Elizabeth, Pennsylvania

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Elizabeth, Pennsylvania

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

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Comparative Profile of Elizabeth, Pennsylvania

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Age of the Population 7 6
Racial Diversity 5 6
Well-Paid Single Men 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 5
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 5
Portion of People Married 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 5 4
College Educated Adults 4 3
Median Family Income 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Short Commute Times 3 3
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 8
People Living Alone 8 7
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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Elizabeth Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 13 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15037
Phone Area Codes 412
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.269
Longitude -79.89

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 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Station DONORA 1 SW
Distance 7.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
Station SALINA 3 W
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 33 to 61 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
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Elizabeth Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,609 100%
Male 726 45.1%
Female 883 54.9%
Under 18 368 22.9%
18+ 1,241 77.1%
65+ 339 21.1%
Median Age 39.7
Average Family Size 2.98
White 1,526 94.8%
African-American 58 3.6%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 16 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.2%

Estimated Elizabeth Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,505
Growth -104
Growth % -6.5%

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
German 23.6%
US/American 15%
Irish 9%
Italian 9%
Polish 7.8%
English 7.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.5%
Slovak 4.3%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
Hungarian 2.7%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Scottish 1.7%
Dutch 1.4%
Welsh 1%
Norwegian 0.8%
Russian 0.8%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Croatian 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Macedonian 0.4%
Finnish 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
Slavic 0.3%
Austrian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
European 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Serbian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Elizabeth 1,609 $36,607
Clairton 8,491 $31,539
Glassport 4,993 $37,364
Jefferson Hills 9,666 $60,767
Monongahela 4,761 $36,528
Port Vue 4,228 $37,318
West Elizabeth 565 $32,500
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Elizabeth High Schools (2004)

Serves 984 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15

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