Union Parish, Louisiana Population 2022

Union Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 21,703 with a growth rate of -0.62% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union Parish, Louisiana is the 43rd largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 22,833 and has seen a growth of -4.95% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18401,8380.00%
18508,2036,365346.30%
186010,3892,18626.65%
187011,6851,29612.47%
188013,5261,84115.76%
189017,3043,77827.93%
190018,5201,2167.03%
191020,4511,93110.43%
192019,621-830-4.06%
193020,7311,1105.66%
194020,9432121.02%
195019,141-1,802-8.60%
196017,624-1,517-7.93%
197018,4478234.67%
198021,1672,72014.74%
199020,690-477-2.25%
201022,8332,14310.36%
201122,757-76-0.33%
201222,520-237-1.04%
201322,454-66-0.29%
201422,5581040.46%
201522,487-71-0.31%
201622,528410.18%
201722,398-130-0.58%
201822,243-155-0.69%
201922,108-135-0.61%
202021,973-135-0.61%
202121,838-135-0.61%
202221,703-135-0.62%
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Union Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,80770.98%
Black or African American5,48824.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.21%
Asian60.03%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.03%
Some Other Race4542.04%
Two or More Races4632.08%
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Union Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Union Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2022

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Union Parish, Louisiana Median Age

42.3


Total

41.2


Male

45.2


Female

Union Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 17,379 adults, (4,579 of whom are seniors) in Union Parish, Louisiana.

Union Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Union Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

11,143

50.04%

Male

11,127

49.96%

Union Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Union Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Union Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.2%7.8%
All80.6%19.4%
Non Family73.4%26.6%
Male69.1%30.9%
Female62.2%37.8%

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,3992.5880.6
Married3,9313.1792.2
Male2823.6869.1
Female1,1094.3462.2
Non Family3,0771.1173.4

3.35

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Union Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7554.75%
9th to 12th Grade1,62710.23%
High School Graduate7,08344.53%
Some College3,00918.92%
Associates Degree7284.58%
Bachelors Degree2,00012.57%
Graduate Degree7034.42%
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Union Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Union Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander666
2+ Races29427099
Asian662
White11,44410,0832,324
Black3,5492,859272
Hispanic65035325
Native American4636
Other Race28419

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Union Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,818$41,612$28,571
Less Than 9th Grade$21,191$38,273$17,255
High School Graduate$31,495$38,111$21,771
Some College$41,290$55,116$31,672
Bachelors Degree$52,699$81,833$42,266
Graduate Degree$40,625$91,094$38,674

$34,818

Average Earnings

$41,612

Average Male

$28,571

Average Female

Union Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Union Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Union Parish, Louisiana Language

97.20% of Union Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 2.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.48% of the population.

Union Parish, Louisiana Language

Union Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander66100.00%
Black5,2171,98137.97%
Hispanic1,06136934.78%
Multiple45613228.95%
Native38615.79%
White15,0042,20314.68%
Other110NaN%

21.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.65%

Male Poverty Rate

22.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union Parish, Louisiana is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.92%.

Union Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.21%
High School17.75%
Some College13.92%
Bachelors or Greater5.60%

Union Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.78%
Male Unemployed0.64%
Female Employed13.53%
Female Unemployed72.51%

Union Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Union Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,094$62,856
Families$59,150$78,684
Married Families$70,966-
Non Families$20,629$31,274
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Income by Household Type

Union Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Union Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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Union Parish, Louisiana 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 45-54.

Union Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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Union Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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1,117

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War56
First Gulf War188
Vietnam505
Korea39
World War II20

Union Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 348
35 to 54157
55 to 64235
65 to 74457
75+260

Union Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9147.21%
Black1493.69%
Native American817.39%
Asian116.67%
Islander6100.00%
2+ Races3913.27%
Hispanic416.06%

Union Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Union Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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8.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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50.3%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Union Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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Union Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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Union Parish, Louisiana 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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79.55%

Born in Union Parish, Louisiana

98.05%

Native Born

1.95%

Foreign Born

1.66%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.05% of Union Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 79.55% having been born in Louisiana. 1.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Union Parish, Louisiana 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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