Elizabeth, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 130,215 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.0%
 
Males: 64,674  (49.7%)
Females: 65,541  (50.3%)
Median resident age:

34.4 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07083, 07201, 07202, 07206, 07208.

Elizabeth Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,754 (it was $35,175 in 2000)
Elizabeth:

$46,754
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,412 (it was $15,114 in 2000)

Elizabeth city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $272,700 (it was $154,600 in 2000)
Elizabeth:

$272,700
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $288,040; detached houses: $270,091; townhouses or other attached units: $136,911; in 2-unit structures: $337,574; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $292,759; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $234,552; mobile homes: $187,734

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,162.

March 2019 cost of living index in Elizabeth: 118.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.0%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.2% for Black residents, 16.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.4% for American Indian residents, 21.1% for other race residents, 21.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Elizabeth, NJ (2010)
    • 74,35359.5%Hispanic
    • 23,07218.5%Black alone
    • 22,70518.2%White alone
    • 2,5212.0%Asian alone
    • 1,3381.1%Two or more races
    • 8110.6%Other race alone
    • 1380.1%American Indian alone
    • 310.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Elizabeth detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 124 registered sex offenders living in Elizabeth, New Jersey as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elizabeth is 1,037 to 1.


Crime rates in Elizabeth by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
17
(13.6)
17
(13.5)
16
(12.7)
13
(10.4)
5
(4.0)
13
(10.3)
17
(13.6)
14
(11.1)
7
(5.5)
13
(10.1)
8
(6.2)
5
(3.9)
7
(5.4)
3
(2.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
18
(14.4)
35
(27.8)
25
(19.9)
28
(22.4)
44
(35.2)
42
(33.2)
38
(30.3)
37
(29.3)
37
(29.1)
34
(26.5)
44
(34.0)
33
(25.6)
47
(36.2)
43
(33.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
541
(432.8)
536
(425.7)
612
(487.2)
749
(600.0)
761
(609.2)
760
(600.8)
723
(576.6)
535
(423.7)
554
(436.0)
634
(494.0)
630
(487.0)
528
(409.0)
515
(397.0)
386
(299.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
247
(197.6)
306
(243.0)
286
(227.7)
334
(267.6)
478
(382.7)
577
(456.1)
537
(428.3)
421
(333.4)
401
(315.6)
461
(359.2)
492
(380.3)
488
(378.0)
465
(358.4)
465
(360.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
647
(517.6)
682
(541.7)
786
(625.7)
958
(767.5)
1,002
(802.2)
924
(730.5)
1,162
(926.7)
987
(781.6)
793
(624.1)
836
(651.4)
766
(592.1)
730
(565.5)
683
(526.5)
602
(466.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,903
(2,322)
2,860
(2,272)
3,115
(2,480)
3,492
(2,798)
3,164
(2,533)
2,665
(2,107)
2,641
(2,106)
2,197
(1,740)
1,861
(1,465)
2,129
(1,659)
2,162
(1,671)
2,536
(1,964)
3,017
(2,326)
2,655
(2,057)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,446
(1,157)
1,232
(978.5)
1,352
(1,076)
1,294
(1,037)
947
(758.1)
1,145
(905.2)
1,296
(1,034)
1,167
(924.1)
1,001
(787.8)
881
(686.4)
865
(668.7)
868
(672.4)
895
(689.9)
745
(577.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(4.0)
11
(8.7)
14
(11.1)
13
(10.4)
17
(13.6)
12
(9.5)
17
(13.6)
6
(4.8)
4
(3.1)
13
(10.1)
11
(8.5)
5
(3.9)
9
(6.9)
7
(5.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)429.8432.6462.2520.9513.6526.4541.8437.6393.5428.3423.5398.4415.6354.2

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City-data.com crime index in Elizabeth, NJ

Crime rate in Elizabeth detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 411 (313 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Haitian (4.4%), Portuguese (4.2%), American (1.9%), Italian (1.7%), Polish (1.1%), Brazilian (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1855

Elevation: 38 feet

Land area: 12.2 square miles.

Population density: 10,655 people per square mile   (high).

Elizabeth, New Jersey map

63,680 residents are foreign born (41.1% Latin America).

This city:

48.5%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $8,978 (3.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $9,307 (3.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (5.2 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (13.5 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities:

Hillside, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Roselle borough, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Linden, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Roselle Park borough, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Union, NJ (2.0 miles ),
Kenilworth borough, NJ (2.1 miles ),
Irvington, NJ (2.1 miles ),
Bayonne, NJ (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 40.66 N, Longitude: 74.21 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -814 (-0.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 25,563 (40.8%)

Area code: 908

Distribution of median household income in Elizabeth, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Elizabeth, NJ in 2017
Elizabeth satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $67,800
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $321,400
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $171,100
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $208,700
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $189,900
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $151,800
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $153,100
  • 2017: 25 buildings, average cost: $182,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Elizabeth, NJ residents
Average permit cost in Elizabeth, NJ
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Elizabeth, NJ
Historical housing units in Elizabeth, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +10,488 (+9.5%).
Most common industries in Elizabeth, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.3%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.6%)
  • Truck transportation (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Construction (13.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.4%)
  • Truck transportation (5.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
  • Educational services (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (17.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.8%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Elizabeth, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)

Average climate in Elizabeth, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Elizabeth, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 93.6. This is worse than average.

City:

93.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.378. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.378
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 19.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.387. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.387
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Elizabeth-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the Elizabeth city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 29.8 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elizabeth-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 227.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 265.7 miles away from Elizabeth center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 232.8 miles away from Elizabeth center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 47.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Union County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elizabeth topographic map

Hospitals in Elizabeth:

  • ELIZABETH GEN MED CTR EAST (provides emergency services, 655 EAST JERSEY ST)
  • TRINITAS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 225 WILLIAMSON STREET)
  • VN AND HEALTH SERVICES HOSPICE (354 UNION AVENUE)

Nursing Homes in Elizabeth:

  • EGMC BROTHER BONAVENTURE ECF (655 E JERSEY STREET)
  • ELIZABETH NURSING AND REHAB (1048 GROVE STREET)
  • ELMORA HILLS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (225 W JERSEY STREET)
  • PLAZA HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (456 RAHWAY AVENUE)
  • ST ELIZABETH HOSPITAL SUB ACUTE CARE (225 WILLIAMSON ST)
  • TRINITAS HOSPITAL (655 EAST JERSEY STREET)
  • WORKMANS CIRCLE (225 WEST JERSEY STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Elizabeth:

  • RCG ELIZABETH DC (595 DIVISION STREET)
  • TRINITAS HOSPITAL (DIALYSIS UNIT)
  • TRINITAS LIVINGSTON ST (DIALYSIS UNIT)

Home Health Centers in Elizabeth:

  • HOLY REDEEMER HOME CARE NJ NORTH (354 UNION AVENUE)

Heliports located in Elizabeth:

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.
  • 10 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.

Colleges/Universities in Elizabeth:

  • Drake College of Business-Elizabeth (Full-time enrollment: 950; Location: 125 Broad St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.drakecollege.edu)
  • Yeshivas Be'er Yitzchok (Full-time enrollment: 64; Location: 1391 North Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.elizabethkollel.org/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elizabeth:

  • Kean University (about 2 miles; Union, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 12,648)
  • College of Staten Island CUNY (about 6 miles; Staten Island, NY; FT enrollment: 11,684)
  • Essex County College (about 6 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,595)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 6 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,210)
  • Rutgers University-Newark (about 6 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,869)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (about 6 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,212)
  • Union County College (about 6 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,148)

Public high schools in Elizabeth:

  • ELIZABETH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 5,279, Location: 447 RICHMOND ST., Grades: 9-12)
  • GEORGE W HERLICH JUV DET CTR (Location: UNION CO COURTHOUSE GARAGE 2N, Grades: 7-12)
  • ADMIRAL WILLIAM F. HALSEY JR. LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (Location: 641 SOUTH STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • ALEXANDER HAMILTON PREPARATORY ACADEMY (Location: 310 CHERRY ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • THOMAS A. EDISON CAREER AND TECHNICAL ACADEMY (Location: 625 SUMMER ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • THOMAS JEFFERSON ARTS ACADEMY (Location: 27 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR PLAZA, Grades: 9-12)
  • JOHN E. DWYER TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY (Location: 123 PEARL ST, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Elizabeth:

  • BRURIAH HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS (Students: 357, Location: 35 NORTH AVE, Grades: 7-12, Girls only)
  • RAV TEITZ MESIVTA ACADEMY (Students: 222, Location: 330 ELMORA AVE, Grades: 6-12, Boys only)
  • ST MARY OF THE ASSUMPTION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 200, Location: 237 S BROAD ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • ST PATRICK HIGH SCHOOL & ACADEMY (Students: 181, Location: 227 COURT ST, Grades: 5-12)
  • BENEDICTINE ACADEMY (Students: 168, Location: 840 N BROAD ST, Grades: 9-12, Girls only)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Elizabeth:

Private elementary/middle schools in Elizabeth:

  • YESHIVA OF ELIZABETH (Students: 254, Location: 330 ELMORA AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • ST GENEVIEVE SCHOOL (Students: 228, Location: 209 PRINCETON RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE ACADEMY (Students: 184, Location: 227 CENTER ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Elizabeth

Library in Elizabeth:

  • ELIZABETH FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,997,890; Location: 11 SOUTH BROAD ST.; 355,593 books; 5,587 audio materials; 21,489 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 253 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Amtrak train stations near Elizabeth also include: -- Midtown Elizabeth Broad Street NJT train stations near Elizabeth additionally include: -- North Elizabeth -- Union

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Elizabeth: Port Elizabeth Marine Terminal (A), North Elizabeth Station (B), Elizabeth Port Authority Terminal (C), Bayway Circle (D), Elizabeth Station (E), Elizabeth-Port Authority Piers (F), Elizabethport Station (G), Julian Station (H), Elmora Station (I), South Station (J), Boxwood Hall (K), Elizabeth Engine Company Number 7 (L), Elizabeth Engine Company Number 5 (M), Elizabeth Engine Company Number 4 (N), Alexian Plaza (O), Elizabeth Engine Company Number 2 (P), Bay Way Community House (Q), James E Kirk Community Center (R), Mickey Walker Community Center (S), Elizabeth Police Headquarters (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Jersey Gardens Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Elizabeth include: Epworth United Methodist Church (A), Alliance International Fellowship Church (B), Shiloh Baptist Church (C), Congregation Adath Yeshuren (D), Saint Mary of the Assumption Church (E), Saint Vladimir's Catholic Church (F), Serbian Orthodox Church of the Holy Ascension (G), Congragation Bais Yitzchok (H), Iglesia Cristiana Hosanna (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: B'Nai Jeshuron Cemetery (1), Rosemont Memorial Park (2), Saint Marys Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Elizabeth River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Elizabeth include: Mattano Park (1), Fairmount Park (2), Walker Park (3), O'Brien Park (4), Green Acres Park (5), Wilson Park (6), Williams Field (7), Kellogg Park (8), Drotar Field (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Botanica Del Valle (Botanical Gardens; 327 Morris Avenue) (1), Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1045 East Jersey Street) (2), Libreria Cristiana El Salmista (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 425 Elizabeth Av) (3), Hillside Historical Society (111 Conant Av) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn Newark-Airport (1128-38 Spring St) (1), Centro America Express (206 2nd Street) (2), Hilton Newark Airport (1170 Spring St) (3), Econo Lodge Newark International Airport (853 Spring Street (US 1 & 9)) (4), Country Inn-Stes Newark Air (100 Glimcher Realty Way) (5), Flora Motel (815 Flora Street) (6), Econo Lodge Motel (853 Spring Street) (7), Four Points By Sheraton Newark Airport (901 Spring Street) (8), Hampton Inn Airport (1128-1138 Spring) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Tudor Court Cooperative (800 North Broad Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Rob Strauss - Professional wrestler, Jay Lethal - Professional wrestler, William Halsey, Jr. - Admiral, Bob Ward (American football) - Football player and coach, Nicholas Murray Butler - Nobel laureate, William H. Tunner - Air Force general, Stanton T. Friedman - Scientist, Rick Barry - (born 1944), basketball star, James Manning (minister) - University president, Jay Blakesberg - Photographer.

Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Elizabeth that have no violations reported:

  • JOHN V MARA CYO CAMPS (Address: 715 Newark Ave. #4-18 , Serves NY, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.9 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.5%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Elizabeth in 2010:

  • 866 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 398 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 308 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 291 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 267 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 231 people in federal detention centers
  • 95 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 50 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 14 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in maritime/merchant vessels

People in group quarters in Elizabeth in 2000:

  • 1,445 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 497 people in nursing homes
  • 272 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 246 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 147 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 120 people in religious group quarters
  • 60 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 60 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 32 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 28 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 5 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with most branches in Elizabeth (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Elizabeth Branch, Latin American Banking Center Branch, Newark Avenue Branch, United Jersey Plaza Branch, Elomora-Pathmark Branch, Elizabeth - 1st St Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Elizabeth Branch, North Elizabeth Branch, Elizabeth Elmora, Elizabeth Rahway Ave, Elizabeth Westminster Ave, Elmora Drive-In Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Harmonia Branch, 314 Elizabeth Ave Branch, North Broad Street Branch, Elmora And Lidgerwood Branch, Morris Avenue Branch. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Crown Bank: at 27 Prince Street, Westminster Branch, Elizabeth Branch. Info updated 2011/12/21: Bank assets: $566.3 mil, Deposits: $472.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Jjr Holding Company, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Elizabeth @ Stop & Shop Branch at 801 Newark Avenue, branch established on 2006/11/29; Coin Depot Corp. Branch at 1130 Chestnut Street, branch established on 1987/09/18. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Union County Savings Bank: Broad Street Branch at 61 Broad Street, branch established on 1958/04/07; at 320 North Broad Street, branch established on 1883/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,477.4 mil, Deposits: $1,280.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices
  • New York Community Bank: Elizabeth Branch at 142 Broad Street, branch established on 2005/04/22; Elizabeth Avenue Branch at 715 Elizabeth Avenue, branch established on 1931/08/31. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $39,468.7 mil, Deposits: $20,709.8 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 247 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Spencer Savings Bank, SLA: 618 Bayway Ave Branch at 618 Bayway Ave, branch established on 1910/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,819.5 mil, Deposits: $1,338.8 mil, headquarters in Elmwood Park, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Elizabeth Branch at 125 Broad Street, branch established on 2004/12/30. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Elizabeth:

Marital status in Elizabeth, NJ
  • Never married: 44.2%
  • Now married: 37.7%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Elizabeth:

  • High school or higher: 74.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.7
New Jersey average:

12.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Elizabeth
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Elizabeth:

(Elizabeth, New Jersey Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Elizabeth, NJ (based on Union County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic247,24044
Mainline Protestant35,313109
Evangelical Protestant30,123129
Other28,70752
Black Protestant7,85838
Orthodox5,71710
None181,541-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 155
This county:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 94
Here:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Union County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 385
Here:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Union County:

8.3%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

21.1%
State:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.4%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.7%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Elizabeth:

44.5%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Elizabeth:

21.6%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.6%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Elizabeth:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.7%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Elizabeth:

53.1%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.2%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elizabeth, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 292$2,920,824$120,0340$0
Firefighters 215$2,228,510$124,3820$0
Streets and Highways 189$821,564$52,16313$20,340
Other and Unallocable 114$556,467$58,57562$77,180
Police - Other 83$373,247$53,96370$48,148
Housing and Community Development (Local) 76$373,692$59,00414$17,708
Financial Administration 55$351,879$76,7744$2,461
Judicial and Legal 51$274,508$64,5903$2,326
Health 49$243,552$59,6456$9,754
Fire - Other 45$250,335$66,75617$17,614
Parks and Recreation 40$192,807$57,84261$67,902
Local Libraries 36$125,780$41,92719$16,183
Other Government Administration 23$134,680$70,2682$1,519
Welfare 22$106,844$58,2797$8,477
Solid Waste Management 6$20,876$41,7520$0
Totals for Government 1,296$8,975,565$83,107278$289,612

Elizabeth government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $8,245,000 ($63.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,288,000 ($32.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,767,000 ($28.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,923,000 ($14.77)
    Sewerage: $1,731,000 ($13.29)
    General Public Buildings: $614,000 ($4.72)
    Health - Other: $374,000 ($2.87)
    General - Other: $222,000 ($1.70)
    Police Protection: $31,000 ($0.24)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $64,438,000 ($494.86)
    Police Protection: $44,814,000 ($344.15)
    Housing and Community Development: $27,434,000 ($210.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $27,331,000 ($209.89)
    Sewerage: $10,800,000 ($82.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,558,000 ($81.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,609,000 ($73.79)
    Health - Other: $7,091,000 ($54.46)
    General Public Buildings: $6,450,000 ($49.53)
    Financial Administration: $4,915,000 ($37.75)
    Libraries: $3,927,000 ($30.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,462,000 ($26.59)
    Central Staff Services: $3,141,000 ($24.12)
    Parking Facilities: $3,080,000 ($23.65)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,981,000 ($15.21)
    Regular Highways: $1,491,000 ($11.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,019,000 ($38.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $2,313,000 ($17.76)
    Sewerage: $1,923,000 ($14.77)
    General - Other: $1,585,000 ($12.17)
    Health - Other: $704,000 ($5.41)
    Police Protection: $597,000 ($4.58)
    General Public Building: $489,000 ($3.76)
    Regular Highways: $159,000 ($1.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($0.06)
    Parking Facilities: $5,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $104,567,000 ($803.03)

Elizabeth government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $24,962,000 ($191.70)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,448,000 ($34.16)
    Parking Facilities: $3,884,000 ($29.83)
    Other: $2,797,000 ($21.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $166,000 ($1.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $81,000 ($0.62)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $18,813,000 ($144.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $13,844,000 ($106.32)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,917,000 ($30.08)
    Interest Earnings: $586,000 ($4.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $29,192,000 ($224.18)
    Health and Hospitals: $1,495,000 ($11.48)
    Other: $484,000 ($3.72)
    Housing and Community Development: $263,000 ($2.02)
    Highways: $183,000 ($1.41)
  • Tax - Property: $156,016,000 ($1198.14)
    Other Selective Sales: $6,441,000 ($49.46)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,975,000 ($45.89)
    Other License: $3,806,000 ($29.23)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $209,000 ($1.61)

Elizabeth government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $162,277,000 ($1246.22)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $158,791,000 ($1219.45)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,231,000 ($201.44)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,745,000 ($174.67)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $13,670,000 ($104.98)
    Beginning: $12,263,000 ($94.18)

Elizabeth government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $186,710,000 ($1433.86)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $245,000 ($1.88)

5.67% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($83,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($791 average AGI)
Union County:

0.03%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Essex County, NJ  1.22% ($84,799 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.73% ($59,520)
from Hudson County, NJ  0.62% ($104,187)


6.29% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($75,198 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,676 average AGI)
Union County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.95% ($56,040 average AGI)
to Essex County, NJ  0.86% ($49,843)
to Somerset County, NJ  0.48% ($77,768)
Businesses in Elizabeth, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4IHOP2
ALDO1IKEA1
AT&T1Johnny Rockets1
Advance Auto Parts1Jones New York1
Aeropostale1Journeys1
Aerosoles1Juicy Couture1
American Eagle Outfitters1Justice1
Ann Taylor1KFC2
AutoZone1Knights Inn2
Banana Republic1Lane Bryant1
Baskin-Robbins1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Bath & Body Works1Marriott3
Bed Bath & Beyond1Marshalls1
Blockbuster1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Brooks Brothers2McDonald's3
Burger King4Motherhood Maternity2
Burlington Coat Factory2New Balance1
CVS3New York & Co1
Charlotte Russe1Nike7
Cinnabon 1Old Navy1
Circle K1Pac Sun1
Clarks1Pathmark1
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless2
DHL1Pizza Hut1
Deb1Popeyes1
Domino's Pizza2RadioShack2
DressBarn1Rite Aid1
Dressbarn1Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts9Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
Extended Stay America1Skechers USA1
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel3
FedEx10Starbucks1
Finish Line1Stop & Shop1
Foot Locker1Subway4
Forever 211Toys"R"Us1
GNC2True Value1
GameStop3U-Haul5
Gap1UPS9
Gymboree1Vans4
H&M1Verizon Wireless1
H&R Block4Victoria's Secret1
Haagen-Dazs1Walgreens1
Hilton3Wendy's2
Holiday Inn1White Castle1
Home Depot1YMCA2
Hot Topic1

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)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS 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.)
  • 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)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elizabeth:

  • WKNJ-FM (90.3 FM; UNION TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: KEAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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)
  • WBGO (88.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: NEWARK PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • 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.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)

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.)
  • 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.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • 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)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Elizabeth fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 206Number of bridges
  • 2,746ft / 837mTotal length
  • $40,096,000Total costs
  • 9,714,023Total average daily traffic
  • 1,625,904Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,270,609Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Elizabeth, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 71920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 381950-1959
  • 221960-1969
  • 751970-1979
  • 351980-1989
  • 161990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Elizabeth, NJ
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 108 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Elizabeth)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Elizabeth, NJ)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 160 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elizabeth)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Elizabeth)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 24 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED341$257,856139$189,676443$240,07723$99,69616$748,56379$165,3041$165,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED49$264,89828$207,82178$227,4498$95,6252$2,925,00011$141,0910$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED139$264,647104$224,827423$256,40285$63,1182$97,50076$174,8952$50,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN109$255,23938$217,237175$256,6298$92,5003$483,33319$213,2110$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS76$267,57917$259,00089$279,0792$42,5000$08$204,1250$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 24 tracts in Elizabeth, NJ

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 19 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$225,4628$274,7500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED23$306,8264$296,2501$158,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$277,4004$252,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$349,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$290,6671$217,0001$203,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Elizabeth, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Elizabeth, NJ - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 599. The highest number of fires - 738 took place in 2003, and the least - 296 in 2006. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Elizabeth, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (60.6%), and Outside Fires (23.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Elizabeth, NJ
    • 5,80960.6%Structure Fires
    • 2,23923.4%Outside Fires
    • 1,29913.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2352.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elizabeth, NJ

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Elizabeth, New Jersey:

  • Crowne Plaza Newark Airport, 901 Spring St, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07201 , Phone: (908) 527-1600, Fax: (908) 527-1327
  • Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel, 1000 Spring St, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07201 , Phone: (908) 436-4600, Fax: (908) 527-0238
  • Extended Stay America - Elizabeth - Newark Airport, 45 Glimcher Realty Way, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07201 , Phone: (908) 355-4300, Fax: (908) 355-5181
  • Country Inn & Suites Newark Airport, 100 Glimcher Realty Way, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07201 , Phone: (800) 456-4000, Fax: (908) 965-0954
  • Days Inn, 853 Spring St, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07201 , Phone: (908) 353-1365, Fax: (908) 353-2927
  • Embassy Suites Elizabeth - Newark Airport, 95 Glimcher Realty Way, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07201 , Phone: (908) 558-0752, Fax: (908) 558-0631
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Elizabeth, New Jersey
Most common first names in Elizabeth, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,05273.7 years
Mary1,02579.4 years
Joseph88774.4 years
Anna62581.2 years
William61472.7 years
Helen47477.6 years
Frank44973.8 years
James44869.7 years
Charles37073.1 years
Edward36171.7 years
Most common last names in Elizabeth, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14873.5 years
Brown14470.0 years
Williams11766.4 years
Rodriguez11372.8 years
Jones10971.3 years
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Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Elizabeth, NJ
  • 86.9%Utility gas
  • 8.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.5%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Elizabeth, NJ
  • 84.0%Utility gas
  • 9.6%Electricity
  • 3.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel


Elizabeth compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below 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.

Elizabeth on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: transportation occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 50,000+"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with fewest building permits per 10,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Portugal (population 500+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Dominican Republic (population 500+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (20,000+ housing units)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Colombia (population 500+)"
  • #23 (07206) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
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