Union County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Union County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 44,756 with a growth rate of -1.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Union County, Pennsylvania is the 49th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201844,785290.06%
201744,756-758-1.67%
201645,514-37-0.08%
201545,5515861.30%
201444,9652360.53%
201344,729-430-0.95%
201245,159590.13%
201145,1001000.22%
201045,0008,82424.39%
199036,1763,30610.06%
198032,8704,26714.92%
197028,6032,95711.53%
196025,6462,49610.78%
195023,1502,90314.34%
194020,2472,77915.91%
193017,4681,61810.21%
192015,850-399-2.46%
191016,249-1,343-7.63%
190017,592-228-1.28%
189017,8209155.41%
188016,9051,3408.61%
187015,5651,42010.04%
186014,145-11,938-45.77%
185026,0833,29614.46%
184022,7871,9929.58%
183020,7952,17611.69%
182018,6190.00%

How Many People Live in Union County, Pennsylvania?

44,756

Union County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,18886.86%
Black or African American2,8826.39%
Some Other Race1,0382.30%
Two or More Races9112.02%
Asian7461.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native3230.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander260.06%

Union County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

Union County, Pennsylvania Median Age

39.4


Total

37.8


Male

41.2


Female

Union County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 37,034 adults, (7,750 of whom are seniors) in Union County, Pennsylvania.

Union County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

54.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Union County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

20,312

45.02%

Male

24,802

54.98%

Union County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Union County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Union County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All72%28%
Male69%31%
Non Family57.4%42.6%
Female37.5%62.5%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,7392.4272
Married8,2163.1385.6
Non Family4,9751.1657.4
Female1,1002.7637.5
Male4482.6969

3

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Union County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6335.35%
9th to 12th Grade2,5268.27%
High School Graduate11,85638.82%
Some College4,46414.62%
Associates Degree2,2597.40%
Bachelors Degree4,12213.50%
Graduate Degree3,67812.04%

Union County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White25,81222,6397,180
Black2,4051,790127
Hispanic1,5211,253166
Multiple Races553513173
Other Race46640341
Asian257182127
Native American251207
Islander262626

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$34,168$40,860$27,625
Less Than High School$26,634$31,875$19,706
High School Grad$26,187$33,031$19,917
Some College$31,018$34,212$29,035
Bachelors Degree$49,589$61,250$36,149
Graduate Degree$68,839$75,411$64,846

$34,168

Average Earnings

$40,860

Average Male

$27,625

Average Female

Union County, Pennsylvania Language

Union County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Union County, Pennsylvania Language

89.50% of Union County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 10.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.60% of the population.

Union County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Union County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,4492,9528.83%
Hispanic1,37889965.24%
Other59845475.92%
Multiple40716340.05%
Black36415041.21%
Asian359123.34%
Native501122.00%

11.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.26%

Male Poverty Rate

12.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 75.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 3.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.10%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.45%
High School11.22%
Some College5.88%
Bachelors or Greater3.07%

Union County, Pennsylvania Income

Union County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,026$75,371
Families$69,991$91,150
Married Families$77,627-
Non Families$30,757$41,066

Union County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Union County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Union County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Union County, Pennsylvania Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Union County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Union County, Pennsylvania Veterans

2,653

Number of Veterans

2,523

Male Veterans

130

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,011
First Gulf War354
Second Gulf War316
Korea225
World War II122
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5017.88%
Black1114.10%
Hispanic331.49%
Asian254.15%
Other161.76%

$Union County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

3.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

49.8%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Union County, Pennsylvania 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

68.08%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.13%

Native Born

2.87%

Foreign Born

1.45%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.13% of Union County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 68.08% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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