Union County, Georgia Population 2018

Union County, Georgia's estimated population is 23,459 with a growth rate of 6.47% 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
201723,4591,4266.47%
201622,033-627-2.77%
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
White21,373
American Indian and Alaska Native174
Asian168
Black or African American143
Two or More Races108
Some Other Race67

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Union County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Union County, Georgia Median Age

53.6


Total

51.7


Male

54.7


Female

Union County, Georgia Adults

There are 18,376 adults, (6,874 of which are seniors) in Union County, Georgia.

Union County, Georgia Age Dependency

91.5

Age Dependency Ratio

59.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

11,249

51.06%

Male

10,784

48.94%

Union County, Georgia Households and Families

Union County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Union County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.2%9.8%
All78.2%21.8%
Non Family71.9%28.1%
Female37.6%62.4%
Male37.1%62.9%

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,8732.4378.2
Married5,0502.8290.2
Non Family2,7711.1571.9
Female7883.437.6
Male2645.4737.1

2.92

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

2.3%

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 Grade5283.09%
9th to 12th Grade1,4018.19%
High School Graduate6,00435.10%
Some College3,71821.74%
Associates Degree1,6289.52%
Bachelors Degree2,08912.21%
Graduate Degree1,73710.15%

Union County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,27514,4333,762
Hispanic4103567
Native American168168
Black1088811
Asian808040
Multiple Races64516
Other Race156

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 50.00%.

Union County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,284$28,846$23,265
Less Than High School$19,007$19,119$18,438
High School Grad$23,900$26,144$22,264
Some College$25,658$34,719$20,161
Bachelors Degree$41,311$52,440$40,683
Graduate Degree$60,488$58,750$61,333

$26,284

Average Earnings

$28,846

Average Male

$23,265

Average Female

Union County, Georgia Language

Union County, Georgia Language by Age

Union County, Georgia Language

96.59% of Union County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.41% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.59% of the population.

Union County, Georgia Poverty

Union County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,4302,48512.16%
Hispanic63126141.36%
Multiple1022928.43%
Other672943.28%
Asian1682716.07%
Black171482.35%
Native16763.59%

13.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.69%

Male Poverty Rate

12.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, Georgia is Black, with 82.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, Georgia is Native, with 3.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.89%.

Union County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.68%
Some College11.20%
High School10.65%
Bachelors or Greater2.60%

Union County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.11%
Male Unemployed46.40%
Male Employed8.28%
Female Employed5.30%

Union County, Georgia Income

Union County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,686$54,218
Families$53,698$63,701
Married Families$57,730$
Non Families$25,368$30,959

Union County, Georgia Marital Status

Union County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

60.6%

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 55To64.

Union County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Union County, Georgia Veterans

Union County, Georgia Veterans by War

2,284

Number of Veterans

2,021

Male Veterans

263

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,216
Korea523
First Gulf War218
World War II92
Second Gulf War65

Union County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74948
75+759
55 to 64425
35 to 54152
18 to 34

Union County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,25412.59%
Black2417.91%
2 or More69.38%

Union County, Georgia Veterans by Education

6.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, Georgia Employment Status

Union County, Georgia Employment by Age

44.1%

Labor Force Participation

40%

Employment Rate

9.1%

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