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Union, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Union had a population of 7,929 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Union is located at latitude 34.7235 and longitude -81.6248 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the City of Union (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Union County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 640 feet.

The City of Union (GNIS ID: 2405625) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Union is located within Union Division of Union County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Union population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Union: Union Station, Unionville.


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City of Union, SC Boundary Map



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Union, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 7,929
Population in Households 7,696
Population in Familes 6,022
Population in Group Qrtrs 233
Population Density1 994
Diversity Index2 54
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,470
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 2,103
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,323 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,873 (43.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,597 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 853 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $81,122
Average Home Value $106,847
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,968
Average Household Income $44,388
Per Capita Income $19,740
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.92% -0.74%
Households -0.99% -0.8%
Families -1.12% -0.96%
Median Household Income   -1.17%
Per Capita Income   0.93%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Union, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Union to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 71 82nd
Population Density1 # 128 68th
Diversity Index2 # 144 64th
Median Household Income # 309 22nd
Per Capita Income # 196 51st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.