|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Elon is 11,350. Elon, North Carolina is the 2,869th largest city in the US.
Elon is located entirely in Alamance County.
The current population of Elon (11,350) is it's peak population.
Elon has grown 66.4% since the 2000. Elon, North Carolina is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 89% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Elon has a population density of 2,424.5 people per square mile. Elon has the 9th highest population density in North Carolina.
|2864||Half Moon Bay, California||11,363||-4.3%|
|2867||Fulton, New York||11,354||-4.1%|
|2868||Lincolnton, North Carolina||11,352||12.3%|
|2869||Elon, North Carolina||11,350||66.4%|
|2870||Cocoa Beach, Florida||11,332||-9.3%|
|2871||Wilton Manors, Florida||11,316||-10.9%|
The total voting age population of Elon, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 9,922. The voting age population is 41.1% male and 58.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.7% of the residents of Elon are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Elon are 86.3% White, 7.2% Black, 3.1% Asian, 1.9% Two or more races and 1.5% Other. Additionally, 6.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Elon, 22.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 3.6%. On a per-household basis, 4.8% of families are below the poverty line in Elon.
Among those aged 16 and older, 39.8% of Elon residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 95.6% of Elon residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 54.1% have a bachelor's degree and 21.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Elon residents aged 5 and older, 7.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Elon is 3.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Elon, 14.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Elon is $65,313.
In Elon, 54.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 46.0% of housing units in Elon.
Of all the housing units in Elon, 1.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Elon, 35.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Elon is $1,287.
In Elon, 81.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.