Union County, Ohio Population 2021

Union County, Ohio's estimated population is 61,400 with a growth rate of 2.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union County, Ohio is the 44th largest county in Ohio. The 2010 Population was 52,464 and has seen a growth of 17.03% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202161,4001,2062.00%
202060,1941,2062.04%
201958,9881,2062.09%
201857,7829841.73%
201756,7981,2172.19%
201655,5811,1932.19%
201554,3886151.14%
201453,7733370.63%
201353,4366401.21%
201252,796-299-0.56%
201153,0956311.20%
201052,46420,49564.11%
199031,9692,4338.24%
198029,5365,75024.17%
197023,7869334.08%
196022,8532,16610.47%
195020,6876753.37%
194020,0128204.27%
193019,192-1,726-8.25%
192020,918-953-4.36%
191021,871-471-2.11%
190022,342-518-2.27%
189022,8604852.17%
188022,3753,64519.46%
187018,7302,22313.47%
186016,5074,30335.26%
185012,2043,78244.91%
18408,4225,230163.85%
18303,1921,19659.92%
18201,9960.00%
2021 Growth Rate
2.00%
County Website
State
Founded
April 1, 1820
County Seat
2010 Population
52,464
Growth Since 2010
17.03%
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Union County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White51,60891.01%
Asian2,2694.00%
Black or African American1,4702.59%
Two or More Races8301.46%
Some Other Race2870.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native1950.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander480.08%
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Union County, Ohio Population by Race

Union County, Ohio Population Pyramid $2021

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Union County, Ohio Median Age

38


Total

38


Male

38


Female

Union County, Ohio Adults

There are 42,718 adults, (6,799 of whom are seniors) in Union County, Ohio.

Union County, Ohio Age Dependency

57.9

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

29,384

51.82%

Male

27,323

48.18%

Union County, Ohio Population by Age

Union County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Union County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.2%9.8%
All78.5%21.5%
Non Family63.6%36.4%
Male58%42%
Female47.7%52.3%

78.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union County, Ohio Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,2122.6578.5
Married12,4243.1390.2
Non Family5,0681.3163.6
Female1,4702.8447.7
Male1,2503.0858

3.02

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Union County, Ohio Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5631.47%
9th to 12th Grade1,9475.09%
High School Graduate12,24332.03%
Some College7,29419.08%
Associates Degree2,5956.79%
Bachelors Degree8,80723.04%
Graduate Degree4,77212.49%
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Union County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Union County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White34,37932,20711,450
Asian1,5861,5581,380
Black1,132938242
Hispanic552478225
2+ Races361345171
Other Race13812564
Native American1249847
Islander292929

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 100.00%.

Union County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,055$64,208$37,698
Less Than 9th Grade$21,050$43,229$9,718
High School Graduate$35,570$45,441$26,321
Some College$43,379$54,961$36,998
Bachelors Degree$70,572$87,825$50,645
Graduate Degree$81,573$97,727$64,455

$51,055

Average Earnings

$64,208

Average Male

$37,698

Average Female

Union County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Union County, Ohio Language by Age

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Union County, Ohio Language

94.12% of Union County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 5.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.85% of the population.

Union County, Ohio Language

Union County, Ohio Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White48,1692,6995.60%
Black84317420.64%
Other28712744.25%
Multiple74410514.11%
Native1902312.11%
Hispanic905151.66%

5.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.80%

Male Poverty Rate

7.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, Ohio is Other, with 44.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, Ohio is Hispanic, with 1.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.61%.

Union County, Ohio Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.05%
High School8.23%
Some College5.93%
Bachelors or Greater1.23%

Union County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed19.42%
Female Employed4.50%
Male Unemployed3.95%
Male Employed1.67%

Union County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Union County, Ohio Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$86,715$104,000
Families$99,458$117,719
Married Families$108,434-
Non Families$45,027$57,908
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Income by Household Type

Union County, Ohio Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Union County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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Union County, Ohio 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 County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

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Union County, Ohio Marital Status

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2,871

Number of Veterans

2,563

Male Veterans

308

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam953
First Gulf War744
Second Gulf War674
Korea206
World War II58

Union County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54813
65 to 74731
55 to 64566
75+402
18 to 34359

Union County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7757.12%
2+ Races4510.09%
Islander1862.07%
Native American1611.11%
Black90.70%
Asian80.50%

Union County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Union County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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8.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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66.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.8%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Union County, Ohio Employment by Age

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Union County, Ohio Employment by Race

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Union County, Ohio 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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77.59%

Born in Union County, Ohio

95.60%

Native Born

4.40%

Foreign Born

2.20%

Non Citizen

2.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.60% of Union County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 77.59% having been born in Ohio. 2.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Union County, Ohio 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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