Union Springs, Alabama Population 2020

3,159

Union Springs is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 3,159, it is the 136th largest city in Alabama and the 6094th largest city in the United States. Union Springs is currently declining at a rate of -4.62% annually and its population has decreased by -20.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,980 in 2010. Union Springs reached it's highest population of 4,431 in 1980. Spanning over 7 miles, Union Springs has a population density of 477 people per square mile.

The average household income in Union Springs is $39,591 with a poverty rate of 48.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $668 per month, and the median house value is $73,800. The median age in Union Springs is 29.9 years, 29.4 years for males, and 34.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 109.9 males.

Union Springs Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 87.01%
  • White: 12.29%
  • Asian: 0.64%
  • Other race: 0.06%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Union Springs, Alabama is 3,159, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,465.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,980.

Union Springs, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,12987.01%
White44212.29%
Asian230.64%
Some Other Race20.06%

Union Springs Population Pyramid 2020

Union Springs Median Age

29.9


Total

29.4


Male

34.9


Female

Union Springs Adults

There are 2,683 adults, (504 of whom are seniors) in Union Springs.

Union Springs Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Union Springs Sex Ratio

Female

1,713

47.64%

Male

1,883

52.36%

Union Springs Households and Families

Union Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Union Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
All54.6%45.4%
Non Family53.5%46.5%
Male48.7%51.3%
Female17.3%82.7%

54.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3812.5454.6
Female4623.7817.3
Non Family4431.0453.5
Married4002.84100
Male762.1648.7

3.25

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

1.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Union Springs Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1396.21%
9th to 12th Grade51522.99%
High School Graduate77534.60%
Some College32514.51%
Associates Degree1697.54%
Bachelors Degree1145.09%
Graduate Degree2039.06%

Union Springs Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,8271,183155
White356346162
Hispanic3232
Asian2323
Other Race22

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 45.51%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,250$33,627$20,318
Less Than High School$28,470$28,556$
High School Grad$31,417$34,449$12,034
Some College$36,719$44,183$21,356
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$128,097$128,097$

$31,250

Average Earnings

$33,627

Average Male

$20,318

Average Female

Union Springs Language

Union Springs Language by Age

Union Springs Language

97.77% of Union Springs residents speak only English, while 2.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.98% of the population.

Union Springs Poverty

Union Springs Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,1091,64352.85%
Hispanic3232100.00%
White396266.57%
Asian2323100.00%
Other22100.00%

48.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.07%

Male Poverty Rate

59.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union Springs is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union Springs is White, with 6.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 61.58%.

Name Poverty
High School43.91%
Some College35.73%
Less Than High School31.89%
Bachelors or Greater0.63%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.79%
Female Employed38.79%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.13%

Union Springs Income

Union Springs Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$21,162$39,591
Families$23,750$46,192
Married Families$52,727-
Non Families$11,278$25,616

Union Springs Marital Status

Union Springs Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.7%

Male Marriage Rate

30.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Union Springs Married by Age and Sex

Union Springs 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 Springs Marital Status by Race

Union Springs Veterans

146

Number of Veterans

101

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam58
Second Gulf War45
First Gulf War39
World War II
Korea

$Union Springs Veterans by Education

15.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union Springs Employment Status

50%

Labor Force Participation

46.5%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Union Springs Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

85.01%

Born in Alabama

97.94%

Native Born

2.06%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.94% of Union Springs residents were born in the United States, with 85.01% having been born in Alabama. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,159-153-4.62%
20193,312-153-4.42%
20183,465-26-0.74%
20173,491-153-4.20%
20163,644421.17%
20153,602-181-4.78%
20143,783571.53%
20133,726-59-1.56%
20123,785200.53%
20113,765-83-2.16%
20103,8481780.47%
20003,670-305-0.80%
19903,975-456-1.08%
19804,4311070.24%
19704,3246201.56%
19603,7044721.37%
19503,2321250.40%
19403,1072320.78%
19302,875-1,250-3.55%
19204,125700.17%
19104,0551,4214.41%
19002,6340.00%