In 2021, Elizabeth City, NC had a population of 53.2k people with a median age of 41.8 and a median household income of $54,867. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Elizabeth City, NC declined from 53,288 to 53,242, a −0.0863% decrease and its median household income grew from $53,255 to $54,867, a 3.03% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Elizabeth City, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (58.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (32.6%), White (Hispanic) (2.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.6%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.35%).
None of the households in Elizabeth City, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99% of the residents in Elizabeth City, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Elizabeth City, NC are College of the Albemarle (612 degrees awarded in 2021), Elizabeth City State University (321 degrees), and Mid-Atlantic Christian University (64 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Elizabeth City, NC was $180,300, and the homeownership rate was 66.5%.
Most people in Elizabeth City, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Elizabeth City, NC was 2 cars per household.