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Union County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2016: 22,493 (all rural); it was 17,289 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,922
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,346
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,891
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,848 (it was 1,268 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

34%

Land area: 323 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 70 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Union County: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Wholesale trade (12.0%), Retail trade (11.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 88%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 12%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Union County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.0%)
  • Asian alone (0.8%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Median resident age:  54.0 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years
Males: 10,993  (48.9%)
Females: 11,500  (51.1%)
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Union County,GA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Union County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,745 ($31,893 in 1999)

This county:

$43,745
Georgia:

$53,559

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $500 (lower quartile is $357, upper quartile is $714)
This county:

$500
State:

$754


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $202,918 (it was $106,100 in 2000)
Union:

$202,918
Georgia:

$166,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $135,597 - $279,224
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,129
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $383

Institutionalized population: 379
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 399 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2001: 421 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 2002: 488 buildings, average cost: $121,000
  • 2003: 517 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2004: 543 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 2005: 560 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2006: 485 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2007: 279 buildings, average cost: $167,400
  • 2008: 123 buildings, average cost: $175,300
  • 2009: 102 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2010: 68 buildings, average cost: $175,900
  • 2011: 59 buildings, average cost: $180,700
  • 2012: 87 buildings, average cost: $194,600
  • 2013: 99 buildings, average cost: $203,300
  • 2014: 87 buildings, average cost: $213,900
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,346 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,182 (0.6%)

Union County household income distribution in 2013 Union County home values distribution in 2013 Union County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.8%
Union County:

11.8%
Georgia:

16.0%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.6% for Black residents, 35.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.6% for American Indian residents, 39.4% for other race residents, 26.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 54.0 years old
(Males: 52.1 years old, Females: 55.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 55.3 years old, Black residents: 41.3 years old, American Indian residents: 45.4 years old, Asian residents: 14.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.5 years old, Other race residents: 18.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Union County is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $539 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $692 a month.

Cities in this county include: Ivylog, Suches, Blairsville.

Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Union County: Camp Adahi (A), Spring Garden (B), Camp Lookout (C), Keown Falls Recreation Area (D), Sharpe (E), Mountain Cove Farms (F), Mountain View Farms (G), Wright Mineral Spring (H), Valley View Ranch Camp (I), Walker Correctional Institute (J), Villanow Work Center (K), Lookout (L), Lee and Gordon Mill (M), Walker County Emergency Services Station 1 Rock Spring (N), Walker County Emergency Services Station 19 High Point (O), Walker County Emergency Services Station 18 Dougherty Gap (P), Walker County Emergency Services Station 5 Wallaceville (Q), Walker County Emergency Services Station 4 Hinkle (R), Walker County Emergency Services Station 17 Armuchee Valley (S), Walker County Emergency Services Station 12 Cedar Grove (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Mountain View Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Union County include: Lookout Baptist Church (A), Lake Howard Baptist Church (B), Kensington United Methodist Church (C), Hinkles Church (D), High Church (E), Harrisburg Church (F), Happy Valley Church (G), Gordon Lake Church (H), Elizabeth Lee United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: White Cemetery (1), Whitley Cemetery (2), Lawrence Cemetery (3), Young Cemetery (4), Anderson Cemetery (5), Bailey Cemetery (6), Piney Gorve Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: McCallie Lake (A), Lula Lake (B), Round Pond (C), Duck Pond (D), Blaylock Mill Pond (E), Whaley Lake (F), Chandler Lake (G), Williams Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Shop Creek (A), Rocky Branch (B), Rock Spring Creek (C), Puryear Branch (D), Ponder Branch (E), Houston Branch (F), Greenbush Branch (G), Furnace Creek (H), Duck Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Union County include: Rossville Recreational Area (1), Johns Mountain Wildlife Management Area (2), Cloudland Canyon State Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Conway County, Arkansas , Chattooga County , Murray County, Oklahoma , Tunica County, Mississippi , Union County, Mississippi , Murray County , Walker County , Whitfield County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 552
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 493 (39.5% naturalized citizens)

Union County:

2.2%
Whole state:

10.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Union County population
  • 232010 or later
  • 1342000 to 2009
  • 1501990 to 1999
  • 31980 to 1989
  • 341970 to 1979
  • 151Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.0%

Union County marital status for males Union County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,062
  • One, attached: 19
  • Two: 47
  • 3 or 4: 85
  • 5 to 9: 63
  • 10 to 19: 305
  • 20 to 49: 33
  • 50 or more: 207
  • Mobile homes: 1,559
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 26

Housing units in Union County with a mortgage: 2,914 (57 second mortgage, 115 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,191

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Union County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,79342
Mainline Protestant1,7478
Catholic1,5642
Other913
None7,161-
Union County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Union County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Union County:

9.04 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

10.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Union County:

12.7%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

26.6%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.7%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Union County:

Average size of farms: 75 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $48,194
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $786.84
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 73.55%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $29,228
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 21.57%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.26%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $26,168
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.33%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 30.55
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.70%
Corn for grain: 553 harvested acres
Vegetables: 259 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 60 acres

Tornado activity:

Union County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 2506574.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 8 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/2/1997, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 3 people and caused $100,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Union County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.5 miles away from Union County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 65.3 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 110.4 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 231.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 211.2 miles away from Union County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 328.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 22, 2015 to January 13, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4259: February 26, 2016, FEMA Id: 4259, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Georgia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 14, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3368: February 11, 2014, FEMA Id: 3368, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 14, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1554: September 18, 2004, FEMA Id: 1554, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1311: January 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1311, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1209: March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: 1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Hurricane Opal, Incident Period: October 04, 1995 to October 05, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1071: October 10, 1995, FEMA Id: 1071, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3097: March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: 3097, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Georgia Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: February 10, 1990 to February 24, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-857: February 23, 1990, FEMA Id: 857, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Union County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (39%)
  • Philippines (16%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Cuba (5%)
  • Costa Rica (3%)
  • Vietnam (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Union County


  • American (19%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (11%)
  • German (8%)
  • Scottish (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)

Union County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,221 (83.6%)
  • Carpooled: 779 (9.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 62 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 17 (0.2%)
  • Worked at home: 557 (6.4%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Union County, Georgia in 2000:

  • 208 people in state prisons
  • 149 people in nursing homes
  • 43 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 39 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Union County, Georgia in 2010:

  • 173 people in state prisons
  • 149 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 57 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,038.

6.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,822 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.38% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($19,644 average AGI)
3.49% relocated from other states ($22,176 average AGI)
Union County:

3.49%
Georgia average:

3.48%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Towns County, GA  0.62% ($25,867 average AGI)
from Fannin County, GA  0.44% ($32,938)
from Cherokee County, NC  0.25% ($26,944)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.25% ($44,000)
from Fulton County, GA  0.22% ($42,375)
from Broward County, FL  0.18% ($89,923)
from Cobb County, GA  0.18% ($75,615)


6.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,321 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.30% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($16,677 average AGI)
3.30% relocated to other states ($15,644 average AGI)
Union County:

3.30%
Georgia average:

3.33%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Towns County, GA  0.62% ($20,222 average AGI)
to Fannin County, GA  0.41% ($22,667)
to Cherokee County, NC  0.30% ($15,500)
to Cobb County, GA  0.22% ($22,813)
to Hall County, GA  0.19% ($25,500)
to Gwinnett County, GA  0.15% ($47,909)
to Fulton County, GA  0.14% ($26,200)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5

Births per 1000 population in Union County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Union County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Union County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 24.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Union County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Union County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Union County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Union County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Union County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Union County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,390 (4,675 aged, 715 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 736 (17%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Union County, Georgia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (286)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (281)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (179)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (159)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (157)
  • Unspecified dementia (155)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (154)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (139)
  • Congestive heart failure (127)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (119)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.1
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,129
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 995
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 59,989

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 905
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,127

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 61

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 189.4. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,493
  • In family households: 18,693 (3,530 male householders, 2,642 female householders)
    5,140 spouses, 4,480 children (4,094 natural, 91 adopted, 302 stepchildren), 655 grandchildren, 232 brothers or sisters, 625 parents, 793 other relatives, 577 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,313 (1,404 male householders (1,334 living alone)), 1,458 female householders (1,338 living alone)), 444 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 487

Size of family households: 3,959 2-persons, 1,243 3-persons, 587 4-persons, 225 5-persons, 121 6-persons, 75 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,674 1-person, 163 2-persons, 14 3-persons, 10 4-persons.

2,197 married couples with children.
822 single-parent households (134 men, 688 women).

97.6% of residents of Union speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (41% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (41% speak English very well, 59% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $116,669,000 ($5,950 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,703,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $68,952,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $22,875,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $128,000
Federal grants: $19,420,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,253,000 ($52,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,041,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $646,000
Federal Government insurance: $9,592,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 916
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,190
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,796
Here:

+141 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Union County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.61 millions of gallons per day (64% from ground, 36% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.7

Year house built in Union County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Union County population
  • 2892014 or later
  • 4782010 to 2013
  • 4,1492000 to 2009
  • 3,7841990 to 1999
  • 2,5911980 to 1989
  • 1,4631970 to 1979
  • 8441960 to 1969
  • 4761950 to 1959
  • 1921940 to 1949
  • 2371939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Union County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Union County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Union County population
  • 431 room
  • 792 rooms
  • 5843 rooms
  • 9094 rooms
  • 1,3875 rooms
  • 1,4776 rooms
  • 9017 rooms
  • 6518 rooms
  • 8879+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Union County population
  • 291 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 3573 rooms
  • 4864 rooms
  • 5135 rooms
  • 3026 rooms
  • 1667 rooms
  • 1118 rooms
  • 569+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Union County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Union County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Union County population
  • 40no bedroom
  • 2761 bedroom
  • 1,9592 bedrooms
  • 3,1893 bedrooms
  • 1,0744 bedrooms
  • 3355+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Union County population
  • 29no bedroom
  • 2721 bedroom
  • 6932 bedrooms
  • 9343 bedrooms
  • 964 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Union County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Union County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Union County population
  • 138no vehicle
  • 1,7181 vehicle
  • 3,0352 vehicles
  • 1,3063 vehicles
  • 4774 vehicles
  • 2775+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Union County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Union County population
  • 271no vehicle
  • 1,0931 vehicle
  • 4232 vehicles
  • 2203 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles

89.6% of Union County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Georgia.

Union County:

89.6%
State average:

83.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 10,589
  • Other state: 10,990
  • Northeast: 2,296
  • Midwest: 1,995
  • South: 5,651
  • West: 1,044
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Union County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 47.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 39.7%Electricity
  • 8.0%Wood
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 55.4%Electricity
  • 34.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Wood
  • 1.8%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 316
Here:

18.1%
Georgia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 233
Here:

19.6%
Georgia:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 34
Here:

11.3%
Georgia:

18.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Union County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,110,000
    General - Other: $1,430,000
    Corrections - Other: $914,000
    Police Protection: $896,000
    Central Staff Services: $838,000
    Financial Administration: $777,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $645,000
    Solid Waste Management: $321,000
    Fire Protection: $275,000
    Health Services - Other: $177,000
    Welfare - Other: $134,000
    Housing & Community Development: $127,000
    General Public Buildings: $68,000
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $411,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,111,000
    General Public Building: $965,000
    General - Other: $613,000
    Housing & Community Development: $374,000
    Police Protection: $78,000
    Central Staff: $62,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Judicial: $3,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,164,000

Union County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $940,000
    Solid Waste Management: $280,000
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $331,000
    All Other: $48,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $236,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $562,000
    Interest Earnings: $160,000
    Property Sale Other: $23,000
    Rents: $19,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,386,000
    Highways: $367,000
    Health & Hospitals: $126,000
    Public Welfare: $9,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $4,239,000
    Property: $2,950,000
    Other Selective Sales: $644,000
    NEC: $69,000
    Public Utilities: $27,000

Union County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $485,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $446,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $38,000

Union County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,528,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 453
  • Number of aged recipients: 92
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 361
  • Number of recipients under 18: 34
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 259
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 160
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 231
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 159
Union County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
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Persons involved in fatal accidents
Union County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Union County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William11876.0 years
James11173.4 years
John10875.8 years
Mary9379.5 years
Robert8973.0 years
Charles5773.2 years
Frank4180.5 years
George3576.9 years
Thomas3274.2 years
Richard3171.2 years
Most common last names in Union County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Dyer6079.4 years
Jones5775.4 years
Brown5279.9 years
Smith4379.4 years
Collins4281.8 years
Payne3880.7 years
Thomas3577.1 years
King3070.8 years
Rogers3074.8 years
Weaver2878.3 years
Businesses in Union County, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1RadioShack1
CVS1Sears1
Chevrolet1Subway2
Circle K2True Value1
Curves1U-Haul2
Domino's Pizza1UPS3
FedEx2Waffle House1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Home Depot1Wendy's1