Union Parish, Louisiana Population 2018

Union Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 22,571 with a growth rate of 0.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union Parish, Louisiana is the 41st largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201722,5711110.49%
201622,460-149-0.66%
201622,6091100.49%
201522,499-57-0.25%
201422,5561070.48%
201322,449-76-0.34%
201222,525-229-1.01%
201122,754-83-0.36%
201022,8372,14710.38%
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
White16,056
Black or African American5,745
Two or More Races290
Some Other Race279
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander43
Asian32
American Indian and Alaska Native15

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

Union Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Union Parish, Louisiana Median Age

41.4


Total

40.4


Male

43.3


Female

Union Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 17,384 adults, (4,178 of which are seniors) in Union Parish, Louisiana.

Union Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Union Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

11,360

50.58%

Male

11,100

49.42%

Union Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Union Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Union Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.5%8.5%
Male89%11%
All79.6%20.4%
Non Family73.1%26.9%
Female52.3%47.7%

79.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1942.6979.6
Married4,0813.2391.5
Non Family2,6721.273.1
Female1,2053.9352.3
Male2363.7889

3.32

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Union Parish, Louisiana Households

Union Parish, Louisiana Education

Union Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6634.27%
9th to 12th Grade1,63210.51%
High School Graduate7,16546.15%
Some College3,25220.94%
Associates Degree9336.01%
Bachelors Degree1,3268.54%
Graduate Degree5563.58%

Union Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,39710,1241,589
Black3,4592,676262
Hispanic53533016
Other Race12816
Multiple Races676415
Islander4335
Asian329
Native American1515

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 22.39%.

Union Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,154$38,564$22,282
Less Than High School$23,304$26,371$18,750
High School Grad$30,736$40,329$18,799
Some College$31,112$40,532$22,336
Bachelors Degree$36,364$53,500$35,227
Graduate Degree$48,679$61,000$47,679

$31,154

Average Earnings

$38,564

Average Male

$22,282

Average Female

Union Parish, Louisiana Language

Union Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Union Parish, Louisiana Language

96.71% of Union Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 3.29% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.62% of the population.

Union Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Union Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,5482,83151.03%
White14,8972,08313.98%
Hispanic1,01432932.45%
Multiple28212644.68%
Other2798329.75%
Native88100.00%

24.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.09%

Male Poverty Rate

27.63%

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 White, with 13.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.87%.

Union Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.94%
Some College18.36%
High School16.61%
Bachelors or Greater6.16%

Union Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed67.60%
Female Employed11.81%
Male Unemployed8.75%
Male Employed5.90%

Union Parish, Louisiana Income

Union Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,049$50,533
Families$51,262$61,693
Married Families$62,449$
Non Families$20,313$25,993

Union Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Union Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Union Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Union Parish, Louisiana Veterans

Union Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

1,681

Number of Veterans

1,558

Male Veterans

123

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam840
First Gulf War263
Korea158
World War II108
Second Gulf War47

Union Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74567
75+406
55 to 64395
35 to 54277
18 to 3436

Union Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,31210.20%
Black3548.43%
Hispanic101.66%
2 or More89.88%
Indian746.67%

Union Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

11.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

Union Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

49.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.5%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Union Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

Union Parish, Louisiana Employment by Education

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%
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