Union County, Arkansas Population 2018

Union County, Arkansas's estimated population is 39,449 with a growth rate of -1.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union County, Arkansas is the 19th largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201740,0225731.45%
201739,449-418-1.05%
201639,867-206-0.51%
201540,073-56-0.14%
201440,129-464-1.14%
201340,593-257-0.63%
201240,850-537-1.30%
201141,387-184-0.44%
201041,571-5,148-11.02%
199046,719-1,854-3.82%
198048,5733,1456.92%
197045,428-4,090-8.26%
196049,518-168-0.34%
195049,686-775-1.54%
194050,461-5,339-9.57%
193055,80026,10987.94%
192029,691-1,032-3.36%
191030,7238,22836.58%
190022,4957,51850.20%
189014,9771,55811.61%
188013,4192,84826.94%
187010,571-1,717-13.97%
186012,2881,99019.32%
185010,2987,409256.46%
18402,8892,249351.41%
18306400.00%

Union County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White25,808
Black or African American13,087
American Indian and Alaska Native384
Two or More Races376
Asian217
Some Other Race150

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Union County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,500 Male Population5001,0001,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Union County, Arkansas Median Age

39.7


Total

38.4


Male

41.1


Female

Union County, Arkansas Adults

There are 30,433 adults, (6,714 of whom are seniors) in Union County, Arkansas.

Union County, Arkansas Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

20,571

51.40%

Male

19,451

48.60%

Union County, Arkansas Households and Families

Union County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Union County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
All73.5%26.5%
Male69.4%30.6%
Non Family68.1%31.9%
Female50.3%49.7%

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,1892.4473.5
Married7,3243.0286.1
Non Family5,4201.1268.1
Female2,6143.3250.3
Male8313.1869.4

3.03

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Union County, Arkansas Households

Union County, Arkansas Education

Union County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3094.80%
9th to 12th Grade3,09311.34%
High School Graduate9,89136.28%
Some College5,58920.50%
Associates Degree1,8966.95%
Bachelors Degree3,92814.41%
Graduate Degree1,5585.71%

Union County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,75515,9784,473
Black8,1956,035767
Hispanic73436857
Native American21917532
Asian205197116
Other Race109688
Multiple Races1066933

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.10%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.59%.

Union County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,771$42,229$25,982
Less Than High School$22,053$25,944$17,098
High School Grad$26,727$38,690$21,073
Some College$30,526$41,250$24,375
Bachelors Degree$44,299$54,320$37,304
Graduate Degree$61,563$98,849$46,438

$31,771

Average Earnings

$42,229

Average Male

$25,982

Average Female

Union County, Arkansas Language

Union County, Arkansas Language by Age

Union County, Arkansas Language

96.41% of Union County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 3.59% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.23% of the population.

Union County, Arkansas Poverty

Union County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black12,9444,38133.85%
White24,0972,84611.81%
Hispanic1,50052535.00%
Native3849625.00%
Multiple3708823.78%
Other1461711.64%

20.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.60%

Male Poverty Rate

22.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, Arkansas is Hispanic, with 35.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, Arkansas is Other, with 11.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.33%.

Union County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.07%
High School17.19%
Some College13.74%
Bachelors or Greater3.07%

Union County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.39%
Male Unemployed42.87%
Female Employed11.80%
Male Employed7.78%

Union County, Arkansas Income

Union County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,106$56,546
Families$51,911$65,836
Married Families$65,685$81,113
Non Families$22,686$37,080

Union County, Arkansas Marital Status

Union County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Union County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Union County, Arkansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Union County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Union County, Arkansas Veterans

Union County, Arkansas Veterans by War

2,426

Number of Veterans

2,176

Male Veterans

250

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,053
First Gulf War317
Second Gulf War288
Korea223
World War II137

Union County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74831
75+581
55 to 64439
35 to 54412
18 to 34163

Union County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8759.26%
Black4925.18%
Hispanic556.43%
Other2417.91%
Asian2411.65%
Indian115.02%

Union County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

6.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, Arkansas Employment Status

Union County, Arkansas Employment by Age

54.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.6%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Union County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Union County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Union County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
El Dorado1888418339-545-2.89%
Smackover18651763-102-5.47%
Norphlet844814-30-3.55%
Huttig597556-41-6.87%
Junction City581540-41-7.06%
Strong555528-27-4.86%
Calion494460-34-6.88%
Felsenthal150142-8-5.33%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990