In 2017, Elizabeth City, NC had a population of 17.7k people with a median age of 32.7 and a median household income of $34,424. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Elizabeth City, NC declined from 18,025 to 17,732, a -1.63% decrease and its median household income grew from $33,398 to $34,424, a 3.07% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Elizabeth City, NC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (51.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (38.7%), White (Hispanic) (5.49%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.65%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.812%). N/A% of the people in Elizabeth City, NC speak a non-English language, and 97.5% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Elizabeth City, NC are College of the Albemarle (522 degrees awarded in 2017), Elizabeth City State University (278 degrees), and Mid-Atlantic Christian University (41 degrees).
The median property value in Elizabeth City, NC is $137,200, and the homeownership rate is 38.2%. Most people in Elizabeth City, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Elizabeth City, NC is 2 cars per household.