Union City, Georgia Population 2020

22,609

Union City is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 22,609, it is the 47th largest city in Georgia and the 1676th largest city in the United States. Union City is currently growing at a rate of 1.65% annually and its population has increased by 16.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,456 in 2010. Spanning over 20 miles, Union City has a population density of 1,150 people per square mile.

The average household income in Union City is $44,742 with a poverty rate of 16.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $935 per month, and the median house value is $112,400. The median age in Union City is 31.4 years, 25.8 years for males, and 36.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 74.8 males.

Union City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Union City was:

  • Black or African American: 87.67%
  • White: 10.45%
  • Two or more races: 0.99%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Asian: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Union City, Georgia is 22,609, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,873.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,456.

Union City, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American18,37587.67%
White2,19010.45%
Two or More Races2080.99%
Some Other Race1600.76%
Asian270.13%

Union City Population Pyramid 2020

Union City Median Age

31.4


Total

25.8


Male

36.5


Female

Union City Adults

There are 14,904 adults, (2,666 of whom are seniors) in Union City.

Union City Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Union City Sex Ratio

Female

11,988

57.19%

Male

8,972

42.81%

Union City Households and Families

Union City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Union City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married49.2%50.8%
All34.4%65.6%
Female31%69%
Non Family30.6%69.4%
Male22.9%77.1%

34.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,3312.5134.4
Non Family3,6251.0530.6
Female2,3163.9431
Married1,8533.249.2
Male5373.8422.9

3.49

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Union City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6034.76%
9th to 12th Grade9187.25%
High School Graduate4,10232.38%
Some College3,69829.19%
Associates Degree9577.55%
Bachelors Degree1,60512.67%
Graduate Degree7876.21%

Union City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black10,6029,3402,026
White1,5601,329252
Hispanic29726957
Multiple Races14214257
Other Race135135

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 40.14%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,294$30,775$29,748
Less Than High School$25,568$25,803$
High School Grad$26,026$21,276$27,435
Some College$34,955$43,831$29,825
Bachelors Degree$32,809$43,594$26,350
Graduate Degree$50,169$23,854$53,646

$30,294

Average Earnings

$30,775

Average Male

$29,748

Average Female

Union City Language

Union City Language by Age

Union City Language

94.17% of Union City residents speak only English, while 5.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.97% of the population.

Union City Poverty

Union City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black18,3713,02216.45%
White1,67721712.94%
Hispanic76118424.18%
Other1606641.25%
Multiple2086330.29%

16.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.18%

Male Poverty Rate

19.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union City is Other, with 41.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union City is White, with 12.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.62%.

Name Poverty
High School23.02%
Less Than High School17.81%
Bachelors or Greater12.76%
Some College10.96%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed38.73%
Female Unemployed30.29%
Female Employed8.21%
Male Employed5.90%

Union City Income

Union City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,668$44,742
Families$48,802$53,168
Married Families$63,996-
Non Families$25,306$30,118

Union City Marital Status

Union City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

25.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.8%

Male Marriage Rate

22.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Union City Married by Age and Sex

Union City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Union City Marital Status by Race

Union City Veterans

686

Number of Veterans

542

Male Veterans

144

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War311
Vietnam117
Second Gulf War62
Korea38
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54377
55 to 64112
65 to 7492
75+67
18 to 3438
Name Veterans % of Total
Black6034.83%
White462.34%
Other3723.13%
Hispanic225.57%

$Union City Veterans by Education

2.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union City Employment Status

65.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Union City Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

59.02%

Born in Georgia

96.39%

Native Born

3.61%

Foreign Born

1.69%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.39% of Union City residents were born in the United States, with 59.02% having been born in Georgia. 1.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202022,6093681.65%
201922,2413681.68%
201821,8736513.07%
201721,2223681.76%
201620,8542371.15%
201520,6173731.84%
201420,244-54-0.27%
201320,298170.08%
201220,2814322.18%
201119,8494282.20%
201019,4217,8005.27%
200011,6213,2463.33%
19908,3753,5955.77%
19804,7801,7494.66%
19703,0310.00%