancy rate is 4. Percentage of occupancy is 93, 23.53% of houses are owner occupied and 69.07% of houses are renter occupied in Elizabeth. There are 15.52 percent of one-unit detached, 3.85 percent of one-units attached, 32.58 percent of two-unit houses, 14.53 percent of three or four unit homes. 0.20 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 4 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 37.77 percent are available with one vehicle, 24.03 percent are available with two vehicles, 8.17 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 22.63 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units43,443
Occupied housing units40,227
Occupied housing units percent93
Rental vacancy rate4
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached6,741
1-unit attached1,673
2 units14,155
3 or 4 units6,312
Mobile home86
Boat, RV, van, etc.126
Owner-occupied10,222
Renter-occupied30,005
Average household size of owner-occupied unit4
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Elizabeth Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Elizabeth, New Jersey is $290,200, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 0.73 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 0.00 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 0.45 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 2.89 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 8.77 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 9.70 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 1 percent are between $500,000 to one million.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,000315
$50,000 to $99,9990
$100,000 to $149,999195
$150,000 to $199,9991,254
$200,000 to $299,9993,808
$300,000 to $499,9994,214
$500,000 to $999,999436
$1,000,000 or more0
Median (dollars)290,200
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Elizabeth Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $2,320, The median monthly owner costs without mortgage is $1,090.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500
$500 to $999
$1,000 to $1,499
$1,500 to $1,999
$2,000 to $2,499
$2,500 to $2,999
$3,000 or more
Median (dollars)2,320
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $250
$250 to $399
$400 to $599
$600 to $799
$800 to $999
$1,000 or more
Median (dollars)1,090
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Elizabeth Rental

Total number of Elizabeth rental homes or apartments are 30,005, occupied by Renter, The median value of Elizabeth average rental rate is $1,191. 5.39 percent of homes are under $500, 22.76 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 65.23 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 5.05 percent are between $2000 to $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5001,618
$500 to $9996,828
$1,000 to $1,49914,738
$1,500 to $1,9994,834
$2,000 to $2,4991,382
$2,500 to $2,999132
$3,000 or more0
Median (dollars)1,191
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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