Union County, IL has a population of 17,458 people with a median age of 43.7 and a median household income of $45,464. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Union County, IL declined from 17,551 to 17,458, a 0.53% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,606 to $45,464, a 6.71% increase.
The population of Union County, IL is 91.4% White, 4.94% Hispanic, and 2.29% Two+. 4.98% of the people in Union County, IL speak a non-English language, and 98.3% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Union County, IL are Shawnee Community College, with 651 graduates, Southeastern Illinois College, with 508 graduates, and Wabash Valley College, with 283 graduates.
The median property value in Union County, IL is $94,200, and the homeownership rate is 79.1%. Most people in Union County, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Union County, IL is 2 cars per household.
Union County, IL is the 63rd most populated county in Illinois and borders Alexander County, IL; Jackson County, IL; Johnson County, IL; Pulaski County, IL; Williamson County, IL; Cape Girardeau County, MO; Perry County, MO& 2 more.