Union, Kentucky Population 2020

6,058
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Union is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 6,058, it is the 69th largest city in Kentucky and the 4260th largest city in the United States. Union is currently growing at a rate of 1.07% annually and its population has increased by 12.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,379 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Union has a population density of 1,817 people per square mile.

The average household income in Union is $122,485 with a poverty rate of 1.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,769 per month, and the median house value is $261,300. The median age in Union is 38.8 years, 37.8 years for males, and 40 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.4 males.

Union Demographics

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

  • White: 88.82%
  • Asian: 6.21%
  • Two or more races: 4.08%
  • Black or African American: 0.64%
  • Other race: 0.26%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Union, Kentucky is 6,058, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,930.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,379.

Union, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,16588.82%
Asian3616.21%
Two or More Races2374.08%
Black or African American370.64%
Some Other Race150.26%
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Union Population Pyramid 2020

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Union Median Age

38.8


Total

37.8


Male

40


Female

Union Adults

There are 4,092 adults, (645 of whom are seniors) in Union.

Union Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50

Child Dependency Ratio

Union Sex Ratio

Female

2,902

49.91%

Male

2,913

50.09%

Union Households and Families

Union Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Union Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Non Family96.4%3.6%
Married95.7%4.3%
All95.1%4.9%
Female82.1%17.9%

95.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9462.9995.1
Married1,5943.2195.7
Non Family2201.5296.4
Female1062.7682.1
Male262.5100

3.16

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Union Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade842.28%
9th to 12th Grade280.76%
High School Graduate69718.88%
Some College65817.83%
Associates Degree44312.00%
Bachelors Degree1,07329.07%
Graduate Degree70819.18%
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Union Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,2433,1901,616
Asian29026895
Multiple Races989847
Black37
Hispanic232323
Other Race777

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$62,601$88,682$35,469
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$29,906$51,757$
Some College$36,770$58,438$30,592
Bachelors Degree$87,924$100,404$46,579
Graduate Degree$81,723$98,625$64,138

$62,601

Average Earnings

$88,682

Average Male

$35,469

Average Female

Union Language

Union Language by Age

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Union Language

88.57% of Union residents speak only English, while 11.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.13% of the population.

Union Poverty

Union Poverty by Race

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1.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.41%

Male Poverty Rate

2.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union is White, with 2.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union is White, with 2.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 1.71%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.18%
High School2.15%
Some College1.18%
Bachelors or Greater1.12%
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Name Poverty
Male Employed1.35%
Female Employed1.03%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Union Income

Union Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$113,194$122,485
Families$120,957$125,406
Married Families$122,059-
Non Families$80,519$94,414
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Union Marital Status

Union Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

72.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

76.4%

Male Marriage Rate

68.6%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Union Marital Status by Race

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Union Veterans

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370

Number of Veterans

370

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam181
Second Gulf War57
First Gulf War42
Korea37
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54137
65 to 74133
75+73
55 to 6427
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3339.25%
Black37100.00%

Union Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union Employment Status

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70.9%

Labor Force Participation

68.5%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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49.17%

Born in Kentucky

90.21%

Native Born

9.79%

Foreign Born

6.76%

Non Citizen

3.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.21% of Union residents were born in the United States, with 49.17% having been born in Kentucky. 6.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,058641.07%
20195,994641.08%
20185,930420.71%
20175,888641.10%
20165,824601.04%
20155,764691.21%
20145,695781.39%
20135,617711.28%
20125,546711.30%
20115,4751001.86%
20105,3752,4826.39%
20002,8930.00%