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Union Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2019: 22,278 (17% urban, 83% rural); it was 22,803 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,380
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,757
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,193
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,007 (it was 1,664 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

33%

Land area: 878 sq. mi.

Water area: 27.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Union Parish: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.2%), Construction (14.3%), Manufacturing (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 79%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Union Parish, LA (2019)
    • 15,24768.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,54024.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,0974.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2531.1%Two or more races
    • 620.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 330.1%Asian alone
    • 50.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

43.0 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years
Males: 11,097  (49.8%)
Females: 11,181  (50.2%)
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Average household size:
Union Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,529 ($29,061 in 1999)
This county:

$45,529
Louisiana:

$51,073

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $434 (lower quartile is $240, upper quartile is $532)
This county:

$434
State:

$714


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $94,122 (it was $53,000 in 2000)
Union:

$94,122
Louisiana:

$172,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $46,278 - $182,262
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,010
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $256

Institutionalized population: 415

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 23
  • Burglaries: 29
  • Thefts: 30
  • Auto thefts: 0
Union Parish, LA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $28,600
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $51,300
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $82,100
  • 2002: 126 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2004: 268 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2005: 297 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2006: 165 buildings, average cost: $144,100
  • 2007: 37 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2008: 26 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $162,800
  • 2011: 20 buildings, average cost: $177,400
  • 2012: 25 buildings, average cost: $177,400
  • 2013: 23 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2014: 22 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2015: 29 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2016: 35 buildings, average cost: $174,600
  • 2017: 140 buildings, average cost: $231,800
  • 2018: 4 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $250,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Union, LA residents
Average permit cost in Union, LA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $701 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $281 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Union, LA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Union, LA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Union, LA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.1%
Union Parish:

17.1%
Louisiana:

19.0%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.0% for Black residents, 38.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.8% for American Indian residents, 83.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 12.6% for other race residents, 13.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 43.0 years old
(Males: 42.0 years old, Females: 45.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.7 years old, Black residents: 34.0 years old, American Indian residents: 28.8 years old, Asian residents: 61.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.3 years old, Other race residents: 29.5 years old)

Area name: Monroe, LA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Union Parish is $416 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $517 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $686 a month.

Cities in this county include: Farmerville, Bernice, Marion, Junction City, Spearsville, Lillie, Downsville.

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

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Neighboring counties: Kemper County, Mississippi , Emanuel County, Georgia , Sharkey County, Mississippi , Union County, Arkansas , Houston County, Georgia , Rockwall County, Texas , Terry County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.5%
Louisiana:

8.1%

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

Current college students: 670
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 403 (18.6% naturalized citizens)

Union Parish:

1.8%
Whole state:

4.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1172010 or later
  • 1052000 to 2009
  • 481990 to 1999
  • 391980 to 1989
  • 561970 to 1979
  • 31Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 48.0%

Union Parish marital status for males Union Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,297
  • One, attached: 15
  • Two: 80
  • 3 or 4: 197
  • 5 to 9: 197
  • 10 to 19: 30
  • 20 to 49: 38
  • 50 or more: 42
  • Mobile homes: 4,110
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 34

Housing units in Union Parish with a mortgage: 2,147 (18 second mortgage, 93 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,166

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

51.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Union Parish

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,39565
Mainline Protestant6727
Catholic4381
Other2022
Black Protestant1224
None7,892-
Union Parish 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: 7
Union Parish:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Union Parish:

7.04 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Union Parish:

12.0%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Union Parish:

32.0%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.9%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in Union Parish:

Average size of farms: 144 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $239,568
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $63.60
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 99.33%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $161,032
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.43%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $45,042
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 97.02%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 27.07
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.47%
Vegetables: 82 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Union Parish-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 325% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 130.8 miles away from Union Parish center
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 313.4 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 359.7 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 163.7 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 166.2 miles away from Union Parish center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 228.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Louisiana Hurricane Delta, Incident Period: October 6, 2020 - October 10, 2020, FEMA Id: 4570, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Laura, Incident Period: August 22, 2020 - August 27, 2020, FEMA Id: 4559, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4484-LA: March 24, 2020, FEMA Id: 4484, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Louisiana Severe Storms And Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 24, 2019 - June 25, 2019, FEMA Id: 4439, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 08, 2016 to April 08, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4263: March 13, 2016, FEMA Id: 4263, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Louisiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 29, 2009 to November 03, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1863: December 10, 2009, FEMA Id: 1863, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Louisiana Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to November 07, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1792: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1792, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 01, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1786: September 02, 2008, FEMA Id: 1786, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1607: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1607, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3260: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3260, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Union Parish (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Freezes: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Drought: 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: 4,494 (76.8%)
  • Carpooled: 765 (13.1%)
  • Bus: 42 (0.7%)
  • Ferryboat: 52 (0.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 56 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 146 (2.5%)
  • Walked: 39 (0.7%)
  • Worked at home: 258 (4.4%)
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 (12%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Information (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Information (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (57%)
  • Ecuador (14%)
  • Guatemala (9%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Peru (5%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Vietnam (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Union Parish


  • English (20%)
  • American (15%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • African (2%)
  • German (2%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

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

People in group quarters in Union Parish, Louisiana in 2000:

  • 287 people in nursing homes
  • 130 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 11 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Union Parish, Louisiana in 2010:

  • 340 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 67 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,001.

6.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,918 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
Louisiana average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.56% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($33,141 average AGI)
1.99% relocated from other states ($11,777 average AGI)
Union Parish:

1.99%
Louisiana average:

2.30%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ouachita Parish, LA  2.40% ($51,670 average AGI)
from Lincoln Parish, LA  0.75% ($40,768)
from Union County, AR  0.44% ($30,636)
from Morehouse Parish, LA  0.27% ($41,550)


5.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,919 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
Louisiana average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.33% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($32,114 average AGI)
1.50% relocated to other states ($9,803 average AGI)
Union Parish:

1.50%
Louisiana average:

2.61%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ouachita Parish, LA  1.95% ($45,694 average AGI)
to Lincoln Parish, LA  0.96% ($36,831)
to Union County, AR  0.43% ($31,313)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.2

Births per 1000 population in Union Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Union Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Union Parish
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Union Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Union Parish
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Union Parish
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Union Parish
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Union Parish
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Union Parish

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,087 (3,347 aged, 740 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 902 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Union Parish, Louisiana in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (499)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (386)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (208)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (195)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (142)
  • Congestive heart failure (129)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (105)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (79)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (60)
  • Unspecified dementia (48)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 13.1
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,596
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 223
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 36,892

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,463
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 969
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 14
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 35

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,278
  • Male householders: 3,446 (902 living alone), Female householders: 4,143 (1,584 living alone)
  • 3,646 spouses (3,639 opposite-sex spouses), 206 unmarried partners, (206 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,249 children (6,753 natural, 107 adopted, 384 stepchildren), 1,091 grandchildren, 380 brothers or sisters, 389 parents, 19 foster children, 581 other relatives, 601 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 534

Size of family households: 2,660 2-persons, 1,148 3-persons, 722 4-persons, 264 5-persons, 91 6-persons, 49 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,575 1-person, 187 2-persons, 13 3-persons.

2,636 married couples with children.
1,471 single-parent households (135 men, 1,336 women).

97.3% of residents of Union speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 36% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 31% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $138,639,000 ($6,056 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,055,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $54,806,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $39,931,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $364,000
Federal grants: $34,147,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,239,000 ($1,616,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,151,000 ($828,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,010,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,444,000
Federal Government insurance: $20,638,000

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

Births: 1,688
Here:

74 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,326
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +86
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -316
Here -14 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Union Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.93 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built in Union Parish, Louisiana
  • Year house built in Union Parish, Louisiana
  • 5642014 or later
  • 2792010 to 2013
  • 1,9792000 to 2009
  • 2,0841990 to 1999
  • 2,0861980 to 1989
  • 2,1141970 to 1979
  • 1,3201960 to 1969
  • 8511950 to 1959
  • 4461940 to 1949
  • 3181939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Union Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Union Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Union Parish, Louisiana
  • 171 room
  • 572 rooms
  • 2123 rooms
  • 6154 rooms
  • 1,7515 rooms
  • 1,5316 rooms
  • 1,0687 rooms
  • 4528 rooms
  • 5459+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union Parish, Louisiana
  • 511 room
  • 332 rooms
  • 1163 rooms
  • 3364 rooms
  • 4745 rooms
  • 1806 rooms
  • 857 rooms
  • 78 rooms
  • 629+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Union Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Union Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Union Parish, Louisiana
  • 24no bedroom
  • 2661 bedroom
  • 1,1672 bedrooms
  • 3,7163 bedrooms
  • 9024 bedrooms
  • 1875+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union Parish, Louisiana
  • 51no bedroom
  • 1631 bedroom
  • 4702 bedrooms
  • 6193 bedrooms
  • 534 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Union Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Union Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Union Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 231no vehicle
  • 2,0071 vehicle
  • 2,3592 vehicles
  • 1,0943 vehicles
  • 4414 vehicles
  • 1645+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Union Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Union Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • 303no vehicle
  • 7851 vehicle
  • 2122 vehicles
  • 443 vehicles
  • 214 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

92.7% of Union Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Louisiana.

Union Parish:

92.7%
State average:

87.2%

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

  • This state: 17,579
  • Other state: 4,091
  • Northeast: 321
  • Midwest: 533
  • South: 2,766
  • West: 469
Year householders moved into unit in Union Parish, LA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Union Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 58.6%Electricity
  • 28.3%Utility gas
  • 9.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 75.5%Electricity
  • 19.7%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 219
Here:

11.8%
Louisiana:

16.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 131
Here:

9.5%
Louisiana:

16.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

1.6%
Louisiana:

15.8%

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 Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $9,656,000
    Other: $230,000
    Sewerage: $34,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,035,000
    Water Utilities: $289,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $9,215,000
    Police Protection: $3,621,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,139,000
    Regular Highways: $750,000
    Financial Administration: $742,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $121,000
    Water Utilities: $81,000
    Local Fire Protection: $79,000
    General Public Buildings: $63,000
    Air Transportation: $34,000
    Sewerage: $27,000
    Corrections - Other: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $549,000
    Sewerage: $6,000
    Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $87,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $19,056,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $111,000
    Health and Hospitals: $60,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,324,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,211,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $113,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $68,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $68,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $291,000
    Interest Earnings: $65,000
    Rents: $22,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $732,000
    Police Protection: $414,000
    Local Fire Protection: $140,000
    Financial Administration: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,494,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $426,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $68,000
    Beginning: $68,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $890,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $19,056,000
    Other: $731,000
    General Local Government Support: $653,000
    Highways: $305,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,603,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,227,000
    Other License: $16,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,952,000

Union Parish government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $9,656,000
    Other: $230,000
    Sewerage: $34,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,035,000
    Water Utilities: $289,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $9,215,000
    Police Protection: $3,621,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,139,000
    Regular Highways: $750,000
    Financial Administration: $742,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $121,000
    Water Utilities: $81,000
    Local Fire Protection: $79,000
    General Public Buildings: $63,000
    Air Transportation: $34,000
    Sewerage: $27,000
    Corrections - Other: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $549,000
    Sewerage: $6,000
    Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $87,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $19,056,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $111,000
    Health and Hospitals: $60,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,324,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,211,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $113,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $68,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $68,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $291,000
    Interest Earnings: $65,000
    Rents: $22,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $732,000
    Police Protection: $414,000
    Local Fire Protection: $140,000
    Financial Administration: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,494,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $426,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $68,000
    Beginning: $68,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $890,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $19,056,000
    Other: $731,000
    General Local Government Support: $653,000
    Highways: $305,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,603,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,227,000
    Other License: $16,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,952,000

Union Parish government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $9,656,000
    Other: $230,000
    Sewerage: $34,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,035,000
    Water Utilities: $289,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $9,215,000
    Police Protection: $3,621,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,139,000
    Regular Highways: $750,000
    Financial Administration: $742,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $121,000
    Water Utilities: $81,000
    Local Fire Protection: $79,000
    General Public Buildings: $63,000
    Air Transportation: $34,000
    Sewerage: $27,000
    Corrections - Other: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $549,000
    Sewerage: $6,000
    Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $87,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $19,056,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $111,000
    Health and Hospitals: $60,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,324,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,211,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $113,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $68,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $68,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $291,000
    Interest Earnings: $65,000
    Rents: $22,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $732,000
    Police Protection: $414,000
    Local Fire Protection: $140,000
    Financial Administration: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,494,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $426,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $68,000
    Beginning: $68,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $890,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $19,056,000
    Other: $731,000
    General Local Government Support: $653,000
    Highways: $305,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,603,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,227,000
    Other License: $16,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,952,000

Union Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $9,656,000
    Other: $230,000
    Sewerage: $34,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,035,000
    Water Utilities: $289,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $9,215,000
    Police Protection: $3,621,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,139,000
    Regular Highways: $750,000
    Financial Administration: $742,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $121,000
    Water Utilities: $81,000
    Local Fire Protection: $79,000
    General Public Buildings: $63,000
    Air Transportation: $34,000
    Sewerage: $27,000
    Corrections - Other: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $549,000
    Sewerage: $6,000
    Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $87,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $19,056,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $111,000
    Health and Hospitals: $60,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,324,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,211,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $113,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $68,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $68,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $291,000
    Interest Earnings: $65,000
    Rents: $22,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $732,000
    Police Protection: $414,000
    Local Fire Protection: $140,000
    Financial Administration: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,494,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $426,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $68,000
    Beginning: $68,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $890,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $19,056,000
    Other: $731,000
    General Local Government Support: $653,000
    Highways: $305,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,603,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,227,000
    Other License: $16,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,952,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 853
  • Number of aged recipients: 146
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 707
  • Number of recipients under 18: 152
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 456
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 245
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 353
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 343
Most common first names in Union Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John21675.9 years
James20371.6 years
Mary14678.0 years
William13077.0 years
Willie10977.4 years
Robert8673.0 years
George7975.0 years
Joe5373.4 years
Annie4880.0 years
Thomas4873.4 years
Most common last names in Union Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12676.8 years
Williams11174.9 years
Jones8976.5 years
Johnson7576.4 years
Taylor7477.4 years
Brown6875.5 years
Davis6775.1 years
Green5378.7 years
Albritton5274.6 years
Andrews4975.3 years
Businesses in Union Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Popeyes1
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In2
Chevrolet1Subway2
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
McDonald's1