Elizabeth, NJ

Union County

What you need to know about Elizabeth, NJ

Elizabeth is located in Union County, New Jersey. The population is 31% White, 12% Black, 1% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 16% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 39% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $43,966 and the median home value is $271,400. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Elizabeth, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Elizabeth has a Walk Score ® of 77.


Homes Owned 27.14%
27.14% Complete
Homes Rented 72.86%
72.86% Complete

Real Estate

In Elizabeth, New Jersey

Ready to move to Elizabeth? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Elizabeth.

Median Home Price

Lower than the state average


In Elizabeth, New Jersey

The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Elizabeth rates.

Median Household Income

Lower than the national average


In Elizabeth, New Jersey

Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Elizabeth.


Most residents are
5-17 Years old


In Elizabeth, New Jersey

Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Elizabeth.


Bachelor’s Degree 12%
12% Complete
Graduated High School 73%
73% Complete