Union County, Georgia Population 2024

28,044

Union County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 28,044 with a growth rate of 3.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union County, Georgia is the 71st largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 21,384 and has seen a growth of 31.14% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202932,1848282.64%
202831,3568282.71%
202730,5288282.79%
202629,7008282.87%
202528,8728282.95%
202428,0448283.04%
202327,2168283.14%
202226,3888283.24%
202125,5607623.07%
202024,7981920.78%
201924,6066452.69%
201823,9615552.37%
201723,4067423.27%
201622,6646352.88%
201522,0292471.13%
201421,7823421.6%
201321,440980.46%
201221,342770.36%
201121,265-119-0.56%
201021,384
199011,9932,60327.72%
19809,3902,57937.87%
19706,8113014.62%
19606,510-808-11.04%
19507,318-362-4.71%
19407,6801,34021.14%
19306,340-115-1.78%
19206,455-463-6.69%
19106,918-1,563-18.43%
19008,4817329.45%
18907,7491,31820.49%
18806,4311,16422.1%
18705,26785419.35%
18604,413-2,821-39%
18507,2344,082129.51%
18403,152-29,032-90.21%
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2024 Growth Rate
3.04% (828)
County Website
Union County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
21,384
Area
322 mi²
Density
87 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
31.14% (6,660)
Founded
1832

Union County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White23,25793.48%
Two or more races1,0084.05%
Other race2470.99%
Black or African American1660.67%
Native American1430.57%
Asian590.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Union County, Georgia Population by Race

Union County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Union County, Georgia Median Age

55.9

Total

54

Male

57

Female

Union County, Georgia Adults

There are 21,099 adults, (8,383 of whom are seniors) in Union County, Georgia.

Union County, Georgia Age Dependency

95.7

Age Dependency Ratio

65.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female12,53550.38%
Male12,34549.62%

Union County, Georgia Population by Age

Union County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,7592.2681.418.6
Married6,3582.728911
Non Family3,3941.1368.131.9
Female5723.0473.826.2
Male4353.282.817.2
showing: 5 rows

2.67

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Union County, Georgia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Union County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Union County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40%.

Union County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,027

Average Earnings

$40,863

Average Male

$33,848

Average Female

Union County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Union County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Union County, Georgia Language

96.26% of Union County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.45% of the population.

Union County, Georgia Language

Union County, Georgia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White22,6682,41710.66%
Hispanic93526027.81%
Multiple99424424.55%
Native13010681.54%
Black481633.33%
showing: 5 rows

11.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.85%

Male Poverty Rate

12.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, Georgia is Native, with 81.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, Georgia is White, with 10.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.51%.

Union County, Georgia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.11%
High School12.36%
Some College6.19%
Bachelors or Greater3.99%
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Union County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed28.13%
Male Employed7.16%
Female Employed5.22%
Male Unemployed
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Union County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Union County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Union County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.8%

Male Marriage Rate

61.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Union County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Union County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Union County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Union County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,433

Number of Veterans

2,291

Male Veterans

142

Female Veterans

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Union County, Georgia Veterans by War

count

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Union County, Georgia Veterans by Age

count

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Union County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Union County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.3%

Labor Force Participation

45%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Union County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Union County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Union County, Georgia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

41.67%

Born in Union County, Georgia

97.09%

Native Born

2.91%

Foreign Born

1.68%

Non Citizen

1.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.09% of Union County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 41.67% having been born in Georgia. 1.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Union County, Georgia Place of Birth

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