Elon, NC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Elon, North Carolina Info Snack

Population
11,516
Unemployment
3.3%
Poverty
22.7%
Median Home
$253,500
Median Income
$65,313
Median Rent
$1,287

Elon SnackAbility

9
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
8.5

Elon, NC Cost Of Living

107
Elon's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Elon North Carolina National Average
Overall 107 95 100
Services 101 101 100
Groceries 99 98 100
Health 110 108 100
Housing 125 85 100
Transportation 89 94 100
Utilities 96 98 100

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Rankings for Elon in North Carolina

Map Of Elon, NC

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Population over time in Elon

Year Population % Change
2019 11,516 4.6%
2018 11,008 10.8%
2017 9,939 1.6%
2016 9,781 0.9%
2015 9,698 1.9%
2014 9,516 1.0%
2013 9,426 0.8%
2012 9,354 2.1%
2011 9,164 2.6%
2010 8,933 -

Race / Ethnicity in Elon

White
81.9% (9,427)
African American
7.2% (826)
American Indian
0.0% (4)
Asian
3.1% (353)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.8% (204)
Hispanic
6.1% (702)
Race Elon NC USA
White 81.9% 63.1% 60.7%
African American 7.2% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 3.1% 2.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.8% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.1% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Elon

Female
58.7% (6,757)
Male
41.3% (4,758)
Gender Elon NC USA
Female 58.7% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 41.3% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Elon for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (230)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (230)
High School / GED
16.0% (1,842)
Some College
19.0% (2,188)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (806)
Bachelor's Degree
32.0% (3,685)
Master's Degree
14.0% (1,612)
Professional Degree
4.0% (460)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (460)
Education Elon NC USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 16.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 32.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 14.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Elon, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
6.9% (79,432)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.3% (73,117)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.0% (46,529)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.7% (100,702)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.2% (140,584)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.1% (231,981)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.0% (172,823)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.2% (163,849)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.3% (72,452)
$200,000 or more
6.1% (70,126)
Income Elon NC USA
Less than $10,000 6.9% 6.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.3% 5.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.0% 10.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.7% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.2% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.1% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.0% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.2% 13.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.3% 5.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 6.1% 5.4% 7.7%

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