Census Quick Facts

People
QuickFacts 

Population estimates, July 1, 2016
Percent change – April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2016
Population, 2010
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2016
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2016
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2016
Female persons, percent, 2016
White persons, percent, 2016 (a)
Black or African American persons, percent, 2016 (a)
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2016 (a)
Asian persons, percent, 2016 (a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2016 (a)
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2016
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2016 (b)
White persons, not Hispanic or Latino, 2016
Living in same house 1 year ago, % 1 yr old & over, 2012-2016
Foreign born persons, percent, 2012-2016
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2012-2016
High school graduates or higher, % of persons age 25+, 2012-2016
Bachelor’s degree or higher, % of persons age 25 , 2012-2016
Veterans, 2012-2016
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2012-2016
Housing units, 2016
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2012-2016
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2012-2016
Households, 2012-2016
Persons per household, 2012-2016
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2016 dollars) 2012-2016
Median household income, 2016
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2016

Union County

226,606
12.5%
201,292
5.8%
27.7%
12.0%
50.8%
82.5%
12.3%
0.6%
2.7%
0.1%
1.9%
11.0%
72.8%
87.6%
9.1%
13.3%
89.2%
33.6%
11,873
29.5
79,377
79.5%
$206,000
72,304
2.98
$31,185
$67,194
9.0%

North Carolina

10,146,788
6.4%
9,535,483
6.0%
22.7%
15.5%
51.4%
71.0%
22.2%
1.6%
2.9%
0.1%
2.2%
9.2%
63.5%
84.7%
7.7%
11.3%
86.3%
29.0%
683,221
24.1
4,540,498
64.8%
$157,100
3,815,392
2.54
$26,799
$48,256
15.4%

(a) Includes persons reporting only one race
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so are also included in applicable race categories

Business
QuickFacts

Total employer establishments, 2015
Total employment, 2015
Total employment, percent change 2014-2015
Nonemployer establishments, 2015
Total number of firms, 2012
Men-owned firms, 2012
Women-owned firms, 2012
Minority-owned firms, 2012
Non-minority-owner firms, 2012
Veteran-owned firms, 2012
Non-veteran-owned firms, 2012
Manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1000)
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1000)
Retail sales, 2012 ($1000)
Retail sales per capita, 2012
Accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1000)
Building permits, 2016

Union County

4,358
52,968
5.9%
17,148
17,701
10,054
5,541
2,977
14,176
1,743
15,167
3,645,446
1,449,136
1,943,631
$9,321
192,873
1,572

North Carolina

223,109 (1)
3,670,284 (1)
3.1% (1)
722,639
805,985
435,677
287,058
183,380
603,182
86,574
684,743
202,344,646
105,275,586
120,691,007
$12,376
18,622,258
60,550

(1) Includes data no distributed by county.

Geography
QuickFacts

Land area, 2010 (square miles)
Persons per square mile, 2010
FIPS Code

Union County

631.52
318.7
37179

North Carolina

48,617.91
196.1
37

 

Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data are derived from Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits. (https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/US/PST045217)

Last Revised: Thursday, December 28, 2017.