Union, Kentucky Population 2022

7,824
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Union is a city located in Boone County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 7,824, it is the 59th largest city in Kentucky and the 4937th largest city in the United States. Union is currently growing at a rate of 2.68% annually and its population has increased by 5.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,416 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Union has a population density of 2,346 people per square mile.

The average household income in Union is $126,656 with a poverty rate of 0.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,774 per month, and the median house value is $279,400. The median age in Union is 38.9 years, 38 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Union Demographics

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

  • White: 92.10%
  • Asian: 4.79%
  • Two or more races: 3.11%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Union, Kentucky is 7,824 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,416.

Union, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,51592.10%
Asian2874.79%
Two or More Races1863.11%
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Union Population by Race

Union Population Pyramid 2022

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Union Median Age

38.9


Total

37.3


Male

42.1


Female

Union Adults

There are 4,291 adults, (738 of whom are seniors) in Union.

Union Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Union Sex Ratio

Female

2,924

48.83%

Male

3,064

51.17%

Union Population by Age

Union Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Union Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Non Family93.4%6.6%
All92.3%7.7%
Married92%8%
Female89.1%10.9%

92.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8353.2692.3
Married1,5333.4492
Male653.29100
Female1013.0889.1
Non Family1361.4593.4

3.37

Average Family Size

3.26

Average Household Size

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Union Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade230.59%
9th to 12th Grade110.28%
High School Graduate90923.49%
Some College64616.69%
Associates Degree2917.52%
Bachelors Degree1,31834.06%
Graduate Degree67217.36%
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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
Hispanic191919
2+ Races505039
White3,5823,5481,844
Asian21921988

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 hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Union Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$65,699$91,033$37,157
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$36,074$54,529$31,467
Some College$49,107$59,615$29,286
Bachelors Degree$98,274$101,187$46,905
Graduate Degree$82,760$91,211$80,333

$65,699

Average Earnings

$91,033

Average Male

$37,157

Average Female

Union Earnings by Educational Attainment

Union Language by Age

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Union Language

91.86% of Union residents speak only English, while 8.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.41% of the population.

Union Language

Union Poverty by Race

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0.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.85%

Male Poverty Rate

0.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union is White, with 0.90% 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 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0.00%.

Union Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.12%
High School0.00%
Some College0.00%
Bachelors or Greater0.25%

Union Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.09%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.92%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Union Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Union Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$123,630$134,091
Families$125,661$137,637
Married Families$127,054-
Non Families$83,043$68,046
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Income by Household Type

Union Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.4%

Male Marriage Rate

61.9%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Union Marital Status by Race

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Union Marital Status

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367

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War126
First Gulf War55
Vietnam145
Korea33
World War II

Union Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3472
35 to 5497
55 to 6427
65 to 74112
75+59

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

24.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union Veterans by Education

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70.2%

Labor Force Participation

68.7%

Employment Rate

2%

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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47.14%

Born in Union

92.28%

Native Born

7.72%

Foreign Born

5.46%

Non Citizen

2.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.28% of Union residents were born in the United States, with 47.14% having been born in Kentucky. 5.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Union Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20002,8930.00%
20105,3792,4866.40%
20115,5832043.79%
20125,7872043.65%
20135,9912043.53%
20146,1952043.41%
20156,3992043.29%
20166,6032043.19%
20176,8072043.09%
20187,0112043.00%
20197,2152042.91%
20207,4162012.79%
20217,6202042.75%
20227,8242042.68%

Union Population by Year