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Elizabeth is a borough in Allegheny County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
The community was named for Elizabeth Mackay Bayard, daughter of Col. Aeneas Mackay, commandant of Fort Pitt
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Elizabeth. For links to other places called Elizabeth, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Elizabeth is 40.269N. The longitude is -79.89W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 771 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,559.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Elizabeth demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Allegheny County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Pittsburgh area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 15037 ZIP code.
23% of Elizabeth residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elizabeth ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elizabeth was $17,618, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Elizabeth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Elizabeth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $344. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $734.
Libraries in Elizabeth include Elizabeth Forward Branch ... View libraries
Allegheny County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elizabeth political report.
The average commute time for Elizabeth workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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