Union County, GA

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2022 Population
24,880
2.88% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
55.9
0.359% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.7%
21.6% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$59,783
13.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$252,100
16.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Union County, GA had a population of 24.9k people with a median age of 55.9 and a median household income of $59,783. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Union County, GA grew from 24,183 to 24,880, a 2.88% increase and its median household income grew from $52,509 to $59,783, a 13.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Union County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.38%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.67%), Other (Hispanic) (0.993%), and White (Hispanic) (0.599%).

None of the households in Union County, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.3% of the residents in Union County, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Union County, GA was $252,100, and the homeownership rate was 81.4%.

Most people in Union County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Union County, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Union County, GA is home to a population of 24.9k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.91% of Union County, GA residents were born outside of the country (723 people).

In 2022, there were 39 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (23.1k people) in Union County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 593 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 415 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.3%
2022 Citizenship
98.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.3% of Union County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Union County, GA was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Union County, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    23.1k ± 76
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    593 ± 127
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    415 ± 217
3.76%
Hispanic Population
935 people

In 2022, there were 39 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (23.1k people) in Union County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 593 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 415 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.76% of the people in Union County, GA are hispanic (935 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Union County, GA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.91%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
723 people
2.57%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
621 people

As of 2022, 2.91% of Union County, GA residents (723 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Union County, GA was 2.57%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,264 ± 234
  2. Korea
    189 ± 90
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    181 ± 84

Union County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 6.69 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Union County, GA employs 9.72k people. The largest industries in Union County, GA are Retail Trade (1,468 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,439 people), and Construction (1,332 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($63,854), Wholesale Trade ($54,418), and Transportation & Warehousing ($52,375).

Occupations

9.72k
2022 Value
± 825
6.45%
1 Year growth
± 11.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Union County, GA grew at a rate of 6.45%, from 9.13k employees to 9.72k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Union County, GA, are Management Occupations (1,400 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,120 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (974 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Union County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

9.72k
2022 Value
± 825
6.45%
1 Year growth
± 11.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Union County, GA grew at a rate of 6.45%, from 9.13k employees to 9.72k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Union County, GA, are Retail Trade (1,468 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,439 people), and Construction (1,332 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Union County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Union County, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$40,780
Median earning men ± $4,022
$33,150
Median earning women ± $5,242

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($94,792), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($81,806), and Information ($75,667).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($53,871), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,363), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($49,297).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.94%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.87M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 2.94% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Georgia.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 236
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 130
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 124
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Union County, GA went to Donald J. Trump with 81.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (18%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.694%).

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing the state of Georgia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Georgia

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Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Inauguration delayed as incumbent senator David Perdue's term expired on January 3, 2021, two days prior to the 2020-21 United States Senate election in Georgia|runoff election.
Raphael Warnock
Senator from Georgia3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Elected to the seat to succeed Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Johnny Isakson.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing Georgia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Georgia

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Georgia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.33M), Some college (1.78M), and Bachelors Degree (1.56M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Union County, GA was $252,100 in 2022, which is 0.894 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $215,800 to $252,100, a 16.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Union County, GA is 81.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Union County, GA have an average commute time of 23.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Union County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Union County, GA is $59,783. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Union County, GA was Census Tract 1.01 with a value of $77,007, followed by Census Tract 2.01 and Census Tract 2.04, with respective values of $64,375 and $59,102.

Property

$252,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$15,071
$8,755
Median Property Taxes
±$709

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Union County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

81.4%
Homeownership
2022
71.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 81.4% of the housing units in Union County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 80.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1.01
  2. Census Tract 2.01
  3. Census Tract 2.04

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Union County, GA was Census Tract 1.01 with a value of $77,007, followed by Census Tract 2.01 and Census Tract 2.04, with respective values of $64,375 and $59,102.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Union County, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$59,783
Median Household Income
± $6,936
10.8k
Number of Households
± 845

In 2022, the median household income of the 10.8k households in Union County, GA grew to $59,783 from the previous year's value of $52,509.

The following chart displays the households in Union County, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Union County, GA is from Georgia.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.475
2021 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2022, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.224% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Georgia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.9%)
  2. Carpooled (10.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.89%)

In 2022, 78.9% of workers in Union County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.9%) and those who worked at home (7.89%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

23.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Union County, GA have a shorter commute time (23.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.43% of the workforce in Union County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Union County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Union County, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Union County, GA (2.85k out of 24.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 75+ and then Males 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Union County, GA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

88.6% of the population of Union County, GA has health coverage, with 32.9% on employee plans, 13% on Medicaid, 24.9% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 3.51% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Union County, GA see 1532 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.13% increase from the previous year (1500 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3170 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1208 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,532 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Union County, GA

Primary care physicians in Union County, GA see an average of 1,532 patients per year. This represents a 2.13% increase from the previous year (1,500 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Union County, GA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 17.1% under 18 years, 12.9% between 18 and 34 years, 36.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 33.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.4%
Uninsured
32.9%
Employer Coverage
13%
Medicaid
24.9%
Medicare
14.2%
Non-Group
3.51%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Union County, GA declined by 8.61% from 12.5% to 11.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Union County, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Union County, GA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 31.3% in Union County, GA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 18.8% in Union County, GA.

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