Union County Demographic Profile

Population

2014 Population (estimate) 17,447 2.0%
2010 Population 17,808  
  Male Population (2010) 8,882  
  Female Population (2010) 8,926  
  Median Age (years) 43.2  
  Under 5 years of age 1,086  
  18 years and over 13,980  
  65 years and over 3,235  

 

Education

Population 25 years and over 12,471
  High School graduate or higher 83.9%
  Bachelor’s degree or higher 20.1%
Veteran’s 1,591

 

Economic Characteristics

In labor force (population 16 years and over)                7,714    53.5%
Mean travel time to work in minutes            24.5  
Median household income in 2013 (dollars)     $41,848  
Median family income in 2013 (dollars)     $48,879  
Per capita income in 2013 (dollars)     $21,719  
Persons below poverty level, percent  (2009-2013)         19.5%  

 

Business Quick Facts

Private nonfarm establishments (2013)                342
Private nonfarm employment (2013)          3,382
Non-employer establishments (2012)          1,116
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)    $145,142
Accommodation and food service sales, 2007 ($1000)      $10,029

 

Geography Quick Facts

Land Area (square miles) 413.46
Persons per square mile 43.1

 

 

 

Source:  U.S. Census Bureau