Union County, Mississippi Population 2022

Union County, Mississippi's estimated population is 29,415 with a growth rate of 0.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union County, Mississippi is the 31st largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 27,151 and has seen a growth of 8.34% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
188013,0300.00%
189015,6062,57619.77%
190016,5229165.87%
191018,9972,47514.98%
192020,0441,0475.51%
193021,2681,2246.11%
194021,8675992.82%
195020,262-1,605-7.34%
196018,904-1,358-6.70%
197019,0961921.02%
198021,7412,64513.85%
199022,0853441.58%
201027,1515,06622.94%
201127,3151640.60%
201227,349340.12%
201327,7714221.54%
201428,1573861.39%
201528,3111540.55%
201628,308-3-0.01%
201728,4861780.63%
201828,6151290.45%
201928,8152000.70%
202029,0152000.69%
202129,2152000.69%
202229,4152000.68%
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Union County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,41378.43%
Black or African American4,71416.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native620.22%
Asian820.29%
Some Other Race9893.46%
Two or More Races3181.11%
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Union County, Mississippi Population by Race

Union County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Union County, Mississippi Median Age

38.6


Total

37.4


Male

39.3


Female

Union County, Mississippi Adults

There are 21,423 adults, (4,746 of whom are seniors) in Union County, Mississippi.

Union County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

14,688

51.40%

Male

13,890

48.60%

Union County, Mississippi Population by Age

Union County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Union County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All75.4%24.6%
Female72.5%27.5%
Non Family62.2%37.8%
Male49.5%50.5%

75.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,8492.8775.4
Married4,9863.4387.2
Male5504.4749.5
Female1,2214.4172.5
Non Family3,0921.0862.2

3.55

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

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Union County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1586.05%
9th to 12th Grade3,24616.96%
High School Graduate6,10331.89%
Some College4,06321.23%
Associates Degree1,8869.86%
Bachelors Degree1,8179.50%
Graduate Degree8634.51%
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Union County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Union County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian222222
2+ Races634911
White15,44912,1392,317
Black2,8722,081310
Other Race57033420
Hispanic67738820
Native American5653

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 100.00%.

Union County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,642$37,460$30,645
Less Than 9th Grade$29,958$30,558$26,755
High School Graduate$31,598$34,348$27,476
Some College$32,801$40,193$25,833
Bachelors Degree$44,469$85,421$38,104
Graduate Degree$50,139$61,250$48,966

$33,642

Average Earnings

$37,460

Average Male

$30,645

Average Female

Union County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Union County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Union County, Mississippi Language

96.65% of Union County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.35% of the population.

Union County, Mississippi Language

Union County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,62989019.23%
White21,9932,0959.53%
Other110NaN%
Hispanic1,21915712.88%
Multiple31861.89%

11.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.92%

Male Poverty Rate

12.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, Mississippi is Black, with 19.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 1.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.89%.

Union County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.28%
High School11.51%
Some College6.54%
Bachelors or Greater2.10%

Union County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.35%
Male Unemployed31.98%
Female Employed4.86%
Female Unemployed46.51%

Union County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Union County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,317$62,235
Families$61,735$74,976
Married Families$71,324-
Non Families$23,622$30,992
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Income by Household Type

Union County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Union County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Union County, Mississippi 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, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Union County, Mississippi Marital Status

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1,068

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War307
First Gulf War281
Vietnam387
Korea42
World War II8

Union County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34191
35 to 54207
55 to 64147
65 to 74327
75+196

Union County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8995.21%
Black1073.17%
Native American5391.38%
2+ Races911.39%
Hispanic121.60%

Union County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Union County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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3.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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59.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Union County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Union County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Union County, Mississippi 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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76.99%

Born in Union County, Mississippi

97.21%

Native Born

2.79%

Foreign Born

2.12%

Non Citizen

0.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.21% of Union County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 76.99% having been born in Mississippi. 2.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Union County, Mississippi 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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