Union County PA Information


Union County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 45,109
Population in Households 36,297
Population in Familes 29,348
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,812
Population Density1 143
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 14,961
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 9,897
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,323 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,378 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,583 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,362 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $167,667
Average Home Value $209,466


Median Household Income $49,868
Average Household Income $67,547
Per Capita Income $23,984
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% 0.14%
Households 0.21% 0.17%
Families 0.08% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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 PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Union County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania 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 # 50 27th
Population Density1 # 35 49th
Diversity Index2 # 17 76th
Median Household Income # 30 57th
Per Capita Income # 45 34th

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