Union County, South Carolina

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Union County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. In 2000, its population was 29,881. Its county seat is Union.[1] It is included in the Union, South Carolina, Micropolitan Statistical Area.

The county's Carnegie Library was named Best Small Library in America by Library Journal for 2009.[2]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 516 square miles (1,336 km²), of which 514 square miles (1,332 km²) is land and 2 square miles (5 km²) (0.35%) is water.

Adjacent Counties

National protected area

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 29,881 people, 12,087 households, and 8,497 families residing in the county. The population density was 58 people per square mile (22/km²). There were 13,351 housing units at an average density of 26 per square mile (10/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 67.81% White, 31.05% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.16% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. 0.67% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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