West Union, South Carolina Population 2020

329

West Union is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 329, it is the 214th largest city in South Carolina and the 15004th largest city in the United States. West Union is currently growing at a rate of 0.92% annually and its population has increased by 13.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 291 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, West Union has a population density of 415 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Union is $39,210 with a poverty rate of 22.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $590 per month, and the median house value is $118,800. The median age in West Union is 35.9 years, 35.6 years for males, and 37.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 78.9 males.

West Union Demographics

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

  • White: 64.22%
  • Other race: 18.53%
  • Two or more races: 13.10%
  • Black or African American: 4.15%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of West Union, South Carolina is 329, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 323.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 291.

West Union, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20164.22%
Some Other Race5818.53%
Two or More Races4113.10%
Black or African American134.15%

West Union Population Pyramid 2020

West Union Median Age

35.9


Total

35.6


Male

37.1


Female

West Union Adults

There are 232 adults, (56 of whom are seniors) in West Union.

West Union Age Dependency

77.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46

Child Dependency Ratio

West Union Sex Ratio

Female

175

55.91%

Male

138

44.09%

West Union Households and Families

West Union Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West Union Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.6%19.4%
All63.7%36.3%
Male63.2%36.8%
Non Family58%42%
Female47.4%52.6%

63.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1242.5263.7
Non Family501.1858
Married363.2880.6
Female193.6847.4
Male193.4763.2

3.18

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

14.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West Union Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2713.99%
9th to 12th Grade2814.51%
High School Graduate7438.34%
Some College2814.51%
Associates Degree2110.88%
Bachelors Degree84.15%
Graduate Degree73.63%

West Union Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1248815
Hispanic5536
Other Race3127
Black1211
Multiple Races66

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 white people with a rate of 12.10%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,000$26,375$22,708
Less Than High School$19,375$18,958$41,250
High School Grad$17,813$25,893$16,500
Some College$26,667$$23,750
Bachelors Degree$30,625$$
Graduate Degree$54,375$$

$25,000

Average Earnings

$26,375

Average Male

$22,708

Average Female

West Union Language

West Union Language by Age

West Union Language

68.53% of West Union residents speak only English, while 31.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.42% of the population.

West Union Poverty

West Union Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1034038.83%
Other582441.38%
White1642213.41%
Multiple37718.92%
Black13215.38%

22.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.00%

Male Poverty Rate

20.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Union

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Union is Other, with 41.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Union is White, with 13.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.00%.

Name Poverty
High School29.73%
Less Than High School12.73%
Some College10.20%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed16.67%
Male Unemployed16.67%
Male Employed15.87%

West Union Income

West Union Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,091$39,210
Families$35,750$44,564
Married Families$61,250-
Non Families$24,375$30,614

West Union Marital Status

West Union Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.0%

Male Marriage Rate

28.3%

Female Marriage Rate

West Union Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

West Union Marital Status by Race

West Union Veterans

16

Number of Veterans

13

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam7
First Gulf War7
Second Gulf War2
World War II1
Korea
Name Veterans % of Total
White116.63%
Hispanic57.04%
Other37.14%
Black215.38%

$West Union Veterans by Education

18.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Union Employment Status

57.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

West Union 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

52.08%

Born in South Carolina

76.68%

Native Born

23.32%

Foreign Born

20.13%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

76.68% of West Union residents were born in the United States, with 52.08% having been born in South Carolina. 20.13% 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
202032930.92%
201932630.93%
201832341.25%
201731930.95%
201631630.96%
201531330.97%
201431010.32%
20133090.00%
201230910.32%
20113080.00%
20103080.00%