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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

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General Information
Area: 6 Square Miles – 4 miles in town and 2 miles in the ETJ
Tax Rate: $0.45 per $100 of valuation

Population*: 11,359
Median Household Income**: $65,313

Population Diversity***
White 9,938
Black or African American 826
American Indian or Alaskan Native 4
Asian 353
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0
Some Other Race 173
Two or More Races 222


*Based on the NC State Demographer’s July 1, 2020 Certified Population
**Based on the 2019 estimates from the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey
*** Information from the ACS 2019 estimates. ACS estimates our population in 2019 at 11,526.