Union County, Mississippi Population 2018

Union County, Mississippi's estimated population is 28,556 with a growth rate of 2.03% 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
201728,5565672.03%
201627,989-336-1.19%
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
White22,993
Black or African American4,075
Two or More Races474
Asian218
Some Other Race154
American Indian and Alaska Native51
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander24

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

Union County, Mississippi 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 County, Mississippi Median Age

38


Total

36.7


Male

38.7


Female

Union County, Mississippi Adults

There are 20,880 adults, (4,394 of which are seniors) in Union County, Mississippi.

Union County, Mississippi Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

14,317

51.15%

Male

13,672

48.85%

Union County, Mississippi Households and Families

Union County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Union County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80%20%
All71.7%28.3%
Non Family65.6%34.4%
Female56.8%43.2%
Male54.9%45.1%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,2982.6971.7
Married5,4593.2880
Non Family3,1061.1665.6
Female1,2593.5356.8
Male4743.6754.9

3.31

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

3.4%

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 Grade1,5438.33%
9th to 12th Grade2,83915.32%
High School Graduate5,88131.74%
Some College3,77820.39%
Associates Degree1,6148.71%
Bachelors Degree1,5928.59%
Graduate Degree1,2846.93%

Union County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,14411,8132,607
Black2,6611,926224
Hispanic57729421
Multiple Races1007116
Asian9090
Other Race6522
Native American20
Islander888

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$28,815$31,657$24,588
Less Than High School$21,163$22,381$18,977
High School Grad$25,782$29,136$21,242
Some College$30,859$36,974$25,463
Bachelors Degree$34,929$50,000$30,882
Graduate Degree$47,156$48,750$46,902

$28,815

Average Earnings

$31,657

Average Male

$24,588

Average Female

Union County, Mississippi Language

Union County, Mississippi Language by Age

Union County, Mississippi Language

95.94% of Union County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 4.06% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.34% of the population.

Union County, Mississippi Poverty

Union County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,8553,30815.14%
Black3,9521,09427.68%
Hispanic1,21670057.57%
Multiple47419240.51%
Other15011073.33%

19.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.31%

Male Poverty Rate

23.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, Mississippi is Other, with 73.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, Mississippi is White, with 15.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.01%.

Union County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.06%
High School15.77%
Some College11.78%
Bachelors or Greater1.93%

Union County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.15%
Male Unemployed32.22%
Female Employed6.03%
Male Employed5.88%

Union County, Mississippi Income

Union County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,898$51,780
Families$47,928$58,744
Married Families$53,329$
Non Families$21,342$34,200

Union County, Mississippi Marital Status

Union County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

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

Union County, Mississippi Veterans

Union County, Mississippi Veterans by War

1,358

Number of Veterans

1,317

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam581
Korea199
Second Gulf War148
World War II122
First Gulf War94

Union County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+412
65 to 74360
55 to 64327
35 to 54170
18 to 3489

Union County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2267.03%
Black1324.31%
Hispanic344.63%

Union County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

7.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, Mississippi Employment Status

Union County, Mississippi Employment by Age

56.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

9%

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