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Union County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2019: 39,691 (45% urban, 55% rural); it was 45,629 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,111
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,998
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,105
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,842 (it was 4,884 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

33%

Land area: 1039 sq. mi.

Water area: 16.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 38 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Union County: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.1%), Manufacturing (16.6%), Retail trade (12.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Union County, AR (2019)
    • 23,86960.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 13,11133.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,6324.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4421.1%Two or more races
    • 2660.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2630.7%Asian alone
    • 830.2%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

41.0 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years
Males: 19,139  (48.2%)
Females: 20,552  (51.8%)
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Average household size:
Union County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,934 ($29,809 in 1999)
This county:

$45,934
Arkansas:

$48,952

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $517 (lower quartile is $388, upper quartile is $624)
This county:

$517
State:

$576


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $92,185 (it was $49,300 in 2000)
Union:

$92,185
Arkansas:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $48,088 - $183,137

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $139,451
Here:

$139,451
State:

$183,629

Townhouses or other attached units: $58,737
Here:

$58,737
State:

$177,096

Mobile homes: $91,247
Here:

$91,247
State:

$68,924

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $17,175
Here:

$17,175
State:

$53,175

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,002
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $349

Institutionalized population: 454

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 28
  • Burglaries: 105
  • Thefts: 280
  • Auto thefts: 46

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 32
  • Burglaries: 71
  • Thefts: 225
  • Auto thefts: 41
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2003: 31 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $224,300
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $217,900
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $67,400
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $67,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $184,700
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $192,300
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $192,100
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2019: 11 buildings, average cost: $165,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Union, AR residents
Average permit cost in Union, AR
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: $770 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $465 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Union, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Union, AR in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Union, AR in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.1%
Union County:

18.1%
Arkansas:

16.2%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.9% for Black residents, 26.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.2% for American Indian residents, 6.5% for other race residents, 34.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.0 years old
(Males: 40.1 years old, Females: 41.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.5 years old, Black residents: 37.0 years old, American Indian residents: 34.6 years old, Asian residents: 39.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.4 years old, Other race residents: 37.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Union County is $410 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $469 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $608 a month.

Cities in this county include: El Dorado, Smackover, Norphlet, Huttig, Junction City, Strong, Calion, Felsenthal.

Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2018 air pollution in Union County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 10.1 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Clay County, Alabama , Union Parish, Louisiana , Heard County, Georgia , Rockwall County, Texas , Terry County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.8%
Arkansas:

5.7%

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

Current college students: 1,427
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 775 (34.9% naturalized citizens)

Union County:

2.0%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 792010 or later
  • 3502000 to 2009
  • 2211990 to 1999
  • 1341980 to 1989
  • 461970 to 1979
  • 90Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 93.8%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 14,268
  • One, attached: 22
  • Two: 217
  • 3 or 4: 536
  • 5 to 9: 715
  • 10 to 19: 191
  • 20 to 49: 54
  • 50 or more: 46
  • Mobile homes: 4,162
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Union County with a mortgage: 5,046 (76 second mortgage, 138 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,933

Here:

45.5% with mortgage
State:

53.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Union County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,629102
Black Protestant7,93133
Mainline Protestant3,06419
Catholic6711
Other3793
None6,965-
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: 9
Union County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Union County:

8.11 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Union County:

10.4%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

28.7%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Union County:

Average size of farms: 118 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $173,015
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $45.86
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 99.53%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $119,446
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.10%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $41,024
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.91%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 24.02
Vegetables: 4 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Union County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 368% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 286.4 miles away from Union County center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 135.4 miles away from the county center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 331.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 137.7 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 140.2 miles away from Union County center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 143.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Arkansas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4518, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 29, 2009 to November 08, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1861: December 03, 2009, FEMA Id: 1861, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: February 05, 2008 to February 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1744: February 07, 2008, FEMA Id: 1744, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3215: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3215, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Arkansas Severe Storms & Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 2001 to March 21, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1363: March 13, 2001, FEMA Id: 1363, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 08, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1354: December 29, 2000, FEMA Id: 1354, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 08, 2001, Emergency Declared EM-3159: December 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 3159, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: April 04, 1997 to April 21, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1176: April 14, 1997, FEMA Id: 1176, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arkansas Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Severe Storm, Incident Period: February 09, 1994 to February 10, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1011: February 28, 1994, FEMA Id: 1011, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Storm
  • Arkansas Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: April 12, 1991 to May 11, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-907: May 30, 1991, FEMA Id: 907, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 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: 16,043 (88.9%)
  • Carpooled: 1,356 (7.5%)
  • Bus: 76 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 105 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 11 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 262 (1.5%)
  • Worked at home: 197 (1.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (45%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Jordan (4%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Honduras (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Union County


  • American (40%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • German (1%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

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

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

  • 739 people in nursing homes
  • 117 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 94 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 268 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 186 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 37 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $63,904.

4.31% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
Arkansas average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.08% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($17,506 average AGI)
2.23% relocated from other states ($23,825 average AGI)
Union County:

2.23%
Arkansas average:

2.88%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ouachita County, AR  0.38% ($42,273 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.28% ($28,146)
from Union Parish, LA  0.22% ($31,313)
from Columbia County, AR  0.22% ($31,469)


5.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($55,582 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
Arkansas average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.49% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($24,508 average AGI)
2.52% relocated to other states ($31,074 average AGI)
Union County:

2.52%
Arkansas average:

2.91%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pulaski County, AR  0.45% ($64,197 average AGI)
to Ouachita County, AR  0.36% ($48,538)
to Columbia County, AR  0.23% ($26,500)
to Union Parish, LA  0.23% ($30,636)
to Garland County, AR  0.19% ($54,630)
to Dallas County, TX  0.14% ($42,667)
to Calhoun County, AR  0.14% ($31,200)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2

Births per 1000 population in Union County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Union County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Union County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.5%
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: 8,863 (6,571 aged, 2,292 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,004 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (776)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (719)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (556)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (426)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (418)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (361)
  • Congestive heart failure (339)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (331)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (178)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (129)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 109.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 83.5
  • Other - 25.7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 141.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 102.7
  • Other - 38.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 39,691
  • Male householders: 7,975 (2,192 living alone), Female householders: 7,820 (2,701 living alone)
  • 7,125 spouses (7,063 opposite-sex spouses), 594 unmarried partners, (594 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 11,614 children (10,868 natural, 300 adopted, 451 stepchildren), 1,268 grandchildren, 421 brothers or sisters, 573 parents, 63 foster children, 632 other relatives, 1,079 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 480

Size of family households: 5,151 2-persons, 2,430 3-persons, 2,076 4-persons, 518 5-persons, 364 6-persons, 87 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,879 1-person, 438 2-persons, 15 3-persons, 13 4-persons.

4,761 married couples with children.
3,240 single-parent households (449 men, 2,791 women).

95.4% of residents of Union speak English at home.
3.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 37% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $299,368,000 ($6,713 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,059,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $132,424,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $70,193,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $-91,000
Federal grants: $81,562,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,917,000 ($71,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $13,361,000 ($3,829,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $80,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,684,000
Federal Government insurance: $8,770,000

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

Births: 3,153
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,981
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +173
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,727
Here -39 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Union County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.00 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.5

Year house built in Union County, Arkansas
  • Year house built in Union County, Arkansas
  • 5642014 or later
  • 4772010 to 2013
  • 2,0112000 to 2009
  • 2,6111990 to 1999
  • 3,2491980 to 1989
  • 3,4261970 to 1979
  • 2,9101960 to 1969
  • 2,6401950 to 1959
  • 1,1921940 to 1949
  • 1,0841939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Union County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Union County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Union County, Arkansas
  • 641 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 2633 rooms
  • 1,4374 rooms
  • 3,0815 rooms
  • 2,8206 rooms
  • 1,7597 rooms
  • 1,2068 rooms
  • 1,2469+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union County, Arkansas
  • 5981 room
  • 852 rooms
  • 3463 rooms
  • 8744 rooms
  • 8315 rooms
  • 6406 rooms
  • 2237 rooms
  • 428 rooms
  • 1919+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Union County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Union County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Union County, Arkansas
  • 63no bedroom
  • 2341 bedroom
  • 2,5392 bedrooms
  • 7,0433 bedrooms
  • 1,7864 bedrooms
  • 2375+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union County, Arkansas
  • 601no bedroom
  • 4051 bedroom
  • 1,1752 bedrooms
  • 1,4173 bedrooms
  • 2394 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Union County, Arkansas 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
  • 286no vehicle
  • 3,6951 vehicle
  • 4,7782 vehicles
  • 2,1303 vehicles
  • 6914 vehicles
  • 3135+ 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
  • 528no vehicle
  • 2,0191 vehicle
  • 1,0012 vehicles
  • 3033 vehicles
  • 344 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles

90.9% of Union County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 43% lived in Arkansas.

Union County:

90.9%
State average:

84.6%

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

  • This state: 28,452
  • Other state: 10,271
  • Northeast: 322
  • Midwest: 1,550
  • South: 7,076
  • West: 1,241
Year householders moved into unit in Union County, AR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Union County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 52.1%Utility gas
  • 39.4%Electricity
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 58.5%Electricity
  • 39.5%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 283
Here:

7.2%
Arkansas:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 83
Here:

3.6%
Arkansas:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 205
Here:

15.1%
Arkansas:

17.4%

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 - Other: $1,220,000
    Solid Waste Management: $767,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $591,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,270,000
    General - Other: $2,916,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,469,000
    Police Protection: $1,591,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,426,000
    Financial Administration: $1,191,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $797,000
    Central Staff Services: $444,000
    General Public Buildings: $345,000
    Parks and Recreation: $138,000
    Corrections - Other: $86,000
    Health - Other: $54,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $394,000
    Highways: $256,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $930,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $9,959,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $23,253,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $20,729,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,524,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $788,000
    General Revenue - Other: $556,000
    Rents: $198,000
    Interest Earnings: $71,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $1,639,000
    Police Protection: $163,000
    Financial Administration: $144,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,564,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,729,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,796,000
    Other: $2,136,000
    General Local Government Support: $636,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,976,000
    Property: $5,301,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $201,000
    Other License: $16,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,158,000

Union County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,220,000
    Solid Waste Management: $767,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $591,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,270,000
    General - Other: $2,916,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,469,000
    Police Protection: $1,591,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,426,000
    Financial Administration: $1,191,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $797,000
    Central Staff Services: $444,000
    General Public Buildings: $345,000
    Parks and Recreation: $138,000
    Corrections - Other: $86,000
    Health - Other: $54,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $394,000
    Highways: $256,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $930,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $9,959,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $23,253,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $20,729,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,524,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $788,000
    General Revenue - Other: $556,000
    Rents: $198,000
    Interest Earnings: $71,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $1,639,000
    Police Protection: $163,000
    Financial Administration: $144,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,564,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,729,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,796,000
    Other: $2,136,000
    General Local Government Support: $636,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,976,000
    Property: $5,301,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $201,000
    Other License: $16,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,158,000

Union County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,220,000
    Solid Waste Management: $767,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $591,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,270,000
    General - Other: $2,916,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,469,000
    Police Protection: $1,591,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,426,000
    Financial Administration: $1,191,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $797,000
    Central Staff Services: $444,000
    General Public Buildings: $345,000
    Parks and Recreation: $138,000
    Corrections - Other: $86,000
    Health - Other: $54,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $394,000
    Highways: $256,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $930,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $9,959,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $23,253,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $20,729,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,524,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $788,000
    General Revenue - Other: $556,000
    Rents: $198,000
    Interest Earnings: $71,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $1,639,000
    Police Protection: $163,000
    Financial Administration: $144,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,564,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,729,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,796,000
    Other: $2,136,000
    General Local Government Support: $636,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,976,000
    Property: $5,301,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $201,000
    Other License: $16,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,158,000

Union County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,220,000
    Solid Waste Management: $767,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $591,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,270,000
    General - Other: $2,916,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,469,000
    Police Protection: $1,591,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,426,000
    Financial Administration: $1,191,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $797,000
    Central Staff Services: $444,000
    General Public Buildings: $345,000
    Parks and Recreation: $138,000
    Corrections - Other: $86,000
    Health - Other: $54,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $394,000
    Highways: $256,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $930,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $9,959,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $23,253,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $20,729,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,524,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $788,000
    General Revenue - Other: $556,000
    Rents: $198,000
    Interest Earnings: $71,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $1,639,000
    Police Protection: $163,000
    Financial Administration: $144,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,564,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,729,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,796,000
    Other: $2,136,000
    General Local Government Support: $636,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,976,000
    Property: $5,301,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $201,000
    Other License: $16,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,158,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,939
  • Number of aged recipients: 139
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,800
  • Number of recipients under 18: 371
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,244
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 324
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 690
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 889
Most common first names in Union County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James55972.1 years
John46675.5 years
Mary42277.8 years
William38975.4 years
Robert26571.2 years
Willie24474.8 years
George21675.4 years
Charles17870.1 years
Henry14477.6 years
Thomas13072.5 years
Most common last names in Union County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith32573.6 years
Williams28873.5 years
Johnson20375.7 years
Jones17975.8 years
Davis17274.9 years
Brown14775.3 years
Moore13776.4 years
Jackson12671.4 years
Taylor10874.9 years
Wilson10678.8 years
Businesses in Union County, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture2
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's2
Applebee's1New Balance3
Arby's1Nike4
Ashley Furniture1Nissan1
AutoZone1Office Depot1
Baskin-Robbins1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Popeyes1
Church's Chicken1Quiznos1
Circle K1RadioShack1
Comfort Suites1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Subway2
FedEx11Super 82
Ford2Taco Bell1
Goodwill2Toyota1
H&R Block1True Value1
Hilton1U-Haul5
Holiday Inn1UPS5
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless1
Honda1Walgreens1
JCPenney1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
La Quinta1

Union County on our top lists:

  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"