In 2018, Union County, NC had a population of 227k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $75,397. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Union County, NC grew from 222,095 to 226,694, a 2.07% increase and its median household income grew from $70,858 to $75,397, a 6.41% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Union County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.2%), White (Hispanic) (8.94%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.67%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.01%). NaNk% of the people in Union County, NC speak a non-English language, and 95.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Union County, NC are Wingate University (762 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Union County, NC is $229,200, and the homeownership rate is 80.5%. Most people in Union County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Union County, NC is 2 cars per household.