Elizabeth City, NC

Population: 18,025

Key findings

  • Elizabeth City has a Livability Score of 55/100, which is considered poor
  • Elizabeth City crime rates are 79% higher than the North Carolina average
  • Cost of living in Elizabeth City is 4% higher than the North Carolina average
  • Elizabeth City real estate prices are 18% lower than the North Carolina average
  • Rental prices in Elizabeth City are equal to the North Carolina average

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      Top Rated Schools in Elizabeth City

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Weeksville ElementaryKG - 532350%
      Northside ElementaryKG - 554146%
      Central ElementaryKG - 538042%
      J C Sawyer ElementaryKG - 544037%
      Northeastern High9 - 1284937%
      Sheep-harney ElementaryPK - 551735%
      Pasquotank County High9 - 1277332%
      Pasquotank ElementaryKG - 534232%
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      Elizabeth City Reviews

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      My Summary Called Living In Elizabeth City

      Attractions7/10
      Community6/10
      Nightlife5/10
      Dining5/10
      Shopping5/10
      My life in Elizabeth City can be summed up in 4 words, no place like home. I thoroughly enjoyed how close knit the many neighborhoods were, as we lived near Waterfront Park. Many nights spent at Machelhe Island convinced me that I would grow up to be a Park Ranger. Little did I know, my occupation would almost be the exact opposite.

      During my younger years, some of the best areas in Elizabeth City to eat could be found taking a drive through HWY 17, and checking out the areas near Northeastern High School. Right next to Starbucks is the City Grille, and trust me when I tell you that they have some of the best burgers this side of I 95.

      When weather is taken into consideration, many would move here in a heartbeak, and that is mainly the reason my family still lives here. Summer temperatures are warm and enjoyable, as a drive to the beach is not far whatsoever. You can reach Chesapeake VA in about 30 minutes or so, everything is nearby that you would ever need!
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      Source: The Elizabeth City, NC data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).