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Union County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 631.5 square miles
Population Density 318.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 212,756
Population change 5.7%
Under 5 years of age 6.3%
Under 18 29.1%
65 and over 11%
Females 50.6%
White 83.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 10.9
Asian 2%
Two or more races 1.7%
Black or African American 12.1%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 88%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 31.8%
Veterans 12,132
Households and Housing
Households 68,211
Persons per household 3.0
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.1%
Median household income $65,892
The per capita income $28,894
Live below the poverty line. 9.4%
housing units 74,688
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $194,300
Residents owning their homes. 82.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 18,189
Women-owned firms 24.4%
Asian-owned firms 1.8%
Hispanic-owned firms 2.9%
Black-owned firms 4.9%
Native American-owned firms 0.2%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,699,810
Retail sales per capita $9,214
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $1,232,790