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People

Total Population 1,826
Male Share of the Population 46.7%
Female Share of the Population 53.3%
Senior Citizens 23.3%
Employed Population 16+ 618
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 38.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $31,950
% Above Poverty Level 63.8%
% Below Poverty Level 36.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 6.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.7%
Median Gross Rent $526
Median House Value $73,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 45.7%
US/American 0%
English 5%
Irish 8.8%

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

Union Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 64 miles E of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 186 miles S of Memphis, Tennessee
County Neshoba
Standard Zip Codes 39365
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.57
Longitude -89.12

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 PHILADELPHIA 1 WSW
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 58.7 inches
Station FOREST 3 S
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 57 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 61.9 inches
Station KIPLING 3 NW
Distance 28.3 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 55.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Neshoba (39365)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Decatur 2,100 $56,250
Hickory 604 $37,734
Newton 3,347 $39,923
Philadelphia 7,433 $45,328
Sebastopol 314 $69,250
Walnut Grove 913 $28,182

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

Union Public Libraries

Library
Kemper-newton Regional Library
101 PEACHTREE STREET
Union, Mississippi
(601) 774-5096

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Union Hospitals

LAIRD HOSPITAL INC
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
25117 HIGHWAY 15
(601) 774-8214
Emergency Service: Yes

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Union High Schools

UNION HIGH SCHOOL
101 FOREST STREET
601-774-8257
A Title I School.
Serves 839 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

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