Union County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Union County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 44,595 with a growth rate of -1.29% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union County, Pennsylvania is the 49th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201744,595-583-1.29%
201645,178-262-0.58%
201645,440-96-0.21%
201545,5365721.27%
201444,9642210.49%
201344,743-412-0.91%
201245,155710.16%
201145,084940.21%
201044,9908,81424.36%
199036,1763,30610.06%
198032,8704,26714.92%
197028,6032,95711.53%
196025,6462,49610.78%
195023,1502,90314.34%
194020,2472,77915.91%
193017,4681,61810.21%
192015,850-399-2.46%
191016,249-1,343-7.63%
190017,592-228-1.28%
189017,8209155.41%
188016,9051,3408.61%
187015,5651,42010.04%
186014,145-11,938-45.77%
185026,0833,29614.46%
184022,7871,9929.58%
183020,7952,17611.69%
182018,6190.00%

Union County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White39,673
Black or African American3,132
Two or More Races852
Asian692
Some Other Race627
American Indian and Alaska Native188
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander14

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

Union County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Union County, Pennsylvania Median Age

39.1


Total

37.8


Male

40.8


Female

Union County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 37,046 adults, (7,274 of which are seniors) in Union County, Pennsylvania.

Union County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

51.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

20,268

44.86%

Male

24,910

55.14%

Union County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Union County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Union County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All71%29%
Male61.3%38.7%
Non Family52.9%47.1%
Female39.8%60.2%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,6492.4371
Married8,0343.0887.1
Non Family4,7371.2452.9
Female1,1982.6739.8
Male6802.6961.3

2.95

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Union County, Pennsylvania Households

Union County, Pennsylvania Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7145.58%
9th to 12th Grade2,8459.26%
High School Graduate12,58740.95%
Some College4,58814.93%
Associates Degree2,1987.15%
Bachelors Degree3,87512.61%
Graduate Degree2,9319.54%

Union County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White25,72822,3126,219
Black2,7122,101187
Hispanic1,7541,348213
Other Race57445632
Multiple Races574440138
Asian16114548
Native American150107
Islander141414

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

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

Union County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,706$36,553$26,158
Less Than High School$21,943$29,397$16,213
High School Grad$26,253$31,535$19,064
Some College$30,845$33,343$28,892
Bachelors Degree$43,325$56,338$26,538
Graduate Degree$69,492$83,200$61,918

$31,706

Average Earnings

$36,553

Average Male

$26,158

Average Female

Union County, Pennsylvania Language

Union County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Union County, Pennsylvania Language

90.43% of Union County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 9.57% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.09% of the population.

Union County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Union County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,4733,2369.67%
Hispanic1,19146338.87%
Black46121747.07%
Multiple3106019.35%
Other71912.68%
Native16956.25%
Asian27562.18%

11.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.01%

Male Poverty Rate

13.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 56.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 2.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.28%.

Union County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.27%
High School10.19%
Some College4.77%
Bachelors or Greater4.12%

Union County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.54%
Male Unemployed21.15%
Female Employed9.30%
Male Employed2.81%

Union County, Pennsylvania Income

Union County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,349$69,369
Families$63,729$82,338
Married Families$72,782$
Non Families$30,230$38,880

Union County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Union County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Union County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Union County, Pennsylvania 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, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Union County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Union County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

2,914

Number of Veterans

2,787

Male Veterans

127

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam982
First Gulf War358
Second Gulf War332
Korea314
World War II192

Union County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54826
65 to 74772
75+670
55 to 64469
18 to 34177

Union County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6508.27%
Black2207.34%
2 or More446.88%
Hispanic401.78%

Union County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

3.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Union County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

51%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Union County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Union County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Union County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lewisburg57925699-93-1.61%
Mifflinburg35403521-19-0.54%
New Berlin873867-6-0.69%
Hartleton28528610.35%
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