West Union, Ohio Population 2022

3,164
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West Union is a city located in Adams County Ohio. West Union has a 2020 population of 3,164. It is also the county seat of Adams County. West Union is currently growing at a rate of 0.03% annually but its population has decreased by -2.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,247 in 2010.

The average household income in West Union is $44,155 with a poverty rate of 31.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $508 per month, and the median house value is $83,200. The median age in West Union is 44.6 years, 41.2 years for males, and 47.6 years for females.

West Union Demographics

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

  • White: 99.43%
  • Two or more races: 0.27%
  • Black or African American: 0.19%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of West Union, Ohio is 3,164 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,164.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,247.

West Union, Ohio Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,60199.43%
Two or More Races70.27%
Black or African American50.19%
Some Other Race30.11%
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West Union Population by Race

West Union Population Pyramid $2022

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West Union Median Age

44.6


Total

41.2


Male

47.6


Female

West Union Adults

There are 2,082 adults, (629 of whom are seniors) in West Union.

West Union Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

West Union Sex Ratio

Female

1,529

58.45%

Male

1,087

41.55%

West Union Population by Age

West Union Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Union Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%100%
Female11.3%88.8%
Non Family42%58%
All48.5%51.5%
Married84.9%15.1%

48.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Union Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1642.0448.5
Non Family6191.1542
Married3373.0984.9
Female1602.5411.3
Male484.380

2.82

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

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West Union Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade19810.65%
9th to 12th Grade1246.67%
High School Graduate82844.52%
Some College38620.75%
Associates Degree1005.38%
Bachelors Degree1588.49%
Graduate Degree663.55%
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West Union Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Union Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,8451,535221
2+ Races7
Black5
Hispanic333
Other Race333

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%.

West Union Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,987$45,833$22,036
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$20,283$45,807$17,841
Some College$28,854$$25,833
Bachelors Degree$42,805$39,313$
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,987

Average Earnings

$45,833

Average Male

$22,036

Average Female

West Union Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Union Language by Age

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West Union Language

99.75% of West Union residents speak only English, while 0.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.12% of the population.

West Union Language

West Union Poverty by Race

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31.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.99%

Male Poverty Rate

34.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Union

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Union is White, with 31.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West 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 60.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.92%.

West Union Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.20%
High School22.99%
Some College21.38%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

West Union Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed27.72%
Female Employed18.95%
Male Employed17.75%
Male Unemployed0.00%

West Union Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Union Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,413$44,155
Families$37,591$65,209
Married Families$55,451-
Non Families$19,726$23,157
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Income by Household Type

West Union Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.9%

Male Marriage Rate

28.9%

Female Marriage Rate

West Union Married by Age and Sex

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West Union Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

West Union Marital Status by Race

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West Union Marital Status

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140

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam43
Korea29
First Gulf War15
Second Gulf War14
World War II

West Union Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+46
55 to 6440
65 to 7422
35 to 5418
18 to 3414

West Union Veterans by Age

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West Union Veterans by Race

West Union Veterans by Education

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15.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Union Veterans by Education

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47.3%

Labor Force Participation

42.2%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

West Union Employment by Age

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West Union Employment by Race

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West 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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73.85%

Born in West Union

99.89%

Native Born

0.11%

Foreign Born

0.11%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.89% of West Union residents were born in the United States, with 73.85% having been born in Ohio. 0.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

West Union Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20223,16410.03%
20213,16310.03%
20203,16210.03%
20193,16110.03%
20183,16020.06%
20173,158-7-0.22%
20163,165-12-0.38%
20153,177-18-0.56%
20143,195-4-0.13%
20133,199-23-0.71%
20123,222-17-0.52%
20113,239-8-0.25%
20103,2473441.13%
20002,903-193-0.64%
19903,0963051.04%
19802,7910.00%

West Union Population by Year