Union County, Mississippi Population 2018

Union County, Mississippi's estimated population is 28,556 with a growth rate of 0.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union County, Mississippi is the 30th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201728,202-354-1.24%
201728,5562310.82%
201628,325600.21%
201528,2651490.53%
201428,1163671.32%
201327,7494201.54%
201227,329390.14%
201127,2901500.55%
201027,1405,05522.89%
199022,0853441.58%
198021,7412,64513.85%
197019,0961921.02%
196018,904-1,358-6.70%
195020,262-1,605-7.34%
194021,8675992.82%
193021,2681,2246.11%
192020,0441,0475.51%
191018,9972,47514.98%
190016,5229165.87%
189015,6062,57619.77%
188013,0300.00%

Union County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White22,879
Black or African American4,196
Some Other Race434
Two or More Races369
Asian261
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander44
American Indian and Alaska Native19

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

Union County, Mississippi 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, Mississippi Median Age

37.9


Total

36.6


Male

38.9


Female

Union County, Mississippi Adults

There are 21,014 adults, (4,507 of whom are seniors) in Union County, Mississippi.

Union County, Mississippi Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

14,475

51.33%

Male

13,727

48.67%

Union County, Mississippi Households and Families

Union County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Union County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
All72.2%27.8%
Non Family64.4%35.6%
Female60.2%39.8%
Male53%47%

72.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,9272.8172.2
Married5,1913.3681.7
Non Family2,8731.1564.4
Female1,2933.7860.2
Male5704.0153

3.42

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Union County, Mississippi Households

Union County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3947.45%
9th to 12th Grade2,65814.20%
High School Graduate6,21033.19%
Some College3,90620.87%
Associates Degree1,7959.59%
Bachelors Degree1,6068.58%
Graduate Degree1,1446.11%

Union County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,24612,2322,496
Black2,7011,910209
Hispanic63741620
Other Race2371788
Multiple Races814713
Asian6262
Islander121212

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Union County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,129$31,538$25,429
Less Than High School$20,521$22,070$18,017
High School Grad$26,181$28,542$21,383
Some College$31,043$36,429$24,186
Bachelors Degree$37,589$52,377$33,434
Graduate Degree$48,205$64,615$45,608

$29,129

Average Earnings

$31,538

Average Male

$25,429

Average Female

Union County, Mississippi Language

Union County, Mississippi Language by Age

Union County, Mississippi Language

95.95% of Union County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 4.05% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.46% of the population.

Union County, Mississippi Poverty

Union County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,9753,50515.95%
Black4,0991,14727.98%
Hispanic1,11633129.66%
Multiple3697219.51%
Other3534011.33%

18.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.43%

Male Poverty Rate

22.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 29.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, Mississippi is Other, with 11.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.34%.

Union County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.05%
High School14.68%
Some College10.84%
Bachelors or Greater2.68%

Union County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.52%
Male Unemployed22.60%
Male Employed6.06%
Female Employed5.95%

Union County, Mississippi Income

Union County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,076$51,843
Families$48,234$58,445
Married Families$53,712$
Non Families$21,454$33,315

Union County, Mississippi Marital Status

Union County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Union County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Union County, Mississippi 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, Mississippi Marital Status by Race


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

Union County, Mississippi Veterans

Union County, Mississippi Veterans by War

1,230

Number of Veterans

1,164

Male Veterans

66

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam495
Korea164
First Gulf War156
Second Gulf War148
World War II55

Union County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+341
55 to 64330
65 to 74284
35 to 54195
18 to 3480

Union County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1106.38%
Black1203.80%
Hispanic101.38%

Union County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

7.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, Mississippi Employment Status

Union County, Mississippi Employment by Age

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Union County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Union County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Union County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
New Albany803487867529.36%
Sherman 647687406.18%
Myrtle49049991.84%
Blue Springs22823241.75%
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