Union County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Union County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 44,595 with a growth rate of -1.86% 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
201745,0564611.03%
201744,595-845-1.86%
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
White39,384
Black or African American2,990
Some Other Race839
Two or More Races801
Asian783
American Indian and Alaska Native245
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander14

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Union County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Union County, Pennsylvania Median Age

39.4


Total

37.8


Male

41


Female

Union County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 37,101 adults, (7,571 of whom are seniors) in Union County, Pennsylvania.

Union County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

52.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

20,280

45.01%

Male

24,776

54.99%

Union County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Union County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Union County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.4%15.6%
All70.8%29.2%
Male63.8%36.2%
Non Family57%43%
Female35.8%64.2%

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,7022.4270.8
Married8,1783.184.4
Non Family4,7801.1757
Female1,1862.7235.8
Male5582.6663.8

2.96

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

5.8%

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 Grade1,7465.69%
9th to 12th Grade2,5798.41%
High School Graduate12,17139.69%
Some College4,66015.20%
Associates Degree2,2257.26%
Bachelors Degree3,90712.74%
Graduate Degree3,37611.01%

Union County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White25,78422,4766,672
Black2,6432,044140
Hispanic1,5071,191157
Multiple Races543489166
Other Race46943055
Asian287229114
Native American195142
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$33,932$39,570$27,489
Less Than High School$23,962$29,057$16,414
High School Grad$26,447$33,897$20,072
Some College$32,081$35,281$29,722
Bachelors Degree$47,945$60,046$36,066
Graduate Degree$69,496$80,455$62,424

$33,932

Average Earnings

$39,570

Average Male

$27,489

Average Female

Union County, Pennsylvania Language

Union County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Union County, Pennsylvania Language

90.24% of Union County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 9.76% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 4.43% of the population.

Union County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Union County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,4132,7698.29%
Hispanic1,29064650.08%
Other38522257.66%
Black36515843.29%
Multiple33312838.44%
Native271140.74%
Asian41292.18%

10.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.38%

Male Poverty Rate

11.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 57.66% 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 2.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.52%.

Union County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.85%
High School9.24%
Some College4.63%
Bachelors or Greater3.43%

Union County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.59%
Male Unemployed13.38%
Female Employed8.19%
Male Employed3.13%

Union County, Pennsylvania Income

Union County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,768$74,291
Families$67,301$88,325
Married Families$74,895$
Non Families$31,179$40,689

Union County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Union County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Union County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Union County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

2,706

Number of Veterans

2,557

Male Veterans

149

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam993
First Gulf War347
Second Gulf War304
Korea291
World War II146

Union County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74739
35 to 54688
75+632
55 to 64503
18 to 34144

Union County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5608.01%
Black1304.47%
Hispanic291.31%
Asian162.64%

Union County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

3.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Union County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

50%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

3.4%

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