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Union County, Louisiana Facts

Facts
State Louisiana
Land area 877.0 square miles
Population Density 25.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 22,344
Population change -1.7%
Under 5 years of age 6.1%
Under 18 22.5%
65 and over 18.1%
Females 50.7%
White 72.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 4.3
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 0.7%
Black or African American 26.4%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 82%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 13.1%
Veterans 1,730
Households and Housing
Households 8,532
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 94.3%
Median household income $35,828
The per capita income $19,412
Live below the poverty line. 27.9%
housing units 11,337
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $79,700
Residents owning their homes. 80.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,453
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 8.6%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $148,072
Retail sales per capita $6,521
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0