West Union, South Carolina

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West Union Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles W of Greenville, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles NE of Atlanta, Georgia
County Oconee
Standard Zip Codes 29696
Phone Area Codes 864
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.759
Longitude -83.043

West Union Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.4 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 52 F
Apr Temp 42 to 73 F
Jul Temp 64 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 73 F
Annual Precip 60.6 inches
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 50 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 62.9 inches
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 54 inches
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West Union Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 297 100%
Male 152 51.2%
Female 145 48.8%
Under 18 58 19.5%
18+ 239 80.5%
65+ 49 16.5%
Median Age 43.9
Average Family Size 2.95
White 260 87.5%
African-American 2 0.7%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 3%
Other 23 7.7%
Mixed Race 3 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 47 15.8%

Estimated West Union Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 301
Growth 4
Growth % 1.3%

West 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
US/American 33.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.6%
Irish 11.5%
English 9.9%
German 9.9%
Swedish 1%
French (except Basque) 1%
Italian 1%
Scottish 1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Danish 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
West Union 297 $35,000
Clemson 11,939 $61,176
Norris 847 $37,024
Salem 126 $33,125
Seneca 7,652 $44,487
Walhalla 3,801 $34,184
Westminster 2,743 $36,678
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