Location And Demographics

The Town of Elon is located in Alamance County in the Piedmont Triad Region of North Carolina. The Town is 5 minutes from Burlington, 30 minutes from Greensboro, and 45 minutes from Raleigh. Elon has easy access to I-40/85 and is within 20 minutes of the Burlington-Alamance Regional Airport and within 45 minutes of Piedmont Triad International Airport. The Town of Elon is home to Elon University, a nationally ranked four-year institution.

Town of Elon Community Profile

Elon Points of Interest

General Information

Area: 6 Square Miles – 4 miles in town and 2 miles in the ETJ
Tax Rate: $0.35 per $100 of valuation


Population*: 11,250
Median Household Income**:$68,031

Population Diversity***    
White                                                  85%
Black or African American                   7%
American Indian or Alaskan Native      0
Asian                                                   4.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other
Pacific Islander                                    0
Hispanic or Latino                               5.1%
Two or More Races                              2.4%

*Based on the NC State Demographer’s July 1, 2022 Certified Population