Skip to Main Content
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C+
Union County is located in Mississippi with a population of 28,202. In Union County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Union County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Union County are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$92,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$654
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for Union County
Get Rates
  • $0 Lender Fee on Home Loans Limited Time Only
  • Biggest Home Loan Sale Ever. Low interest rates. Get a quote today!
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Union County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    22%
    13%

Working in Union County

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$40,076
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Union County

    Top Places to Live in Union County

    Union County Reviews

    9 reviews
    All Categories
    We have some big companies but we also have a several mom-and-pop shops that are really good.
    Start Your Review of Union County
    Rate It!
    There are parks to do stuff at but you have to provide your own equipment for most of it.
    Mainly only have fast food restaurants or restaurants that are not open a lot of hours