Elizabeth City Metro Area

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  3. Elizabeth City Metro Area Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Elizabeth City Metro Area Employment Information
  5. Elizabeth City Metro Area Family Information
  6. Elizabeth City Metro Area Education Information
  7. Elizabeth City Metro Area Business Information
  8. Elizabeth City Metro Area Public Benefits Information
  9. Elizabeth City Metro Area Criminal Information
  10. Elizabeth City Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Elizabeth City Metro Area Counties
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Elizabeth City Metro Area Legal Resources

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Elizabeth City Metro Area Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 53,150
  • Land Area (2000): 1,851.120 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 542.195 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 23,305

Elizabeth City Metro Area Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 38,324 35.72%
 Rural, Farm 2,967 2.77%
 Rural, Non-farm 65,998 61.51%

Elizabeth City Metro Area Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Elizabeth City Metro Area Employment Information

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Elizabeth City Metro Area Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 21,043 20,179 864 4.11% 41
1991 20,317 19,205 1,112 5.47% 55
1992 20,763 19,545 1,219 5.87% 59
1993 21,067 19,935 1,132 5.37% 54
1994 21,193 20,146 1,047 4.94% 50
1995 22,100 20,998 1,103 4.99% 50
1996 22,900 21,775 1,125 4.91% 49
1997 23,259 22,200 1,059 4.55% 46
1998 23,383 22,401 982 4.20% 42
1999 23,834 23,031 803 3.37% 34
2000 23,509 22,635 874 3.72% 37
2001 23,538 22,355 1,183 5.03% 50
2002 24,200 22,899 1,301 5.37% 54
2003 25,279 24,018 1,261 4.99% 50
2004 26,397 25,208 1,189 4.50% 45
2005 26,916 25,659 1,257 4.67% 47
2006 27,708 26,348 1,361 4.91% 49
2007 28,912 27,539 1,372 4.75% 47
2008 29,357 27,555 1,802 6.14% 61
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 28,890 27,223 1,667 5.77% 58
Feb 2008 28,743 27,021 1,722 5.99% 60
Mar 2008 29,100 27,417 1,683 5.78% 58
Apr 2008 29,133 27,563 1,570 5.39% 54
May 2008 29,360 27,559 1,801 6.13% 61
Jun 2008 29,738 27,869 1,869 6.28% 63
Jul 2008 30,106 28,049 2,057 6.83% 68
Aug 2008 29,602 27,622 1,980 6.69% 67
Sep 2008 29,538 27,671 1,867 6.32% 63
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Elizabeth City Metro Area Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 3,374 14.85%
2. Public Administration 2,804 12.34%
3. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 1,458 6.42%
4. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 1,408 6.20%
5. Educational Services 1,354 5.96%
6. Accommodation and Food Services 1,118 4.92%
7. Repair and Maintenance 838 3.69%
8. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 802 3.53%
9. Truck Transportation 656 2.89%
10. Health Care 650 2.86%
11. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 626 2.76%
12. Food and Beverage Stores 608 2.68%
13. Other Transportation 472 2.08%
14. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 440 1.94%
15. Utilities 378 1.66%
16. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 332 1.46%
17. Department and Other General Stores 304 1.34%
18. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 300 1.32%
19. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 298 1.31%
20. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 270 1.19%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 3,854 18.22%
2. Educational Services 3,724 17.61%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 1,812 8.57%
4. Public Administration 1,478 6.99%
5. Department and Other General Stores 856 4.05%
6. Food and Beverage Stores 840 3.97%
7. Social Assistance 776 3.67%
8. Finance and Insurance 740 3.50%
9. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 658 3.11%
10. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 544 2.57%
11. Personal and Laundry Services 470 2.22%
12. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 330 1.56%
13. Construction 300 1.42%
14. Private Household Services 300 1.42%
15. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 266 1.26%
16. Food Manufacturing 240 1.13%
17. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 224 1.06%
18. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 210 0.99%
19. Pharmacies and Drug Stores 204 0.96%
20. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 190 0.90%

Elizabeth City Metro Area Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Installation / Maintenance 1,538 6.77%
2. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 1,328 5.85%
3. Vehicle Mechanics 1,298 5.71%
4. Other Sales and Related Occupations 990 4.36%
5. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 888 3.91%
6. Other Construction Trades 860 3.79%
7. Other Management Occupations 730 3.21%
8. Other Production Occupations 718 3.16%
9. Law Enforcement Workers 716 3.15%
10. Carpenters 650 2.86%
11. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 624 2.75%
12. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 552 2.43%
13. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 534 2.35%
14. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 510 2.25%
15. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 488 2.15%
16. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 482 2.12%
17. Farmers and Farm Managers 468 2.06%
18. Agricultural Workers 442 1.95%
19. Construction Laborers 394 1.73%
20. Top Executives 388 1.71%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 1,422 6.72%
2. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 1,300 6.15%
3. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,026 4.85%
4. Cashiers 932 4.41%
5. Other Office and Admin Support 886 4.19%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 858 4.06%
7. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 834 3.94%
8. Registered Nurses 800 3.78%
9. Other Management Occupations 684 3.23%
10. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 680 3.22%
11. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 622 2.94%
12. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 606 2.87%
13. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 540 2.55%
14. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 536 2.53%
15. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 524 2.48%
16. Health Technologists and Technicians 486 2.30%
17. Waiters and Waitresses 468 2.21%
18. Child Care Workers 466 2.20%
19. Business Operations Specialists 438 2.07%
20. Other Food Preparation and Servers 400 1.89%

Elizabeth City Metro Area Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 41,785 49.62%
15-35 hours 8,921 10.59%
1-14 hours 2,595 3.08%
No regular hours 30,906 36.70%

Elizabeth City Metro Area Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 1,597 3.66%
5 AM-5:29 AM 1,747 4.00%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 2,020 4.63%
6 AM-6:29 AM 4,145 9.50%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 4,416 10.12%
7 AM-7:29 AM 6,285 14.41%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 8,660 19.85%
8 AM-8:29 AM 4,254 9.75%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 1,685 3.86%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 1,956 4.48%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 724 1.66%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 516 1.18%
Noon-3:59 PM 2,849 6.53%
4 PM-11:59 PM 2,774 6.36%

Elizabeth City Metro Area Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 1,912 4.38%
5-9 6,209 14.23%
10-14 8,498 19.48%
15-19 6,715 15.39%
20-24 4,869 11.16%
25-29 1,851 4.24%
30-34 4,133 9.47%
35-39 434 0.99%
40-44 726 1.66%
45-59 2,749 6.30%
60-89 3,372 7.73%
At least 90 2,160 4.95%

Elizabeth City Metro Area Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 410 0.94% 29,644 67.95%
30-44 20 0.05% 5,273 12.09%
45-59 30 0.07% 2,719 6.23%
At least 60 50 0.11% 5,482 12.57%

Elizabeth City Metro Area Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 84 0.19%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 7,425 16.62%
 Car / truck / van, solo 33,879 75.83%
 Motorcycle 62 0.14%
 Other 560 1.25%
 Public transportation 510 1.14%
 Walked 1,108 2.48%
 Worked at home 1,052 2.35%

Elizabeth City Metro Area Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Elizabeth City Metro Area Family Information

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Households (2000): 40,512 (101,186 people)
Families (2000): 29,096 (85,510 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 10,085
People at same address in 1995: 55,941

Elizabeth City Metro Area Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 6,016 14.69%
$10,000-$14,999 3,420 8.35%
$15,000-$19,999 3,758 9.18%
$20,000-$24,999 3,032 7.41%
$25,000-$29,999 3,255 7.95%
$30,000-$34,999 3,082 7.53%
$35,000-$39,999 2,464 6.02%
$40,000-$44,999 2,672 6.53%
$45,000-$49,999 1,905 4.65%
$50,000-$59,999 3,302 8.07%
$60,000-$74,999 3,145 7.68%
$75,000-$99,999 2,869 7.01%
$100,000-$124,999 1,062 2.59%
$125,000-$149,999 378 0.92%
$150,000-$199,999 386 0.94%
$200,000 or more 194 0.47%

Elizabeth City Metro Area Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 4,943 24.45%
 Family, 2 people 6,498 32.15%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 637 3.15%
 Family, 3 people 3,586 17.74%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 92 0.46%
 Family, 4 people 2,820 13.95%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 34 0.17%
 Family, 5 people 1,031 5.10%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 7 0.03%
 Family, 6 people 360 1.78%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 3 0.01%
 Family, 7 or more people 201 0.99%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 2 0.01%

Elizabeth City Metro Area Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 30,452 27.93%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 11,456 10.51%
Public Assistance 2,001 1.84%
Retirement 9,203 8.44%
Self Employment 4,939 4.53%
Social Security 13,015 11.94%
Supplemental Security 2,638 2.42%
Wage / Salary 28,991 26.59%
Other 6,344 5.82%

Elizabeth City Metro Area Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 13,098 60.52%
 With children under 18 8,543 39.48%

Elizabeth City Metro Area Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 3,243 7.95%
 Married 24,543 60.20%
 Never Married 11,516 28.25%
 Widowed 1,468 3.60%

Elizabeth City Metro Area Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 4,189 9.33%
 Married 24,615 54.81%
 Never Married 10,034 22.34%
 Widowed 6,073 13.52%

Elizabeth City Metro Area Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Elizabeth City Metro Area Education Information

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Elizabeth City Metro Area Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 6,500 8.01%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 12,740 15.70%
 High school diploma or equivalent 24,954 30.75%
 Some college, no degree 20,192 24.88%
 Associate degree 5,404 6.66%
 Bachelors degree 8,051 9.92%
 Graduate or professional degree 3,301 4.07%

Elizabeth City Metro Area Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 1,020 1.92% 704 1.32% 1,724 3.24%
Kindergarten 1,449 2.73% 114 0.21% 1,563 2.94%
Grades 1-4 5,653 10.64% 339 0.64% 5,992 11.27%
Grades 5-8 6,381 12.01% 354 0.67% 6,735 12.67%
Grades 9-12 6,142 11.56% 250 0.47% 6,392 12.03%
Undergrad college 5,673 10.67% 940 1.77% 6,613 12.44%
Graduate or professional school 363 0.68% 174 0.33% 537 1.01%
Total 26,681 50.20% 2,875 5.41% 29,556 55.61%

Elizabeth City Metro Area Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Elizabeth City Metro Area Business Information

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Elizabeth City Metro Area Businesses Changes By Year

Year  Business Births  Business Deaths
2003 101 87
2004 133 103

Elizabeth City Metro Area Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Elizabeth City Metro Area Public Benefits Information

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Elizabeth City Metro Area Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 84,492 82.88%
 Below Poverty Level 17,455 17.12%

Elizabeth City Metro Area Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Elizabeth City Metro Area Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 929
Elizabeth City Metro Area Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Elizabeth City Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Elizabeth City Metro Area Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 6,632 12.48%
10-19 Years 7,979 15.01%
20-29 Years 6,500 12.23%
30-39 Years 7,495 14.10%
40-49 Years 7,809 14.69%
50-59 Years 6,330 11.91%
60-69 Years 4,605 8.66%
70-79 Years 3,721 7.00%
80-89 Years 1,738 3.27%
90+ Years 341 0.64%

Elizabeth City Metro Area Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 25,730 48.41%
 Female 27,420 51.59%

Elizabeth City Metro Area Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 33,196 62.46%
 African-American 18,284 34.40%
 Hispanic/Latino 546 1.03%
 Multiracial 538 1.01%
 Asian 361 0.68%
 Amerindian 168 0.32%
 Other Race 39 0.07%
 Pacific Islander 18 0.03%

Elizabeth City Metro Area Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 15,740 28.70%
2. English 12,038 21.95%
3. German 6,462 11.78%
4. Irish 6,460 11.78%
5. Scotch Irish 2,120 3.87%
6. Italian 1,900 3.46%
7. Scottish 1,724 3.14%
8. French Non-Basque 1,464 2.67%
9. Welsh 733 1.34%
10. African 700 1.28%

Elizabeth City Metro Area Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 97,635 96.57%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 2,124 2.10%
3. French 202 0.20%
4. German 188 0.19%
5. Vietnamese 160 0.16%
6. Chinese 122 0.12%
7. Greek 106 0.10%
8. Laotian 82 0.08%
9. Other Asian 74 0.07%
10. Russian 56 0.06%

Elizabeth City Metro Area Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 105,451 98.29%
 Naturalized immigrant 890 0.83%
 Not a citizen 948 0.88%

Elizabeth City Metro Area Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Elizabeth City Metro Area Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


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