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People

Total Population 548
Male Share of the Population 44%
Female Share of the Population 56%
Senior Citizens 23%
Employed Population 16+ 186
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 42%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,750
% Above Poverty Level 69.2%
% Below Poverty Level 30.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 40.5%
Median Gross Rent $447
Median House Value $103,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.7%
US/American 0%
English 12.6%
Irish 12.2%

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

Union Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles NW of Roanoke, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 164 miles NW of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Monroe
Standard Zip Codes 24983
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.591
Longitude -80.543

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 3 SSE
Distance 2.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36.1 inches
Station STAFFORDSVILLE 3 ENE
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches
Station BLACKSBURG
Distance 28 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 42.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Glace (24983)

Sarton (24983)

Willow Bend (24983)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alderson 1,221 $41,328
Hinton 2,589 $37,950
Lewisburg 3,948 $71,065
Peterstown 473 $44,934
Ronceverte 1,582 $51,597
White Sulphur Springs 2,538 $31,719

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

Union Public Libraries

Library
Monroe County Public Library
103 SOUTH STREET
Union, West Virginia
(304) 772-3038

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