Union County, Georgia Population 2021

Union County, Georgia's estimated population is 25,723 with a growth rate of 2.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union County, Georgia is the 79th largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 21,370 and has seen a growth of 20.37% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202125,7236062.41%
202025,1176062.47%
201924,5116062.54%
201823,9055292.26%
201723,3767363.25%
201622,6406332.88%
201522,0072431.12%
201421,7643401.59%
201321,424960.45%
201221,328760.36%
201121,252-118-0.55%
201021,3709,37778.19%
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%
18806,4311,16422.10%
18705,26785419.35%
18604,413-2,821-39.00%
18507,2344,082129.51%
18403,1520.00%
2021 Growth Rate
2.41% (606)
County Website
State
Founded
1832
County Seat
2010 Population
21,370
Growth Since 2010
20.37% (4,353)
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Union County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,58096.96%
Two or More Races3041.31%
Black or African American1730.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native1280.55%
Asian720.31%
Some Other Race310.13%
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Union County, Georgia Population by Race

Union County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Union County, Georgia Median Age

54.3


Total

52.7


Male

55.5


Female

Union County, Georgia Adults

There are 19,485 adults, (7,568 of whom are seniors) in Union County, Georgia.

Union County, Georgia Age Dependency

95.4

Age Dependency Ratio

63.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

11,938

51.26%

Male

11,350

48.74%

Union County, Georgia Population by Age

Union County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Union County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female45.2%54.8%
Male57.9%42.1%
Non Family66.5%33.5%
All77.2%22.8%
Married89%11%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,7432.3377.2
Married5,6812.789
Non Family2,7861.1566.5
Female9743.1245.2
Male3023.7757.9

2.71

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Union County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5262.90%
9th to 12th Grade1,4628.06%
High School Graduate6,17334.02%
Some College4,31423.77%
Associates Degree1,5858.73%
Bachelors Degree2,17311.97%
Graduate Degree1,91410.55%
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Union County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Union County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White17,25315,4974,012
Hispanic545365
Black14411638
2+ Races101889
Asian727228
Native American5140
Other Race2110

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 asian people with a rate of 38.89%.

Union County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,502$35,683$25,199
Less Than 9th Grade$15,506$30,159$
High School Graduate$30,725$32,059$23,239
Some College$26,156$39,896$22,840
Bachelors Degree$44,470$53,558$40,352
Graduate Degree$63,242$64,160$61,346

$31,502

Average Earnings

$35,683

Average Male

$25,199

Average Female

Union County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Union County, Georgia Language by Age

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Union County, Georgia Language

96.25% of Union County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.61% of the population.

Union County, Georgia Language

Union County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,4152,76012.89%
Hispanic76423430.63%
Multiple29216054.79%
Native1137768.14%
Black512549.02%
Asian721622.22%
Other31516.13%

14.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.80%

Male Poverty Rate

15.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, Georgia is Native, with 68.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, Georgia is White, with 12.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.22%.

Union County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.23%
High School11.14%
Some College10.33%
Bachelors or Greater3.66%

Union County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed51.51%
Male Unemployed10.91%
Female Employed8.37%
Male Employed3.14%

Union County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Union County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,021$66,554
Families$61,156$78,604
Married Families$70,044-
Non Families$23,698$33,230
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Income by Household Type

Union County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.7%

Male Marriage Rate

59.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Union County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Union County, Georgia 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 45-54.

Union County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Union County, Georgia Marital Status

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2,233

Number of Veterans

2,081

Male Veterans

152

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,110
Korea347
First Gulf War223
Second Gulf War159
World War II62

Union County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74860
75+829
55 to 64355
35 to 54156
18 to 3433

Union County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,15211.32%
2+ Races5032.05%
Black3119.02%
Hispanic193.49%

Union County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Union County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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3.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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45.6%

Labor Force Participation

43.3%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Union County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Union County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Union County, Georgia 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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45.04%

Born in Union County, Georgia

97.14%

Native Born

2.86%

Foreign Born

1.81%

Non Citizen

1.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.14% of Union County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 45.04% having been born in Georgia. 1.81% 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

  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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