Elon is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 12,105, it is the 77th largest city in North Carolina and the 2706th largest city in the United States. Elon is currently growing at a rate of 1.06% annually and its population has increased by 28.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,419 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Elon has a population density of 3,046 people per square mile.
The average household income in Elon is $74,644 with a poverty rate of 20.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,234 per month, and the median house value is $246,900. The median age in Elon is 21.9 years, 23.1 years for males, and 21.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 71.9 males.