Union County, Indiana Population 2021

Union County, Indiana's estimated population is 7,104 with a growth rate of 0.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union County, Indiana is the 92nd largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 7,537 and has seen a growth of -5.74% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20217,104250.35%
20207,079250.35%
20197,054250.36%
20187,029-130-1.82%
20177,159200.28%
20167,139-46-0.64%
20157,185-56-0.77%
20147,241-66-0.90%
20137,307-45-0.61%
20127,352-144-1.92%
20117,496-41-0.54%
20107,5375618.04%
19906,9761161.69%
19806,8602784.22%
19706,5821251.94%
19606,457450.70%
19506,4123956.56%
19406,0171372.33%
19305,880-141-2.34%
19206,021-239-3.82%
19106,260-488-7.23%
19006,748-258-3.68%
18907,006-667-8.69%
18807,6731,33221.01%
18706,341-768-10.80%
18607,1091652.38%
18506,944-1,073-13.38%
18408,017730.92%
18307,9440.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.35%
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State
Founded
1821
County Seat
2010 Population
7,537
Growth Since 2010
-5.74%
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Union County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,89896.98%
Asian1452.04%
Two or More Races510.72%
Black or African American150.21%
Some Other Race40.06%
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Union County, Indiana Population by Race

Union County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Union County, Indiana Median Age

43.5


Total

42.3


Male

44.7


Female

Union County, Indiana Adults

There are 5,592 adults, (1,339 of whom are seniors) in Union County, Indiana.

Union County, Indiana Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

3,633

51.08%

Male

3,480

48.92%

Union County, Indiana Population by Age

Union County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Union County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
All72%28%
Non Family63.1%36.9%
Female56%44%
Male45.7%54.3%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8232.572
Married1,5183.0182
Non Family9551.1863.1
Female2344.2156
Male1163.1545.7

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Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Union County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1202.38%
9th to 12th Grade51310.18%
High School Graduate2,18443.35%
Some College99919.83%
Associates Degree2895.74%
Bachelors Degree58111.53%
Graduate Degree3526.99%
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Union County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Union County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,8404,246870
Asian1007326
Hispanic605637
2+ Races3426
Other Race4
Black44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 61.67%.

Union County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,172$41,516$31,061
Less Than 9th Grade$30,143$31,230$
High School Graduate$32,296$49,292$22,411
Some College$32,421$32,019$32,635
Bachelors Degree$37,654$31,875$38,171
Graduate Degree$58,068$70,625$52,813

$33,172

Average Earnings

$41,516

Average Male

$31,061

Average Female

Union County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Union County, Indiana Language by Age

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Union County, Indiana Language

97.48% of Union County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.55% of the population.

Union County, Indiana Language

Union County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,6354727.11%
Asian1452013.79%
Hispanic1261310.32%
Multiple46817.39%

7.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.88%

Male Poverty Rate

8.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, Indiana is Multiple, with 17.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, Indiana is White, with 7.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.78%.

Union County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.76%
High School9.47%
Bachelors or Greater8.08%
Some College3.19%

Union County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed7.85%
Male Employed1.39%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Union County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Union County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,375$62,140
Families$60,550$73,837
Married Families$65,313-
Non Families$29,863$35,236
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Income by Household Type

Union County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Union County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Union County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Union County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Union County, Indiana Marital Status

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515

Number of Veterans

497

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam205
First Gulf War83
Second Gulf War27
Korea25
World War II17

Union County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74174
75+132
35 to 54130
55 to 6460
18 to 3419

Union County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5129.39%
Hispanic610.00%
Black375.00%

Union County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Union County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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5.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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59.9%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Union County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Union County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Union County, Indiana 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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48.60%

Born in Union County, Indiana

98.00%

Native Born

2.00%

Foreign Born

1.49%

Non Citizen

0.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.00% of Union County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 48.60% having been born in Indiana. 1.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Union County, Indiana 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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