Union County TN Information


Union County Subdivisions

Union County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,608
Daytime Population: Workers 3,142
Daytime Population: Residents 12,478
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,620
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 19,456
Population in Familes 16,469
Population in Group Qrtrs 152
Population Density2 88
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $35,580
Average Household Income $48,205
Per Capita Income $18,791


Total Housing Units 9,381 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,694 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,853 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,834 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $102,359
Average Home Value $143,050


Total Households 7,547
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 5,457
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.36% 0.52%
Households 0.29% 0.48%
Families 0.15% 0.39%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   3.32%


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, 2017 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 Density # 36 63rd
Diversity Index # 88 8th
Median Household Income # 76 21st
Per Capita Income # 83 14th

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