Union County PA Information


Union County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 45,358
Daytime Population: Workers 20,182
Daytime Population: Residents 22,508
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 42,690
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 36,496
Population in Familes 29,476
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,862
Population Density2 144
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $52,091
Average Household Income $72,734
Per Capita Income $25,699


Total Housing Units 17,333 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,422 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,579 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,332 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $169,454
Average Home Value $211,581


Total Households 15,001
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 9,928
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 0.13% 0.21%
Households 0.22% 0.24%
Families 0.11% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   3.0%


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, 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 # 49 28th
Population Density # 35 49th
Diversity Index # 17 76th
Median Household Income # 28 60th
Per Capita Income # 40 42nd

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