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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Elizabethtown is 11,602, which is 2.40% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 3.89% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Elizabethtown population density is 4,363.71 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 277.04 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Elizabethtown is white, which represent 94.93% of the total population. The average Elizabethtown education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 11,602. #70

Population Growth Since 2000, #668

Elizabethtown, PA

Population Density, #185

Elizabethtown, PA
4,363.71 per square mile
277.04 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:11,014 (94.93%, #1101)
Black:159 (1.37%, #610)
Hispanic:326 (2.81%, #525)
Asian:174 (1.50%, #359)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):12 (0.10%, #318)
One Race, Other:95 (0.82%, see rank)
Two or More Races:148 (1.28%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Chinese:69 (39.66%, see rank)
Filipino:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Japanese:32 (18.39%, see rank)
Korean:46 (26.44%, see rank)
Vietnamese:16 (9.20%, see rank)
Asian, Other:11 (6.32%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

9,503 (81.91%) out of the total population of 11,602 reported first ancestry.

 Elizabethtown, PA% of the Total PopulationPennsylvaniaU.S.
Arab120.10%, see rank0.49%0.56%
Czech980.84%, see rank0.40%0.47%
Danish60.05%, see rank0.13%0.42%
Dutch2001.72%, see rank1.76%1.40%
English7766.69%, see rank7.42%8.02%
French2672.30%, see rank1.87%3.34%
German5,11844.11%, see rank27.27%15.03%
Greek450.39%, see rank0.50%0.41%
Hungarian1201.03%, see rank1.03%0.46%
Irish1,19510.30%, see rank16.97%10.80%
Italian7586.53%, see rank12.13%5.52%
Norwegian710.61%, see rank0.33%1.42%
Polish3823.29%, see rank6.62%3.01%
Portuguese720.62%, see rank0.15%0.44%
Russian390.34%, see rank1.47%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1701.47%, see rank1.18%0.99%
Scottish1311.13%, see rank1.50%1.72%
Subsaharan African430.37%, see rank0.74%0.95%
Swedish750.65%, see rank0.82%1.27%
Swiss3072.65%, see rank0.51%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.88%0.31%
American7796.71%, see rank5.22%7.12%
Welsh2592.23%, see rank1.30%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 5,366 (46.25%, see rank)
Females: 6,236 (53.75%, see rank)

Elizabethtown, PA
Male: 46.25%
Female: 53.75%
Male: 48.84%
Female: 51.16%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Elizabethtown, PA
31.50 years old
40.40 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Elizabethtown, PA
31.20 years old
38.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Elizabethtown, PA
32.30 years old
41.90 years old
38.80 years old

 Elizabethtown, PA% of the Total PopulationPennsylvaniaU.S.
Under 5 years7866.77%, see rank5.64%6.36%
5 to 9 years5214.49%, see rank5.89%6.51%
10 to 14 years5985.15%, see rank6.07%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,37211.83%, see rank6.84%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,64014.14%, see rank6.86%7.13%
25 to 34 years1,47012.67%, see rank12.38%13.47%
35 to 44 years1,30211.22%, see rank12.21%12.96%
45 to 54 years1,25110.78%, see rank14.70%14.09%
55 to 64 years1,20210.36%, see rank13.41%12.29%
65 to 74 years6295.42%, see rank8.32%7.64%
75 to 84 5094.39%, see rank5.18%4.25%
85 years and over3222.78%, see rank2.50%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Elizabethtown, PAPennsylvaniaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population6,685, 100%8,764,740209,056,129
Less Than High School433, 6.48%, see rank11.03%13.67%
High School Graduate2,552, 38.18%, see rank36.75%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree1,527, 22.84%, see rank24.12%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,435, 21.47%, see rank17.14%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree738, 11.04%, see rank10.96%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.83, see rank13.4913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Elizabethtown, PA PennsylvaniaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten38453.91%46.09%62.52%37.48%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)82283.82%, see rank16.18%, see rank86.09%13.91%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)42279.86%, see rank20.14%, see rank87.25%12.75%90.60%9.40%
College2,20729.90%, see rank70.10%, see rank63.29%36.71%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School14367.83%, see rank32.17%, see rank44.72%55.28%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Elizabethtown, PAPennsylvaniaU.S.
Total Households3,980, 100%4,957,736116,211,092
Average Household Size2.45, see rank2.492.63
1 Person Households1,030, 25.88%, see rank29.56%27.57%
2 or More Person Households2,950, 74.12%, see rank70.44%72.43%
Family Households (Families)2,695, 67.71%, see rank64.63%66.22%
Average Family Size3.00, see rank3.173.32
Married-Couple Family2,018, 50.70%, see rank48.29%48.42%
Nonfamily Households1,285, 32.29%, see rank35.37%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Elizabethtown, PA%PennsylvaniaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total9,697see rank10,512,604252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over4,548100%, see rank5,082,468123,281,364
Never Married1,91342.06%, see rank36.13%35.77%
Married2,19148.18%, see rank52.34%52.04%
Widowed661.45%, see rank3.10%2.57%
Divorced3788.31%, see rank8.43%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over5,149100%, see rank5,430,136129,692,771
Never Married2,07240.24%, see rank30.18%29.48%
Married2,25743.83%, see rank48.71%49.19%
Widowed3897.55%, see rank10.75%9.16%
Divorced4318.37%, see rank10.35%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Elizabethtown, PA%PennsylvaniaU.S.
Native11,37698.05%, see rank93.87%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence8,56473.81%, see rank73.68%58.73%
Born in Different State2,67123.02%, see rank18.61%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1411.22%, see rank1.58%1.42%
Foreign Born2261.95%, see rank6.13%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship680.59%, see rank3.15%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1581.36%, see rank2.98%7.09%
Born In Europe240.21%, see rank1.34%1.53%
Born In Asia1521.31%, see rank2.36%3.82%
Born In Africa310.27%, see rank0.44%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America190.16%, see rank1.84%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.12%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Elizabethtown, PA%PennsylvaniaU.S.
English3,82496.08%, see rank88.50%79.39%
Spanish691.73%, see rank4.69%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages380.95%, see rank4.40%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages100.25%, see rank1.81%3.36%
Other390.98%, see rank0.60%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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