Union County, Oregon Population 2024

25,979

Union County, Oregon's estimated 2024 population is 25,979 with a growth rate of -0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union County, Oregon is the 24th largest county in Oregon. The 2010 population was 25,725 and has seen a growth of 0.99% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202925,484-99-0.39%
202825,583-99-0.39%
202725,682-99-0.38%
202625,781-99-0.38%
202525,880-99-0.38%
202425,979-99-0.38%
202326,078-99-0.38%
202226,177-99-0.38%
202126,2761090.42%
202026,167-566-2.12%
201926,733
201826,7333231.22%
201726,4103281.26%
201626,0823621.41%
201525,720750.29%
201425,6451140.45%
201325,531-270-1.05%
201225,801-105-0.41%
201125,9061810.7%
201025,725
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%
18702,552-22,932-89.99%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.38% (-99)
County Website
Union County
State
Oregon
County Seat
2010 Population
25,725
Area
2037 mi²
Density
13 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
0.99% (254)
Founded
October 14, 1864

Union County, Oregon Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White23,70190.17%
Two or more races1,0674.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander3691.4%
Asian3631.38%
Other race2961.13%
Black or African American2570.98%
Native American2330.89%
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White

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Union County, Oregon Population by Race

Union County, Oregon Population Pyramid 2024

Union County, Oregon Median Age

39.7

Total

38.8

Male

40.5

Female

Union County, Oregon Adults

There are 20,534 adults, (5,483 of whom are seniors) in Union County, Oregon.

Union County, Oregon Age Dependency

74.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, Oregon Sex Ratio

Female13,11049.87%
Male13,17650.13%

Union County, Oregon Population by Age

Union County, Oregon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,7002.3966.633.4
Married5,2852.9982.617.4
Non Family3,8161.352.647.4
Female1,0783.064852
Male5212.9245.754.3
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2.89

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

66.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Union County, Oregon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Union County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Union County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 97.62%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 38.73%.

Union County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,928

Average Earnings

$50,130

Average Male

$31,325

Average Female

Union County, Oregon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Union County, Oregon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Union County, Oregon Language

95.07% of Union County, Oregon residents speak only English, while 4.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.77% of the population.

Union County, Oregon Language

Union County, Oregon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White22,5593,16914.05%
Hispanic1,31031123.74%
Black24917068.27%
Multiple1,04816515.74%
Asian3566618.54%
Native2275624.67%
Other2944013.61%
Islander365359.59%
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15.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.65%

Male Poverty Rate

19.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union County, Oregon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, Oregon is Black, with 68.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, Oregon is Islander, with 9.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.9%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.47%.

Union County, Oregon Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.81%
Some College12.79%
High School12.45%
Bachelors or Greater3.18%
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Union County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed48.06%
Male Unemployed41.11%
Female Employed12.41%
Male Employed6.64%
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Union County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Union County, Oregon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Union County, Oregon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Union County, Oregon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Union County, Oregon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Union County, Oregon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Union County, Oregon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,704

Number of Veterans

1,530

Male Veterans

174

Female Veterans

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Union County, Oregon Veterans by War

count

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Union County, Oregon Veterans by Age

count

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Union County, Oregon Veterans by Race

Union County, Oregon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, Oregon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Union County, Oregon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Union County, Oregon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Union County, Oregon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.24%

Born in Union County, Oregon

97.08%

Native Born

2.92%

Foreign Born

1.68%

Non Citizen

1.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.08% of Union County, Oregon residents were born in the United States, with 57.24% having been born in Oregon. 1.68% 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

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