Elizabeth, NJ 07201 ZIP Code Profile

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Elizabeth, NJ | Union Square, NJ

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: 1,416
  • PO Box Addresses: 79
  • Residential Addresses: 8,357
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,064
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,293

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

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Elizabeth, NJ 07201 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 28,001
Population in Households 27,050
Population in Familes 22,550
Population in Group Qrtrs 951
Population Density1 5,255
Diversity Index2 86


Median Household Income $45,041
Average Household Income $61,778
Per Capita Income $20,350


Total Housing Units 9,751 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,119 (21.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,728 (69.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 904 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $281,799
Average Home Value $293,063


Total Households 8,847
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 6,399
Average Family Size 4
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.87% 0.67%
Households 0.73% 0.58%
Families 0.7% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   3.23%

Elizabeth, NJ 07201 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07201 to the other 583 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 105 82nd
Population Density # 116 80th
Diversity Index # 26 96th
Median Household Income # 535 8th
Per Capita Income # 544 7th

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