Union Springs, Alabama

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Union Springs, Alabama

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High Points

Union Springs strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alabama):

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Union Springs Racial Diversity
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Union Springs Low Property Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Union Springs Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 10% Union Springs Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Union Springs Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Union Springs, Alabama

Comparing Union Springs to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alabama (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 10
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Senior Citizens 5 5
Male Share of the Population 4 5
Age of the Population 1 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 8
Portion of People Married 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 2 2
Median Family Income 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 10
Working at Home 7 10
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 5
Affordability of Rents 9 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 9
Housing Recently Built 8 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
People Living Alone 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 7 8

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Union Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles SE of Montgomery, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 135 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Bullock
Standard Zip Codes 36089
Phone Area Codes 334
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.144
Longitude -85.715

Union Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 57 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 56 inches
Distance 22.6 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 50 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 52.9 inches
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 49 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 53.1 inches
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Union Springs Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,670 100%
Male 1,723 46.9%
Female 1,947 53.1%
Under 18 1,116 30.4%
18+ 2,554 69.6%
65+ 523 14.3%
Median Age 31.1
Average Family Size 3.15
White 837 22.8%
African-American 2,731 74.4%
Asian 18 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 12 0.3%
Other 33 0.9%
Mixed Race 38 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 251 6.8%

Estimated Union Springs Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,443
Growth -227
Growth % -6.2%

Union Springs Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 84.2%
US/American 6.6%
English 2.7%
Jamaican 1.7%
German 1%
Irish 1%
Dutch 1%
African 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Italian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Union Springs, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Armstrong (36089)
Roba (36089)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Union Springs 3,670 $20,645
Banks 224 $32,500
Clayton 1,475 $25,750
Hurtsboro 592 $25,000
Midway 457 $19,063
Shorter 355 $37,188
Tuskegee 11,846 $26,862

Union Springs Public Libraries

Union Springs Public Library
Union Springs, Alabama
(334) 738-2760

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Union Springs Hospitals

(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
(334) 738-2140
Emergency Service: Yes

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Union Springs High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

A Title I School.
Serves 802 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.4

A Vocational School

Union Springs Colleges

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1. Brinkley, Arkansas 91.8   32.7% 17.4% 8.6% 21 $27,820 8.2% 50.9% 3,940 30.9% 7.4 0.5% 1.5
2. Winnfield, Louisiana 88.5   28.9% 17.2% 11.4% 19 $25,201 8.4% 51.7% 5,749 31.7% 18.3 0.5% 2.3
3. Hahira, Georgia 83   26.7% 13.8% 8.9% 22 $37,188 8.1% 26.5% 1,626 17.6% 16.6 0.6% 1.9
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