Union Gap, Washington Population 2020

6,170

Union Gap is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 6,170, it is the 116th largest city in Washington and the 4224th largest city in the United States. Union Gap is currently growing at a rate of 0.08% annually and its population has increased by 2.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,047 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Union Gap has a population density of 1,105 people per square mile.

The average household income in Union Gap is $46,390 with a poverty rate of 27.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $782 per month, and the median house value is $105,200. The median age in Union Gap is 33.5 years, 31.9 years for males, and 35.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.7 males.

Union Gap Demographics

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

  • White: 75.22%
  • Other race: 21.12%
  • Native American: 1.51%
  • Asian: 0.98%
  • Two or more races: 0.98%
  • Black or African American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Union Gap, Washington is 6,170, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,160.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,047.

Union Gap, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,62075.22%
Some Other Race1,29721.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native931.51%
Two or More Races600.98%
Asian600.98%
Black or African American120.20%

Union Gap Population Pyramid 2020

Union Gap Median Age

33.5


Total

31.9


Male

35.5


Female

Union Gap Adults

There are 4,300 adults, (771 of whom are seniors) in Union Gap.

Union Gap Age Dependency

74

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Union Gap Sex Ratio

Female

2,971

48.37%

Male

3,171

51.63%

Union Gap Households and Families

Union Gap Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Union Gap Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70%30%
Male69.5%30.5%
Female67.1%32.9%
All64.5%35.5%
Non Family55.2%44.8%

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0542.9564.5
Married8113.5870
Non Family6901.2855.2
Female3564.0867.1
Male1974.1769.5

3.63

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

10.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Union Gap Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade76421.32%
9th to 12th Grade61517.16%
High School Graduate1,20133.52%
Some College46813.06%
Associates Degree2948.21%
Bachelors Degree2015.61%
Graduate Degree401.12%

Union Gap Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,9331,524118
Hispanic1,52460082
Other Race69722117
Multiple Races542910
Native American4931
Asian403131
Black66

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.50%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,388$31,163$23,666
Less Than High School$26,333$29,855$21,535
High School Grad$25,339$33,333$22,528
Some College$29,844$31,923$26,719
Bachelors Degree$61,111$62,269$42,083
Graduate Degree$25,250$18,594$

$27,388

Average Earnings

$31,163

Average Male

$23,666

Average Female

Union Gap Language

Union Gap Language by Age

Union Gap Language

55.96% of Union Gap residents speak only English, while 44.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 43.14% of the population.

Union Gap Poverty

Union Gap Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,4351,02729.90%
White2,39857423.94%
Other1,29328722.20%
Multiple601728.33%
Black1212100.00%
Native841011.90%

27.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.94%

Male Poverty Rate

31.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union Gap

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union Gap is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union Gap is Native, with 11.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.04%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.00%
Some College17.54%
High School15.76%
Bachelors or Greater2.16%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed68.52%
Male Unemployed54.32%
Female Employed16.16%
Male Employed11.76%

Union Gap Income

Union Gap Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,957$46,390
Families$43,241$51,572
Married Families$55,182-
Non Families$24,286$32,373

Union Gap Marital Status

Union Gap Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Union Gap Married by Age and Sex

Union Gap 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 45-54.

Union Gap Marital Status by Race

Union Gap Veterans

324

Number of Veterans

317

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam182
First Gulf War44
Korea29
World War II25
Second Gulf War19
Name Veterans % of Total
White2979.23%
Hispanic211.03%
Asian2152.50%
2 or More610.00%

$Union Gap Veterans by Education

4.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union Gap Employment Status

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Union Gap 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

60.60%

Born in Washington

79.26%

Native Born

20.74%

Foreign Born

14.82%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

79.26% of Union Gap residents were born in the United States, with 60.60% having been born in Washington. 14.82% 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
20206,17050.08%
20196,16550.08%
20186,16010.02%
20176,15950.08%
20166,154180.29%
20156,136110.18%
20146,125-3-0.05%
20136,128-8-0.13%
20126,136-13-0.21%
20116,14940.07%
20106,1455240.90%
20005,6212,5016.06%
19903,120-64-0.20%
19803,1840.00%