Elizabeth, NJ 07201 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07201: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elizabeth, NJ 07201

Not Acceptable, USPS
Betsytown, NJ 07201
Peterstown, NJ 07201
Union Square, NJ 07201

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.664, Longitude -74.18
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,412
  • PO Box Addresses: 81
  • Residential Addresses: 8,310
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,055
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,255

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Elizabeth, NJ 07201 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 28,165
Daytime Population: Workers 22,331
Daytime Population: Residents 14,731
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 37,062
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.32
Population in Households 27,203
Population in Familes 22,595
Population in Group Qrtrs 962
Population Density2 5,249
Diversity Index3 86


Median Household Income $42,765
Average Household Income $58,545
Per Capita Income $19,378


Total Housing Units 9,796 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,999 (20.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,919 (70.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 878 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $280,466
Average Home Value $290,783


Total Households 8,918
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 6,463
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.98% 0.89%
Households 0.81% 0.79%
Families 0.81% 0.79%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Elizabeth, NJ 07201 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07201 to the other 579 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 102 83rd
Population Density # 117 80th
Diversity Index # 25 96th
Median Household Income # 530 9th
Per Capita Income # 538 7th

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