Elizabeth City, NC has a population of 18,025 and is the 2,404th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,547 per sq mi which is 754% higher than the North Carolina average and 1607% higher than the national average. The median age in Elizabeth City is 33 which is approximately 15% lower than the North Carolina average of 38. In Elizabeth City, 43% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 93% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 58% of Elizabeth City residents were born in North Carolina, 38% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.