Union County is located in northeast Oregon. The County Seat is La Grande and the largest city is La Grande. The Official Web Site is located at http://union-county.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 25,691 and the 2010 census population was 25,744. The land area is 2,036.61 square miles and there are 12.6 persons per square mile.
93.5% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 4.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.1% is Asian, 1.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.4% is two or more races. 90.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 22.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $156,600, there are 10,235 households, an average of 2.43 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,684, the median household income is $42,542, and 18.6% of the persons in Union County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,282. Retail sales (in $1000) were $333,760, and sales per capita were $13,318. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 23.7%.
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