Union County Population 2017

Union County's estimated population is 226,606 with a growth rate of 1.90% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union County is the 8th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016226,6064,2221.90%
2015222,3844,2161.93%
2014218,1685,6192.64%
2013212,5494,1872.01%
2012208,3623,2401.58%
2011205,1222,9561.46%
2010202,166117,955140.07%
199084,21113,83119.65%
198070,38015,66628.63%
197054,71410,04422.48%
196044,6702,6366.27%
195042,0342,9377.51%
194039,097-1,882-4.59%
193040,9794,95013.74%
192036,0292,7528.27%
191033,2776,12122.54%
190027,1565,89727.74%
189021,2593,20317.74%
188018,0565,83947.79%
187012,2171,0159.06%
186011,2021,15111.45%
185010,0510.00%

Union County Population Growth

Population Data via

Union County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White184,28481.32%
Black or African American27,09111.96%
Asian5,4602.41%
Two or More Races4,0181.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,3800.61%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1510.07%

Union County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Union County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Indian Trail3359238222463013.78%
Monroe327863481820326.20%
Matthews2718531495431015.85%
Waxhaw982714194436744.44%
Wingate3470391544512.82%
Mineral Springs2644294530111.38%
Marshville243526552209.03%
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