Statewide Claims to Fame

Union is 1st in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Race - Asian

Union is 1st in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

Union is 2nd in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Home ownership rate

Union is 2nd in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in People per household

Union is 2nd in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Union is 3rd in Kentucky out of 83 other cities in Home median value

Union is 3rd in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Income per household

Union is 3rd in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Union is 7th in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Income per capita

Union is 11th in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Foreign born residents

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Union Rank Kentucky US
Current population (2012) 5,586 72nd 4,380,415 313,914,040
Size in square miles 3.3 73rd 39,486.3 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,615.8 37th 109.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Union Rank Kentucky US
Residents younger than 5 8.3% 14th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 35.2% 3rd 23.2% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 4.6% 81st 14.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Union Rank Kentucky US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 98.2% 1st 81.7% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 48.6% 2nd 20.6% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Union Rank Kentucky US
Race - White 91.3% 34th 88.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.2% 72nd 8.1% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.0% 83rd 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 5.7% 1st 1.3% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 42nd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.7% 58th 1.6% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.8% 63rd 3.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 89.7% 34th 85.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Union Rank Kentucky US
Female residents 49.4% 78th 50.7% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.0% 11th 3.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Union Rank Kentucky US
Housing units 1,739 83rd 1,932,599 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 3.2% 84th 17.8% 25.9%
Households 1,441 83rd 1,681,085 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 92.1% 2nd 69.5% 66.1%
Home median value $243,800 3rd $118,700 $186,200
People per household 3.6 2nd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Union Rank Kentucky US
Income per capita $34,806 7th $23,033 $27,915
Income per household $103,750 3rd $42,248 $52,762
Income below poverty line 2.7% 82nd 18.1% 14.3%

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