Union County IL Information

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Union County Subdivisions

Union County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 18,024
Population in Households 17,458
Population in Familes 14,210
Population in Group Qrtrs 566
Population Density1 44
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,241
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 4,841
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,057 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,342 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,899 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 816 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $82,038
Average Home Value $94,276
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,611
Average Household Income $53,867
Per Capita Income $21,710
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.25%
Households 0.2% 0.23%
Families 0.02% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Union County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Union County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 62 40th
Population Density1 # 58 44th
Diversity Index2 # 49 53rd
Median Household Income # 80 23rd
Per Capita Income # 84 19th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.

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