Elizabethtown has the 2356th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Elizabethtown is part of the Lancaster metro area. Unemployment in the Lancaster area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Lancaster has the 98th largest local economy in the US, and a average cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Elizabethtown is below average at $42,150, and the median cost of a home in Elizabethtown is $169,000, which is the same as the national average. 32% of workers in Elizabethtown hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 93% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Elizabethtown. 78% of Elizabethtown workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 12% walk. People in Elizabethtown spend an average of 19 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.