Union County, Oregon Population 2021

Union County, Oregon's estimated population is 27,103 with a growth rate of 0.50% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union County, Oregon is the 23rd largest county in Oregon. The 2010 Population was 25,731 and has seen a growth of 5.33% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202127,1031340.50%
202026,9691340.50%
201926,8351340.50%
201826,7013181.21%
201726,3833221.24%
201626,0613581.39%
201525,703660.26%
201425,6371110.43%
201325,526-276-1.07%
201225,802-107-0.41%
201125,9091780.69%
201025,7312,1339.04%
199023,598-323-1.35%
198023,9214,54423.45%
197019,3771,1976.58%
196018,1802181.21%
195017,9625633.24%
194017,399-93-0.53%
193017,4928565.15%
192016,6364452.75%
191016,1911210.75%
190016,0704,02633.43%
189012,0445,39481.11%
18806,6504,098160.58%
18702,5520.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.50%
County Website
State
Founded
October 14, 1864
County Seat
2010 Population
25,731
Growth Since 2010
5.33%
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Union County, Oregon Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,15891.73%
Two or More Races7692.92%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3851.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native3291.25%
Asian2971.13%
Some Other Race2010.76%
Black or African American1980.75%
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Union County, Oregon Population by Race

Union County, Oregon Population Pyramid $2021

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Union County, Oregon Median Age

40.2


Total

38.6


Male

41.9


Female

Union County, Oregon Adults

There are 20,537 adults, (5,283 of whom are seniors) in Union County, Oregon.

Union County, Oregon Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, Oregon Sex Ratio

Female

13,254

50.32%

Male

13,083

49.68%

Union County, Oregon Population by Age

Union County, Oregon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Union County, Oregon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78%22%
All64.5%35.5%
Non Family55%45%
Female44.9%55.1%
Male34.2%65.8%

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union County, Oregon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,7082.3964.5
Married5,3842.9478
Non Family3,6761.3655
Female1,1482.9144.9
Male5002.7934.2

2.85

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Union County, Oregon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3441.96%
9th to 12th Grade9355.33%
High School Graduate5,64532.19%
Some College4,63226.41%
Associates Degree1,6829.59%
Bachelors Degree2,90416.56%
Graduate Degree1,3977.97%
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Union County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Union County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,00514,9184,019
Hispanic588460145
Islander28225530
2+ Races24723162
Native American22421422
Asian18618432
Other Race11667
Black948429

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 98.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 30.85%.

Union County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,111$42,056$26,895
Less Than 9th Grade$26,017$27,203$20,417
High School Graduate$31,803$40,753$20,520
Some College$31,095$36,239$27,426
Bachelors Degree$41,622$50,104$31,017
Graduate Degree$57,105$72,955$41,875

$34,111

Average Earnings

$42,056

Average Male

$26,895

Average Female

Union County, Oregon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Union County, Oregon Language by Age

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Union County, Oregon Language

95.05% of Union County, Oregon residents speak only English, while 4.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.11% of the population.

Union County, Oregon Language

Union County, Oregon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,8893,00913.15%
Hispanic1,15121218.42%
Multiple73714019.00%
Black1887740.96%
Asian2836422.61%
Islander3795514.51%
Native3135116.29%
Other1922311.98%

13.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.79%

Male Poverty Rate

16.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union County, Oregon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, Oregon is Black, with 40.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, Oregon is Other, with 11.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.12%.

Union County, Oregon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.22%
High School10.68%
Some College10.00%
Bachelors or Greater3.79%

Union County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed34.63%
Male Unemployed15.27%
Female Employed13.45%
Male Employed6.71%

Union County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Union County, Oregon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,171$67,736
Families$63,265$80,061
Married Families$75,938-
Non Families$28,287$40,489
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Income by Household Type

Union County, Oregon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Union County, Oregon Married by Age and Sex

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Union County, Oregon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Union County, Oregon Marital Status by Race

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Union County, Oregon Marital Status

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2,052

Number of Veterans

1,898

Male Veterans

154

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam882
Second Gulf War400
First Gulf War333
Korea139
World War II37

Union County, Oregon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74630
75+548
35 to 54413
55 to 64232
18 to 34229

Union County, Oregon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,92810.15%
2+ Races7119.24%
Hispanic253.02%
Native American218.27%
Black1911.05%
Islander134.61%

Union County, Oregon Veterans by Race

Union County, Oregon Veterans by Education

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5.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, Oregon Veterans by Education

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58.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Union County, Oregon Employment by Age

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Union County, Oregon Employment by Race

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Union County, Oregon 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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58.05%

Born in Union County, Oregon

97.07%

Native Born

2.93%

Foreign Born

2.02%

Non Citizen

0.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.07% of Union County, Oregon residents were born in the United States, with 58.05% having been born in Oregon. 2.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Union County, Oregon 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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