Union County KY Information


Union County Subdivisions

Union County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,134
Daytime Population: Workers 5,779
Daytime Population: Residents 9,703
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,482
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 13,476
Population in Familes 11,118
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,658
Population Density2 44
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $40,304
Average Household Income $54,091
Per Capita Income $20,592


Total Housing Units 6,141 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,983 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,539 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 619 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $88,782
Average Home Value $133,304


Total Households 5,522
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 3,788
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.12% -0.25%
Households -0.07% -0.22%
Families -0.23% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.64%


Union County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Union County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 74 39th
Population Density # 80 34th
Diversity Index # 12 91st
Median Household Income # 51 58th
Per Capita Income # 69 43rd

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