Union County OR Information


Union County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 26,421
Daytime Population: Workers 11,479
Daytime Population: Residents 14,816
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,295
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 25,686
Population in Familes 19,969
Population in Group Qrtrs 735
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $41,221
Average Household Income $58,317
Per Capita Income $24,205


Total Housing Units 11,786 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,762 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,982 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,042 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $166,143
Average Home Value $215,251


Total Households 10,744
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 6,874
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 0.36% 0.35%
Households 0.32% 0.33%
Families 0.14% 0.23%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   2.06%


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, 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 # 21 44th
Population Density # 23 39th
Diversity Index # 31 14th
Median Household Income # 25 33rd
Per Capita Income # 22 42nd

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