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Elizabeth Jobs Overview

143,441
Job Openings
4.4%
Unemployment Rate
$61,300
Median Base Salary
129k
Population

Elizabeth has the 164th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 3.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Elizabeth is part of the New York City metro area. Unemployment in the New York City area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. New York City has the largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Elizabeth is above average at $61,300, and the median cost of a home in Elizabeth is $271,400, which is above the national average. 11% of workers in Elizabeth hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 73% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Elizabeth. 67% of Elizabeth workers drive to work alone, 11% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 13% walk. People in Elizabeth spend an average of 26 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.