Union County, Indiana Population 2024

6,828

Union County, Indiana's estimated 2024 population is 6,828 with a growth rate of -0.9% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union County, Indiana is the 91st largest county in Indiana. The 2010 population was 7,537 and has seen a growth of -9.41% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,518-62-0.94%
20286,580-62-0.93%
20276,642-62-0.92%
20266,704-62-0.92%
20256,766-62-0.91%
20246,828-62-0.9%
20236,890-62-0.89%
20226,952-62-0.88%
20217,014-67-0.95%
20207,081-54-0.76%
20197,135490.69%
20187,086-113-1.57%
20177,199370.52%
20167,162-39-0.54%
20157,201-51-0.7%
20147,252-59-0.81%
20137,311-44-0.6%
20127,355-142-1.89%
20117,497-40-0.53%
20107,537
19906,9761161.69%
19806,8602784.22%
19706,5821251.94%
19606,457450.7%
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%
18706,341-768-10.8%
18607,1091652.38%
18506,944-1,073-13.38%
18408,017730.92%
18307,9441,42621.88%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.9% (-62)
County Website
Union County
State
Indiana
County Seat
2010 Population
7,537
Area
161 mi²
Density
42 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-9.41% (-709)
Founded
1821

Union County, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,75695.95%
Two or more races1892.68%
Asian480.68%
Black or African American430.61%
Other race50.07%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Union County, Indiana Population by Race

Union County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2024

Union County, Indiana Median Age

44.5

Total

42.8

Male

45.4

Female

Union County, Indiana Adults

There are 5,588 adults, (1,424 of whom are seniors) in Union County, Indiana.

Union County, Indiana Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female3,55450.48%
Male3,48749.52%

Union County, Indiana Population by Age

Union County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,9122.479.220.8
Married1,7212.9485.114.9
Non Family7901.1169.630.4
Female2272.4567.832.2
Male1742.878.221.8
showing: 5 rows

2.81

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Union County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 93.9%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 40.24%.

Union County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,465

Average Earnings

$48,472

Average Male

$37,388

Average Female

Union County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Union County, Indiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Union County, Indiana Language

98.83% of Union County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 1.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.63% of the population.

Union County, Indiana Language

Union County, Indiana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,5384066.21%
Hispanic16074.38%
Asian48510.42%
showing: 3 rows

6.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.4%

Male Poverty Rate

7.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, Indiana is Asian, with 10.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, Indiana is Hispanic, with 4.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.51%.

Union County, Indiana Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.22%
High School5.81%
Some College4.01%
Bachelors or Greater1.6%
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Union County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed50.65%
Female Employed2.16%
Male Employed1.99%
Male Unemployed
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Union County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Union County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Union County, Indiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

61.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Union County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Union County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Union County, Indiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

530

Number of Veterans

470

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

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Union County, Indiana Veterans by War

count

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Union County, Indiana Veterans by Age

count

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Union County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Union County, Indiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, Indiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.4%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Union County, Indiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Union County, Indiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Union County, Indiana 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

43.02%

Born in Union County, Indiana

98.89%

Native Born

1.11%

Foreign Born

0.8%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.89% of Union County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 43.02% having been born in Indiana. 0.8% 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

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