Union County, Tennessee Population 2018

Union County, Tennessee's estimated population is 19,442 with a growth rate of 1.89% 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
201719,4423611.89%
201619,081-151-0.79%
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
White18,694
Two or More Races226
Black or African American89
Asian50
Some Other Race16
American Indian and Alaska Native6

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

Union County, Tennessee 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, Tennessee Median Age

41.5


Total

40.5


Male

42.5


Female

Union County, Tennessee Adults

There are 14,788 adults, (3,129 of which are seniors) in Union County, Tennessee.

Union County, Tennessee Age Dependency

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

9,575

50.18%

Male

9,506

49.82%

Union County, Tennessee Households and Families

Union County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Union County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
Male75.8%24.3%
All75.7%24.3%
Non Family69.2%30.8%
Female48.8%51.2%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2712.675.7
Married4,0443.0684.7
Non Family1,9421.269.2
Female8853.2748.8
Male4003.2775.8

2.99

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

7.5%

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 Grade1,36810.27%
9th to 12th Grade1,70912.82%
High School Graduate5,95344.67%
Some College2,16916.28%
Associates Degree8016.01%
Bachelors Degree8706.53%
Graduate Degree4563.42%

Union County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,9019,9651,269
Multiple Races19416525
Hispanic1289144
Black6529
Asian5011
Other Race151515
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$30,223$35,461$25,817
Less Than High School$22,270$23,940$15,662
High School Grad$27,679$31,348$18,735
Some College$34,769$41,485$29,250
Bachelors Degree$50,125$62,277$31,500
Graduate Degree$49,276$95,822$43,929

$30,223

Average Earnings

$35,461

Average Male

$25,817

Average Female

Union County, Tennessee Language

Union County, Tennessee Language by Age

Union County, Tennessee Language

98.52% of Union County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.48% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.76% of the population.

Union County, Tennessee Poverty

Union County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,2104,27323.47%
Hispanic2757326.55%
Multiple2264519.91%
Black221881.82%
Other1616100.00%
Asian501122.00%

23.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.00%

Male Poverty Rate

27.05%

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 19.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.01%.

Union County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.90%
High School19.16%
Some College16.56%
Bachelors or Greater8.07%

Union County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed52.10%
Female Unemployed49.40%
Male Employed10.83%
Female Employed8.92%

Union County, Tennessee Income

Union County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,540$48,617
Families$44,458$53,907
Married Families$53,264$
Non Families$20,684$29,713

Union County, Tennessee Marital Status

Union County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

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

Union County, Tennessee Veterans

Union County, Tennessee Veterans by War

1,268

Number of Veterans

1,187

Male Veterans

81

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam547
First Gulf War215
Second Gulf War198
Korea120
World War II28

Union County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64384
65 to 74318
35 to 54261
75+252
18 to 3453

Union County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2458.63%
2 or More219.91%
Black22.50%

Union County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

7.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, Tennessee Employment Status

Union County, Tennessee Employment by Age

49%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

9.1%

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