Union County, Florida Population 2021

Union County, Florida's estimated population is 15,055 with a growth rate of -0.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union County, Florida is the 60th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 15,542 and has seen a growth of -3.13% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202115,055-91-0.60%
202015,146-91-0.60%
201915,237-91-0.59%
201815,328-120-0.78%
201715,4482101.38%
201615,238-27-0.18%
201515,26570.05%
201415,258980.65%
201315,160-95-0.62%
201215,255-47-0.31%
201115,302-240-1.54%
201015,5425,29051.60%
199010,252860.85%
198010,1662,05425.32%
19708,1122,06934.24%
19606,043-2,863-32.15%
19508,9061,81225.54%
19407,094-334-4.50%
19307,4280.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.60%
County Website
State
Founded
May 20, 1921
County Seat
2010 Population
15,542
Growth Since 2010
-3.13%
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Union County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,26873.63%
Black or African American3,35921.95%
Two or More Races2661.74%
Some Other Race1911.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native1160.76%
Asian930.61%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100.07%
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Union County, Florida Population by Race

Union County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Union County, Florida Median Age

39.3


Total

40.1


Male

36.8


Female

Union County, Florida Adults

There are 12,381 adults, (2,290 of whom are seniors) in Union County, Florida.

Union County, Florida Age Dependency

51.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

5,324

34.79%

Male

9,979

65.21%

Union County, Florida Population by Age

Union County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Union County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.3%21.7%
All66.1%33.9%
Non Family60%40%
Male53.3%46.7%
Female46.9%53.1%

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9602.4266.1
Married1,9063.1278.3
Non Family1,1501.2160
Female7692.3646.9
Male1353.0953.3

2.85

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Union County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4784.26%
9th to 12th Grade2,15819.24%
High School Graduate4,19437.39%
Some College2,38821.29%
Associates Degree9688.63%
Bachelors Degree6996.23%
Graduate Degree3332.97%
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Union County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Union County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,5836,181807
Black2,7011,729134
Hispanic64141875
Other Race1841097
Native American11611226
2+ Races109793
Asian9388
Islander105

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 96.55%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 22.41%.

Union County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,743$27,225$30,138
Less Than 9th Grade$17,059$17,700$10,882
High School Graduate$23,369$21,716$24,755
Some College$34,836$33,295$35,771
Bachelors Degree$37,127$40,781$36,053
Graduate Degree$45,000$40,500$46,667

$28,743

Average Earnings

$27,225

Average Male

$30,138

Average Female

Union County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Union County, Florida Language by Age

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Union County, Florida Language

94.41% of Union County, Florida residents speak only English, while 5.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.54% of the population.

Union County, Florida Language

Union County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,8471,45118.49%
Black1,07537835.16%
Hispanic3438023.32%
Multiple1837742.08%
Other241979.17%

20.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.58%

Male Poverty Rate

21.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, Florida is Other, with 79.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, Florida is White, with 18.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.11%.

Union County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.52%
High School17.92%
Some College10.01%
Bachelors or Greater5.71%

Union County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed77.27%
Male Unemployed63.87%
Female Employed11.54%
Male Employed11.26%

Union County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Union County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,270$64,521
Families$53,719$70,851
Married Families$67,071-
Non Families$29,964$43,356
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Income by Household Type

Union County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Union County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Union County, Florida 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 County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Union County, Florida Marital Status

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1,575

Number of Veterans

1,498

Male Veterans

77

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam795
First Gulf War353
Second Gulf War172
Korea58
World War II

Union County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74608
55 to 64389
35 to 54353
75+129
18 to 3496

Union County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,21513.81%
Black2598.62%
Native American8068.97%
Hispanic233.41%
2+ Races2115.00%

Union County, Florida Veterans by Race

Union County, Florida Veterans by Education

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7.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, Florida Veterans by Education

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31.3%

Labor Force Participation

28.9%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Union County, Florida Employment by Age

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Union County, Florida Employment by Race

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Union County, Florida 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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66.98%

Born in Union County, Florida

97.18%

Native Born

2.82%

Foreign Born

1.86%

Non Citizen

0.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.18% of Union County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 66.98% having been born in Florida. 1.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Union County, Florida Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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