Elizabeth Union County, New Jersey

Elizabeth: City in and county seat of Union County, New Jersey, United States

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Location of Elizabeth on New Jersey map.


Elizabeth is a city located in the county of Union in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 124,969 and a population density of 3,534 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 129,216 inhabitants.

The city was created 356 years ago in 1664.


Elizabeth is located at 40°39'50"N 74°12'39"W (40.6639900, -74.2107000). It has 6 neighbors: Union, Brick, Linden, Roselle, Roselle Park and Staten Island.

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Elizabeth forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. more

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Elizabeth Quick Facts

Population : 129,216 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Union County
Postal code : 07208, 07206, 07207, 07202, 07201
Phone Area Codes : 908
Area : 35.37 km2
Altitude : 16 feet / 5 meters
Capital city : Elizabeth is capital of Union County, Province of New Jersey
Establishment : January 01, 1665 (356 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 00:24:02 (25th June 2021)
Density : 3,654 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 3.29% (2010-2019)
Weather : 82℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

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Elizabeth has 6 neighbours.

  • Union township of Union County, New Jersey
  • Brick most populous city in the state of New Jersey, United States; county seat of Essex County, New Jersey
  • Linden city in Union County, New Jersey, USA
  • Roselle borough in New Jersey, USA
  • Roselle Park borough in Union County, New Jersey
  • Staten Island island and borough of New York City


The population of Elizabeth increased by 3.29% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2006 126,179 - census
2010 124,969 -0.97% census
2011 125,792 0.65% estimation process
2012 126,595 0.63% estimation process
2013 127,278 0.54% estimation process
2014 127,658 0.3% estimation process
2015 127,661 0% estimation process
2016 127,968 0.24% estimation process
2017 128,175 0.16% estimation process
2018 128,599 0.33% estimation process
2019 129,216 0.48% estimation process

Elizabeth zip code is 07201. County name: Union, County fips: 34039

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People born in Elizabeth (200)

People born in Elizabeth, including film score composer John Morris, actress and director Elizabeth Peña, computer scientist Jack Dennis, you can see a list of people who born in Elizabeth.


College & universities near Elizabeth

Code Name City ZIP
185262 Kean University Union (NJ) 07083
451370 Yeshivas Be'er Yitzchok Elizabeth (NJ) 07208
184506 Empire Beauty School-Union Union (NJ) 07083
476692 Yeshiva Gedolah Zichron Leyma Union (NJ) 07083-3618
446303 Healthcare Training Institute Union (NJ) 07083

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Elizabeth

Code Name Address Type
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL
NBK New Brunswick station French and Albany Streets RAIL

Other places with the same name (8)

Other cities in Union County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Union County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Elizabethport 124,969 City in and county seat of Union County, New Jersey, United States
Union 56,642 Economic and political union of 27 states mostly located in Europe
Plainfield 50,317 City in Union County, New Jersey, United States of America
Linden 42,361 City in Union County, New Jersey, USA
Rahway 29,895 City in Union County, New Jersey
Westfield 29,512 Town in Union County, New Jersey
Scotch Plains 24,274 Township in Union County, New Jersey, United States
Cranford 24,054 Township of New Jersey
Hillside 21,967 Township of New Jersey
Summit 21,897 City in Union County, New Jersey, United States
Roselle 21,811 Borough in New Jersey, USA
Clark 15,911 Township in southern Union County, New Jersey, United States
New Providence 13,595 Town in New Jersey, United States
Roselle Park 13,588 Borough in Union County, New Jersey
Berkeley Heights 13,363 Township in Union County, New Jersey
Kenilworth 8,191 Town in New Jersey

Distance to Other Cities

Elizabeth distances to largest New Jersey cities

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