Elizabeth , Union County, New Jersey

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

Elizabeth, NJ locator map
Location of Elizabeth, NJ on New Jersey map.


Elizabeth is a city located in the county of Union in the U.S. state of New Jersey. In the 2010 census it had a population of 124,969 inhabitants 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.

The city has a total area of 13.65 square miles (35.37 km2).

Elizabeth, NJ Quick Facts

Population : 129,216 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey
County : Union County
Postal code : 07208
Phone Area Codes : 908
Area : 35.365061 km2
Altitude : 16 feet / 5 meters
Capital city : Elizabeth is capital of Union County
Establishment : January 01, 1665 (356 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 08:04:25 (8th March 2021)
Zip Code : 07201
Density : 3,654 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 3.29% (2010-2019)
Weather : 47℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Elizabeth map

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Elizabeth, NJ has 8 neighbors .

  • 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
  • Hillside
  • Bayonne

Year Population Method
2006 126,179 census
2010 124,969 census
2011 125,792 estimation process
2012 126,595 estimation process
2013 127,278 estimation process
2014 127,658 estimation process
2015 127,661 estimation process
2016 127,968 estimation process
2017 128,175 estimation process
2018 128,599 estimation process
2019 129,216 estimation process

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

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

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People born in Elizabeth, NJ (200)

Many people were born here, 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, NJ.

Other cities in Union County

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

City Name Population Title
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 Side of a hill or mountain
Summit 21,897 Point on a surface that is higher in elevation than all points immediately adjacent to it, in topography
Roselle 21,811 Borough in New Jersey, USA
Clark 15,911 Township in southern Union County, New Jersey, United States
New Providence 13,595 Island of the Bahamas
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
Fanwood 7,697 Borough in Union County, New Jersey, United States