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Union County, Illinois

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Union County, Illinois
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 17,244
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 17,808
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 981
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 2.7%
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 7,858
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 78.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $129,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,290
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $471
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $710
Building permits, 2022 9
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 6,763
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.44
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 91.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 5.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 81.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 68.7%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 88.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 21.7%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 14.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 51.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 48.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 13,307
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 80,302
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,526
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 177,215
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $10,435
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 25.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $54,090
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $30,171
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2021 350
Total employment, 2021 3,268
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 109,596
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 Z
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 996
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 263
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 123
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 187
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 162
Population per square mile, 2020 41.7
Population per square mile, 2010 43.1
Land area in square miles, 2020 413.41
Land area in square miles, 2010 413.46
FIPS Code 17181
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. ] Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

The vintage year (e.g., V2022) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2022). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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