There are 11 neighborhoods in the city, each with its own charm and choice of housing. So whether you're looking for a 1 bedroom apartment near some restaurants and bar, a 2 bedroom apartment in a historical area, or are looking for a 3 bedroom apartment -- you'll be able to find it.
Because of the growing population, when you do look for a place, you should have everything in order. You don't need to go overboard and list your blood type and social security number, but make sure you have the basic reports and references ready to go.
Read on for a quick guide to the major areas in Elizabeth to help you determine which neighborhood is your best fit:
Bayway: You'll find bars, stylish stores, and restaurants here. It also has the bridge to Staten Island.
Midtown: The historical part of the city, but also has more modern sites including the Art Deco Hersh Tower.
Elmora: Has great restaurants and boutiques. There are some luxurious high rise apartment complexes.
Downtown: The oldest part of the city, it is one of the more desirable places to live.
Frog Hollow: This is a neighborhood that has the Veterans Memorial Waterfront Park, and is one of the more affordable places in Elizabeth.
Elizabeth is, to put it simply, a really nice place. It does have some very decent restaurants and great parks, and it's close enough to the bigger cities that you can have a night on the town. Elizabeth is a great spot if you like to travel; it's just a stone's throw from New York City, and with the Newark Airport only a half-hour drive away, it's a convenient jumping-off point for longer trips.