Union, Connecticut

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Union, Connecticut

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High Points

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

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Top 14% Union College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Union, Connecticut

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Age of the Population 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 8
Senior Citizens 3 4
Female Share of the Population 2 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


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to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 7
Average Household Size 5 3


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to State
College Educated Adults 9 4


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Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9

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Union Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles E of Springfield, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 61 miles SW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Tolland
Metro Area Hartford
Standard Zip Codes 06076
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.99
Longitude -72.157

Union Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 47.4 inches
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 35 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51.2 inches
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 35 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches
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Union Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 693 100%
Male 352 50.8%
Female 341 49.2%
Under 18 149 21.5%
18+ 544 78.5%
65+ 82 11.8%
Median Age 40
Average Family Size 2.87
White 683 98.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 9 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Union Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 744
Growth 51
Growth % 7.4%

Union 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
English 12.3%
Polish 11.7%
Irish 11.7%
French (except Basque) 9.9%
US/American 8.8%
Italian 8.1%
German 7.8%
French Canadian 7.6%
British 3.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.2%
Swedish 3.2%
Norwegian 2.8%
Scottish 1.8%
Czech 1.5%
Slovak 1.1%
Portuguese 1%
Russian 0.8%
Swiss 0.8%
Finnish 0.5%
Slavic 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
Welsh 0.3%
Canadian 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Stafford Springs (06076)
West Stafford (06076)

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

Union Public Libraries

Union Free Public Library
Union, Connecticut
(860) 684-4913

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Union Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
(860) 684-4251
Emergency Service: Yes

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