Elizabeth is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,499 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Elizabeth is the 686th largest community in Pennsylvania. Elizabeth has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Unlike some boroughs, Elizabeth isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Elizabeth are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Elizabeth is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Elizabeth who work in office and administrative support (15.84%), sales jobs (13.60%), and maintenance occupations (8.37%).
Elizabeth, even though it is a small borough, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, borough who have a need for low-cost transportation.
The percentage of adults in Elizabeth with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.41% of adults in Elizabeth have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Elizabeth in 2010 was $22,025, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,100 for a family of four. However, Elizabeth contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Elizabeth home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Elizabeth residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Elizabeth include Irish, Italian, English, and Slovak.
The most common language spoken in Elizabeth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.