As of the census of 2000, there were 6,425 people, 2,123 households, and 1,717 families residing in the town of Mount Airy. The population density was 1,678.5 people per square mile and there were 2,179 housing units. As of 2011, there are approximately 9,300 persons residing within the Town limits and 3,200 households.
At the time of the 2000 Census, of the Mount Airy’s 2,123 households, 51.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.0% were married couples, 14.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.
In 2000, the median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 98.5 males. The median income for a household in the Mount Airy was $66,967, and the median income for a family was $76,214.