Elizabeth is located in northeast New Jersey. Elizabeth is part of Union County. Elizabeth has 12.32 square miles of land area and 1.15 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Elizabeth population is 126,964, which has grown 5.30% since 2000. The population growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 5.47% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Elizabeth median household income is $43,966 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 24.99% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 30.67% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Elizabeth median house value is $271,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 89.79% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 87.30% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Elizabeth is worse than the state average in quality. The Elizabeth area code is 908.