In 2021, Union County, NC had a population of 236k people with a median age of 38.7 and a median household income of $88,465. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Union County, NC declined from 235,767 to 235,699, a −0.0288% decrease and its median household income grew from $82,557 to $88,465, a 7.16% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Union County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.1%), White (Hispanic) (6.08%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.47%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.08%).
None of the households in Union County, NC 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.
94.9% of the residents in Union County, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Union County, NC are Wingate University (856 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Union County, NC was $279,500, and the homeownership rate was 82.6%.
Most people in Union County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Union County, NC was 2 cars per household.