Union County, Georgia Population 2018

Union County, Georgia's estimated population is 23,459 with a growth rate of 3.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union County, Georgia is the 78th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201722,262-1,197-5.10%
201723,4597993.53%
201622,6606502.95%
201522,0102511.15%
201421,7593371.57%
201321,422920.43%
201221,330780.37%
201121,252-118-0.55%
201021,3709,37778.19%
199011,9932,60327.72%
19809,3902,57937.87%
19706,8113014.62%
19606,510-808-11.04%
19507,318-362-4.71%
19407,6801,34021.14%
19306,340-115-1.78%
19206,455-463-6.69%
19106,918-1,563-18.43%
19008,4817329.45%
18907,7491,31820.49%
18806,4311,16422.10%
18705,26785419.35%
18604,413-2,821-39.00%
18507,2344,082129.51%
18403,1520.00%

Union County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White21,612
Two or More Races201
Black or African American185
Asian155
American Indian and Alaska Native94
Some Other Race15

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

Union County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,0001,200 Male Population2004006008001,0001,200 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Union County, Georgia Median Age

53.8


Total

52.1


Male

55.2


Female

Union County, Georgia Adults

There are 18,657 adults, (7,031 of whom are seniors) in Union County, Georgia.

Union County, Georgia Age Dependency

91.5

Age Dependency Ratio

60.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

11,407

51.24%

Male

10,855

48.76%

Union County, Georgia Households and Families

Union County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Union County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.4%8.6%
All80.1%19.9%
Non Family71.3%28.7%
Male58.8%41.2%
Female50.2%49.8%

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7882.4780.1
Married4,9912.8191.4
Non Family2,5831.1471.3
Female9133.5550.2
Male3015.1158.8

2.95

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

1.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Union County, Georgia Households

Union County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4612.65%
9th to 12th Grade1,5088.67%
High School Graduate6,01634.60%
Some College4,00223.02%
Associates Degree1,5769.06%
Bachelors Degree2,09112.03%
Graduate Degree1,7339.97%

Union County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,41514,6153,707
Hispanic469338
Asian15515565
Black14311329
Multiple Races13412623
Native American8888
Other Race7

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 41.94%.

Union County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,300$30,318$23,013
Less Than High School$19,739$20,655$14,596
High School Grad$25,833$27,552$24,922
Some College$24,463$40,234$17,467
Bachelors Degree$41,546$52,000$40,040
Graduate Degree$55,280$57,069$44,940

$26,300

Average Earnings

$30,318

Average Male

$23,013

Average Female

Union County, Georgia Language

Union County, Georgia Language by Age

Union County, Georgia Language

96.29% of Union County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.71% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.62% of the population.

Union County, Georgia Poverty

Union County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,6052,42911.79%
Hispanic67426639.47%
Asian1554931.61%
Multiple1952311.79%
Black451533.33%
Native8766.90%
Other15640.00%

12.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.53%

Male Poverty Rate

12.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, Georgia is Other, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, Georgia is Native, with 6.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.09%.

Union County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.87%
Some College11.87%
High School9.51%
Bachelors or Greater4.19%

Union County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.31%
Male Unemployed37.82%
Female Employed7.08%
Male Employed6.79%

Union County, Georgia Income

Union County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,767$61,461
Families$55,753$73,230
Married Families$61,817$
Non Families$22,940$30,458

Union County, Georgia Marital Status

Union County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

59.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Union County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Union County, Georgia 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 45To54.

Union County, Georgia Marital Status by Race


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

Union County, Georgia Veterans

Union County, Georgia Veterans by War

1,996

Number of Veterans

1,839

Male Veterans

157

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,115
Korea385
First Gulf War227
Second Gulf War106
World War II46

Union County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74815
75+700
55 to 64357
35 to 54107
18 to 3417

Union County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,91510.59%
Black4123.43%
2 or More4029.85%
Hispanic173.62%

Union County, Georgia Veterans by Education

8.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, Georgia Employment Status

Union County, Georgia Employment by Age

44.5%

Labor Force Participation

42%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Union County, Georgia Employment by Race

Union County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Union County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Blairsville660576-84-12.73%
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