West Union demographics profile

StatisticWest UnionSouth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)38514891
Median age33.538.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%56%55%
Speak English72%93%79%
Speak Spanish26%4%13%
West Union, SC has a population of 305 and is the 22,409th largest city in the United States. The population density is 385 per sq mi which is 161% higher than the South Carolina average and 325% higher than the national average. The median age in West Union is 34 which is approximately 14% lower than the South Carolina average of 39. In West Union, 48% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 72% speak English and 26% speak Spanish. 50% of West Union residents were born in South Carolina, 30% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 19% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in West Union is 161% higher than South Carolina.
  • The median age in West Union is 14% lower than South Carolina.
  • In West Union 71.48% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In West Union 2.30% of the population is African American.
  • In West Union 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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West Union population breakdown by race

RaceWest UnionSouth CarolinaNational
African American2.30%27.35%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race9.84%2.07%3.06%
Other race16.39%1.51%4.75%
In West Union, 28.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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West Union age breakdown

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Source: The West Union, SC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).