Union County Population 2017

Union County's estimated population is 17,212 with a growth rate of -1.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union County is the 63rd largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201617,212-187-1.07%
201517,399-64-0.37%
201417,463-114-0.65%
201317,577-62-0.35%
201217,639-57-0.32%
201117,696-50-0.28%
201017,7461270.72%
199017,619-146-0.82%
198017,7651,69410.54%
197016,071-1,574-8.92%
196017,645-2,855-13.93%
195020,500-1,028-4.78%
194021,5281,6458.27%
193019,883-366-1.81%
192020,249-1,607-7.35%
191021,856-754-3.33%
190022,6101,0614.92%
189021,5493,44719.04%
188018,1021,5849.59%
187016,5185,33747.73%
186011,1813,56646.83%
18507,6152,09137.85%
18405,5242,28570.55%
18303,23987737.13%
18202,3620.00%

Union County Population Growth

Population Data via

Union County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White16,72697.18%
Two or More Races2811.63%
Black or African American1981.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native1050.61%
Asian820.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.04%

Union County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Union County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Anna44444269-175-3.94%
Jonesboro18211749-72-3.95%
Cobden11571124-33-2.85%
Dongola726704-22-3.03%
Alto Pass391378-13-3.32%
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