Union Gap, Washington Population 2021

6,272
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Union Gap is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 6,272, it is the 116th largest city in Washington and the 4213th largest city in the United States. Union Gap is currently growing at a rate of 0.58% annually and its population has increased by 3.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,047 in 2010. Union Gap reached it's highest population of 6,272 in 2021. Spanning over 6 miles, Union Gap has a population density of 1,123 people per square mile.

The average household income in Union Gap is $50,979 with a poverty rate of 25.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $868 per month, and the median house value is $107,800. The median age in Union Gap is 34 years, 32.9 years for males, and 35.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.2 males.

Union Gap Demographics

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

  • White: 73.49%
  • Other race: 22.65%
  • Two or more races: 1.83%
  • Native American: 1.54%
  • Asian: 0.49%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Union Gap, Washington is 6,272, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,164.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,047.

Union Gap, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,52973.49%
Some Other Race1,39622.65%
Two or More Races1131.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native951.54%
Asian300.49%
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Union Gap Population by Race

Union Gap Population Pyramid 2021

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Union Gap Median Age

34


Total

32.9


Male

35.4


Female

Union Gap Adults

There are 4,452 adults, (807 of whom are seniors) in Union Gap.

Union Gap Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Union Gap Sex Ratio

Female

3,033

49.21%

Male

3,130

50.79%

Union Gap Population by Age

Union Gap Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Union Gap Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.4%25.6%
Male72.8%27.2%
All69%31%
Female65.5%34.5%
Non Family61.8%38.2%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union Gap Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0812.9269
Married9103.4874.4
Non Family6441.1761.8
Female3254.0665.5
Male2024.1372.8

3.53

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

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Union Gap Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade79921.46%
9th to 12th Grade65617.62%
High School Graduate1,27934.34%
Some College51213.75%
Associates Degree2115.67%
Bachelors Degree2306.18%
Graduate Degree370.99%
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Union Gap Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Union Gap Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,9671,548148
Hispanic1,62363487
Other Race75724526
Multiple Races713612
Native American6748
Asian242420

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 83.33%.

Union Gap Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,815$31,051$25,205
Less Than High School$25,280$29,420$21,392
High School Grad$26,710$34,583$24,508
Some College$31,703$33,413$30,242
Bachelors Degree$63,241$$58,333
Graduate Degree$19,583$18,889$

$27,815

Average Earnings

$31,051

Average Male

$25,205

Average Female

Union Gap Earnings by Educational Attainment

Union Gap Language by Age

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Union Gap Language

54.35% of Union Gap residents speak only English, while 45.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 45.25% of the population.

Union Gap Language

Union Gap Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,47395827.58%
White2,43354122.24%
Other1,39430621.95%
Native775166.23%
Multiple1132824.78%

25.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.84%

Male Poverty Rate

30.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union Gap

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union Gap is Native, with 66.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union Gap is Other, with 21.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.30%.

Union Gap Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.64%
High School16.28%
Some College11.95%
Bachelors or Greater2.68%

Union Gap Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.00%
Male Unemployed46.38%
Female Employed15.83%
Male Employed9.22%

Union Gap Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Union Gap Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,310$50,979
Families$48,475$55,527
Married Families$57,847-
Non Families$21,000$35,354
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Income by Household Type

Union Gap Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Union Gap Married by Age and Sex

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Union Gap Marriage

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

Union Gap Marital Status by Race

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Union Gap Marital Status

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303

Number of Veterans

296

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam122
Korea57
World War II23
First Gulf War22
Second Gulf War19

Union Gap Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+134
65 to 7486
55 to 6446
35 to 5428
18 to 349

Union Gap Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2788.49%
Asian2083.33%
Hispanic140.65%
2 or More55.88%

Union Gap Veterans by Race

Union Gap Veterans by Education

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7.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union Gap Veterans by Education

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61.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Union Gap Employment by Age

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Union Gap Employment by Race

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Union Gap 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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60.98%

Born in Washington

78.71%

Native Born

21.29%

Foreign Born

14.93%

Non Citizen

6.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.71% of Union Gap residents were born in the United States, with 60.98% having been born in Washington. 14.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Union Gap Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,272360.58%
20206,236360.58%
20196,200360.58%
20186,164-1-0.02%
20176,16520.03%
20166,163210.34%
20156,142120.20%
20146,130-2-0.03%
20136,132-9-0.15%
20126,141-12-0.20%
20116,15360.10%
20106,1475260.90%
20005,6212,5016.06%
19903,120-64-0.20%
19803,1840.00%

Union Gap Population by Year