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Union County, Illinois Demographics Analysis


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Demographics Analysis

The people of Union County, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Union County, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 499

5 to 9 years : 758

10 to 14 years : 396

15 to 17 years : 427

18 and 19 years : 214

20 years : 46

21 years : 104

22 to 24 years : 351

25 to 29 years : 514

30 to 34 years : 489

35 to 39 years : 525

40 to 44 years : 654

45 to 49 years : 685

50 to 54 years : 674

55 to 59 years : 582

60 and 61 years : 199

62 to 64 years : 345

65 and 66 years : 192

67 to 69 years : 316

70 to 74 years : 266

75 to 79 years : 210

80 to 84 years : 163

85 years and over : 162

Female:

Under 5 years : 462

5 to 9 years : 586

10 to 14 years : 507

15 to 17 years : 370

18 and 19 years : 197

20 years : 123

21 years : 115

22 to 24 years : 250

25 to 29 years : 522

30 to 34 years : 476

35 to 39 years : 625

40 to 44 years : 607

45 to 49 years : 690

50 to 54 years : 722

55 to 59 years : 674

60 and 61 years : 286

62 to 64 years : 232

65 and 66 years : 323

67 to 69 years : 378

70 to 74 years : 229

75 to 79 years : 311

80 to 84 years : 260

85 years and over : 362


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Union County, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 8,660

Multiple ancestry : 4,378

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 129

Ancestry not reported : 4,911


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Union County, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 17,666

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 63

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 159

Not a U.S. citizen : 190


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Union County, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 961

5 to 17 years : 3,044

18 to 24 years : 1,400

25 to 34 years : 2,001

35 to 44 years : 2,411

45 to 54 years : 2,771

55 to 59 years : 1,256

60 and 61 years : 485

62 to 64 years : 577

65 to 74 years : 1,704

75 years and over : 1,468

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 785

5 to 17 years : 2,192

18 to 24 years : 820

25 to 34 years : 923

35 to 44 years : 1,561

45 to 54 years : 1,903

55 to 59 years : 857

60 and 61 years : 383

62 to 64 years : 417

65 to 74 years : 1,316

75 years and over : 1,091

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 176

5 to 17 years : 773

18 to 24 years : 560

25 to 34 years : 994

35 to 44 years : 719

45 to 54 years : 828

55 to 59 years : 396

60 and 61 years : 102

62 to 64 years : 156

65 to 74 years : 342

75 years and over : 372

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 16

25 to 34 years : 18

35 to 44 years : 21

45 to 54 years : 8

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 79

18 to 24 years : 4

25 to 34 years : 66

35 to 44 years : 110

45 to 54 years : 32

55 to 59 years : 3

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 4

65 to 74 years : 46

75 years and over : 5


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Union County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 6,164

Female : 6,084

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,416

Female : 3,002

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 39

Female : 24

Foreign born:

Male : 152

Female : 197


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Union County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 11,829

Born in other state in the United States : 5,233

Native: born outside the United States : 52

Foreign born : 167


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Union County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,423

Now married, except separated : 5,109

Divorced : 1,357

Separated : 166

Widowed : 750

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 1,113

Now married, except separated : 2,664

Divorced : 575

Separated : 56

Widowed : 293

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 7

Now married, except separated : 50

Divorced : 3

Separated : 0

Widowed : 3

Foreign born:

Never married : 60

Now married, except separated : 199

Divorced : 19

Separated : 0

Widowed : 23


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Union County, Illinois)

Speak only English : 16,264

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 417

Speak English less than "very well" : 288

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 53

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 27

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Thai:

Speak English "very well" : 30

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 1


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Union County, Illinois

  • German: 3,272   (23.8%)
  • United States Or American: 2,379   (17.3%)
  • Other Groups: 1,991   (14.5%)
  • Irish: 1,839   (13.4%)
  • English: 1,568   (11.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 478   (3.5%)
  • Dutch: 401   (2.9%)
  • Italian: 282   (2.1%)
  • Scottish: 247   (1.8%)
  • Scotch-irish: 244   (1.8%)
  • Polish: 152   (1.1%)
  • European: 114   (0.8%)
  • Swedish: 107   (0.8%)
  • Welsh: 90   (0.7%)
  • British: 82   (0.6%)
  • Norwegian: 75   (0.5%)
  • French Canadian: 47   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 47   (0.3%)
  • Croatian: 35   (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 35   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 33   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 26   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 21   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 18   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 18   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 18   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 15   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 14   (0.1%)
  • Luxemburger: 14   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 11   (0.1%)
  • Bulgarian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 8   (0.1%)
  • Eastern European: 7   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 7   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Subsaharan African: 4   (0.0%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 4   (0.0%)
  • Ukrainian: 4   (0.0%)
  • Belgian: 4   (0.0%)
  • Arab: 3   (0.0%)
  • Australian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Assyrian/chaldean/syriac: 2   (0.0%)
  • Northern European: 2   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Union County, Illinois is 18,078



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Union County, Illinois: 8,771
Female Population in Union County, Illinois: 9,307


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Union County, Illinois: 40.9
Median Female Resident Age in Union County, Illinois: 43.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Union County, Illinois


White


Both sexes

43.9

Male

42.7

Female

45.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

39.0

Male

38.0

Female

41.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

31.8

Male

28.5

Female

38.3

Asian


Both sexes

36.5

Male

37.0

Female

35.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

28.5

Male

21.0

Female

38.0

Other


Both sexes

22.9

Male

23.5

Female

21.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

19.4

Male

17.5

Female

21.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

22.0

Male

22.6

Female

21.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

44.6

Male

43.5

Female

45.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Union County, Illinois


  • White: 17,281
  • African American: 143
  • American Indian: 79
  • Asian: 106
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 258
  • Two or More Races: 211



(updated 2013)













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