Union County, Illinois Population 2022

Union County, Illinois's estimated population is with a growth rate of -0.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union County, Illinois is the 61st largest county in Illinois. The 2010 population was and has seen a growth of -3.80% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Union County, Illinois Population 2022

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Union County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

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Union County, Illinois Population by Race

Union County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2022

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Union County, Illinois Median Age

43.8


Total

42.3


Male

45.4


Female

Union County, Illinois Adults

There are 13,252 adults, (3,514 of whom are seniors) in Union County, Illinois.

Union County, Illinois Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

8,331

49.50%

Male

8,498

50.50%

Union County, Illinois Population by Age

Union County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Union County, Illinois Household Types

78.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union County, Illinois Households and Families

2.94

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Union County, Illinois Households by Type

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

Union County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 28.57%.

Union County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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$38,070

Average Earnings

$45,471

Average Male

$30,628

Average Female

Union County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Union County, Illinois Language by Age

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Union County, Illinois Language

95.38% of Union County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 4.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.80% of the population.

Union County, Illinois Language

Union County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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18.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.25%

Male Poverty Rate

18.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, Illinois is Black, with 77.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, Illinois is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.34%.

Union County, Illinois Poverty

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Union County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Union County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Union County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Union County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Union County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Union County, Illinois 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, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Union County, Illinois Marital Status

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1,247

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Union County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Union County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Union County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Union County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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5.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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53.2%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Union County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Union County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Union County, Illinois 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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72.32%

Born in Union County, Illinois

97.23%

Native Born

2.77%

Foreign Born

1.17%

Non Citizen

1.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.23% of Union County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 72.32% having been born in Illinois. 1.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Union County, Illinois Place of Birth

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