Demographics

People

Total Population422
Male Share of the Population47.2%
Female Share of the Population52.8%
Senior Citizens28.4%
Employed Population 16+177
Age of the Population56

Families

% of people married57.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10%
Median Earnings25+$31,016
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,375

Wealth

Median Family Income$57,083
% Above Poverty Level91%
% Below Poverty Level9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.5%
Median Gross Rent$571
Median House Value$66,700

Ancestry

German32%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.8%
English12.1%
Irish8.1%
Norwegian5.5%
Swedish4%
Czech3.6%
Scottish2.8%
French Except Basque1.9%
Polish1.2%
Danishn0.7%
Italian0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Dutch0.2%
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Union Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyHardin County
Standard Zip Codes50258
Phone Area Codes641
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.24
Approximate Longitude-93.06

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)

StationELDORA
Distance8.6 miles
Jan Temp7 to 25 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip34.1 inches
StationMARSHALLTOWN
Distance14.1 miles
Jan Temp7 to 27 F
Apr Temp37 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip36.4 inches
StationHAMPTON
Distance35.6 miles
Jan Temp5 to 23 F
Apr Temp35 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 61 F
Annual Precip34.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Albion615$56,413
Conrad1,053$68,594
Eldora2,664$62,250
Liscomb278$80,313
New Providence258$65,179
Whitten170$40,938

Union Public Libraries

Union Public Library
406 COMMERCIAL ST
Union, Iowa
(641) 486-5561

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Union Public Schools

Bcluw Middle School
704 Commercial St
ZIP: 50258
(641) 486-5371
Middle
Total Enrollment 184
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