In 2020, Elkin, NC had a population of 3.97k people with a median age of 41.6 and a median household income of $48,079. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Elkin, NC declined from 4,097 to 3,968, a −3.15% decrease and its median household income declined from $51,286 to $48,079, a −6.25% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Elkin, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.3%), Other (Hispanic) (10.5%), White (Hispanic) (9.07%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.34%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.99%).
None of the households in Elkin, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
92.4% of the residents in Elkin, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Elkin, NC was $148,500, and the homeownership rate was 56.6%.
Most people in Elkin, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Elkin, NC was 2 cars per household.