Union County, North Carolina's estimated population is 251,946 with a growth rate of 1.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union County, North Carolina is the 9th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 202,109 and has seen a growth of 24.66% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 67.92%.
85.12% of Union County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 14.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.51% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, North Carolina is Islander, with 18.56% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, North Carolina is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.07%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Union County, North Carolina
90.48% of Union County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 47.86% having been born in North Carolina. 5.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.