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People

Total Population 535
Male Share of the Population 50.8%
Female Share of the Population 49.2%
Senior Citizens 12.3%
Employed Population 16+ 222
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 60.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.2%
Median Earnings25+ $36,875
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $41,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,313

Wealth

Median Family Income $80,313
% Above Poverty Level 95.7%
% Below Poverty Level 4.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.1%
Median Gross Rent $780
Median House Value $154,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6%
US/American 0%
English 3.7%
Irish 15%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Union Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles NW of Elgin, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 52 miles NW of Chicago, Illinois
County McHenry
Standard Zip Codes 60180
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.233
Longitude -88.542

Union Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MARENGO
Distance 3.2 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Station DE KALB
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station LAKE VILLA 2 NE
Distance 28 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Genoa 5,233 $61,016
Hampshire 5,851 $96,945

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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