Union County is located in northern Georgia. The County Seat is Blairsville and the largest city is Blairsville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.unioncountyga.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 21,984 and the 2010 census population was 21,356. The land area is 321.93 square miles and there are 66.3 persons per square mile.
97% of the population is White, 0.8% is Black or African American, 2.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 84.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 19.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $198,300, there are 9,141 households, an average of 2.30 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,156, the median household income is $40,009, and 17.7% of the persons in Union County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,666. Retail sales (in $1000) were $246,740, and sales per capita were $11,809. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 18.8%.
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