Latest Data (2017)
Population 10,227
Nationwide Rank 3020

Quick Facts

Elon, North Carolina is the 3,020th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Elon, North Carolina is a town.

Elon, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Elon had its largest population ever.

Elon, North Carolina is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 87% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Elon, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3010 Pleasant View, Utah 10,287 80.6%
3011 Nanticoke, Pennsylvania 10,279 -5.8%
3012 Columbia, Illinois 10,274 28.5%
3013 St. Albans, West Virginia 10,265 -10.9%
3014 Wood River, Illinois 10,263 -9.1%
3015 Reading, Ohio 10,260 -8.7%
3016 Struthers, Ohio 10,254 -12.5%
3017 Ventnor City, New Jersey 10,239 -20.5%
3018 Mount Airy, North Carolina 10,232 -5.9%
3019 Alcoa, Tennessee 10,228 27.3%
3020 Elon, North Carolina 10,227 50.0%
3021 Berlin, New Hampshire 10,225 -0.9%
3022 Pella, Iowa 10,225 2.7%
3023 Sleepy Hollow, New York 10,218 10.8%
3024 Kinnelon, New Jersey 10,213 8.9%
3025 Bonham, Texas 10,193 1.7%
3026 Shasta Lake, California 10,190 12.7%
3027 Capitola, California 10,180 1.3%
3028 Lancaster, New York 10,179 -8.7%
3029 Troy, Illinois 10,176 18.9%
3030 Cottage Grove, Oregon 10,169 19.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1792 Clemmons 20,420 29.0%
1818 Shelby 20,018 -3.9%
1820 Havelock 20,008 -10.9%
1823 Leland 19,976 384.5%
1884 Boone 19,205 41.9%
1919 Lexington 18,775 -5.7%
1988 Lenoir 17,943 -1.0%
2007 Elizabeth City 17,756 2.9%
2114 Morganton 16,519 -5.1%
2159 Hope Mills 16,135 32.3%
2171 Pinehurst 16,028 63.4%
2179 Albemarle 15,977 -0.2%
2187 Knightdale 15,849 151.0%
2197 Harrisburg 15,728 234.9%
2206 Stallings 15,647 117.1%
2210 Mount Holly 15,635 61.5%
2259 Laurinburg 15,156 -5.0%
2262 Waxhaw 15,147 391.1%
2271 Eden 15,041 -5.1%
2274 Mebane 14,973 95.9%
2290 Henderson 14,852 -9.1%
2292 Graham 14,814 11.9%
2294 Roanoke Rapids 14,787 -12.9%
2370 Southern Pines 14,029 26.2%
2386 Hendersonville 13,954 21.9%
2393 Lewisville 13,913 18.6%
2401 Reidsville 13,857 -5.4%
2509 Newton 13,098 3.0%
2580 Davidson 12,684 74.7%
2593 Spring Lake 12,580 0.6%
2636 Smithfield 12,309 11.5%
2677 Belmont 12,046 35.3%
2771 Archdale 11,518 26.5%
2831 Summerfield 11,198 62.9%
2880 Tarboro 10,856 -3.2%
2890 Kings Mountain 10,791 4.8%
2892 Lincolnton 10,776 6.6%
2893 Weddington 10,773 59.0%
3018 Mount Airy 10,232 -5.9%
3020 Elon 10,227 50.0%
3065 Waynesville 9,971 4.0%
3122 Dunn 9,734 4.7%
3136 Winterville 9,654 98.5%
3151 Washington 9,571 -1.5%
3199 Morehead City 9,303 17.9%
3309 Rockingham 8,846 -7.4%
3311 Wesley Chapel 8,841 229.5%
3338 Oxford 8,752 3.9%
3340 Pineville 8,746 44.5%
3398 Clinton 8,539 -0.9%
3444 Conover 8,368 23.8%
3479 Roxboro 8,290 -4.8%
3500 Fletcher 8,233 93.9%
3510 Siler City 8,190 15.4%
3530 Black Mountain 8,150 8.0%
3611 Brevard 7,890 15.8%
3648 Oak Island 7,789 16.8%
3654 Butner 7,778 20.5%
3690 Rolesville 7,666 674.3%
3698 Marion 7,640 11.2%
3704 Aberdeen 7,625 116.9%
3814 Mills River 7,294 27.5%
3829 Wendell 7,261 64.3%
3836 Hillsborough 7,231 31.7%
3842 Forest City 7,210 -4.2%
3872 Kill Devil Hills 7,117 20.4%
3881 Gibsonville 7,096 51.8%
3930 Oak Ridge 6,917 67.2%
3933 King 6,904 14.4%
4008 Unionville 6,705 34.2%
4014 Selma 6,684 9.6%
4030 Trinity 6,628 -1.4%
4090 Marvin 6,490 350.6%
4091 Woodfin 6,489 16.2%
4154 Hamlet 6,314 1.7%
4160 Carolina Beach 6,270 22.6%
4251 Boiling Spring Lakes 6,028 98.9%
4266 Cherryville 5,978 8.1%
4462 St. James 5,514 532.3%
4475 Nashville 5,487 23.7%
4481 Bessemer City 5,472 2.6%
4507 Stokesdale 5,413 65.5%
4514 Whiteville 5,396 4.5%
4564 Williamston 5,302 -10.7%
4578 Wadesboro 5,276 -5.7%
4583 Mocksville 5,271 23.9%
4585 Zebulon 5,268 28.6%
4624 Sawmills 5,180 4.7%
4637 Ayden 5,143 9.1%
4648 Walkertown 5,120 23.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 10,227 3,020
2016 10,147 3,025
2015 10,024 3,032
2014 9,630 3,093
2013 9,513 3,108
2012 9,576 3,068
2011 9,519 3,075
2010 9,419 3,087
2009 7,158 3,692
2008 7,091 3,698
2007 7,024 3,700
2006 6,931 3,702
2005 7,070 3,628
2004 7,074 3,594
2003 7,075 3,572
2002 7,127 3,535
2001 6,961 3,574
2000 6,817 3,612