Union County, Ohio Population 2020

Union County, Ohio's estimated population is 56,797 with a growth rate of 2.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union County, Ohio is the 46th largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201857,8351,0381.83%
201756,7971,2372.23%
201655,5601,2072.22%
201554,3536301.17%
201453,7233320.62%
201353,3916421.22%
201252,749-296-0.56%
201153,0456351.21%
201052,41020,44163.94%
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%

How Many People Live in Union County, Ohio?

56,797

Union County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White50,82491.32%
Asian2,0133.62%
Black or African American1,4812.66%
Two or More Races8961.61%
Some Other Race2390.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native1520.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander490.09%

Union County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2020

Union County, Ohio Median Age

38.4


Total

38.3


Male

38.4


Female

Union County, Ohio Adults

There are 41,782 adults, (6,508 of whom are seniors) in Union County, Ohio.

Union County, Ohio Age Dependency

57.8

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

28,807

51.76%

Male

26,847

48.24%

Union County, Ohio Households and Families

Union County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Union County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
All77.3%22.7%
Male67.1%32.9%
Non Family59.7%40.3%
Female53.7%46.3%

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,5462.6877.3
Married11,9753.288.4
Non Family5,1611.359.7
Female1,2633.0253.7
Male1,1473.1767.1

3.1

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Union County, Ohio Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6061.62%
9th to 12th Grade2,1755.83%
High School Graduate12,75034.15%
Some College7,01218.78%
Associates Degree2,4866.66%
Bachelors Degree8,25722.11%
Graduate Degree4,05110.85%

Union County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White33,72431,27810,504
Asian1,4161,3921,159
Black1,067902199
Hispanic508402182
Multiple Races410392160
Other Race14011584
Native American13911534
Islander252525

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,529$61,993$35,499
Less Than High School$23,847$40,510$9,955
High School Grad$34,942$43,449$26,158
Some College$40,819$54,758$31,756
Bachelors Degree$69,502$85,671$50,060
Graduate Degree$71,916$96,450$61,411

$48,529

Average Earnings

$61,993

Average Male

$35,499

Average Female

Union County, Ohio Language

Union County, Ohio Language by Age

Union County, Ohio Language

94.76% of Union County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 5.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.10% of the population.

Union County, Ohio Poverty

Union County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White47,1963,0576.48%
Black91426829.32%
Other23910543.93%
Multiple8099011.12%
Asian2,013432.14%
Native1522415.79%
Hispanic839232.74%

6.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.35%

Male Poverty Rate

7.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, Ohio is Other, with 43.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, Ohio is Asian, with 2.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.80%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.03%
High School11.32%
Some College4.39%
Bachelors or Greater1.16%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.62%
Female Employed4.73%
Male Unemployed4.20%
Male Employed3.28%

Union County, Ohio Income

Union County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$82,775$97,740
Families$94,084$110,939
Married Families$103,529-
Non Families$43,310$56,593

Union County, Ohio Marital Status

Union County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Union County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Union County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Union County, Ohio Veterans

2,872

Number of Veterans

2,584

Male Veterans

288

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,072
First Gulf War716
Second Gulf War519
Korea191
World War II73
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7197.11%
Asian634.39%
2 or More377.07%
Indian3323.74%
Hawaiian1040.00%
Black100.78%

$Union County, Ohio Veterans by Education

4.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, Ohio Employment Status

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Union County, Ohio Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

77.83%

Born in Ohio

95.53%

Native Born

4.47%

Foreign Born

2.12%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.53% of Union County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 77.83% having been born in Ohio. 2.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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