Union County TN Information


Union County Subdivisions

Union County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 19,411
Population in Households 19,259
Population in Familes 16,308
Population in Group Qrtrs 152
Population Density1 87
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 7,546
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 5,455
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,412 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,649 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,897 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,866 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $94,526
Average Home Value $133,807


Median Household Income $34,444
Average Household Income $45,889
Per Capita Income $18,079
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% 0.33%
Households 0.33% 0.39%
Families 0.17% 0.28%
Median Household Income   -1.05%
Per Capita Income   1.15%
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.


Union County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Union County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 66 32nd
Population Density1 # 36 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 89 7th
Median Household Income # 72 25th
Per Capita Income # 79 18th

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