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Union County Statistics

Facts

Land area413.5 square miles
Population Density43.1 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)17,583
Population change-1.3%
Under 5 years of age5.2%
Under 1820.8%
65 and over19.2%
Females50%
White96.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race5.1
Asian0.5%
Two or more races1.4%
Black or African American1.1%
Native American0.7%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school84%
Had a bachelor degree or higher20.1%
Veterans1,591

Households and Housing

Households6,852
Persons per household2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more89%
Median household income$41,848
The Per capita income$21,719
Live below the poverty line19.5%
Housing units7,870
Multi-unit structures9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$87,500
Residents owning their homes75.7%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,445
Women-owned firms0%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms4.9%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$145,142
Retail sales per capita$8,009
Manufacturers shipments$176,076
Merchant wholesaler sales$20,504
Source US Census Data