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Overview

Introduction to Union, Ohio

Union, Ohio is 11 miles NW of Dayton, Ohio (center to center) and 51 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio. It is in Montgomery county. The city is part of the Dayton - Springfield metro area.

Union History

The first settlers, who arrived in the late 1700s, established an agricultural community in 1806. Daniel Razor and David Hoover named the area "Union" in 1816. Union soon had numerous budding commercial businesses. The turbine wheel was first created in this city. In the mid-1800s, the Dayton-Covington-Piqua Toll Road was established, and Union was incorporated as a city in 1982. It is now part of Montgomery and Miami Counties.

Union and Nearby Attractions

  • Sunwatch Prehistoric Indian Village
  • Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park
  • Aullwood Audubon Center & Farm
  • Piqua Historical Area
  • Englewood MetroPark
  • Cox Arboretum & Gardens Metropark

Things To Do In Union

The interactive science museum, Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, was created by the merger of the Children's Museum of Dayton and the Dayton Museum of Natural History. Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, which commemorates the legacy of Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright and Paul Laurence Dunbar, is close to Union. The city also offers easy access to the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, Trapshooting Hall of Fame, Piqua Historical Area, Sunwatch Prehistoric Indian Village, Fort Jefferson and Aullwood Audubon Center & Farm. The 1,700-acre Englewood MetroPark provides amenities for horseback riding, hiking, fishing, picnicking and canoeing. Cox Arboretum & Gardens Metropark and Splash Moraine water park are other popular places to visit in the area.

Union Transportation

James M Cox Dayton International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Union Higher Education

Colleges close to Union are Sinclair Community College, University of Dayton and Wright State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population1,803
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens17%
Employed Population 16+605
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married33.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher5.4%
Median Earnings25+$25,196
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,135
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,713

Wealth

Median Family Income$32,262
% Above Poverty Level65.9%
% Below Poverty Level34.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone30.9%
Median Gross Rent$463
Median House Value$57,100

Ancestry

German39.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.6%
Irish16.1%
English7.9%
Italian3.1%
Dutch2.2%
French Except Basque1.6%
Polish1.4%
Norwegian0.9%
Arab0.9%
West Indian0.8%
Jamaican0.8%
Russian0.7%
Canadian0.5%
Greek0.4%
Czech0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Australian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Scottish0.2%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Union Almanac

CategoryValue
County Montgomery County
Standard Zip Codes45322
Phone Area Codes937
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.86
Approximate Longitude-84.3

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)

StationDAYTON INTL AP
Distance4.8 miles
Jan Temp19 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp44 to 64 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches
StationDAYTON MCD
Distance11.2 miles
Jan Temp21 to 35 F
Apr Temp42 to 63 F
Jul Temp67 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 66 F
Annual Precip39.4 inches
StationFRANKLIN
Distance24.1 miles
Jan Temp18 to 37 F
Apr Temp39 to 64 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 67 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brookville5,993$57,227
Clayton13,172$80,620
Englewood13,512$69,543
Phillipsburg447$61,042
Vandalia15,127$73,172
West Milton4,690$54,734

Union Public Schools

Union Elementary School
418 W Martindale Rd
ZIP: 45322
(937) 832-6700
Primary
Total Enrollment 506
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