Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Union County, IN

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A region's economy thrives or dives because of the people who choose to live there. That choice may occur by being born there and desiring to stay, or a more deliberate one of choosing to relocate from somewhere else. Monitoring change in the size and movement of population is an important barometer of well-being.

Population Over Time
Total Population6,9767,3417,5167,2017,119
Change Since 1990 365540225143
Pct. Change Since 1990 5.2%7.7%3.2%2.0%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2019 to 2020
Net Domestic Migration-23
International Migration7
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)0
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)3895.5%
School Age (5 to 17)1,09315.4%
College Age (18 to 24)5557.8%
Young Adult (25 to 44)1,63423.0%
Older Adult (45 to 64)2,00328.1%
Older (65 plus)1,44520.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone210.3%
Asian Alone300.4%
Black Alone691.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone50.1%
White Alone6,88396.7%
Two or More Race Groups1111.6%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino6,93997.5%
Hispanic or Latino1802.5%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households2,823100.0%
  Family Households1,86866.2%
    Married with Children54419.3%
    Married without Children97434.5%
    Single Parents2067.3%
  Non-family Households95533.8%
    Living Alone82629.3%
Average Household Size2.53
Average Family Household Size3.82
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 20007,3413655.2%
April 20107,5161752.4%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
Population Projections7,5167,5837,6327,6707,663
Change Since 2010 67116154147
Pct. Change Since 2010 0.9%1.5%2.0%2.0%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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