Union County OR Information

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Union County OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Union County to the other 36 counties and county equivalents in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 21 44th
Population Density1 # 22 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 32 14th
Median Household Income # 26 31st
Per Capita Income # 25 33rd

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

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Union County OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 26,212
Population in Households 25,477
Population in Familes 19,916
Population in Group Qrtrs 735
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 23
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,788
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 6,928
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,731 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,844 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,944 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 943 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $154,988
Average Home Value $196,318
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,146
Average Household Income $51,060
Per Capita Income $21,146
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.42% 0.1%
Households 0.64% 0.18%
Families 0.43% 0.05%
Median Household Income   3.74%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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.

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