Union County, IN

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2020 Population
7,140
0.38% 1-year growth
US Senator
Todd Young
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Braun
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
44
1.15% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
5.9%
20% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$55,278
9.73% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$128,200
10.2% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Union County, IN had a population of 7.14k people with a median age of 44 and a median household income of $55,278. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Union County, IN grew from 7,113 to 7,140, a 0.38% increase and its median household income grew from $50,375 to $55,278, a 9.73% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Union County, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.9%), White (Hispanic) (1.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.85%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.98%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0.182%).

None of the households in Union County, IN 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.

98.4% of the residents in Union County, IN are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Union County, IN was $128,200, and the homeownership rate was 76.3%.

Most people in Union County, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Union County, IN was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Union County, IN is home to a population of 7.14k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.17% of Union County, IN residents were born outside of the country (155 people).

In 2020, there were 49.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.78k people) in Union County, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 136 White (Hispanic) and 132 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.4%
2020 Citizenship
98.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.4% of Union County, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Union County, IN was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Union County, IN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.78k ± 17
  2. White (Hispanic)
    136 ± 24
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    132 ± 60
2.17%
Hispanic Population
155 people

In 2020, there were 49.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.78k people) in Union County, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 136 White (Hispanic) and 132 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.17% of the people in Union County, IN are hispanic (155 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

2.17%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
155 people
2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
142 people

As of 2020, 2.17% of Union County, IN residents (155 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Union County, IN was 2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    185 ± 80
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    45 ± 34
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    20 ± 31

Union County, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Union County, IN employs 3.58k people. The largest industries in Union County, IN are Manufacturing (573 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (532 people), and Educational Services (424 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($75,257), Utilities ($62,000), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,563).

Occupations

3.58k
2020 Value
± 342
5.3%
1 Year growth
± 12.8%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Union County, IN grew at a rate of 5.3%, from 3.4k employees to 3.58k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Union County, IN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (416 people), Production Occupations (393 people), and Transportation Occupations (355 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Union County, IN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.58k
2020 Value
± 342
5.3%
1 Year growth
± 12.8%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Union County, IN grew at a rate of 5.3%, from 3.4k employees to 3.58k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Union County, IN, are Manufacturing (573 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (532 people), and Educational Services (424 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Union County, IN, though some of these residents may live in Union County, IN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$43,321
Median earning men ± $5,675
$32,279
Median earning women ± $2,881

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($75,331), Manufacturing ($57,581), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($57,273).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($49,554), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($41,339), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($37,012).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Indiana. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 35
    Manufacturing
  2. 34
    Other Services, Except Public Administration
  3. 30
    Retail Trade

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $78.4B
  2. $44.4B
  3. $39.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Indiana product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $78.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($44.4B) and Base metals ($39.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Indiana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$486B
2020 Value in Indiana
$897B
Projected 2050 Value in Indiana
84.5% growth

In 2020, total outbound Indiana trade was $486B. This is expected to increase 84.5% to $897B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Indiana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $41.4B
  2. $40.6B
  3. $40B

In 2020, the top outbound Indiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $41.4B, followed by Michigan with $40.6B and Ohio and $40B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Indiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Union County, IN went to Donald J. Trump with 77.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (21.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.69%).

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing the state of Indiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Indiana

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Todd Young
Senator from Indiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Mike Braun
Senator from Indiana1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing Indiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Indiana over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Indiana

Indiana is currently represented by 9 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 Indiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.655% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.645% 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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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.72M), Some college (1.14M), and Bachelors Degree (831k).

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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The median property value in Union County, IN was $128,200 in 2020, which is 0.558 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $116,300 to $128,200, a 10.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Union County, IN is 76.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Union County, IN have an average commute time of 24.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Union County, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$128,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$10,259
$2,174
Median Property Taxes
±$250

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

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

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Rent vs Own

76.3%
Homeownership
2020
68.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 76.3% of the housing units in Union County, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9608
  2. Census Tract 9607

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$55,278
Median Household Income
± $5,524
2.85k
Number of Households
± 297

In 2020, the median household income of the 2.85k households in Union County, IN grew to $55,278 from the previous year's value of $50,375.

The following chart displays the households in Union County, IN 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, IN is from Indiana.
0.451
2020 Wage GINI in Indiana
0.455
2019 Wage GINI in Indiana

In 2020, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.451 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.725% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (84.8%)
  2. Carpooled (9.45%)
  3. Walked (2.33%)

In 2020, 84.8% of workers in Union County, IN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.45%) and those who walked to work (2.33%).

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

24.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Union County, IN have a shorter commute time (24.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.82% of the workforce in Union County, IN 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, IN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Union County, IN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Union County, IN (410 out of 6.95k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Union County, IN is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

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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92.1% of the population of Union County, IN has health coverage, with 57.7% on employee plans, 8.64% on Medicaid, 16.4% on Medicare, 9.05% on non-group plans, and 0.353% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Indiana was $8,300 in 2014. This is a 4.76% increase from the previous year ($7,923).

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Indiana, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Indiana across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.7% under 18 years, 17.7% between 18 and 34 years, 40.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.86%
Uninsured
57.7%
Employer Coverage
8.64%
Medicaid
16.4%
Medicare
9.05%
Non-Group
0.353%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Union County, IN declined by 17.7% from 9.55% to 7.86%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Union County, IN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, 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 28.1% in Union County, IN.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Union County, IN.

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