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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Union County is $22,430, which is lower than the state average of $30,019 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Union County median household income is $41,849, which has grown by 35.02% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 22.70% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Union County residents spend 25.1 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 28.6 minutes and is about the same as the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #81

Union County
22,430 USD
Illinois
30,019 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Union County
27,905 USD
Illinois
32,198 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Union County
31,702 USD
Illinois
39,039 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Union County
23,576 USD
Illinois
26,489 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #85
Union County
41,849 USD
Illinois
57,166 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Union County
54,800 USD
Illinois
78,521 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #24
Union County
35.02%
Illinois
22.70%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Union CountyIllinoisU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income18.58%$5,412, see rank22.23%$15,72821.11%$16,919
Social Security Income38.34%$16,106, see rank27.05%$17,89329.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income3.98%$3,383, see rank2.51%$3,6722.82%$3,720
Retirement Income30.33%$23,073, see rank16.75%$26,03417.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Union County
50,332 USD
Illinois
70,967 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Union County
66,062 USD
Illinois
92,664 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Union CountyIllinoisU.S.
White$42,736, see rank$62,152$56,900
Black$31,000, see rank$34,174$35,600
Hispanic$33,789, see rank$46,782$42,396
One Race, Other$14,250, see rank$44,842$40,300
Two or More Races$30,500, see rank$48,716$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Union CountyIllinoisU.S.
less than 25$26,518, see rank$24,207$25,788
25 to 44$48,500, see rank$62,340$58,398
45 to 64$51,490, see rank$70,284$65,027
65 or over$31,189, see rank$38,325$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Union CountyIllinoisU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over14,299, see rank10,170,489248,775,628
Male17,075, 49.48%, see rank48.53%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:24,141, 58.53%, see rank71.38%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.30%0.73%
Male, Civilian24,141, 58.53%, see rank71.09%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed33,663, 88.46%, see rank89.58%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3478, 11.54%, see rank10.42%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force22,934, 41.47%, see rank28.62%30.72%
Female17,224, 50.52%, see rank51.47%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:23,656, 50.61%, see rank61.04%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.05%0.11%
Female, Civilian23,656, 50.61%, see rank60.99%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed33,379, 92.42%, see rank90.48%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3277, 7.58%, see rank9.52%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force23,568, 49.39%, see rank38.96%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Union CountyIllinoisU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over6,973, 100%5,928,078141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone5,617, 80.55%, see rank73.48%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled799, 11.46%, see rank8.63%9.59%
Public Transportation44, 0.63%, see rank8.92%5.06%
Walked108, 1.55%, see rank3.14%2.78%
Other Means45, 0.65%, see rank1.63%1.79%
Worked at Home360, 5.16%, see rank4.19%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Union County
25.1 minutes
Illinois
28.6 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Union CountyIllinoisU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over7,0426,032,031143,435,233
Male13,663, 52.02%, see rank52.11%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2770, 21.02%, see rank33.29%33.12%
Service Occupations2636, 17.36%, see rank14.62%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2548, 14.96%, see rank18.01%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations290, 2.46%, see rank0.47%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2497, 13.57%, see rank7.74%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2855, 23.34%, see rank20.51%17.94%
Female13,379, 47.98%, see rank47.89%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations21,496, 44.27%, see rank40.09%40.04%
Service Occupations2815, 24.12%, see rank20.39%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2877, 25.95%, see rank32.33%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations210, 0.30%, see rank0.11%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations24, 0.12%, see rank0.21%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2177, 5.24%, see rank6.66%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Union CountyIllinoisU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over7,042, 100%6,032,031143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining280, 3.98%, see rank1.05%1.96%
Construction545, 7.74%, see rank5.12%6.17%
Manufacturing719, 10.21%, see rank12.55%10.43%
Wholesale Trade64, 0.91%, see rank3.01%2.75%
Retail Trade740, 10.51%, see rank11.00%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities483, 6.86%, see rank5.85%4.93%
Information119, 1.69%, see rank2.07%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing275, 3.91%, see rank7.33%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
406, 5.77%, see rank11.29%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance2,143, 30.43%, see rank23.07%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
375, 5.33%, see rank9.02%9.49%
Public Administration626, 8.89%, see rank3.85%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration267, 3.79%, see rank4.78%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Union County%IllinoisU.S.
Population in Poverty3,11817.99%, see rank14.41%15.59%
Family in Poverty57912.77%, see rank10.54%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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