Elizabeth is both the largest city and the county seat of Union County, in New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city had a total population of 124, 969, retaining its ranking as New Jersey’s fourth largest city (by population). The population increased by 4,401 (3.7%) from the 120,568 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 10,566 (+9.6%) from the 110,002 counted in the 1990 Census.For 2015, the Census Bureau’s Population Estimates Program calculated a population of 129,007, an increase of 3.2% from the 2010 enumeration, ranking the city the 210th largest in the nation.In 2008, Elizabeth was named one of “America’s 50 Greenest Cities”, and it was the only city in New Jersey selected.
Trucks can be seen up and down the Jersey Turnpike. Truckers need drug testing as required by the DOT. Random drug testing and consortium drug testing programs are available from National Drug Screening up and down New Jersey and in Elisabeth, NJ.
Personal Drug Tests
Many individuals from New Jersey and Elizabeth and Newark call daily for personal drug tests. These drug tests or alcohol tests are for probation or other personal reasons. In New Jersey, we work with Quest Diagnostics and with LabCorp. Our drug test facilities are open daily. You can call today for immediate same day drug testing service. Hair drug testing and hair follicle drug testing are becoming more and more popular in New Jersey including Elizabeth.
Elizabeth is home to the Bayway Refinery, a Phillips 66 refining facility that supplies petroleum-based products to the New York/New Jersey area, producing approximately 230,000 barrels (37,000 m3) per day. Elizabeth has seen its transportation facilities grow; the Port Newark-Elizabeth Marine Terminal is one of the busiest ports in the world, as is Newark Liberty International Airport, parts of which are actually in Elizabeth. Elizabeth also features Little Jimmy’s Italian Ices (since 1932), the popular Jersey Gardens outlet mall, Loews Theater, and the Elizabeth Center, which generate millions of dollars in revenue.
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 124,969 people, 41,596 households, and 29,325 families residing in the city. The population density was 10,144.1 per square mile (3,916.7/km2). There were 45,516 housing units at an average density of 3,694.7 per square mile (1,426.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 54.65% (68,292) White, 21.08% (26,343) Black or African American, 0.83% (1,036) Native American, 2.08% (2,604) Asian, 0.04% (52) Pacific Islander, 16.72% (20,901) from other races, and 4.59% (5,741) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 59.50% (74,353) of the population.
According to the FBI, in 2010, Elizabeth, New Jersey was the twenty-fifth most dangerous city in the United States. Elizabeth has more than 1,000 violent crimes out of 100,000 people.