|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Elizabeth is 135,407. Elizabeth, New Jersey is the 207th largest city in the US.
Elizabeth is located entirely in Union County.
The peak population of Elizabeth was in 2020, when its population was 136,848. In 2020, Elizabeth was the 205th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 207th largest city in the US. Elizabeth is currently 1.1% smaller than it was in 2020.
Elizabeth has grown 12.0% since the 2000. Elizabeth, New Jersey's growth is below average. 66% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Elizabeth has a population density of 10,144.4 people per square mile.
|201||Columbia, South Carolina||137,541||15.2%|
|203||Cedar Rapids, Iowa||136,467||12.0%|
|207||Elizabeth, New Jersey||135,407||12.0%|
|208||New Haven, Connecticut||135,081||9.1%|
|211||Sterling Heights, Michigan||133,269||6.8%|
|213||Coral Springs, Florida||132,822||10.9%|
The total voting age population of Elizabeth, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 61,772. The voting age population is 49.0% male and 51.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.3% of the residents of Elizabeth are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Elizabeth are 41.5% White, 33.2% Other, 19.5% Black, 3.3% Two or more races, 1.9% Asian and 0.5% American Indian. Additionally, 65.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Elizabeth, 17.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 25.0%. On a per-household basis, 14.3% of families are below the poverty line in Elizabeth.
Among those aged 16 and older, 68.1% of Elizabeth residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 73.4% of Elizabeth residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.5% have a bachelor's degree and 4.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Elizabeth residents aged 5 and older, 75.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 62.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 10.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Elizabeth is 5.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Elizabeth, 9.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Elizabeth is $48,407.
In Elizabeth, 24.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 75.8% of housing units in Elizabeth.
Of all the housing units in Elizabeth, 24.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Elizabeth, 11.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 5,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Elizabeth is $1,163.
In Elizabeth, 75.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.