For population 25 years and over in Union:
For population 15 years and over in Union town:
21 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.6% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MA (21.3 miles , pop. 152,082).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (59.6 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (119.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Holland, MA (1.9 miles ), Wales, MA (2.4 miles ), Ashford, CT (2.6 miles ), Eastford, CT (2.8 miles ), Stafford, CT (2.8 miles ), Woodstock, CT (2.9 miles ), Southbridge, MA (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.99 N, Longitude: 72.16 W
Work and jobs in Union: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Union, Connecticut
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Union-area historical tornado activity is above Connecticut state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.2 miles away from the Union town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 6/9/1953, a category F4 tornado 32.9 miles away from the town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Union-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 25.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 25.5 miles away from Union center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 52.0 miles away from Union center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 84.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Tolland County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzards: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Alonzo Horton - San Diego developer, Bernie Digris - Football player, Tom Tuckey - Baseball player.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Union:
See full list of schools located in Union
Public elementary/middle school in Union:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.350. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.96. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.25. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Union and their reported violations in the past:TRAVELERS RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Union compared to Connecticut state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Union (based on Tolland County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.95%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 20
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,619 average adjusted gross income)
0.29% of residents moved from foreign countries ($334 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($52,038 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($270 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Union, Connecticut:See more detailed statistics of Union fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 40 meters (131ft)
Total costs: $12,000
Total average daily traffic: 207,200
Total average daily truck traffic: 32,191
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Union, CT)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 12 patent applications in 2008-2014.