Union County AR Information

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Union County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 40,728
Population in Households 40,204
Population in Familes 33,164
Population in Group Qrtrs 524
Population Density1 39
Diversity Index2 54
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 16,708
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 11,256
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 19,611 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,454 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,254 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,903 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $117,970
Average Home Value $173,876
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,404
Average Household Income $52,190
Per Capita Income $21,507
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.42% -0.45%
Households -0.27% -0.41%
Families -0.51% -0.56%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   2.65%
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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Union County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Union County to the other 75 counties and county equivalents in Arkansas 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 # 19 76th
Population Density1 # 26 67th
Diversity Index2 # 18 76th
Median Household Income # 25 68th
Per Capita Income # 15 81st

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

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