Union County, Florida
Union County is located in North Central Florida, along with Alachua, Madison, Hamilton, Taylor, Suwannee, Bradford, Lafayette, Dixie, Levy, Gilchrist, Marion, and Columbia counties. Union County is Florida's smallest county in area. Union County's largest industries by employment are trade, transportation, & utilities; manufacturing; and public administration. Major private sector employers are North Florida reception Center, Prichet Trucking, Suwannee Medical Personnel, Lake Butler Hospital/ Ramadan Hand Institute, and Ellington Construction. Top public sector employers are Union Correctional Institute, Union County School District, and Union County Government. Union County cities are Lake Butler (county seat), Raiford, and Worthington Springs.
Union County Florida Cities
There are 3 cities in Union County Florida. These are listed below. Click on a link for details.
Lake Butler, Raiford, Worthington Springs,
Union County has a population of approximately 15,212 people. The population increased -2.1% from 2010 to 2012. This compared to a 2.7% increase for the State of Florida and a 1.7% increase for the country as a whole. Union County is 243.56 square miles and had a population density of 63.8 Persons per square mile in 2010. This compared to 350.6 for Florida and 87.4 for the country.
There are 4,566 housing units in Union County (a housing unit is defined by the US Census Bureau as a house, apartment, mobile home, group of rooms, or single room that is occupied as separate living quarters.) Union County has a 66.4% homeownership rate compared to Florida's rate of 69.0%. Union County's medium household income in 2011 was $45,645, which is lower than the medium income for Florida as a whole: $47,827.
2010 to 2012
2007 to 2011
18.2% of the population in Union County lives below the poverty line, compared to 14.7% in Florida and 14.3% nationwide. Additional Information:
- Union County Census Data
- University of Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research - Union County
Union County Economic Activity
The U.S. Bureau of the Census, Economic , 2007 calculated the total value manufacturing, merchant wholesaler, retail sales and food service sales in Union County. The Census measured activity of large and medium-sized firms during calendar year 2007. It does not include every aspect of the economy but can be used as a measure of economic activity.
At $53 million, Union County's economic activity represents 0.01% of the Florida economy.
|Merchant wholesaler sales||$0||0.0%|
|Accommodation and food services sales||$11||20.0%|
Union County Regional Comparisons
Union County is located in North Central Florida. This region is responsible for 2.6% of Florida's economic activity. Union County represents 0.3% of the region's economy.
2010 to 2012
2007 to 2011
Union Real Estate
There are 3,863 properties in Union County. The following table shows a summary of them based on 2013 sales data.
|Usage Type||Property Count||%||Sales Count||Median Price||Median Price/Ft||Sales From||To|
|Commercial Property||0||0.00||2||$85,500||$84||January 1st, 2013||May 1st, 2013|
|Residential Property||0||0.00||33||$31,000||$20||January 1st, 2013||August 1st, 2013|
Commercial Real Estate in Union County, Florida
0( .00%) of the properties in Union County are classified as Commercial. 2 of them sold between January 1st, 2013 and May 1st, 2013. The total value of these sales was $171,000. The median sales price was $85,500. In 2013 the median sales price for Commercial Property in Union County was $84 per sq ft.
Residential Real Estate in Union County, Florida
0( .00%) of the properties in Union County are classified as Residential. 33 of them sold between January 1st, 2013 and August 1st, 2013. The total value of these sales was $1,668,600. The median sales price was $31,000. In 2013 the median sales price for A Class Residential Property in Union County was $62 per sq ft, B Class properties sold for $20/ft and C Class $11/ft.
Union Market Data
|Property Usage||Property Count||Total Sq Ft|
|Hotel & Motel||74||8,907|
|Sports & Entertaining||2||8,080|