Union County, Tennessee Population 2018

Union County, Tennessee's estimated population is 19,442 with a growth rate of 1.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union County, Tennessee is the 67th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201719,176-266-1.37%
201719,4422101.09%
201619,232710.37%
201519,1611710.90%
201418,990-64-0.34%
201319,054-49-0.26%
201219,103-88-0.46%
201119,191730.38%
201019,1185,42439.61%
199013,6941,98716.97%
198011,7072,63529.05%
19709,0725746.75%
19608,498-172-1.98%
19508,670-360-3.99%
19409,030-2,341-20.59%
193011,371-244-2.10%
192011,6152011.76%
191011,414-1,480-11.48%
190012,8941,43512.52%
189011,4591,19911.69%
188010,2602,65534.91%
18707,6051,48824.33%
18606,1170.00%

Union County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White18,753
Two or More Races247
Black or African American84
Some Other Race31
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander29
Asian26
American Indian and Alaska Native6

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

Union County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Union County, Tennessee Median Age

42


Total

40.7


Male

43


Female

Union County, Tennessee Adults

There are 14,915 adults, (3,252 of whom are seniors) in Union County, Tennessee.

Union County, Tennessee Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

9,660

50.38%

Male

9,516

49.62%

Union County, Tennessee Households and Families

Union County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Union County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.4%16.6%
All75.6%24.4%
Male74.8%25.2%
Non Family68.9%31.1%
Female53.7%46.3%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2682.6175.6
Married4,1533.0883.4
Non Family1,8341.1668.9
Female9243.1153.7
Male3573.3574.8

3

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Union County, Tennessee Households

Union County, Tennessee Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,45410.80%
9th to 12th Grade1,61011.96%
High School Graduate6,28546.68%
Some College2,23716.62%
Associates Degree6935.15%
Bachelors Degree7295.41%
Graduate Degree4553.38%

Union County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,05310,0971,110
Multiple Races20718043
Hispanic1249849
Black4223
Islander2919
Other Race2929
Asian26
Native American666

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

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

Union County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,619$36,600$25,913
Less Than High School$23,682$27,095$18,355
High School Grad$28,830$34,564$21,030
Some College$33,500$43,287$28,140
Bachelors Degree$44,152$65,580$40,333
Graduate Degree$46,471$$44,167

$30,619

Average Earnings

$36,600

Average Male

$25,913

Average Female

Union County, Tennessee Language

Union County, Tennessee Language by Age

Union County, Tennessee Language

98.30% of Union County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.70% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.97% of the population.

Union County, Tennessee Poverty

Union County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,2693,88921.29%
Hispanic27811742.09%
Black514282.35%
Multiple2473212.96%
Other3131100.00%

21.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.61%

Male Poverty Rate

23.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, Tennessee is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 12.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.44%.

Union County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.49%
High School20.78%
Some College10.77%
Bachelors or Greater2.06%

Union County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed60.17%
Female Unemployed41.43%
Female Employed9.76%
Male Employed9.67%

Union County, Tennessee Income

Union County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,132$52,874
Families$45,842$58,429
Married Families$55,484$
Non Families$23,051$32,214

Union County, Tennessee Marital Status

Union County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.4%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Union County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Union County, Tennessee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Union County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race


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

Union County, Tennessee Veterans

Union County, Tennessee Veterans by War

1,355

Number of Veterans

1,279

Male Veterans

76

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam624
First Gulf War236
Second Gulf War174
Korea122
World War II24

Union County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64387
65 to 74374
75+285
35 to 54243
18 to 3466

Union County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3179.06%
2 or More219.25%
Hawaiian1034.48%
Black711.11%

Union County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

7.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, Tennessee Employment Status

Union County, Tennessee Employment by Age

50.7%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Union County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Union County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Union County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Maynardville24092357-52-2.16%
Plainview21212047-74-3.49%
Luttrell1082108970.65%
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