Elkin is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,036, it is the 171st largest city in North Carolina and the 5373rd largest city in the United States. Elkin is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 0.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,001 in 2010. Elkin reached it's highest population of 4,109 in 2000. Spanning over 7 miles, Elkin has a population density of 596 people per square mile.
The average household income in Elkin is $64,771 with a poverty rate of 17.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $618 per month, and the median house value is $135,300. The median age in Elkin is 37.6 years, 35.2 years for males, and 44.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.5 males.