City At A Glance

Harbor on the Coast of Elizabeth City
Harbor on the Coast of Elizabeth City

Quick Facts:

Population: 18,479
Median Household Income: $35,586
Average Work Commute: 13 Minutes
Median Home Price: $103,500

About Elizabeth City, NC

Known as the Harbor of Hospitality, Elizabeth City is a waterfront community on the eastern seaboard, just 45 minutes from Norfolk, Virginia. The United States Coast Guard calls the harbor home and the North Carolina Potato Festival is held here annually. Architecture buffs can enjoy six National Register Historic Districts. Elizabeth City has been named one of The 100 Best Small Towns in America three times.