Union County, IN

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2020 Population
7,140
0.38% 1-year growth
US Senator
Todd Young
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Braun
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
44
1.15% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
5.9%
20% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$55,278
9.73% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$128,200
10.2% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
3,575
5.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Union County, IN had a population of 7.14k people with a median age of 44 and a median household income of $55,278. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Union County, IN grew from 7,113 to 7,140, a 0.38% increase and its median household income grew from $50,375 to $55,278, a 9.73% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Union County, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.9%), White (Hispanic) (1.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.85%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.98%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0.182%).

None of the households in Union County, IN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.4% of the residents in Union County, IN are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Union County, IN was $128,200, and the homeownership rate was 76.3%. Most people in Union County, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Union County, IN was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Union County, IN is home to a population of 7.14k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.17% of Union County, IN residents were born outside of the country (155 people).

In 2020, there were 49.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.78k people) in Union County, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 136 White (Hispanic) and 132 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Union County, IN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.78k ± 17
  2. White (Hispanic)
    136 ± 24
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    132 ± 60
2.17%
Hispanic Population
155 people

In 2020, there were 49.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.78k people) in Union County, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 136 White (Hispanic) and 132 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.17% of the people in Union County, IN are hispanic (155 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Union County, IN as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.17%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
155 people
2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
142 people

As of 2020, 2.17% of Union County, IN residents (155 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Union County, IN was 2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

44
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.8
47
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 22.5

In 2020, the median age of all people in Union County, IN was 44. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Union County, IN are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Union County, IN residents was 44.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    102,901 ± 7,815 people
  2. India
    33,655 ± 4,493 people
  3. China
    21,706 ± 3,611 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Indiana was Mexico, the natal country of 102,901 Indiana residents, followed by India with 33,655 and China with 21,706.

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Citizenship

98.4%
2020 Citizenship
98.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.4% of Union County, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Union County, IN was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    185 ± 80
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    45 ± 34
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    20 ± 31

Union County, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Indiana, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Indiana (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Indiana. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Indiana.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Indiana across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Males in Indiana have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,739. The income inequality in Indiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.451, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Union County, IN employs 3.58k people. The largest industries in Union County, IN are Manufacturing (573 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (532 people), and Educational Services (424 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($75,257), Utilities ($62,000), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,563).

Wages

Median Household Income

$55,278
2020 value
± $5,524
9.73%
1 Year Growth
± 10.4%

Households in Union County, IN have a median annual income of $55,278, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $50,375 in 2019, which represents a 9.73% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$64,719
Average Male Salary in Indiana
± $1,280
$46,739
Average Female Salary in Indiana
± $1,001

In 2020, full-time male employees in Indiana made 1.38 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Indiana by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Indiana
  1. Asian
    $60,604 ± $6,676
  2. White
    $49,881 ± $816
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $42,373 ± $21,501

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Indiana workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.21 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Indiana.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Union County, IN is from Indiana.
0.451
2020 Wage GINI in Indiana
0.455
2019 Wage GINI in Indiana

In 2020, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.451 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.725% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Indiana across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9608
  2. Census Tract 9607

The following map shows all of the tracts in Union County, IN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Union County, IN (410 out of 6.95k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 65 - 74.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    384 ± 111
  2. Asian
    20 ± 92
  3. Hispanic
    14 ± 79

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Union County, IN is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.58k
2020 Value
± 342
5.3%
1 Year growth
± 12.8%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Union County, IN grew at a rate of 5.3%, from 3.4k employees to 3.58k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Union County, IN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (416 people), Production Occupations (393 people), and Transportation Occupations (355 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Union County, IN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Union County, IN, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (416 people), Production Occupations (393 people), and Transportation Occupations (355 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Union County, IN has an unusually high number of residents working as Transportation Occupations (2.61 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.31 times), and Production Occupations (1.97 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Union County, IN, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($60,568), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($58,796), and Transportation Occupations ($56,790).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.58k
2020 Value
± 342
5.3%
1 Year growth
± 12.8%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Union County, IN grew at a rate of 5.3%, from 3.4k employees to 3.58k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Union County, IN, are Manufacturing (573 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (532 people), and Educational Services (424 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Union County, IN, though some of these residents may live in Union County, IN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Union County, IN, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (573 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (532 people), and Educational Services (424 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Union County, IN has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.83 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.76 times), and Manufacturing (1.6 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Union County, IN, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($75,257), Utilities ($62,000), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,563).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $78.4B
  2. $44.4B
  3. $39.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Indiana product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $78.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($44.4B) and Base metals ($39.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Indiana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$486B
2020 Value in Indiana
$897B
Projected 2050 Value in Indiana
84.5% growth

In 2020, total outbound Indiana trade was $486B. This is expected to increase 84.5% to $897B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Indiana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $41.4B
  2. $40.6B
  3. $40B

In 2020, the top outbound Indiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $41.4B, followed by Michigan with $40.6B and Ohio and $40B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Indiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Union County, IN went to Donald J. Trump with 77.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (21.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.69%). The most partisan county was Franklin County, IN with 80.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing the state of Indiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Union County, IN
77.2% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Indiana
  1. 80.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 80.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 78.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Indiana was Franklin County, IN with 80.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Indiana colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Indiana

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Todd Young
Senator from Indiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Mike Braun
Senator from Indiana1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing Indiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Indiana over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Indiana

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Indiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Union County, IN was $128,200 in 2020, which is 0.558 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $116,300 to $128,200, a 10.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Union County, IN is 76.3%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Union County, IN have an average commute time of 24.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Union County, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$128,200
2020 Median
± $10,259
$116,300
2019 Median
± $8,898

In 2020, the median property value in Union County, IN grew to to $128,200 from the previous year's value of $116,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Union County, IN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Union County, IN the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$55,278
Median Household Income
± $5,524
2.85k
Number of Households
± 297

In 2020, the median household income of the 2.85k households in Union County, IN grew to $55,278 from the previous year's value of $50,375.

The following chart displays the households in Union County, IN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Union County, IN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Union County, IN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

76.3%
2020 Homeownership
72%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 76.3% of the housing units in Union County, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Union County, IN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Union County, IN have a shorter commute time (24.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.82% of the workforce in Union County, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (84.8%)
  2. Carpooled (9.45%)
  3. Walked (2.33%)

In 2020, 84.8% of workers in Union County, IN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.45%) and those who walked to work (2.33%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Union County, IN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Union County, IN have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

92.1% of the population of Union County, IN has health coverage, with 57.7% on employee plans, 8.64% on Medicaid, 16.4% on Medicare, 9.05% on non-group plans, and 0.353% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Indiana was $8,300 in 2014. This is a 4.76% increase from the previous year ($7,923).

Comparing across all counties in the state, Switzerland County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (21.3%). Additionally, Martin County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.8%)

Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,300
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Indiana
$4,078
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,285
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,714
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Indiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.76%, from $7,923 to $8,300.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.86%
Uninsured
57.7%
Employer Coverage
8.64%
Medicaid
16.4%
Medicare
9.05%
Non-Group
0.353%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Union County, IN declined by 17.7% from 9.55% to 7.86%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Union County, IN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 21.3% prevalence
  2. 19.3% prevalence
  3. 18.8% prevalence

Switzerland County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Indiana, at 21.3%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Indiana by county over multiple years.

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