Union, Illinois Population 2022

545
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Union is a city located in McHenry County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 545, it is the 869th largest city in Illinois and the 18606th largest city in the United States. Union is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually and its population has decreased by -1.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 551 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Union has a population density of 652 people per square mile.

The average household income in Union is $84,881 with a poverty rate of 11.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $900 per month, and the median house value is $177,200. The median age in Union is 31 years, 30.9 years for males, and 31.3 years for females.

Union Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Unionwas:

  • White: 97.06%
  • Asian: 1.91%
  • Other race: 1.03%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Union, Illinois is 545 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 551.

Union, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White66097.06%
Asian131.91%
Some Other Race71.03%
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Union Population by Race

Union Population Pyramid 2022

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Union Median Age

33.2


Total

32.7


Male

33.6


Female

Union Adults

There are 501 adults, (69 of whom are seniors) in Union.

Union Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

16

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Union Sex Ratio

Female

311

45.74%

Male

369

54.26%

Union Population by Age

Union Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Union Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female92.3%7.7%
Non Family82.6%17.4%
All79.2%20.8%
Married74.8%25.2%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2692.5379.2
Married1553.2574.8
Male24100
Female262.6292.3
Non Family861.1682.6

3.17

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Union Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20.42%
9th to 12th Grade255.27%
High School Graduate16133.97%
Some College16534.81%
Associates Degree398.23%
Bachelors Degree5712.03%
Graduate Degree255.27%
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Union Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Union Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White45043182
Asian55
Hispanic1911
Other Race3

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 white people with a rate of 18.22%.

Union Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$62,308$85,417$35,250
Less Than 9th Grade$50,625$60,750$
High School Graduate$37,083$103,194$33,281
Some College$67,308$76,250$
Bachelors Degree$71,250$93,000$61,875
Graduate Degree$68,594$69,219$48,333

$62,308

Average Earnings

$85,417

Average Male

$35,250

Average Female

Union Earnings by Educational Attainment

Union Language by Age

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Union Language

96.25% of Union residents speak only English, while 3.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.80% of the population.

Union Language

Union Poverty by Race

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11.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.63%

Male Poverty Rate

12.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union is White, with 12.40% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.98%.

Union Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School12.42%
Some College4.90%
Bachelors or Greater2.44%

Union Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.24%
Male Unemployed40.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Union Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Union Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$95,655$98,727
Families$108,125$116,483
Married Families$103,438-
Non Families$50,250$60,945
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Income by Household Type

Union Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

62.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Union Married by Age and Sex

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Union 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 35-44.

Union Marital Status by Race

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Union Marital Status

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25

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War
Vietnam16
Korea3
World War II

Union Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 542
55 to 6416
65 to 742
75+5

Union Veterans by Age

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Union Veterans by Race

Union Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union Veterans by Education

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78.2%

Labor Force Participation

75.1%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Union Employment by Age

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Union Employment by Race

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Union 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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89.56%

Born in Union

95.74%

Native Born

4.26%

Foreign Born

4.12%

Non Citizen

0.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.74% of Union residents were born in the United States, with 89.56% having been born in Illinois. 4.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Union Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20105800.00%
2011577-3-0.52%
2012574-3-0.52%
2013571-3-0.52%
2014568-3-0.53%
2015565-3-0.53%
2016562-3-0.53%
2017559-3-0.53%
2018556-3-0.54%
2019553-3-0.54%
2020551-2-0.36%
2021548-3-0.54%
2022545-3-0.55%

Union Population by Year