Elizabeth, Louisiana

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Elizabeth, Louisiana

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Elizabeth strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Louisiana):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 1% trophy Elizabeth Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 19% Elizabeth Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Elizabeth, Louisiana

Comparing Elizabeth to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Louisiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Female Share of the Population 10 9
Racial Diversity 8 3
Senior Citizens 3 3
Male Share of the Population 1 2
Age of the Population 1 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 9
College Educated Adults 4 5
Median Family Income 2 5
People in Middle Class or Better 2 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Working at Home 5 8
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
Affordability of Rents 7 4
Housing Recently Built 5 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1

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Elizabeth Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles NE of Lake Charles, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 171 miles NE of Houston, Texas
County Allen
P.O. Box Zip Codes 70638
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.868
Longitude -92.792

Elizabeth Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.4 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 60 F
Apr Temp 53 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 63.8 inches
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 60 F
Apr Temp 57 to 79 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 66.9 inches
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 58 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 61.7 inches
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Elizabeth Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 574 100%
Male 259 45.1%
Female 315 54.9%
Under 18 185 32.2%
18+ 389 67.8%
65+ 69 12%
Median Age 30.3
Average Family Size 3.17
White 517 90.1%
African-American 25 4.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 1.2%
Other 7 1.2%
Mixed Race 18 3.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 16 2.8%

Estimated Elizabeth Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 570
Growth -4
Growth % -0.7%

Elizabeth Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 37.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.3%
Irish 11%
German 5.9%
English 5.6%
French (except Basque) 5.1%
French Canadian 4.2%
Italian 3.4%
Hungarian 2%
Dutch 1.5%
Swedish 1.2%
British 1.2%
Greek 0.5%
Canadian 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Elizabeth 574 $30,375
Forest Hill 456 $42,292
Glenmora 1,558 $26,739
McNary 211 $30,833
Oakdale 8,137 $28,506
Oberlin 1,853 $30,583
Turkey Creek 356 $31,250
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Elizabeth High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 312 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.6

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