Demographics

People

Total Population7,878
Male Share of the Population46.6%
Female Share of the Population53.4%
Senior Citizens17.4%
Employed Population 16+2,823
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married34.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.8%
Median Earnings25+$23,053
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,835
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$39,268
% Above Poverty Level64%
% Below Poverty Level36%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone37.7%
Median Gross Rent$630
Median House Value$76,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)49%
Irish5.9%
English4.4%
German3.5%
Scottish1.1%
Italian0.9%
West Indian0.8%
Greek0.7%
Jamaican0.5%
French Except Basque0.5%
African0.4%
Dutch0.4%
Polish0.3%
Trinidad Tobago0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Arab0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
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Union Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyUnion County
Standard Zip Codes29379
Phone Area Codes864
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude34.72
Approximate Longitude-81.62

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)

StationSANTUCK
Distance8.3 miles
Jan Temp33 to 53 F
Apr Temp49 to 75 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp51 to 73 F
Annual Precip46.2 inches
StationUNION 8 SW
Distance8.5 miles
Jan Temp27 to 52 F
Apr Temp43 to 74 F
Jul Temp66 to 91 F
Oct Temp44 to 74 F
Annual Precip49.1 inches
StationSPARTANBURG 3 SSE
Distance21 miles
Jan Temp30 to 54 F
Apr Temp45 to 76 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp47 to 75 F
Annual Precip49.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Carlisle455$43,355
Clinton8,508$39,936
Hickory Grove516$63,542
Jonesville678$57,031
Pacolet2,456$48,827
Whitmire1,561$33,000

Union Public Libraries

Union County Library System
300 EAST SOUTH STREET
Union, South Carolina
(864) 427-7140

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Union Hospitals

Wallace Thomson Hospital
(Government - District/authority)
322 W South St
(864) 427-0351

Union Public Schools

Foster Park Elementary
901 Arthur Boulevard
ZIP: 29379
(864) 429-1737
Primary
Total Enrollment 534
Monarch Elementary
218 Monarch School Drive
ZIP: 29379
(864) 429-1733
Primary
Total Enrollment 474
Sims Middle
2200 Whitmire Highway
ZIP: 29379
(864) 429-1755
Middle
Total Enrollment 724
Union County Career And Technology Center
1165 Lakeside Drive
ZIP: 29379
(864) 429-1765
High
Union County High
1163 Lakeside Drive
ZIP: 29379
(864) 429-1750
High
Total Enrollment 1158

Union Private Schools

Union Christian Day School
331 Meansville Rd
ZIP: 29379
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 101
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