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Union County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2019: 28,428 (24% urban, 76% rural); it was 25,362 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,299
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,312
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,598
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,706 (it was 2,188 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

30%

Land area: 415 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 68 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Union County: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (26.7%), Educational, health and social services (21.3%), Retail trade (13.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 81%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Union County, MS (2019)
    • 22,25677.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,47315.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,2904.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4801.7%Two or more races
    • 1060.4%Asian alone
Median resident age:

38.7 years
Mississippi median age:

38.3 years
Males: 13,886  (48.8%)
Females: 14,542  (51.2%)
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Average household size:
Union County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $46,475 ($32,682 in 1999)
This county:

$46,475
Mississippi:

$45,792

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $466 (lower quartile is $364, upper quartile is $588)
This county:

$466
State:

$598


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $108,377 (it was $61,800 in 2000)
Union:

$108,377
Mississippi:

$128,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,966 - $185,397

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $164,826
Here:

$164,826
State:

$183,101

Mobile homes: $43,470
Here:

$43,470
State:

$62,798

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $951
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $326

Institutionalized population: 259

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 109
  • Thefts: 72
  • Auto thefts: 12

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 106
  • Thefts: 85
  • Auto thefts: 16
Union County, MS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2005: 33 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2006: 40 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2007: 40 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $447,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $246,500
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $246,500
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $246,500
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2016: 14 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2017: 13 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2018: 9 buildings, average cost: $197,100
  • 2019: 12 buildings, average cost: $174,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Union, MS residents
Average permit cost in Union, MS
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: $869 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $605 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Union, MS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Union, MS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Union, MS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.6%
Union County:

14.6%
Mississippi:

19.6%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.1% for Black residents, 22.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.2% for other race residents, 23.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 38.7 years old
(Males: 37.8 years old, Females: 39.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.6 years old, Black residents: 38.6 years old, American Indian residents: 17.8 years old, Asian residents: 11.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.1 years old, Other race residents: 22.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Union County is $428 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $474 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $567 a month.

Cities in this county include: New Albany, Myrtle, Blue Springs.

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: Chattooga County, Georgia , Newberry County, South Carolina , Tunica County , Union County, Georgia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Mississippi:

6.0%

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

Current college students: 819
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 660 (29.6% naturalized citizens)

Union County:

2.3%
Whole state:

2.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3012010 or later
  • 2462000 to 2009
  • 671990 to 1999
  • 511980 to 1989
  • 281970 to 1979
  • 12Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.5%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,607
  • One, attached: 76
  • Two: 300
  • 3 or 4: 154
  • 5 to 9: 122
  • 10 to 19: 44
  • 20 to 49: 113
  • 50 or more: 174
  • Mobile homes: 2,485

Housing units in Union County with a mortgage: 3,043 (95 second mortgage, 59 home equity loan, 53 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,017

Here:

42.9% with mortgage
State:

49.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Union County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,44960
Mainline Protestant3,37920
Black Protestant9395
Catholic3981
Other1862
None3,783-
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: 6
Union County:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Union County:

5.21 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Union County:

10.9%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

30.8%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.0%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Union County:

Average size of farms: 170 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $12,195
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $125.22
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 52.23%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $10,569
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 27.36%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $26,198
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.38%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.21
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.70%
Corn for grain: 3767 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 250 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 1794 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 22588 harvested acres
Vegetables: 57 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Union County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 281% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 109.3 miles away from Union County center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 150.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 125.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 113.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from Union 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 187.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Mississippi Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4528, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, And Flooding, Incident Period: February 22, 2019 - March 29, 2019, FEMA Id: 4429, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1972: April 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 1972, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 01, 2010 to May 02, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1916: May 14, 2010, FEMA Id: 1916, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 23, 2010 to April 24, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1906: April 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1906, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Tornadoes and Severe Storms, Incident Period: February 16, 2001 to March 15, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1360: February 23, 2001, FEMA Id: 1360, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Mississippi Severe Winter Storms, Ice and Freezing Rain, Incident Period: December 23, 1998 to December 26, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1265: January 25, 1999, FEMA Id: 1265, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Freeze
  • Mississippi Severe Storm, Winter Storm, Freezing Rain And Sleet, Incident Period: February 09, 1994 to February 14, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1009: February 18, 1994, FEMA Id: 1009, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Storm, Freeze
  • Mississippi Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: April 26, 1991 to May 31, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-906: May 17, 1991, FEMA Id: 906, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: January 24, 1990 to March 15, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-859: February 28, 1990, FEMA Id: 859, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Union County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 9, Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Freezes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 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: 11,396 (89.6%)
  • Carpooled: 1,076 (8.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 49 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 49 (0.4%)
  • Worked at home: 80 (0.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

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


  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (66%)
  • Honduras (13%)
  • Taiwan (7%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Haiti (1%)
  • England (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Union County


  • American (25%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • German (2%)

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

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

  • 120 people in nursing homes
  • 82 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 40 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 3 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

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

  • 161 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 98 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,533.

5.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,120 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
Mississippi average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.71% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($26,800 average AGI)
1.18% relocated from other states ($9,320 average AGI)
Union County:

1.18%
Mississippi average:

2.61%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lee County, MS  1.15% ($35,899 average AGI)
from Pontotoc County, MS  1.06% ($31,772)
from Tippah County, MS  0.57% ($33,833)
from Benton County, MS  0.21% ($27,450)


6.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
Mississippi average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.78% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($26,300 average AGI)
1.49% relocated to other states ($8,395 average AGI)
Union County:

1.49%
Mississippi average:

2.94%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lee County, MS  1.22% ($39,353 average AGI)
to Pontotoc County, MS  1.19% ($32,248)
to Tippah County, MS  0.56% ($26,453)
to Benton County, MS  0.33% ($26,806)
to Lafayette County, MS  0.27% ($29,269)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.5

Births per 1000 population in Union County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Union County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Union County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 15.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.2%
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: 5,103 (3,687 aged, 1,416 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 799 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (707)
  • Congestive heart failure (563)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (357)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (288)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (190)
  • Unspecified dementia (165)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (90)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (62)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (45)
  • Degenerative disease of nervous system, unspecified (30)

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: 3.78
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,124
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 578
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 63,927

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,299
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 900

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 21
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 82

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,428
  • Male householders: 5,196 (1,154 living alone), Female householders: 4,569 (1,666 living alone)
  • 5,219 spouses (5,182 opposite-sex spouses), 358 unmarried partners, (344 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 9,754 children (9,043 natural, 205 adopted, 490 stepchildren), 965 grandchildren, 305 brothers or sisters, 234 parents, 0 foster children, 758 other relatives, 721 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 311

Size of family households: 3,351 2-persons, 1,435 3-persons, 1,234 4-persons, 571 5-persons, 143 6-persons, 234 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,823 1-person, 113 2-persons, 41 3-persons, 5 4-persons.

4,438 married couples with children.
1,453 single-parent households (476 men, 977 women).

96.0% of residents of Union speak English at home.
3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (35% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $126,612,000 ($4,787 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,472,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $62,194,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $28,087,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,335,000
Federal grants: $29,191,000
Federal procurement contracts: $980,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,826,000 ($601,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,812,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,220,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,734,000

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

Births: 1,906
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,440
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +161
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +836
Here +31 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Union County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.99 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.7

Year house built in Union County, Mississippi
  • Year house built in Union County, Mississippi
  • 8342014 or later
  • 4252010 to 2013
  • 1,3082000 to 2009
  • 2,0521990 to 1999
  • 2,1091980 to 1989
  • 2,0961970 to 1979
  • 1,0301960 to 1969
  • 9121950 to 1959
  • 2671940 to 1949
  • 1,3271939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Union County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Union County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Union County, Mississippi
  • 01 room
  • 522 rooms
  • 543 rooms
  • 4984 rooms
  • 1,4935 rooms
  • 1,8856 rooms
  • 1,1367 rooms
  • 9018 rooms
  • 1,0469+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union County, Mississippi
  • 2881 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 1663 rooms
  • 4584 rooms
  • 8035 rooms
  • 6496 rooms
  • 2317 rooms
  • 918 rooms
  • 429+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Union County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Union County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Union County, Mississippi
  • 0no bedroom
  • 921 bedroom
  • 1,1552 bedrooms
  • 4,3493 bedrooms
  • 1,1714 bedrooms
  • 2905+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union County, Mississippi
  • 283no bedroom
  • 1561 bedroom
  • 8662 bedrooms
  • 1,2093 bedrooms
  • 1914 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Union County, Mississippi 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
  • 230no vehicle
  • 1,6181 vehicle
  • 2,6632 vehicles
  • 1,7833 vehicles
  • 5754 vehicles
  • 2085+ 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
  • 272no vehicle
  • 1,2081 vehicle
  • 9492 vehicles
  • 1773 vehicles
  • 444 vehicles
  • 195+ vehicles

89.6% of Union County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Mississippi.

Union County:

89.6%
State average:

86.9%

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

  • This state: 21,939
  • Other state: 5,692
  • Northeast: 83
  • Midwest: 1,279
  • South: 3,995
  • West: 302
Year householders moved into unit in Union County, MS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Union County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 50.1%Utility gas
  • 37.2%Electricity
  • 10.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 54.7%Electricity
  • 40.3%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 93
Here:

3.0%
Mississippi:

11.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 69
Here:

4.9%
Mississippi:

13.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 125
Here:

14.8%
Mississippi:

10.9%

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:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $918,000
    Other: $126,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,845,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,231,000
    Police Protection: $1,046,000
    Solid Waste Management: $893,000
    Financial Administration: $870,000
    Central Staff Services: $840,000
    Local Fire Protection: $800,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $780,000
    General Public Buildings: $510,000
    Libraries: $355,000
    Health - Other: $246,000
    General - Other: $169,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $113,000
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $336,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,400,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,594,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $806,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $250,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $184,000
    General Revenue - Other: $115,000
    Interest Earnings: $64,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $27,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,509,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,508,000
    Highways: $1,483,000
    Other: $294,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,297,000
    Other License: $432,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $421,000

Union County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $918,000
    Other: $126,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,845,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,231,000
    Police Protection: $1,046,000
    Solid Waste Management: $893,000
    Financial Administration: $870,000
    Central Staff Services: $840,000
    Local Fire Protection: $800,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $780,000
    General Public Buildings: $510,000
    Libraries: $355,000
    Health - Other: $246,000
    General - Other: $169,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $113,000
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $336,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,400,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,594,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $806,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $250,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $184,000
    General Revenue - Other: $115,000
    Interest Earnings: $64,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $27,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,509,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,508,000
    Highways: $1,483,000
    Other: $294,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,297,000
    Other License: $432,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $421,000

Union County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $918,000
    Other: $126,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,845,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,231,000
    Police Protection: $1,046,000
    Solid Waste Management: $893,000
    Financial Administration: $870,000
    Central Staff Services: $840,000
    Local Fire Protection: $800,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $780,000
    General Public Buildings: $510,000
    Libraries: $355,000
    Health - Other: $246,000
    General - Other: $169,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $113,000
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $336,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,400,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,594,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $806,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $250,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $184,000
    General Revenue - Other: $115,000
    Interest Earnings: $64,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $27,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,509,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,508,000
    Highways: $1,483,000
    Other: $294,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,297,000
    Other License: $432,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $421,000

Union County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $918,000
    Other: $126,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,845,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,231,000
    Police Protection: $1,046,000
    Solid Waste Management: $893,000
    Financial Administration: $870,000
    Central Staff Services: $840,000
    Local Fire Protection: $800,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $780,000
    General Public Buildings: $510,000
    Libraries: $355,000
    Health - Other: $246,000
    General - Other: $169,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $113,000
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $336,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,400,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,594,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $806,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $250,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $184,000
    General Revenue - Other: $115,000
    Interest Earnings: $64,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $27,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,509,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,508,000
    Highways: $1,483,000
    Other: $294,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,297,000
    Other License: $432,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $421,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 869
  • Number of aged recipients: 141
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 728
  • Number of recipients under 18: 114
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 507
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 248
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 420
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 354
Most common first names in Union County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James22873.4 years
William19573.8 years
Mary17677.8 years
John15476.7 years
Willie7776.7 years
Robert7571.3 years
Thomas7473.7 years
Annie5880.6 years
George4774.7 years
Ruby4482.7 years
Most common last names in Union County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hall8978.1 years
Smith7277.0 years
Hill6373.5 years
Williams6375.2 years
Roberts5578.9 years
Pannell5380.8 years
Jackson4971.9 years
Davis4776.6 years
Cobb4476.7 years
Robbins4376.5 years
Businesses in Union County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Baskin-Robbins1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Comfort Inn1Sears1
FedEx2Subway1
Ford1Taco Bell1
GameStop1U-Haul1
Goodwill1UPS1
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1