Union, Mississippi Population 2020

1,898
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Union is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,898, it is the 106th largest city in Mississippi and the 7795th largest city in the United States. Union is currently declining at a rate of -0.68% annually and its population has decreased by -4.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,988 in 2010. Union reached it's highest population of 1,983 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Union has a population density of 554 people per square mile.

The average household income in Union is $51,745 with a poverty rate of 29.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $569 per month, and the median house value is $82,300. The median age in Union is 38.4 years, 34.6 years for males, and 43.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.2 males.

Union Demographics

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

  • White: 52.35%
  • Black or African American: 46.61%
  • Two or more races: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Asian: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Union, Mississippi is 1,898, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,924.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,988.

Union, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,11352.35%
Black or African American99146.61%
Two or More Races180.85%
Asian20.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.09%
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Union Population Pyramid 2020

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Union Median Age

38.4


Total

34.6


Male

43.3


Female

Union Adults

There are 1,512 adults, (392 of whom are seniors) in Union.

Union Age Dependency

89.8

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Union Sex Ratio

Female

1,089

51.22%

Male

1,037

48.78%

Union Households and Families

Union Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Union Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married80.4%19.6%
All63.8%36.2%
Female57.5%42.5%
Non Family43.5%56.5%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7452.7763.8
Married2803.3280.4
Non Family2301.143.5
Female2003.8157.5
Male353.49100

3.45

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Union Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade886.36%
9th to 12th Grade21015.18%
High School Graduate44932.47%
Some College30021.69%
Associates Degree1138.17%
Bachelors Degree15811.42%
Graduate Degree654.70%
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Union Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White810687193
Black56239123
Multiple Races777
Asian2
Native American2

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,688$40,511$27,125
Less Than High School$21,719$$26,250
High School Grad$29,205$39,028$20,938
Some College$29,167$40,625$21,645
Bachelors Degree$47,569$75,694$37,222
Graduate Degree$65,500$84,375$54,250

$34,688

Average Earnings

$40,511

Average Male

$27,125

Average Female

Union Language

Union Language by Age

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Union Language

99.70% of Union residents speak only English, while 0.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.20% of the population.

Union Poverty

Union Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black97446347.54%
White1,07113812.89%
Multiple18844.44%

29.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.19%

Male Poverty Rate

30.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union is Black, with 47.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union is White, with 12.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.94%.

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Name Poverty
High School30.55%
Less Than High School28.17%
Some College21.70%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed78.79%
Male Unemployed21.05%
Female Employed17.33%
Male Employed11.58%

Union Income

Union Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,778$51,745
Families$42,438$65,786
Married Families$72,708-
Non Families$13,071$19,756
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Union Marital Status

Union Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.4%

Male Marriage Rate

35.0%

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 55-64.

Union Marital Status by Race

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Union Veterans

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78

Number of Veterans

78

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam27
World War II16
First Gulf War15
Second Gulf War13
Korea12
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Age Group Veterans
75+31
65 to 7417
55 to 6416
35 to 5414
18 to 34
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Union Veterans by Education

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9.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union Employment Status

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47.6%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

6.8%

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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87.54%

Born in Mississippi

99.91%

Native Born

0.09%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.91% of Union residents were born in the United States, with 87.54% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% 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
20201,898-13-0.68%
20191,911-13-0.68%
20181,924-6-0.31%
20171,930-13-0.67%
20161,943-12-0.61%
20151,955-13-0.66%
20141,96830.15%
20131,965-5-0.25%
20121,97010.05%
20111,969-14-0.71%
20101,9830.00%