Union Parish, Louisiana Population 2019

Union Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 22,454 with a growth rate of -0.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union Parish, Louisiana is the 42nd largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201822,330-124-0.55%
201722,454-82-0.36%
201622,536440.20%
201522,492-69-0.31%
201422,5611030.46%
201322,458-63-0.28%
201222,521-236-1.04%
201122,757-75-0.33%
201022,8322,14210.35%
199020,690-477-2.25%
198021,1672,72014.74%
197018,4478234.67%
196017,624-1,517-7.93%
195019,141-1,802-8.60%
194020,9432121.02%
193020,7311,1105.66%
192019,621-830-4.06%
191020,4511,93110.43%
190018,5201,2167.03%
189017,3043,77827.93%
188013,5261,84115.76%
187011,6851,29612.47%
186010,3892,18626.65%
18508,2036,365346.30%
18401,8380.00%

Union Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,189
Black or African American5,731
Two or More Races354
Some Other Race199
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander31
Asian19
American Indian and Alaska Native14

Union Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2019

Union Parish, Louisiana Median Age

41.7


Total

40.9


Male

44.1


Female

Union Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 17,473 adults, (4,292 of whom are seniors) in Union Parish, Louisiana.

Union Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

71

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Union Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

11,325

50.25%

Male

11,212

49.75%

Union Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Union Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Union Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.5%7.5%
Male89.6%10.4%
All81.6%18.4%
Non Family74.5%25.5%
Female59.4%40.6%

81.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9712.7781.6
Married3,8863.3892.5
Non Family2,6551.274.5
Female1,1524.159.4
Male2783.5589.6

3.46

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Union Parish, Louisiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6143.94%
9th to 12th Grade1,60210.28%
High School Graduate7,25746.56%
Some College3,17020.34%
Associates Degree9536.11%
Bachelors Degree1,3938.94%
Graduate Degree5973.83%

Union Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,44510,3521,732
Black3,4942,612243
Hispanic510299
Other Race12212
Multiple Races968515
Islander3131
Asian19
Native American1414

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 multiple races people with a rate of 15.63%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,154$36,697$24,058
Less Than High School$22,461$25,481$16,389
High School Grad$30,320$36,151$20,560
Some College$31,690$41,607$23,732
Bachelors Degree$38,109$$37,299
Graduate Degree$49,216$54,773$47,679

$31,154

Average Earnings

$36,697

Average Male

$24,058

Average Female

Union Parish, Louisiana Language

Union Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Union Parish, Louisiana Language

97.22% of Union Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 2.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.35% of the population.

Union Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Union Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,4962,46344.81%
White15,0111,78811.91%
Hispanic1,04342941.13%
Multiple34514943.19%
Native77100.00%
Other19910.50%

22.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.57%

Male Poverty Rate

24.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union Parish, Louisiana is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union Parish, Louisiana is Other, with 0.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.57%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.74%
Some College15.61%
High School14.80%
Bachelors or Greater7.29%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed65.63%
Male Unemployed10.36%
Female Employed8.97%
Male Employed6.18%

Union Parish, Louisiana Income

Union Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,916$52,650
Families$54,217$65,637
Married Families$65,817-
Non Families$19,508$25,367

Union Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Union Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Union Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

Union Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Union Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Union Parish, Louisiana Veterans

1,437

Number of Veterans

1,346

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam704
First Gulf War220
Korea172
World War II93
Second Gulf War26

Union Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1158.64%
Black2977.04%
Hispanic192.97%
2 or More1816.22%
Indian750.00%

Union Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

9.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

49.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.5%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Union Parish, Louisiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Farmerville39213853-68-1.73%
Bernice16891654-35-2.07%
Marion765754-11-1.44%
Junction City 584563-21-3.60%
Downsville 141138-3-2.13%
Spearsville137134-3-2.19%
Lillie118115-3-2.54%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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