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Population (year 2000): 120,568. Estimated population in July 2005: 125,809 (+4.3% change)
Males: 59,674 (49.5%), Females: 60,894 (50.5%)

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Median resident age: 32.6 years
Median household income: $35,175 (year 2000)
Median house value: $143,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Elizabeth:

  • Hispanic (49.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (26.8%)
  • Black (20.0%)
  • Other race (15.5%)
  • Two or more races (5.9%)
  • Asian Indian (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Portuguese (5.5%), Italian (5.0%), Polish (3.5%), West Indian (3.3%), Irish (3.3%), United States (3.1%).

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Elevation: 38 feet

Land area: 12.2 square miles

Elizabeth,

For population 25 years and over in Elizabeth

  • High school or higher: 61.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elizabeth city

  • Never married: 35.5%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

43.9% Foreign born (33.0% Latin America, 7.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +10,488 (+9.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NJ Newark, (5.3 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (20.2 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NJ (2.7 miles Hillside, NJ Linden, (3.4 miles NJ (3.6 miles Roselle, Park, NJ Roselle (4.1 miles NJ (4.7 miles Irvington, NJ Union, (4.9 miles NJ Newark, (5.3 miles NJ Kenilworth, (5.7 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $42,100
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $62,700
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2000: 108 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 2001: 35 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2002: 88 buildings, average cost: $58,700
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $73,200
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $78,400

Latitude: 40.66 N, Longitude: 74.21 W

Area code: 908


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (18.7%), Educational,health and social services (14.9%), Retail trade (11.5%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,812 (-4.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 13,488 (29.3%)


 

Crime in Elizabeth by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 9 11 5 13 14 10
    per 100,000 7.5 9.1 4.1 10.8 11.6 8.3
Rapes 19 18 16 30 14 14
    per 100,000 15.8 14.9 13.3 24.9 11.6 11.6
Robberies 618 558 548 571 525 473
    per 100,000 512.6 462.8 454.5 473.6 435.4 392.3
Assaults 281 280 279 291 204 189
    per 100,000 233.1 232.2 231.4 241.4 169.2 156.8
Burglaries 1,026 906 912 1,050 1,118 956
    per 100,000 851.0 751.4 756.4 870.9 927.3 792.9
Thefts 3,143 3,236 3,403 3,400 2,956 2,926
    per 100,000 2606.8 2684.0 2822.5 2820.0 2451.7 2426.8
Auto thefts 1,983 2,053 2,001 1,794 1,656 1,642
    per 100,000 1644.7 1702.8 1659.6 1488.0 1373.5 1361.9
509.6 496.6 490.7 503.9 453.6 423.5


Average climate in Elizabeth, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Elizabeth,

Elizabeth-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the Elizabeth city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 tornado 37.4 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


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Hospital/medical center in Elizabeth:
  • TRINITAS HOSPITAL (225 WILLIAMSON STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Elizabeth:
  • NEWARK BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; NEWARK, NJ)
  • IRVINGTON GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; IRVINGTON, NJ)
  • UNION HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; UNION, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Elizabeth:
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 4 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 15 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
  • TETERBORO (about 17 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Elizabeth:
  • LINDEN (about 4 miles; LINDEN, NJ; ID: LDJ)
  • NEWARK NR 1 (about 7 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: 3N4)
  • ESSEX COUNTY (about 15 miles; CALDWELL, NJ; ID: CDW)

Amtrak stations near Elizabeth:
  • 3 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 6 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 118 $392,460 $39,911 14 $15,040
Financial Administration 51 $196,911 $46,332 1 $649
Police Protection - Officers 345 $2,416,151 $84,040 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 99 $363,787 $44,095 14 $16,483
Local Libraries 45 $127,850 $34,093 11 $6,775
Housing and Community Development(Local) 115 $443,070 $46,233 24 $17,646
Parks and Recreation 42 $148,427 $42,407 58 $32,163
Health 97 $362,210 $44,809 41 $27,341
Welfare 18 $57,429 $38,286 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 2 $7,716 $46,296 2 $4,147
Fire - Other 5 $18,852 $45,244 0 $0
Firefighters 256 $1,715,215 $80,400 0 $0
Police - Other 58 $178,121 $36,852 54 $33,907
Judicial and Legal 59 $215,628 $43,856 1 $1,771
Other Government Administration 57 $245,176 $51,616 1 $1,328
Totals for Government 1367 $6,889,003 $60,474 221 $157,249


Colleges/Universities in Elizabeth:
  • DRAKE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS (Full-time enrollment: 263; Location: 125 BROAD ST; Private, for-profit)
  • WORLDWIDE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES INC (FT enrollment: 16; Location: 125 BROAD ST 10TH FL; Private, for-profit; Website: worldwide ecucational.com)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elizabeth:
  • KEAN UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; UNION, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 8,627)
  • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEWARK (about 6 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,878)
  • NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 6 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • ESSEX COUNTY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,893)
  • CUNY COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND (about 6 miles; STATEN ISLAND, NY; FT enrollment: 8,135)
  • UNION COUNTY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; CRANFORD, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,856)
  • SETON HALL UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,509)
Public high school in Elizabeth:
  • ELIZABETH HIGH (Students: 5,299; Location: 600 PEARL STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Elizabeth:
  • ST MARY-ASSUMPTION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 342; Location: 237 SOUTH BROAD STREET; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • ST PATRICK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 258; Location: 221 COURT ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 189; Location: 417 PENNINGTON ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BENEDICTINE ACADEMY (Students: 170; Location: 840 NORTH BROAD STREET; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • RAMAT SINAI (Students: 20; Location: 35 NORTH AVENUE; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Elizabeth:
  • NUMBER 1 G WASHINGTON (Students: 1,181; Location: 250 BROADWAY; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NUMBER 6 LAFAYETTE (Students: 1,136; Location: 1071 JULIA ST; Grades: PK - 08)
  • NUMBER 17 T ROOSEVELT (Students: 1,009; Location: 650 BAYWAY; Grades: PK - 08)
  • NUMBER 14 A LINCOLN (Students: 974; Location: 50 GROVE ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NUMBER 23 N M BUTLER (Students: 950; Location: 501 UNION AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NO 72 HAMILTON MIDDLE SCH (Students: 918; Location: 310 CHERRY ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NUMBER 19 WOODROW WILSON (Students: 719; Location: 529 EDGAR RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NUMBER 3 PETERSTOWN (Students: 699; Location: 700 SECOND AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NUMBER 12 ELMORA (Students: 679; Location: 638 MAGIE AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NUMBER 2 WINFIELD SCOTT (Students: 618; Location: 125 MADISON AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Elizabeth:
  • ST GENEVERES (Students: 487; Location: 209 PRINCETON ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ANTHONY SCHOOL (Students: 332; Location: 227 CENTRE STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • JEWISH EDUCATIONAL CENTER (Students: 323; Location: 330 ELMORA AVE; Grades: KG - KG)
  • BLESSED SACRAMENT (Students: 251; Location: 1086 NORTH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARY-ASSUMPTION ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 245; Location: 237 SOUTH BROAD STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST CATHERINE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 240; Location: 1003 N BROAD STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST HEDWIG SCHOOL (Students: 234; Location: 720 CLARKSON AV; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BENDER MEMORIAL ACADEMY (Students: 202; Location: 416 LINDEN AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • EVANGEL DAY SCH (Students: 188; Location: 656 N BROAD ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ELIZABETHPORT CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 186; Location: 227 COURT STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Elizabeth:
  • ELIZABETH FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,298,361; Location: 11 SOUTH BROAD ST.; 431,200 books; 23,254 audio materials; 12,365 video materials; 548 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Elizabeth: Elizabeth Port Authority Terminal (A), Elizabeth Station (B), Elizabeth-Port Authority Piers (C), Elizabethport Station (D), Julian Station (E), Elmora Station (F), South Station (G), Bayway Circle (H), Port Elizabeth Marine Terminal (I), North Elizabeth Station (J), Alexian Plaza (K), Liberty Theatre (L), Mickey Walker Community Center (M), Bay Way Community House (N), James E Kirk Community Center (O), Union County Courthouse (P), Terminal A (Q), Bonnel House Historical Museum (R), Sozio Hall (S), Eaton Memorial Home (T).

Shopping Center: Jersey Gardens Mall Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Elizabeth include: First Pentecostal Church (A), Christ Episcopal Church (B), Alliance International Fellowship Church (C), Church of the Holy Rosary (D), Saint Marks Evalgelical Lutheran Church (E), Saint Mary of the Assumption Church (F), Saint Michael's Roman Catholic Church (G), Saint Nicholas Carpathia Russian Greek Catholic Church (H).

Cemeteries: Saint Marys Cemetery (1), Rosemont Memorial Park (2), B'Nai Jeshuron Cemetery (3).

River: Elizabeth River (A).

Parks in Elizabeth include: Kellogg Park (1), Williams Field (2), Carteret Park (3), Wilson Park (4), Caldwell Park (5), Walker Park (6), Brophy Field (7), Drotar Field (8), Jackson Park (9).

Post offices: North Elizabeth Station Elizabeth Post Office (A), Bayway Station Elizabeth Post Office (B), Elizabethport Station Elizabeth Post Office (C), Elizabeth Main Post Office (D), Elmora Station Elizabeth Post Office (E).


Elizabeth compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Elizabeth:
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WNSW (1430 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elizabeth:
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WKNJ-FM (90.3 FM; UNION TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: KEAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WBGO (88.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: NEWARK PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • WSIA (88.9 FM; STATEN ISLAND, NY; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around Elizabeth:
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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