Union County AR Information


Union County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 40,886
Daytime Population: Workers 19,400
Daytime Population: Residents 23,612
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 43,012
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 40,362
Population in Familes 33,197
Population in Group Qrtrs 524
Population Density2 39
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $41,414
Average Household Income $58,572
Per Capita Income $24,215


Total Housing Units 19,653 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,775 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,003 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,875 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $84,009
Average Home Value $114,183


Total Households 16,778
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 11,300
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 -0.25% -0.38%
Households -0.14% -0.32%
Families -0.32% -0.43%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   2.01%


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, 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 # 19 76th
Population Density # 26 67th
Diversity Index # 19 76th
Median Household Income # 12 85th
Per Capita Income # 10 88th

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