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People

Total Population 2,109
Male Share of the Population 54.9%
Female Share of the Population 45.1%
Senior Citizens 18.5%
Employed Population 16+ 776
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 48.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,500
% Above Poverty Level 82.7%
% Below Poverty Level 17.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.5%
Median Gross Rent $679
Median House Value $120,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14%
US/American 0%
English 14.8%
Irish 11.4%

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

Union Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 92 miles SE of Kennewick, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 234 miles E of Portland, Oregon
County Union
Standard Zip Codes 97883
Phone Area Codes 541
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.208
Longitude -117.864

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 UNION EXPERIMENT STN
Distance 1.1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 49 to 84 F
Oct Temp 33 to 63 F
Annual Precip 14.4 inches
Station LA GRANDE
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 37 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 53 to 85 F
Oct Temp 35 to 63 F
Annual Precip 17.4 inches
Station BAKER
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 31 to 59 F
Jul Temp 48 to 85 F
Oct Temp 30 to 63 F
Annual Precip 10.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cove 606 $50,781
Imbler 315 $67,083
Island City 1,186 $54,861
La Grande 13,088 $52,896
North Powder 515 $28,333
Summerville 78 $55,625

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

Union Public Libraries

Library
Union Carnegie Public Library
182 N. MAIN ST
Union, Oregon
(541) 562-5811

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Union High Schools

UNION HIGH SCHOOL
540 S MAIN ST
541-562-5166
Serves 222 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.1

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