Elizabethtown, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Elizabethtown, New York - Basic Facts

The Elizabethtown Census Designated Place had a population of 710 as of July 1, 2018. Elizabethtown ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Elizabethtown is located at latitude 44.2162 and longitude -73.591 in Essex County. The formal boundaries for the Elizabethtown Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Essex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 564 feet.

The Elizabethtown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628047) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Elizabethtown Census Designated Place is located within Town of Elizabethtown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Essex County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elizabethtown: Pleasant Valley, The Valley.

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Elizabethtown, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 710
Population in Households 624
Population in Familes 443
Population in Group Qrtrs 86
Population Density2 215
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $51,634
Average Household Income $67,583
Per Capita Income $31,062


Total Housing Units 404 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 217 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 (23.3%)
Median Home Value $143,519
Average Home Value $175,579


Total Households 310
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 170
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.73% -0.66%
Households -0.79% -0.72%
Families -0.56% -0.96%
Median Household Income   0.37%
Per Capita Income   1.94%

Elizabethtown, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elizabethtown to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 917 23rd
Population Density # 1123 6th
Diversity Index # 1073 10th
Median Household Income # 853 29th
Per Capita Income # 649 46th

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