Elizabeth SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
10
Education
4
Commute
6

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Elizabeth, New Jersey Info Snack

Elizabeth is both the largest city and the county seat of Union County, in New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city had a total population of 124,969, retaining its ranking as New Jersey's fourth largest city (by population). The population increased by 4,401 (3.7%) from the 120,568 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 10,566 (+9.6%) from the 110,002 counted in the 1990 Census. For 2015, the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program calculated a population of 129,007, an increase of 3.2% from the 2010 enumeration, ranking the city the 210th largest in the nation.
Population
129,363
Unemployment
8.7%
Poverty
18.1%
Median Home
$268,700
Median Income
$45,186
Median Rent
$1,110

Rankings for Elizabeth in New Jersey

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1

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2

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3

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Population 12,205

4

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Population 30,591

5

Boonton, NJ
Population 8,390

6

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Population 13,875

7

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Population 9,191

8

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Population 6,907

9

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Population 5,605

Map Of Elizabeth, NJ

Population over time in Elizabeth

Year Population % Change
2017 129,363 1.0%
2016 128,042 0.2%
2015 127,759 0.6%
2014 126,964 0.9%
2013 125,888 0.9%
2012 124,795 0.7%
2011 123,905 0.6%
2010 123,176 -

Crime in Elizabeth Per 100k

Crime Elizabeth NJ USA
Violent Crime 797.1 228.8 382.9
Murder 5.4 3.6 5.3
Robbery 397.0 87.7 98.0
Aggravated Assault 358.4 120.8 248.9
Property Crime 3542.1 1555.5 2362.0
Burglary 526.5 265.3 430.4
Larceny 2325.7 1155.1 1694.0
Car Theft 689.9 135.1 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Elizabeth

White
13.3% (17,221)
African American
16.9% (21,845)
American Indian
0.0% (57)
Asian
1.8% (2,286)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
2.6% (3,342)
Two Or More
1.3% (1,674)
Hispanic
64.1% (82,938)
Race Elizabeth NJ USA
White 13.3% 56.1% 61.5%
African American 16.9% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.8% 9.4% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 2.6% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 1.7% 2.3%
Hispanic 64.1% 19.7% 17.6%

Household Income For Elizabeth, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
8.2% (1,060,776)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.9% (633,878)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.6% (1,629,973)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.6% (1,500,610)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.8% (2,302,661)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.5% (2,393,215)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.7% (1,513,547)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.7% (1,254,821)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.0% (388,089)
$200,000 or more
1.9% (245,789)
Income Elizabeth NJ USA
Less than $10,000 8.2% 5.3% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.9% 3.5% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.6% 7.7% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.6% 7.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.8% 10.1% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.5% 15.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.7% 12.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.7% 17.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.0% 9.3% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.9% 11.9% 6.3%

Gender in Elizabeth

Female
50.2% (64,934)
Male
49.8% (64,428)
Gender Elizabeth NJ USA
Female 50.2% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 49.8% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Elizabeth for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
15.7% (20,341)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (14,173)
High School / GED
39.1% (50,562)
Some College
17.2% (22,271)
Associate's Degree
4.6% (5,941)
Bachelor's Degree
8.7% (11,284)
Master's Degree
2.8% (3,568)
Professional Degree
0.8% (973)
Doctorate Degree
0.2% (244)
Education Elizabeth NJ USA
< 9th Grade 15.7% 5.1% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 5.7% 7.2%
High School / GED 39.1% 27.9% 27.3%
Some College 17.2% 16.6% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 4.6% 6.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 8.7% 23.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 2.8% 10.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.8% 2.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.2% 1.5% 1.4%

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