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Union County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2019: 14,699 (35% urban, 65% rural); it was 15,637 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,376
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,747
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,449
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,426 (it was 1,261 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

31%

Land area: 345 sq. mi.

Water area: 18.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 43 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Union County: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.0%), Manufacturing (19.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.7%), Retail trade (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Union County, KY (2019)
    • 12,06482.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,94713.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2962.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2952.0%Two or more races
    • 750.5%Asian alone
    • 20.01%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Kentucky median age:

39.2 years
Males: 7,669  (52.2%)
Females: 7,030  (47.8%)
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Average household size:
Union County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,246 ($35,018 in 1999)
This county:

$48,246
Kentucky:

$52,295

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $446 (lower quartile is $385, upper quartile is $495)
This county:

$446
State:

$618


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $99,089 (it was $56,200 in 2000)
Union:

$99,089
Kentucky:

$151,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,598 - $179,879

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $132,166
Here:

$132,166
State:

$202,714

Mobile homes: $196,371
Here:

$196,371
State:

$65,175

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $968
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $347

Institutionalized population: 132

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 8
  • Thefts: 34
  • Auto thefts: 6

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 26
  • Thefts: 52
  • Auto thefts: 4
Union County, KY map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 2000: 42 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $174,600
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $148,500
  • 2011: 38 buildings, average cost: $32,900
  • 2012: 39 buildings, average cost: $32,800
  • 2013: 28 buildings, average cost: $77,000
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $209,000
  • 2015: 12 buildings, average cost: $215,500
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $209,400
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $205,600
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $209,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Union, KY residents
Average permit cost in Union, KY
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $968 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $639 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Union, KY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Union, KY in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Union, KY in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.2%
Union County:

19.2%
Kentucky:

16.3%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.2% for Black residents, 38.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.3% for other race residents, 28.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 38.4 years old
(Males: 34.1 years old, Females: 43.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.6 years old, Black residents: 23.8 years old, American Indian residents: 51.4 years old, Asian residents: 23.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.1 years old, Other race residents: 62.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Union County is $381 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $459 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $559 a month.

Cities in this county include: Morganfield, Sturgis, Breckinridge Center, Uniontown, Waverly.

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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Neighboring counties: Fresno County, California , Costilla County, Colorado , Garrard County , Randolph County, Illinois , Charlottesville city, Virginia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.2%
Kentucky:

5.1%

Unemployment by year in Union, KY
County total employment by year in Union, KY
County average yearly wages by year in Union, KY

Current college students: 530
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 248 (41.2% naturalized citizens)

Union County:

1.7%
Whole state:

4.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1042010 or later
  • 182000 to 2009
  • 301990 to 1999
  • 241980 to 1989
  • 231970 to 1979
  • 37Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.6%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,839
  • One, attached: 24
  • Two: 152
  • 3 or 4: 137
  • 5 to 9: 211
  • 10 to 19: 77
  • 20 to 49: 15
  • 50 or more: 7
  • Mobile homes: 818

Housing units in Union County with a mortgage: 2,063 (16 second mortgage, 148 home equity loan, 1 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,763

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

56.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Union County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,56126
Catholic3,1596
Mainline Protestant7859
Black Protestant833
Other1-
None5,418-
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:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Union County:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Union County:

11.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

32.2%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.9%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Union County:

Average size of farms: 637 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $132,156
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $235.38
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.86%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.27%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $113,626
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 77.33%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.84%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $124,634
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 76.22%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.51
Corn for grain: 86473 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5695 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 65841 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Union County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 242% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 55.8 miles away from Union County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 55.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 25.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 94.1 miles away from Union County center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 57.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, And Mudslides, Incident Period: February 3, 2020 - February 29, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4540-KY: April 24, 2020, FEMA Id: 4540, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4497, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, And Mudslides, Incident Period: February 6, 2019 - March 10, 2019, FEMA Id: 4428, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, Landslides, And Mudslides, Incident Period: February 21, 2018 - March 21, 2018, FEMA Id: 4361, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storms, Snowstorms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: February 15, 2015 to February 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4216: April 30, 2015, FEMA Id: 4216, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 12, 2011 to May 20, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1976: May 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 1976, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 01, 2010 to June 01, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1912: May 11, 2010, FEMA Id: 1912, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 27, 2009 to February 05, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3302: January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 3302, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to February 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1818: February 05, 2009, FEMA Id: 1818, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Wind Storm associated with Tropical Depression Ike, Incident Period: September 12, 2008 to September 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1802: October 09, 2008, FEMA Id: 1802, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tropical Depression, Wind
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Union County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Union

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,742 (85.4%)
  • Carpooled: 488 (8.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 34 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 218 (3.9%)
  • Worked at home: 72 (1.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (24%)
  • Jamaica (15%)
  • Burma (14%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (11%)
  • Vietnam (8%)
  • Spain (6%)
  • Ukraine (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Union County


  • American (29%)
  • European (22%)
  • English (9%)
  • German (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • African (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 1,191 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 90 people in nursing homes
  • 57 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 34 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

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

  • 1,239 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 89 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 43 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,514.

4.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,886 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Kentucky average:

6.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.66% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($19,395 average AGI)
1.97% relocated from other states ($11,496 average AGI)
Union County:

1.97%
Kentucky average:

2.65%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Henderson County, KY  1.03% ($30,745 average AGI)
from Webster County, KY  0.49% ($39,375)


5.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,863 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.57%
Kentucky average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.60% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($23,365 average AGI)
1.97% relocated to other states ($10,498 average AGI)
Union County:

1.97%
Kentucky average:

2.75%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Henderson County, KY  1.67% ($35,735 average AGI)
to Vanderburgh County, IN  0.44% ($23,182)
to Crittenden County, KY  0.44% ($28,227)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Union County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Union County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Union County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.2%
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: 2,628 (1,980 aged, 648 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 330 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Union County, Kentucky in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (293)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (156)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (153)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (111)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (50)
  • Unspecified dementia (44)
  • Cardiomyopathy, unspecified (33)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.37
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,220
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 261
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 54,609

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 898
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 885
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 26

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 64

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,699
  • Male householders: 2,683 (740 living alone), Female householders: 2,734 (710 living alone)
  • 2,888 spouses (2,880 opposite-sex spouses), 408 unmarried partners, (400 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,258 children (2,956 natural, 68 adopted, 233 stepchildren), 341 grandchildren, 53 brothers or sisters, 123 parents, 38 foster children, 220 other relatives, 360 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,588

Size of family households: 1,897 2-persons, 685 3-persons, 549 4-persons, 465 5-persons, 163 6-persons, 24 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,447 1-person, 153 2-persons, 19 3-persons.

1,447 married couples with children.
781 single-parent households (345 men, 436 women).

96.9% of residents of Union speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (38% speak English very well, 63% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 29% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (62% speak English very well, 38% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $305,701,000 ($19,461 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,352,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $39,949,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $20,231,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,246,000
Federal grants: $15,535,000
Federal procurement contracts: $220,760,000 ($15,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,980,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $595,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,751,000
Federal Government insurance: $12,716,000

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

Births: 1,027
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 917
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +57
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -190
Here -12 per 1000 residents
State +8 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Union County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.25 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4

Year house built in Union County, Kentucky
  • Year house built in Union County, Kentucky
  • 1212014 or later
  • 1012010 to 2013
  • 5212000 to 2009
  • 7191990 to 1999
  • 7981980 to 1989
  • 1,4311970 to 1979
  • 4421960 to 1969
  • 5851950 to 1959
  • 4611940 to 1949
  • 1,1051939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Union County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Union County, Kentucky
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Union County, Kentucky
  • 11 room
  • 42 rooms
  • 373 rooms
  • 2924 rooms
  • 7975 rooms
  • 9196 rooms
  • 6627 rooms
  • 3298 rooms
  • 7749+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union County, Kentucky
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union County, Kentucky
  • 301 room
  • 292 rooms
  • 3353 rooms
  • 4244 rooms
  • 4155 rooms
  • 2496 rooms
  • 397 rooms
  • 228 rooms
  • 439+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Union County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Union County, Kentucky
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Union County, Kentucky
  • 1no bedroom
  • 571 bedroom
  • 7142 bedrooms
  • 2,1273 bedrooms
  • 6614 bedrooms
  • 2675+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union County, Kentucky
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union County, Kentucky
  • 29no bedroom
  • 3261 bedroom
  • 6762 bedrooms
  • 4163 bedrooms
  • 994 bedrooms
  • 445+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Union County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Union County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Union County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 36no vehicle
  • 9001 vehicle
  • 1,5332 vehicles
  • 9083 vehicles
  • 2734 vehicles
  • 1825+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Union County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Union County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 262no vehicle
  • 9351 vehicle
  • 2822 vehicles
  • 803 vehicles
  • 234 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

82.4% of Union County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 22% lived in Kentucky.

Union County:

82.4%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 9,770
  • Other state: 4,581
  • Northeast: 210
  • Midwest: 2,321
  • South: 1,896
  • West: 170
Year householders moved into unit in Union County, KY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Union County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 51.1%Electricity
  • 32.7%Utility gas
  • 11.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Wood
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 52.5%Electricity
  • 40.3%Utility gas
  • 6.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 184
Here:

16.1%
Kentucky:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 117
Here:

17.3%
Kentucky:

13.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 64
Here:

14.9%
Kentucky:

17.7%

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 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,387,000
  • Charges - Other: $230,000
    Parks and Recreation: $73,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $96,000
    Housing and Community Development: $71,000
    General - Other: $15,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,630,000
    Regular Highways: $1,546,000
    Correctional Institutions: $957,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $615,000
    Central Staff Services: $605,000
    Police Protection: $590,000
    General Public Buildings: $443,000
    Parks and Recreation: $321,000
    Health - Other: $291,000
    Solid Waste Management: $193,000
    Financial Administration: $150,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $122,000
    Local Fire Protection: $120,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $90,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $42,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $41,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $301,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $112,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $27,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,924,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,527,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,863,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $466,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,254,000
    General Revenue - Other: $733,000
    Sale of Property: $143,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $68,000
    Interest Earnings: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $310,000
    Regular Highways: $299,000
    Health - Other: $117,000
    Police Protection: $71,000
    Correctional Institutions: $30,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    General - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,802,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $572,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,362,000
    Highways: $1,413,000
    Education: $90,000
    General Local Government Support: $47,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,204,000
    Property: $935,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $94,000
    Corporation License: $61,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $34,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,130,000

Union County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,387,000
  • Charges - Other: $230,000
    Parks and Recreation: $73,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $96,000
    Housing and Community Development: $71,000
    General - Other: $15,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,630,000
    Regular Highways: $1,546,000
    Correctional Institutions: $957,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $615,000
    Central Staff Services: $605,000
    Police Protection: $590,000
    General Public Buildings: $443,000
    Parks and Recreation: $321,000
    Health - Other: $291,000
    Solid Waste Management: $193,000
    Financial Administration: $150,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $122,000
    Local Fire Protection: $120,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $90,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $42,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $41,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $301,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $112,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $27,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,924,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,527,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,863,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $466,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,254,000
    General Revenue - Other: $733,000
    Sale of Property: $143,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $68,000
    Interest Earnings: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $310,000
    Regular Highways: $299,000
    Health - Other: $117,000
    Police Protection: $71,000
    Correctional Institutions: $30,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    General - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,802,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $572,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,362,000
    Highways: $1,413,000
    Education: $90,000
    General Local Government Support: $47,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,204,000
    Property: $935,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $94,000
    Corporation License: $61,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $34,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,130,000

Union County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,387,000
  • Charges - Other: $230,000
    Parks and Recreation: $73,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $96,000
    Housing and Community Development: $71,000
    General - Other: $15,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,630,000
    Regular Highways: $1,546,000
    Correctional Institutions: $957,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $615,000
    Central Staff Services: $605,000
    Police Protection: $590,000
    General Public Buildings: $443,000
    Parks and Recreation: $321,000
    Health - Other: $291,000
    Solid Waste Management: $193,000
    Financial Administration: $150,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $122,000
    Local Fire Protection: $120,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $90,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $42,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $41,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $301,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $112,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $27,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,924,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,527,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,863,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $466,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,254,000
    General Revenue - Other: $733,000
    Sale of Property: $143,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $68,000
    Interest Earnings: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $310,000
    Regular Highways: $299,000
    Health - Other: $117,000
    Police Protection: $71,000
    Correctional Institutions: $30,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    General - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,802,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $572,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,362,000
    Highways: $1,413,000
    Education: $90,000
    General Local Government Support: $47,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,204,000
    Property: $935,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $94,000
    Corporation License: $61,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $34,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,130,000

Union County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,387,000
  • Charges - Other: $230,000
    Parks and Recreation: $73,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $96,000
    Housing and Community Development: $71,000
    General - Other: $15,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,630,000
    Regular Highways: $1,546,000
    Correctional Institutions: $957,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $615,000
    Central Staff Services: $605,000
    Police Protection: $590,000
    General Public Buildings: $443,000
    Parks and Recreation: $321,000
    Health - Other: $291,000
    Solid Waste Management: $193,000
    Financial Administration: $150,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $122,000
    Local Fire Protection: $120,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $90,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $42,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $41,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $301,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $112,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $27,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,924,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,527,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,863,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $466,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,254,000
    General Revenue - Other: $733,000
    Sale of Property: $143,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $68,000
    Interest Earnings: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $310,000
    Regular Highways: $299,000
    Health - Other: $117,000
    Police Protection: $71,000
    Correctional Institutions: $30,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    General - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,802,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $572,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,362,000
    Highways: $1,413,000
    Education: $90,000
    General Local Government Support: $47,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,204,000
    Property: $935,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $94,000
    Corporation License: $61,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $34,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,130,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 415
  • Number of aged recipients: 33
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 382
  • Number of recipients under 18: 104
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 242
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 69
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 160
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 187
Most common first names in Union County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary22979.0 years
James18371.4 years
William17572.9 years
John17173.5 years
Charles10272.8 years
Robert9272.0 years
George9073.6 years
Joseph7873.9 years
Thomas6674.2 years
Margaret5278.7 years
Most common last names in Union County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5673.8 years
Greenwell5277.1 years
Collins5274.9 years
Brown4675.0 years
Johnson4574.9 years
Willett4574.3 years
Berry4079.3 years
Jones4075.9 years
Clements3876.4 years
Mills3777.4 years
Businesses in Union County, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets3YMCA1
McDonald's1