The table below compares Union County to the other 100 counties and county equivalents in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 8||93rd|
|Population Density1||# 14||87th|
|Diversity Index2||# 53||48th|
|Median Household Income||# 2||99th|
|Per Capita Income||# 5||96th|
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|Population in Households||212,130|
|Population in Familes||189,492|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2,126|
|Average Household Size||2.96|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||76,926 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||56,984 (74.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||14,631 (19.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||5,311 ( 6.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$234,587|
|Average Home Value||$305,446|
|Median Household Income||$65,735|
|Average Household Income||$89,903|
|Per Capita Income||$30,080|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.72%|
|Per Capita Income||1.77%|
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