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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 295,714 296,014 295,952 295,671 294,877  
  Union County 15,114 15,111 15,168 15,053 14,880  
 Morganfield3,5453,5693,5993,5793,543 
 Sturgis1,8921,9051,9241,9131,890 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Union County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 2,483 16.7 57,502 19.5  
  16-24 2,828 19.0 35,431 12.0  
  25-44 3,392 22.8 74,388 25.2  
  45-64 3,829 25.7 78,737 26.7  
  65-84 2,122 14.3 42,207 14.3  
  85 and older 226 1.5 6,612 2.2  
  Median Age 37.5   39.6    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Union County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 12,444 83.6 259,244 87.9  
  Black or African American 2,013 13.5 24,616 8.3  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 41 0.3 914 0.3  
  Asian 118 0.8 3,065 1.0  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 9 0.1 388 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 255 1.7 6,650 2.3  
  Hispanic Origin 283 1.9 7,422 2.5  
  Note: Hispanic is not a race category. A person can be white, black or African American, etc. and be of hispanic origin.
Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
 

  Population Projections  
    2020 2025 2030 2035  
  Union County 14,906 14,654 14,290 13,811  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Union County $29,921 $34,286 14.6 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $28,959- $37,717 $34,286- $40,875    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2015 2015  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Union County 5,562 2.43 $40,120  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.