Union, Mississippi Population 2021

1,861
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Union is a city located in Neshoba County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,861, it is the 107th largest city in Mississippi and the 7889th largest city in the United States . Union is currently declining at a rate of -0.96% annually and its population has decreased by -6.39% 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 543 people per square mile.

The average household income in Union is $50,021 with a poverty rate of 24.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $475 per month, and the median house value is $80,900. The median age in Union is 37.8 years, 34.8 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Union Demographics

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

  • White: 49.85%
  • Black or African American: 49.04%
  • Two or more races: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Asian: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Union, Mississippi is 1,861 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,915.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,988.

Union, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,17149.85%
Black or African American1,15249.04%
Two or More Races200.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.17%
Asian20.09%
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Union Population by Race

Union Population Pyramid $2021

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Union Median Age

37.8


Total

34.8


Male

42


Female

Union Adults

There are 1,635 adults, (405 of whom are seniors) in Union.

Union Age Dependency

91

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58

Child Dependency Ratio

Union Sex Ratio

Female

1,202

51.17%

Male

1,147

48.83%

Union Population by Age

Union Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Union Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married87.3%12.7%
All62.8%37.2%
Female58.3%41.7%
Non Family34.2%65.8%

62.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8382.7362.8
Married3063.3487.3
Non Family2691.134.2
Female2303.7958.3
Male333.06100

3.39

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Union Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade744.92%
9th to 12th Grade29819.81%
High School Graduate48332.11%
Some College29119.35%
Associates Degree1228.11%
Bachelors Degree16711.10%
Graduate Degree694.59%
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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
White809669206
Black67945320
2+ Races101010
Native American4
Asian2

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Union Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,794$42,708$27,604
Less Than 9th Grade$22,500$$26,750
High School Graduate$30,000$39,554$21,705
Some College$33,250$44,375$28,250
Bachelors Degree$50,875$78,438$43,750
Graduate Degree$54,107$$53,482

$35,794

Average Earnings

$42,708

Average Male

$27,604

Average Female

Union Earnings by Educational Attainment

Union Language by Age

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Union Language

99.36% of Union residents speak only English, while 0.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.41% of the population.

Union Language

Union Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,13841636.56%
White1,12514612.98%
Multiple20840.00%

24.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.24%

Male Poverty Rate

27.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union is Multiple, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union is White, with 12.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.45%.

Union Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.82%
High School29.23%
Some College13.12%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Union Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed75.56%
Male Unemployed44.12%
Female Employed4.66%
Male Employed2.50%

Union Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Union Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,300$50,021
Families$43,903$63,813
Married Families$60,000-
Non Families$14,250$19,507
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Income by Household Type

Union Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

34.1%

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 35-44.

Union Marital Status by Race

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Union Marital Status

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64

Number of Veterans

64

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam20
World War II9
Korea9
First Gulf War4
Second Gulf War4

Union Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+22
35 to 5417
65 to 7416
55 to 649
18 to 34

Union Veterans by Age

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Union Veterans by Race

Union Veterans by Education

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6.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

68.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union Veterans by Education

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45%

Labor Force Participation

40.2%

Employment Rate

10.1%

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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87.91%

Born in Union

99.74%

Native Born

0.26%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.74% of Union residents were born in the United States, with 87.91% 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 Latin America.

Union Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,861-18-0.96%
20201,879-18-0.95%
20191,897-18-0.94%
20181,915-3-0.16%
20171,918-15-0.78%
20161,933-14-0.72%
20151,947-16-0.82%
20141,96320.10%
20131,961-7-0.36%
20121,968-1-0.05%
20111,969-14-0.71%
20101,9830.00%

Union Population by Year