Union City, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 10,749 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.2%
 
Males: 4,976  (46.3%)
Females: 5,773  (53.7%)
Median resident age:  39.3 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 38261.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,862 (it was $29,399 in 2000)
Union City:

$31,862
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,811 (it was $18,787 in 2000)

Union City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $91,403 (it was $70,700 in 2000)
Union City:

$91,403
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $113,742; Detached houses: $115,288; Townhouses or other attached units: $156,217; In 2-unit structures: $53,519; Mobile homes: $52,643

Median gross rent in 2012: $531.

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  • White alone - 7,328 (66.3%)
  • Black alone - 2,673 (24.2%)
  • Hispanic - 839 (7.6%)
  • Two or more races - 229 (2.1%)
  • Asian alone - 10 (0.09%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.06%)

Races in Union City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Union City: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (20.7%), Irish (9.4%), German (8.6%), English (7.6%), Dutch (2.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1867

Elevation: 337 feet

Land area: 10.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,008 people per square mile   (low).

Union City,TN real estate house value index trend

Union City, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Union City:

  • High school or higher: 79.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Union City city:

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

445 residents are foreign born

This city:  4.0%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 42 registered sex offenders living in Union City, Tennessee as of May 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Union City to the number of sex offenders is 257 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $761 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $725 (0.9%)

Union City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (56.2 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (104.1 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (381.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rives, TN (2.2 miles ), Woodland Mills, TN (2.2 miles ), Troy, TN (2.9 miles ), Cayce, KY (3.0 miles) , Dixie, TN (3.2 miles ), South Fulton, TN (3.3 miles ), Fulton, KY (3.4 miles ), Hickman, KY (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 39 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 1999: 46 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2003: 38 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2006: 32 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $191,800
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $60,400
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $118,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.42 N, Longitude: 89.05 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,512 (+49.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,760 (68.8%)

Area code: 731

Union City household income distribution Union City home values distribution

Crime rates in Union City by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1002100001000
per 100,000 9.30.00.018.49.20.00.00.00.09.50.00.00.0
Rapes 36221302832410
per 100,000 27.854.718.018.49.227.40.018.675.428.519.136.491.1
Robberies 1317101461077101791111
per 100,000 120.4154.990.2129.055.291.464.165.094.2161.485.8100.1100.2
Assaults 48778453507854506648494041
per 100,000 444.4701.7757.9488.3459.6713.1494.3464.2621.9455.7467.3363.9373.5
Burglaries 116146145122129140136129105108125123122
per 100,000 1074.11330.51308.31124.11185.91279.91244.91197.5989.41025.31192.11118.91111.3
Thefts 551586654690591517552577504427464483575
per 100,000 5101.95340.45900.96357.75433.04726.65052.65356.54749.34053.94424.94393.75237.7
Auto thefts 32264429195724201317171713
per 100,000 296.3236.9397.0267.2174.7521.1219.7185.7122.5161.4162.1154.6118.4
Arson 13853835047115
per 100,000 9.327.372.246.127.673.127.546.40.038.066.8100.145.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 459.2545.0541.3531.3439.4501.9416.3431.2472.2419.5399.6390.3464.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Union City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 42 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.91
Tennessee average:

2.54
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.3%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +356 (+3.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (19%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Union City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Union City, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Union City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the Union City city center caused $100,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 22.3 miles away from the city center injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Union City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 44.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 57.9 miles away from Union City center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 154.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 89.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.4 miles away from Union City center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 32.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Obion County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Union City topographic map

Birthplace of: Koko B. Ware - Professional Wrestler, Bruce Fleisher - Professional golfer, Derrick Turnbow - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Milwaukee Brewers, born: Jan 25, 1978), Steve Finley - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Los Angeles Angels, born: Mar 12, 1965), Andrieus A. Jones - Politician, Jon Robinson (American football) - Football player and coach, Mark White (Tennessee politician) - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Union City:

  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL UNION CITY (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1201 BISHOP ST, PO BOX 310)
  • RCG UNION CITY (1117 SOUTH MILES)
  • EXTENDICARE HOME HEALTH OF WESTERN TN (701 EAST REELFOOT AVENUE, SUITE 400)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - UNION CITY (1105 SUNSWEPT DR)
  • OBION COUNTY NURSING HOME (1084 EAST COUNTY HOME ROAD)
  • UNION CITY HEALTH CARE CTR (1105 SUNSWEPT DR)
  • UNION CITY MANOR (1630 E REELFOOT AVE)
  • UNION CITY MANOR NURSING CENTER (1630 REELFOOT AV)

Airports and heliports located in Union City:

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Amtrak station near Union City:

  • 12 miles: FULTON (HWY. 51 NORTH) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Union City:

  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 12 miles; Martin, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,013)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 33 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Bethel University (about 36 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)
  • Murray State University (about 43 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 49 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Union University (about 53 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 56 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)

Public high school in Union City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Union City:

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Library in Union City:

  • OBION COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $588,903; Location: 1221 EAST REELFOOT AVENUE; 84,266 books; 1,270 audio materials; 3,251 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 32 state licensed databases; 197 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Union City: Union City Fire Department Station 1 (A), Union City Fire Department Station 3 (B), Union City Fire Department Station 2 (C), Obion County Courthouse (D), Obion County Volunteer Rescue (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Reelfoot Shopping Center (1), Obion Square Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Union City include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), Pleasant Valley Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Scott Cemetery (1), Cheatham Cemetery (2), Harelson Cemetery (3), East View Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: First Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Obion County Museum (1004 Edwards Street) (1), Southlane Bowling (2210 West Reelfoot Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Hospitality House (1221 West Reelfoot Avenue) (1), Hampton Inn Union City (2201 West Reelfoot Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Obion County - Juvenile Court (Court House) (1), Obion County - Circuit Court Clerk (Courthouse) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Obion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 91.4. This is worse than average.

City:

91.4
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.30. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.30
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 1.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 34.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.2
U.S.:

32.0

Drinking water stations with addresses in Union City and their reported violations in the past:

UNION CITY WATER DEPT (Population served: 16,451, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-31-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-05-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-05-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
REELFOOT WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 729, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-05-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2007)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.7%
(19.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.4% for Black residents, 36.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 69.9% for other race residents, 72.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.6%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Union City in 2010:

  • 187 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 165 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Union City in 2000:

  • 213 people in nursing homes
  • 63 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 58 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Union City, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Union City compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Union City (2011 data):

  • Commercial Bank & Trust Co.: Reelfoot Avenue Branch at 709 East Reelfoot Avenue, branch established on 1969/11/10; Union City Main Branch at 127 South First Street, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $642.2 mil, Deposits: $556.8 mil, headquarters in Paris, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Commercial Holding Company
  • Reelfoot Bank: South First Street Branch at 611 South First Street, branch established on 2002/08/11; at 1491 S. First Street, branch established on 1904/08/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $151.8 mil, Deposits: $135.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Reelfoot Bancshares, Inc.
  • First State Bank: Union City Branch at 100 East Reelfoot Avenue, branch established on 1909/01/01; at 115 West Washington Avenue, branch established on 1887/01/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,646.2 mil, Deposits: $1,393.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Community First Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Union City Branch at 1702 West Reelfoot Avenue, branch established on 1934/12/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • First Citizens National Bank: Union City Branch at 100 Washington Avenue, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,053.2 mil, Deposits: $856.0 mil, headquarters in Dyersburg, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Union City, Tennessee:

  • Super 8 Motel, 1400 Varden St, Union City, TN 38261 , Phone: (731) 885-4444
  • Hampton Inn, 2201 W Reelfoot Ave, Union City, TN 38261 , Phone: (731) 885-8850, Fax: (731) 885-5059
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Union City, Tennessee

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Union City travel time to work - commute Union City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Union City city (based on Obion County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.17%
Here: 68.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCumberland Presbyterian ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents57.8%15.2%10.0%6.0%3.0%
Congregations24.6%21.9%22.8%13.2%5.3%
NameCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Lutheran ChurchOther
Adherents2.4%2.0%0.9%0.8%1.9%
Congregations0.9%2.6%0.9%0.9%7.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Obion County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Obion County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Obion County:

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.7%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Obion County:

30.9%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.1%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,260$51,1200$0
Other Government Administration 20$64,126$38,4768$2,497
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,820
Police Protection - Officers 32$111,338$41,7520$0
Police - Other 0$0 2$651
Firefighters 30$121,502$48,6010$0
Streets and Highways 6$21,263$42,5260$0
Solid Waste Management 4$10,308$30,9240$0
Sewerage 13$36,429$33,6270$0
Parks and Recreation 5$20,526$49,2628$4,871
Water Supply 8$24,113$36,1700$0
Electric Power 20$100,952$60,5710$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 160$510,992$38,32429$15,629
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 31$70,721$27,37615$7,212
Other and Unallocable 2$8,559$51,3540$0
Totals for Government 332$1,105,089$39,94364$32,680

Union City government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $1,425,000 ($132.57)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $41,000 ($3.81)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $24,693,000 ($2297.24)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $10,353,000 ($963.16)
    Financial Administration: $3,138,000 ($291.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,916,000 ($178.25)
    Police Protection: $1,883,000 ($175.18)
    Regular Highways: $1,301,000 ($121.03)
    Water Utilities: $911,000 ($84.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $739,000 ($68.75)
    Sewerage: $682,000 ($63.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $206,000 ($19.16)
    Central Staff Services: $108,000 ($10.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $113,000 ($10.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $823,000 ($76.57)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $361,000 ($33.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $314,000 ($29.21)
    Police Protection: $195,000 ($18.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $167,000 ($15.54)
    Regular Highways: $118,000 ($10.98)
    Sewerage: $80,000 ($7.44)
    Central Staff Services: $29,000 ($2.70)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($2.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,389,000 ($687.41)

Union City government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,134,000 ($105.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,020,000 ($94.89)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $410,000 ($38.14)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $266,000 ($24.75)
    All Other: $166,000 ($15.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($1.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $334,000 ($31.07)
    Education: $2,000 ($0.19)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,498,000 ($325.43)
    Education: $2,774,000 ($258.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $430,000 ($40.00)
    Rents: $130,000 ($12.09)
    Fines and Forfeits: $130,000 ($12.09)
    Sale of Property: $39,000 ($3.63)
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000 ($2.33)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $26,225,000 ($2439.76)
    Water Utilities: $1,924,000 ($178.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $6,131,000 ($570.38)
    Highways: $331,000 ($30.79)
    All Other: $73,000 ($6.79)
  • Tax - Property: $3,279,000 ($305.05)
    Other Selective Sales: $455,000 ($42.33)
    Public Utilities Sales: $418,000 ($38.89)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $292,000 ($27.17)
    Motor Vehicle License: $76,000 ($7.07)
    Other License: $42,000 ($3.91)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $7,000 ($0.65)

Union City government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,814,000 ($261.79)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,207,000 ($205.32)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $607,000 ($56.47)

Union City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,548,000 ($516.14)

5.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Weakley County, TN  0.91% ($27,168 average AGI)
from Fulton County, KY  0.53% ($20,839)
from Dyer County, TN  0.48% ($26,579)


5.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,230 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Weakley County, TN  1.02% ($29,645 average AGI)
to Dyer County, TN  0.57% ($28,343)
to Fulton County, KY  0.49% ($21,586)

Strongest AM radio stations in Union City:

  • WENK (1240 AM; 1 kW; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: WENK OF UNION CITY, INC.)
  • WKZT (1270 AM; 1 kW; FULTON, KY; Owner: RIVER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WCMT (1410 AM; 1 kW; MARTIN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WMUF (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD B/CTING OF TN,INC)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Union City:

  • WWKF (99.3 FM; FULTON, KY; Owner: WENK OF UNION CITY, INC.)
  • WYVY (104.9 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: TWIN STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQAK (105.7 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: TWIN STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCMT-FM (101.7 FM; MARTIN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNU (92.3 FM; MILAN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WASL (100.1 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: DR PEPPER PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO.)
  • WWYN (106.9 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: RAINBOW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKBG (102.1 FM; CLINTON, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WKNQ (90.7 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMS. FOUNDATION)
  • WLSQ-FM (94.3 FM; DYER, TN; Owner: F. DARRELL BOYD)
  • WCDZ (95.1 FM; DRESDEN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTNE-FM (97.7 FM; TRENTON, TN; Owner: GIBSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W218BE (91.5 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • W299AN (107.7 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Union City:

  • WUWT-CA (Channel 9; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: JOSEPH H. HARPOLE, SR.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKMU (Channel 21; MURRAY, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Union City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18
Total length: 52 meters (171ft)
Total costs: $2,184,000
Total average daily traffic: 118,360
Total average daily truck traffic: 11,618

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 4
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 5
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Union City, TN

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 137
  • Hazardous Condition: 27
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Union City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Union City, TN
Most common first names in Union City, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James23471.8 years
Mary22078.6 years
John16576.3 years
William15575.5 years
Robert13273.5 years
Charles7570.9 years
Willie7576.2 years
George7476.3 years
Thomas7273.2 years
Ruth6181.2 years
Most common last names in Union City, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams8872.9 years
Smith7976.9 years
Johnson6471.0 years
Jones5473.2 years
Brown5269.2 years
Davis4573.0 years
Taylor4480.2 years
Caldwell4177.1 years
Gray4081.2 years
Jackson3977.1 years
Businesses in Union City, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike2
Burger King1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Ryan's Grill1
FedEx5SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Sears1
Goodwill3Subway1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
Hilton1UPS3
JCPenney1Vans2
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
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