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Union County, North Carolina

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Population:

  • Total Population: 123,677
  • Males: 61,810
  • Females: 61,867

Ethnicity:

  • White: 98,742
  • Black/African American: 15,276
  • Hispanic: 7,726
  • Native American/Eskimo: 354
  • Asian: 586
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 17
  • Other: 145
  • 2 or more: 831

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (104,310)
  2. Spanish (7,360)
  3. French (540)
  4. German (340)
  5. Vietnamese (125)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 7,047

  1. Mexico (4,472)
  2. Guatemala (300)
  3. Canada (208)
  4. United Kingdom (184)
  5. Germany (177)
  6. Colombia (136)
  7. Vietnam (120)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (34,168)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (11,555)
  3. Catholic Church (5,750)
  4. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (3,513)
  5. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (745)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 36,516
    • Sensory: 3,534
    • Physical: 7,556
    • Mental: 4,699
    • Self-care: 2,685
    • Go outside home: 7,926
    • Employment: 10,252

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 919

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 43,390
    • Utility gas: 12,680
    • Bottled or LP gas: 7,120
    • Electricity: 19,679
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 3,002
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 728
    • Solar Energy: 32
    • Other fuel: 53
    • No fuel used: 96

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 81,556
    • No vehicle: 3,309
    • 1 or more vehicle: 78,247

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 837
    • No High School: 4,621
    • Some High School: 10,131
    • High School: 24,308
    • Some College: 16,490
    • Associate's Degree: 5,672
    • College Degree: 12,371
    • Master's Degree: 3,332
    • Professional Degree: 823
    • Doctoral Degree: 293

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 43,390
    • Owners with phone: 34,672
    • Owners without phone: 285
    • Renters with phone: 7,905
    • Renters without phone: 528

    10 closest counties:

    1. Lancaster County, South Carolina
    2. Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
    3. Cabarrus County, North Carolina
    4. Stanly County, North Carolina
    5. Anson County, North Carolina
    6. York County, South Carolina
    7. Chesterfield County, South Carolina
    8. Rowan County, North Carolina
    9. Chester County, South Carolina
    10. Gaston County, North Carolina

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    28079, 28103, 28104, 28108, 28110, 28111, 28112, 28173, 28174

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WMUT (101.3 FM) MEMPHIS, NC
    • WXNC (1060 AM) MONRE, NC
    • WIXE (1190 AM) MONROE, NC
    • WADE (1340 AM) WAXHAW, NC
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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