In 2017, Union County, NC had a population of 222k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $70,858. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Union County, NC grew from 217,614 to 222,095, a 2.06% increase and its median household income grew from $67,194 to $70,858, a 5.45% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Union County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (73%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.4%), White (Hispanic) (8.47%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.39%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.93%). N/A% of the people in Union County, NC speak a non-English language, and 95.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Union County, NC are Wingate University (762 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Union County, NC is $215,200, and the homeownership rate is 80.5%. Most people in Union County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Union County, NC is 2 cars per household.