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Demographics

People

Total Population8,081
Male Share of the Population47.1%
Female Share of the Population52.9%
Senior Citizens17.4%
Employed Population 16+2,880
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married32.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.9%
Median Earnings25+$25,207
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,895
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,115

Wealth

Median Family Income$38,576
% Above Poverty Level69.8%
% Below Poverty Level30.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone41.5%
Median Gross Rent$589
Median House Value$77,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)49.8%
Irish7.2%
English5%
German4%
Scottish2.5%
African0.8%
West Indian0.8%
Greek0.5%
Czech0.5%
Trinidad Tobago0.4%
Jamaican0.4%
Arab0.4%
Dutch0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Polish0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Italian0.2%
French Except Basque0.2%
Hungarian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
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Union Almanac

CategoryValue
County Union 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
Carlisle448$40,625
Clinton8,409$37,130
Hickory Grove428$58,958
Jonesville838$28,542
Pacolet2,369$43,875
Whitmire1,444$39,412

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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