Elroy, North Carolina Population 2020

3,719

Elroy is a city located in North Carolina. Elroy has a 2020 population of 3,719. Elroy is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -3.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,869 in 2010. Elroy reached it's highest population of 4,284 in 2012.

The average household income in Elroy is $51,677 with a poverty rate of 17.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $764 per month, and the median house value is $88,300. The median age in Elroy is 40 years, 35.5 years for males, and 40.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 110.7 males.

Elroy Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elroy was:

  • White: 58.19%
  • Black or African American: 28.56%
  • Other race: 7.18%
  • Two or more races: 3.68%
  • Asian: 2.39%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Elroy, North Carolina is 3,719, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,719.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,869.

Elroy, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,16458.19%
Black or African American1,06228.56%
Some Other Race2677.18%
Two or More Races1373.68%
Asian892.39%

Elroy Population Pyramid 2020

Elroy Median Age

40


Total

35.5


Male

40.7


Female

Elroy Adults

There are 2,891 adults, (585 of whom are seniors) in Elroy.

Elroy Age Dependency

61.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Elroy Sex Ratio

Female

1,765

47.46%

Male

1,954

52.54%

Elroy Households and Families

Elroy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Elroy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married71.5%28.5%
All58%42%
Non Family49.8%50.2%
Female38.3%61.7%

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4622.5458
Married5293.2771.5
Non Family4981.1449.8
Female3453.3838.3
Male902.82100

3.14

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Elroy Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2169.13%
9th to 12th Grade33113.99%
High School Graduate78733.26%
Some College57924.47%
Associates Degree2128.96%
Bachelors Degree1938.16%
Graduate Degree482.03%

Elroy Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3631,123187
Black57547935
Hispanic3241304
Other Race189654
Multiple Races6258
Asian422915

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 93.55%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.71%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,709$35,766$28,042
Less Than High School$27,353$22,463$38,417
High School Grad$26,296$36,359$25,139
Some College$29,177$45,018$28,125
Bachelors Degree$40,236$41,196$30,625
Graduate Degree$$$

$29,709

Average Earnings

$35,766

Average Male

$28,042

Average Female

Elroy Language

Elroy Language by Age

Elroy Language

83.73% of Elroy residents speak only English, while 16.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.22% of the population.

Elroy Poverty

Elroy Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic63428745.27%
Black1,06222421.09%
White1,8121196.57%
Other2675420.22%
Multiple1374029.20%

17.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.93%

Male Poverty Rate

16.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elroy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elroy is Hispanic, with 45.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elroy is White, with 6.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.84%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.71%
High School15.12%
Some College5.06%
Bachelors or Greater1.66%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.81%
Male Unemployed17.95%
Male Employed13.03%
Female Employed10.84%

Elroy Income

Elroy Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,338$51,677
Families$44,808$57,680
Married Families$67,750-
Non Families$30,761$35,733

Elroy Marital Status

Elroy Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.8%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Elroy Married by Age and Sex

Elroy Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Elroy Marital Status by Race

Elroy Veterans

485

Number of Veterans

422

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War192
Vietnam143
Second Gulf War112
Korea53
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54140
65 to 74123
55 to 64111
75+80
18 to 3431
Name Veterans % of Total
White42224.45%
Black517.01%
Hispanic184.37%
2 or More812.90%
Other41.68%

$Elroy Veterans by Education

5.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elroy Employment Status

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

12.1%

Unemployment Rate

Elroy Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

63.19%

Born in North Carolina

90.70%

Native Born

9.30%

Foreign Born

3.82%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.70% of Elroy residents were born in the United States, with 63.19% having been born in North Carolina. 3.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,7190.00%
20193,7190.00%
20183,7193149.22%
20173,405-683-16.71%
20164,08845312.46%
20153,635-63-1.70%
20143,698-78-2.07%
20133,776-508-11.86%
20124,28485324.86%
20113,431-438-11.32%
20103,8690.00%