Union County, Georgia Population 2020

Union County, Georgia's estimated population is 25,149 with a growth rate of 2.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union County, Georgia is the 75th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202025,1495742.34%
201924,5755742.39%
201824,0015742.45%
201723,4277563.33%
201622,6716542.97%
201522,0172591.19%
201421,7583401.59%
201321,418940.44%
201221,324770.36%
201121,247-121-0.57%
201021,3689,37578.17%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
2.34%
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Founded
1832
County Seat

Union County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,07696.93%
Two or More Races2020.89%
Asian1730.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native1510.66%
Black or African American1480.65%
Some Other Race250.11%

Union County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Union County, Georgia Median Age

53.9


Total

52.1


Male

55.5


Female

Union County, Georgia Adults

There are 19,017 adults, (7,301 of whom are seniors) in Union County, Georgia.

Union County, Georgia Age Dependency

94.4

Age Dependency Ratio

62.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

11,727

51.49%

Male

11,048

48.51%

Union County, Georgia Households and Families

Union County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Union County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.6%9.4%
All77.9%22.1%
Non Family67.1%32.9%
Male64.6%35.4%
Female43.5%56.5%

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,0702.4577.9
Married5,1862.7990.6
Non Family2,6451.1567.1
Female9623.5443.5
Male2774.764.6

2.9

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

2.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Union County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4992.82%
9th to 12th Grade1,4598.24%
High School Graduate6,05334.19%
Some College4,24123.96%
Associates Degree1,4808.36%
Bachelors Degree2,06111.64%
Graduate Degree1,91010.79%

Union County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,81315,0313,853
Hispanic505366
Asian17317376
Black1259731
Multiple Races555011
Native American5349
Other Race13

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 43.93%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,378$34,901$24,973
Less Than High School$18,393$30,258$11,571
High School Grad$28,734$29,574$25,432
Some College$26,471$47,583$22,425
Bachelors Degree$48,346$54,643$47,222
Graduate Degree$55,972$63,018$47,128

$30,378

Average Earnings

$34,901

Average Male

$24,973

Average Female

Union County, Georgia Language

Union County, Georgia Language by Age

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 2.40% of the population.

Union County, Georgia Poverty

Union County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,9892,60712.42%
Hispanic72227037.40%
Multiple19816181.31%
Native1439868.53%
Asian1735230.06%
Black441534.09%
Other25624.00%

14.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.01%

Male Poverty Rate

15.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, Georgia is Multiple, with 81.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, Georgia is White, with 12.42% 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 15.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.51%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.62%
High School11.13%
Some College10.30%
Bachelors or Greater4.89%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed68.49%
Male Unemployed22.67%
Female Employed7.29%
Male Employed3.31%

Union County, Georgia Income

Union County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,978$62,148
Families$59,127$74,538
Married Families$67,080-
Non Families$23,329$29,887

Union County, Georgia Marital Status

Union County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.9%

Male Marriage Rate

58.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Union County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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

Union County, Georgia Veterans

2,072

Number of Veterans

1,900

Male Veterans

172

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,123
Korea298
First Gulf War223
Second Gulf War133
World War II51
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74929
75+678
55 to 64298
35 to 54120
18 to 3447
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,00310.81%
Black3726.43%
2 or More3233.33%
Hispanic214.16%

$Union County, Georgia Veterans by Education

5.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, Georgia Employment Status

43.6%

Labor Force Participation

41.9%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Union County, Georgia 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

46.43%

Born in Georgia

97.14%

Native Born

2.86%

Foreign Born

1.48%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.14% of Union County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 46.43% having been born in Georgia. 1.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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