Union City, Tennessee Population 2021

10,163
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Union City is a city located in Obion County Tennessee. It is also the county seat of Obion County. With a 2020 population of 10,163, it is the 59th largest city in Tennessee and the 3069th largest city in the United States . Union City is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -6.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,895 in 2010. Union City reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 12 miles, Union City has a population density of 842 people per square mile.

The average household income in Union City is $43,206 with a poverty rate of 30.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $584 per month, and the median house value is $96,700. The median age in Union City is 41 years, 40.8 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.

Union City Demographics

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

  • White: 70.17%
  • Black or African American: 22.83%
  • Two or more races: 3.87%
  • Other race: 2.95%
  • Asian: 0.10%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Union City, Tennessee is 10,163 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,325.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,895.

Union City, Tennessee Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202129,659-205-0.69%
202029,864-205-0.69%
201930,069-205-0.68%
201830,274-101-0.33%
201730,375-172-0.57%
201630,547-14-0.05%
201530,561-267-0.87%
201430,828-189-0.61%
201331,017-293-0.94%
201231,310-365-1.17%
201131,675-147-0.46%
201031,8220.00%

Union City Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,31570.17%
Black or African American2,38022.83%
Two or More Races4033.87%
Some Other Race3072.95%
Asian100.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.09%
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Union City Population by Race

Union City Population Pyramid $2021

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Union City Median Age

41


Total

40.8


Male

41.2


Female

Union City Adults

There are 7,940 adults, (2,114 of whom are seniors) in Union City.

Union City Age Dependency

78.9

Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Union City Sex Ratio

Female

5,882

56.43%

Male

4,542

43.57%

Union City Population by Age

Union City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Union City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male23.5%76.5%
Female27.8%72.2%
Non Family42.6%57.4%
All51.2%48.8%
Married76.3%23.7%

51.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4612.2551.2
Non Family1,8441.1342.6
Married1,6152.9776.3
Female7343.2227.8
Male268323.5

2.94

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Union City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6298.86%
9th to 12th Grade6238.77%
High School Graduate3,01542.46%
Some College1,34718.97%
Associates Degree3945.55%
Bachelors Degree6879.68%
Graduate Degree4055.70%
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Union City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Union City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,1894,4291,010
Black1,5601,28672
Hispanic319966
Other Race20065
2+ Races35356
Asian10104
Native American99

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 asian people with a rate of 40.00%.

Union City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,251$27,153$21,818
Less Than 9th Grade$24,402$23,785$25,173
High School Graduate$21,061$22,336$19,516
Some College$27,241$28,563$26,585
Bachelors Degree$31,681$51,618$
Graduate Degree$51,926$77,500$46,923

$25,251

Average Earnings

$27,153

Average Male

$21,818

Average Female

Union City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Union City Language by Age

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Union City Language

93.01% of Union City residents speak only English, while 6.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.20% of the population.

Union City Language

Union City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,7581,81126.80%
Black2,27593240.97%
Multiple40324961.79%
Hispanic61414423.45%
Other307309.77%

30.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.18%

Male Poverty Rate

30.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union City is Multiple, with 61.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union City is Other, with 9.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.77%.

Union City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.39%
High School29.41%
Some College19.85%
Bachelors or Greater11.06%

Union City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed74.47%
Male Employed14.82%
Female Employed14.58%
Male Unemployed3.97%

Union City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Union City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$28,580$43,206
Families$41,115$56,112
Married Families$62,135-
Non Families$19,258$23,366
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Income by Household Type

Union City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

34.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Union City Married by Age and Sex

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Union City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Union City Marital Status by Race

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Union City Marital Status

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630

Number of Veterans

592

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War242
Vietnam193
Second Gulf War110
Korea81
World War II14

Union City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54196
75+166
55 to 64155
65 to 74107
18 to 346

Union City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4147.19%
Black21612.19%

Union City Veterans by Race

Union City Veterans by Education

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20.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union City Veterans by Education

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53%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Union City Employment by Age

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Union City Employment by Race

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Union City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.47%

Born in Union City

96.85%

Native Born

3.15%

Foreign Born

2.16%

Non Citizen

0.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.85% of Union City residents were born in the United States, with 64.47% having been born in Tennessee. 2.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Union City Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202110,163-81-0.79%
202010,244-81-0.78%
201910,325-81-0.78%
201810,406-47-0.45%
201710,453-78-0.74%
201610,531820.78%
201510,449-108-1.02%
201410,557-73-0.69%
201310,630-101-0.94%
201210,731-129-1.19%
201110,860-44-0.40%
201010,904280.03%
200010,8763630.34%
199010,513770.07%
198010,436-1,489-1.32%
197011,9253,0883.04%
19608,8371,1721.43%
19507,6654090.55%
19407,2561,3912.15%
19305,8651,4532.89%
19204,412230.05%
19104,3899822.57%
19003,407-34-0.10%
18903,4410.00%

Union City Population by Year