Union County, Oregon Population 2018

Union County, Oregon's estimated population is 26,222 with a growth rate of 1.80% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union County, Oregon is the 23rd largest county in Oregon.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201726,2224641.80%
201625,758-285-1.09%
201626,0433671.43%
201525,676660.26%
201425,6101100.43%
201325,500-272-1.06%
201225,772-107-0.41%
201125,8791500.58%
201025,7292,1319.03%
199023,598-323-1.35%
198023,9214,54423.45%
197019,3771,1976.58%
196018,1802181.21%
195017,9625633.24%
194017,399-93-0.53%
193017,4928565.15%
192016,6364452.75%
191016,1911210.75%
190016,0704,02633.43%
189012,0445,39481.11%
18806,6504,098160.58%
18702,5520.00%

Union County, Oregon Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White23,792
Two or More Races688
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander296
Asian284
American Indian and Alaska Native257
Some Other Race248
Black or African American193

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

Union County, Oregon 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, Oregon Median Age

39.7


Total

38.2


Male

41.7


Female

Union County, Oregon Adults

There are 20,065 adults, (4,739 of which are seniors) in Union County, Oregon.

Union County, Oregon Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, Oregon Sex Ratio

Female

13,052

50.67%

Male

12,706

49.33%

Union County, Oregon Households and Families

Union County, Oregon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Union County, Oregon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.7%20.3%
All63.8%36.2%
Male52.8%47.2%
Non Family49.5%50.5%
Female31.3%68.7%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union County, Oregon Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,1192.4763.8
Married5,2512.9979.7
Non Family3,6101.4449.5
Female8683.1231.3
Male3903.3852.8

2.94

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Union County, Oregon Households

Union County, Oregon Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4222.47%
9th to 12th Grade8354.89%
High School Graduate5,74833.64%
Some College4,70327.52%
Associates Degree1,4068.23%
Bachelors Degree2,64915.50%
Graduate Degree1,3257.75%

Union County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,71614,7093,626
Hispanic533355119
Multiple Races21719870
Asian20920588
Islander19716725
Native American18717634
Other Race1446912
Black817329

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 98.09%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.11%.

Union County, Oregon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,030$37,870$22,894
Less Than High School$18,536$21,451$
High School Grad$26,806$33,406$21,893
Some College$26,655$36,609$21,260
Bachelors Degree$39,205$50,308$26,709
Graduate Degree$51,799$54,732$47,134

$29,030

Average Earnings

$37,870

Average Male

$22,894

Average Female

Union County, Oregon Language

Union County, Oregon Language by Age

Union County, Oregon Language

94.87% of Union County, Oregon residents speak only English, while 5.13% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.83% of the population.

Union County, Oregon Poverty

Union County, Oregon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,5583,90517.31%
Hispanic99933733.73%
Multiple63921233.18%
Other20510350.24%
Islander2958428.47%
Asian2807025.00%
Black1654225.45%
Native2573614.01%

18.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.88%

Male Poverty Rate

21.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union County, Oregon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, Oregon is Other, with 50.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, Oregon is Native, with 14.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.49%.

Union County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.62%
High School15.52%
Some College13.29%
Bachelors or Greater7.38%

Union County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.75%
Female Unemployed26.51%
Female Employed13.57%
Male Employed7.83%

Union County, Oregon Income

Union County, Oregon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,564$62,485
Families$57,196$74,564
Married Families$65,760$
Non Families$25,615$38,133

Union County, Oregon Marital Status

Union County, Oregon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Union County, Oregon Married by Age and Sex

Union County, Oregon 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 45To54.

Union County, Oregon Marital Status by Race

Union County, Oregon Veterans

Union County, Oregon Veterans by War

2,098

Number of Veterans

1,943

Male Veterans

155

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam966
Second Gulf War310
First Gulf War264
Korea191
World War II96

Union County, Oregon Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74676
75+468
55 to 64415
35 to 54374
18 to 34165

Union County, Oregon Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,02410.84%
2 or More4612.01%
Hispanic283.94%
Indian187.86%
Hawaiian105.08%

Union County, Oregon Veterans by Education

8.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, Oregon Employment Status

Union County, Oregon Employment by Age

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Union County, Oregon Employment by Race

Union County, Oregon Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Union County, Oregon

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
La Grande13094132291351.03%
Union21212142210.99%
Elgin17151756412.39%
Island City9911016252.52%
Cove615625101.63%
North Powder43343961.39%
Imbler30631041.31%
Summerville13513610.74%
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