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Union, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Union had a population of 7,917 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Union: Union Station, Unionville.

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Union, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 7,917
Population in Households 7,664
Population in Familes 6,020
Population in Group Qrtrs 253
Population Density2 993
Diversity Index3 54
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,467
Average Household Income $49,473
Per Capita Income $21,920

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,308 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,850 (42.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,608 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 850 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $89,651
Average Home Value $118,848
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,458
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 2,088
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.71% -0.59%
Households -0.79% -0.64%
Families -0.93% -0.81%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

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, 2018 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 # 74 82nd
Population Density # 134 66th
Diversity Index # 142 64th
Median Household Income # 294 26th
Per Capita Income # 188 53rd

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