Elizabeth, Union County, New Jersey

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


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 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 128,382 inhabitants.

The city was created 358 years ago in 1664.

Quick Facts about Elizabeth

Population : 128,382 (2020)
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 (358 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 15:31:13 (28th January 2023)
Density : 3,630 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.66% (2010-2020)
Elizabeth locator map
Location of Elizabeth on New Jersey map.
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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.

Elizabeth map

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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 2.66% in 10 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
2020 128,382 -0.65% 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, .


  • Nicholas Murray Butler (American philosopher, diplomat, and educator (1862-1947)) he was born in 02/04/1862
  • Stephen Crane (American politician (1709-1780)) he was born in 01/01/1709
  • Aaron Ogden (American soldier, lawyer, United States Senator and Governor of New Jersey (1756-1839)) he was born in 03/12/1756
  • Thomas Mitchell (American actor, playwright and screenwriter) he was born in 11/07/1892
  • William Henry Tunner (United States Air Force general) he was born in 14/07/1906
  • Abraham Clark (American politician (1726-1794)) he was born in 15/02/1726
  • Daniel Hugh Kelly (American actor) he was born in 10/08/1952
  • Sam Woodyard (American jazz drummer) he was born in 07/01/1925
  • Louis Abell (American rower) he was born in 21/07/1884
  • Harold Throckmorton (American tennis player) he was born in 12/04/1897
  • Fernando Perez (Major League Baseball outfielder) he was born in 23/04/1983
  • Rick Barry (American basketball player) he was born in 28/03/1944
  • Isaac Halstead Williamson (American politician (1767-1844)) he was born in 27/09/1767
  • Carol Blazejowski (American professional women's basketball player) she was born in 29/09/1956
  • William Halsey Jr. (United States admiral) he was born in 30/10/1882
  • Judy Blume (American children's writer) she was born in 12/02/1938
  • Matthias Ogden (Continental Army officer (1754-1791)) he was born in 22/10/1754
  • James P. Mitchell (American politician (1900-1964)) he was born in 12/11/1900

Schools in Elizabeth

College & universities near Elizabeth, NJ

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, NJ

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 (9)

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 67,137 Economic and political union of 27 states mostly located in Europe
Plainfield 50,011 City in Union County, New Jersey, United States of America
Linden 42,076 City in Union County, New Jersey, USA
Rahway 29,832 City in Union County, New Jersey
Westfield 29,238 Town in Union County, New Jersey
Scotch Plains 24,138 Township in Union County, New Jersey, United States
Cranford 24,028 Township of New Jersey
Hillside 21,841 Township of New Jersey
Summit 21,812 City in Union County, New Jersey, United States
Roselle 21,689 Borough in New Jersey, USA
Clark 15,837 Township in southern Union County, New Jersey, United States
New Providence 13,994 Town in New Jersey, United States
Roselle Park 13,510 Borough in Union County, New Jersey
Berkeley Heights 13,313 Township in Union County, New Jersey
Kenilworth 8,153 Town in New Jersey

Distance to Other Cities

Elizabeth distances to largest New Jersey cities