Elizabeth City

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  1. Elizabeth City Legal Resources
  2. Elizabeth City Statistics
  3. Elizabeth City Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Elizabeth City Employment Information
  5. Elizabeth City Family Information
  6. Elizabeth City Education Information
  7. Elizabeth City Public Benefits Information
  8. Elizabeth City Criminal Information
  9. Elizabeth City Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  10. Elizabeth City Zip Codes


Elizabeth City Legal Resources

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Elizabeth City Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 17,534
  • Land Area (2000): 27.007 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 1.619 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 7,618

Elizabeth City Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 17,525 99.59%
 Rural, Farm 0 0.00%
 Rural, Non-farm 73 0.41%

Elizabeth City 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 Employment Information

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Elizabeth City Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 411 13.56%
2. Educational Services 289 9.53%
3. Public Administration 268 8.84%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 264 8.71%
5. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 163 5.38%
6. Health Care 125 4.12%
7. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 116 3.83%
8. Food and Beverage Stores 101 3.33%
9. Repair and Maintenance 94 3.10%
10. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 74 2.44%
11. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 73 2.41%
12. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 72 2.37%
13. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 70 2.31%
14. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 67 2.21%
15. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 57 1.88%
16. Other Transportation 54 1.78%
17. Department and Other General Stores 47 1.55%
18. Utilities 46 1.52%
19. Finance and Insurance 43 1.42%
20. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 40 1.32%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 647 18.15%
2. Educational Services 632 17.73%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 414 11.61%
4. Food and Beverage Stores 182 5.11%
5. Department and Other General Stores 181 5.08%
6. Public Administration 177 4.96%
7. Social Assistance 145 4.07%
8. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 112 3.14%
9. Finance and Insurance 110 3.09%
10. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 76 2.13%
11. Food Manufacturing 60 1.68%
12. Private Household Services 52 1.46%
13. Personal and Laundry Services 47 1.32%
14. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 46 1.29%
15. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 45 1.26%
16. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 42 1.18%
17. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 39 1.09%
18. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 37 1.04%
19. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 34 0.95%
20. Construction 34 0.95%

Elizabeth City Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Installation / Maintenance 229 7.55%
2. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 166 5.47%
3. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 162 5.34%
4. Vehicle Mechanics 136 4.49%
5. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 135 4.45%
6. Other Management Occupations 124 4.09%
7. Other Construction Trades 120 3.96%
8. Other Sales and Related Occupations 113 3.73%
9. Carpenters 108 3.56%
10. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 104 3.43%
11. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 89 2.94%
12. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 70 2.31%
13. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 68 2.24%
14. Other Production Occupations 66 2.18%
15. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 66 2.18%
16. Pipelayers / Plumbers / Etc. 52 1.72%
17. Religious Workers 52 1.72%
18. Law Enforcement Workers 51 1.68%
19. Other Food Preparation and Servers 46 1.52%
20. Agricultural Workers 44 1.45%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Cashiers 254 7.12%
2. Secretaries and Admins 229 6.42%
3. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 177 4.96%
4. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 169 4.74%
5. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 166 4.66%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 154 4.32%
7. Registered Nurses 125 3.51%
8. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 121 3.39%
9. Waiters and Waitresses 116 3.25%
10. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 115 3.23%
11. Health Technologists and Technicians 110 3.09%
12. Other Office and Admin Support 107 3.00%
13. Child Care Workers 93 2.61%
14. Business Operations Specialists 89 2.50%
15. Other Healthcare Support 86 2.41%
16. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 86 2.41%
17. Other Personal Care, Not child care 84 2.36%
18. Customer Service Representatives 74 2.08%
19. Other Food Preparation and Servers 73 2.05%
20. Other Production Occupations 73 2.05%

Elizabeth City Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 6,153 45.13%
15-35 hours 1,748 12.82%
1-14 hours 527 3.87%
No regular hours 5,205 38.18%

Elizabeth City Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 239 3.66%
5 AM-5:29 AM 240 3.68%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 175 2.68%
6 AM-6:29 AM 510 7.81%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 571 8.75%
7 AM-7:29 AM 692 10.60%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 1,422 21.78%
8 AM-8:29 AM 603 9.24%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 327 5.01%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 421 6.45%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 229 3.51%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 96 1.47%
Noon-3:59 PM 498 7.63%
4 PM-11:59 PM 505 7.74%

Elizabeth City Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 475 7.28%
5-9 1,635 25.05%
10-14 1,707 26.15%
15-19 695 10.65%
20-24 380 5.82%
25-29 64 0.98%
30-34 318 4.87%
35-39 85 1.30%
40-44 69 1.06%
45-59 365 5.59%
60-89 491 7.52%
At least 90 244 3.74%

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


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 164 2.51% 4,792 73.41%
30-44 10 0.15% 462 7.08%
45-59 9 0.14% 356 5.45%
At least 60 0 0.00% 735 11.26%

Elizabeth City Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 24 0.36%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,229 18.62%
 Car / truck / van, solo 4,635 70.24%
 Motorcycle 6 0.09%
 Other 169 2.56%
 Public transportation 183 2.77%
 Walked 282 4.27%
 Worked at home 71 1.08%

Elizabeth City 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 Family Information

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Households (2000): 6,760 (16,118 people)
Families (2000): 4,374 (12,920 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 1,113
People at same address in 1995: 7,904

Elizabeth City Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 1,478 21.86%
$10,000-$14,999 719 10.64%
$15,000-$19,999 774 11.45%
$20,000-$24,999 494 7.31%
$25,000-$29,999 504 7.46%
$30,000-$34,999 466 6.89%
$35,000-$39,999 322 4.76%
$40,000-$44,999 429 6.35%
$45,000-$49,999 270 3.99%
$50,000-$59,999 402 5.95%
$60,000-$74,999 351 5.19%
$75,000-$99,999 297 4.39%
$100,000-$124,999 97 1.43%
$125,000-$149,999 54 0.80%
$150,000-$199,999 56 0.83%
$200,000 or more 47 0.70%

Elizabeth City Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 2,124 31.59%
 Family, 2 people 1,793 26.67%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 253 3.76%
 Family, 3 people 1,173 17.45%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 39 0.58%
 Family, 4 people 801 11.91%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 15 0.22%
 Family, 5 people 332 4.94%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 4 0.06%
 Family, 6 people 117 1.74%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 2 0.03%
 Family, 7 or more people 69 1.03%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 1 0.01%

Elizabeth City Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 4,749 28.05%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 1,416 8.36%
Public Assistance 563 3.33%
Retirement 1,302 7.69%
Self Employment 483 2.85%
Social Security 2,134 12.61%
Supplemental Security 541 3.20%
Wage / Salary 4,590 27.11%
Other 1,151 6.80%

Elizabeth City Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 1,427 59.61%
 With children under 18 967 40.39%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 481 8.08%
 Married 2,939 49.35%
 Never Married 2,248 37.74%
 Widowed 288 4.84%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 978 12.35%
 Married 3,121 39.41%
 Never Married 2,590 32.71%
 Widowed 1,230 15.53%

Elizabeth City 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 Education Information

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Elizabeth City Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 1,181 9.00%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 2,011 15.33%
 High school diploma or equivalent 3,595 27.41%
 Some college, no degree 3,702 28.23%
 Associate degree 710 5.41%
 Bachelors degree 1,381 10.53%
 Graduate or professional degree 535 4.08%

Elizabeth City Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 227 1.29% 108 0.62% 335 1.91%
Kindergarten 251 1.43% 21 0.12% 272 1.55%
Grades 1-4 1,043 5.95% 0 0.00% 1,043 5.95%
Grades 5-8 979 5.58% 25 0.14% 1,004 5.73%
Grades 9-12 1,104 6.30% 23 0.13% 1,127 6.43%
Undergrad college 1,600 9.13% 337 1.92% 1,937 11.05%
Graduate or professional school 83 0.47% 40 0.23% 123 0.70%
Total 5,287 30.15% 554 3.16% 5,841 33.31%

Elizabeth City 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 Public Benefits Information

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Elizabeth City Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 11,774 72.85%
 Below Poverty Level 4,387 27.15%

Elizabeth City 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 Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 99
Elizabeth City 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 Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Elizabeth City Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 2,410 13.74%
10-19 Years 2,917 16.64%
20-29 Years 2,827 16.12%
30-39 Years 2,243 12.79%
40-49 Years 2,137 12.19%
50-59 Years 1,655 9.44%
60-69 Years 1,204 6.87%
70-79 Years 1,275 7.27%
80-89 Years 691 3.94%
90+ Years 175 1.00%

Elizabeth City Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 7,913 45.13%
 Female 9,621 54.87%

Elizabeth City Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 African-American 9,741 55.55%
 Caucasian 7,090 40.44%
 Hispanic/Latino 266 1.52%
 Multiracial 241 1.37%
 Asian 135 0.77%
 Amerindian 39 0.22%
 Other Race 20 0.11%
 Pacific Islander 2 0.01%

Elizabeth City Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 1,735 27.59%
2. English 1,153 18.34%
3. German 846 13.45%
4. Irish 763 12.13%
5. Scotch Irish 260 4.13%
6. Italian 227 3.61%
7. French Non-Basque 222 3.53%
8. Scottish 180 2.86%
9. African 124 1.97%
10. European 115 1.83%

Elizabeth City Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 15,642 95.56%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 521 3.18%
3. Chinese 55 0.34%
4. French 28 0.17%
5. German 27 0.16%
6. Vietnamese 22 0.13%
7. Greek 13 0.08%
8. Japanese 11 0.07%
9. African 9 0.05%
10. Other Asian 8 0.05%

Elizabeth City Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 17,304 98.33%
 Naturalized immigrant 102 0.58%
 Not a citizen 192 1.09%

Elizabeth City 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 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.


Elizabeth City Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

27906 27907 27909