|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Union is 425. Union, West Virginia is the 13,849th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Union was in 1990, when its population was 566. In 1990, Union was the 12,453rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 13,849th largest city in the US. Union is currently 24.9% smaller than it was in 1990.
Union has shrunk 22.3% since the year 2000. Union, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|13845||Hilda, South Carolina||425||-2.2%|
|13849||Union, West Virginia||425||-22.3%|
|13851||Arapahoe, North Carolina||424||-2.7%|
|13852||Bonneau, South Carolina||424||6.2%|
|13854||Fair Play, Missouri||424||1.1%|
The total voting age population of Union, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 383. The voting age population is 43.1% male and 56.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 42.3% of the residents of Union are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Union are 88.3% White, 7.5% Black and 4.2% Two or more races. Additionally, 4.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Union, 21.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 31.1%. On a per-household basis, 11.3% of families are below the poverty line in Union.
Among those aged 16 and older, 35.7% of Union residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.9% of Union residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 21.9% have a bachelor's degree and 17.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Union residents aged 5 and older, 1.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Union is 22.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Union, 17.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Union is $24,554.
In Union, 62.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 37.2% of housing units in Union.
Of all the housing units in Union, 18.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Union, 3.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Union is $360.
In Union, 51.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.