Union County, FL

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2022 Population
15,524
3.82% 1-year decline
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39.7
1.28% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
15.9%
6.66% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$64,043
15.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$146,200
19.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Union County, FL had a population of 15.5k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $64,043. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Union County, FL declined from 16,141 to 15,524, a −3.82% decrease and its median household income grew from $55,463 to $64,043, a 15.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Union County, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (16.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.39%), White (Hispanic) (2.69%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.16%).

None of the households in Union County, FL 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.

98.8% of the residents in Union County, FL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Union County, FL was $146,200, and the homeownership rate was 69.7%.

Most people in Union County, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34 minutes. The average car ownership in Union County, FL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Union County, FL is home to a population of 15.5k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.69% of Union County, FL residents were born outside of the country (263 people).

In 2022, there were 4.27 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11k people) in Union County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.58k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 992 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.8%
2022 Citizenship
98.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.8% of Union County, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Union County, FL was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Union County, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11k ± 38
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.58k ± 239
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    992 ± 243
5.73%
Hispanic Population
889 people

In 2022, there were 4.27 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11k people) in Union County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.58k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 992 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.73% of the people in Union County, FL are hispanic (889 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.69%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
263 people
2.09%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
337 people

As of 2022, 1.69% of Union County, FL residents (263 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, FL was 2.09%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    492 ± 166
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    227 ± 110
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    130 ± 67

Union County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.17 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Union County, FL employs 4.23k people. The largest industries in Union County, FL are Retail Trade (651 people), Public Administration (622 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (546 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($155,260), Utilities ($56,852), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,424).

Occupations

4.23k
2022 Value
± 484
1.46%
1 Year growth
± 15.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Union County, FL grew at a rate of 1.46%, from 4.17k employees to 4.23k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Union County, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (570 people), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (358 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (354 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Union County, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.23k
2022 Value
± 484
1.46%
1 Year growth
± 15.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Union County, FL grew at a rate of 1.46%, from 4.17k employees to 4.23k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Union County, FL, are Retail Trade (651 people), Public Administration (622 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (546 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Union County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Union County, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$50,033
Median earning men ± $9,347
$36,377
Median earning women ± $4,805

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($156,406), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($78,347), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($57,118).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Retail Trade ($46,000), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($42,953), and Wholesale Trade ($41,786).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.23%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.69M people employed in Florida. This represents a 4.23% 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 12.6%.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 55
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 35
    Retail Trade
  3. 26
    Construction

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Union County, FL went to Donald J. Trump with 82.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (16.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.673%).

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

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 Florida

Florida is currently represented by 28 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 Florida 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, 1.19% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.2% 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 (4.97M), Some college (3.58M), and Bachelors Degree (3.32M).

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, FL was $146,200 in 2022, which is 0.519 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $122,000 to $146,200, a 19.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Union County, FL is 69.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Union County, FL have an average commute time of 34 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Union County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$146,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$31,120
$2,855
Median Property Taxes
±$359

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, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Union County, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

69.7%
Homeownership
2022
66.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.7% of the housing units in Union County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.7%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9603
  2. Census Tract 9601

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

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Household Income

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$64,043
Median Household Income
± $8,693
4.09k
Number of Households
± 463

In 2022, the median household income of the 4.09k households in Union County, FL grew to $64,043 from the previous year's value of $55,463.

The following chart displays the households in Union County, FL 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, FL is from Florida.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2022, the income inequality in Florida was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (88.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (6.53%)
  3. Carpooled (4.62%)

In 2022, 88.1% of workers in Union County, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (6.53%) and those who carpooled to work (4.62%).

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

34 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Union County, FL have a longer commute time (34 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.93% of the workforce in Union County, FL 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, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Union County, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Union County, FL (1.66k out of 10.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Union County, FL is White, followed by Black 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, FL has health coverage, with 36.7% on employee plans, 20.6% on Medicaid, 12.7% on Medicare, 14% on non-group plans, and 4.67% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Union County, FL see 3809 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.98% increase from the previous year (3735 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3036 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1265 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.3% were men and 53.7% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,809 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Union County, FL

Primary care physicians in Union County, FL see an average of 3,809 patients per year. This represents a 1.98% increase from the previous year (3,735 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 33.2% under 18 years, 18.8% between 18 and 34 years, 32.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.3% were men and 53.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.4%
Uninsured
36.7%
Employer Coverage
20.6%
Medicaid
12.7%
Medicare
14%
Non-Group
4.67%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Union County, FL grew by 14.2% from 9.97% to 11.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Union County, FL 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 84.1 in Union County, FL.

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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 38.4% in Union County, FL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 12.5% in Union County, FL.

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