Elizabeth, New Jersey 

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Population

129,363

+5.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.2%

Median Income

$43,966

Median Home Price

$275,700

Best Places to Live in Elizabeth, New Jersey

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth

Local Listings in Elizabeth
 $499,000 
11-15 Kempshall Pl
Bed 5 | Bath 4 |
 $389,000 
40 Bellewood Pl
Bed 4 | Bath 3 |
 $385,000 
306 Palisade Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3 |

What Bert Has To Say About New York-Newark-Jersey City Metro Area

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City: Elizabeth
Zip Codes: 07202 07208 07206 07201
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Elizabeth is 5.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Elizabeth jobs have decreased by 0.73%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Elizabeth's cost of living is 28.70% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Elizabeth's Cost of Living

VOTING
Union county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Elizabeth's population is 129,363 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.02%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Elizabeth is $275,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 16.88%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Elizabeth public schools spend $21,715 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.9 students per teacher in Elizabeth. More Education


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Housing Market in Elizabeth

It's a good time to buy in Elizabeth. Home Appreciation is up 15.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Elizabeth Real Estate

The median home price in Elizabeth is $275,700. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Elizabeth   1 Reviews
Good town to be in near NYC Metro - 5/24/2011
One of the best available transportation near metro NYC, Train to NYC, NEWARK, as well as plenty of Cab services to NEWARK Liberty Airport, plus NJ Transit Buses for... Read More

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ZIP CODES IN ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY
07202 07208 07206 07201

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NEW LISTINGS IN ELIZABETH
$499,000
11-15 Kempshall Pl
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$389,000
40 Bellewood Pl
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$385,000
306 Palisade Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$347,000
209-211 Glenwood Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$399,000
135-145 Lincoln Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$375,000
31 Vista Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$395,000
701 Wyoming Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 2

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