Union County Population 2018

Union County's estimated population is 231,366 with a growth rate of 2.13% 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
2017231,3664,8262.13%
2016226,5404,2931.93%
2015222,2474,2991.97%
2014217,9485,5762.63%
2013212,3724,1562.00%
2012208,2163,2181.57%
2011204,9982,8761.42%
2010202,122117,911140.02%
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
White184,28479.65%
Black or African American27,09111.71%
Asian5,4602.36%
Two or More Races4,0181.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,3800.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1510.07%

Union County Population Pyramid

0k2k4k6k8k10k Male Population0k2k4k6k8k10k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
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