Union County OR Information


Union County Subdivisions

Union County OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 26,300
Population in Households 25,465
Population in Familes 19,863
Population in Group Qrtrs 835
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 10,794
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 6,918
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,759 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,804 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,990 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 965 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $158,346
Average Home Value $199,519


Median Household Income $42,393
Average Household Income $54,873
Per Capita Income $22,669
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.2%
Households 0.53% 0.27%
Families 0.32% 0.15%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
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 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, 2015 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 # 33 11th
Median Household Income # 23 39th
Per Capita Income # 25 33rd

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