Union, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 384 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.1%
 
Males: 181  (47.3%)
Females: 203  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

46.1 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 50258.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,630 (it was $34,792 in 2000)
Union:

$51,630
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,682 (it was $16,370 in 2000)

Union city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $82,813 (it was $45,600 in 2000)
Union:

$82,813
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $127,857; detached houses: $128,365; townhouses or other attached units: $181,440; in 2-unit structures: $58,009; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $123,118; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $113,100; mobile homes: $82,643

Median gross rent in 2017: $603.

March 2019 cost of living index in Union: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.6%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Union, IA (2010)
    • 38095.7%White alone
    • 123.0%Hispanic
    • 30.8%Two or more races
    • 10.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Union, Iowa as of May 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Union is 164 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (35.6%), German (18.4%), English (12.4%), Swedish (5.2%), Irish (3.6%), Norwegian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/26/1874

Elevation: 935 feet

Land area: 0.55 square miles.

Population density: 695 people per square mile   (low).

Union, Iowa map

16 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America).

This city:

3.2%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $939 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $844 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (32.8 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (166.7 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (278.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Whitten, IA (1.8 miles),
Liscomb, IA (2.2 miles ),
New Providence, IA (2.5 miles ),
Eldora, IA (2.9 miles ),
Conrad, IA (3.2 miles ),
Albion, IA (3.2 miles ),
Clemons, IA (3.2 miles),
St. Anthony, IA (3.3 miles)

Latitude: 42.24 N, Longitude: 93.06 W

Area code: 641

Distribution of median household income in Union, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Union, IA in 2017
Union satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $139,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Union, IA residents
Average permit cost in Union, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Iowa:

2.8%
Most common industries in Union, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Machinery (8.6%)
  • Food (8.6%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (10.6%)
  • Food (9.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.1%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Social assistance (7.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.5%)
  • Food (6.5%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
Most common occupations in Union, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (2.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (13.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.4%)
  • Child care workers (7.8%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (7.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.2%)

Average climate in Union, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Union-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 122% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/2008, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the Union city center killed 9 people and injured 70 people and caused $100 million in damages.

On 5/30/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.1 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Union-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 378.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 360.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 279.4 miles away from Union center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 221.3 miles away from Union 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 398.2 miles away from Union center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 405.9 miles away from Union 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 Hardin County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Union topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Union:

  • OAKVIEW, INC. (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CONRAD, IA)
  • ELDORA NURSING AND REHAB CENTE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ELDORA, IA)
  • VALLEY VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ELDORA, IA)
  • VALLEY VIEW NURSING AND REHAB CE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ELDORA, IA)
  • GREENBELT HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; ELDORA, IA)
  • ELDORA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ELDORA, IA)
  • OAKVIEW HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CONRAD, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Union:

  • Iowa State University (about 34 miles; Ames, IA; Full-time enrollment: 28,662)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 37 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 40 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 47 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 54 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 61 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 64 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)

Public elementary/middle school in Union:

See full list of schools located in Union

Library in Union:

  • UNION PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $77,208; Location: 406 COMMERCIAL ST; 17,671 books; 2,399 audio materials; 2,565 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 70 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add City of Union Web page site. Address is www.unioniowa.com

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Union: Union (A), Union Emergency Medical Services (B), Union Township Volunteer Fire Department (C), Union Public Library (D), Union Town Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Union include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Community Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Hardin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.0%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Union (2011 data):

  • Hardin County Savings Bank: Union Main Branch at 204 Center Street, branch established on 1930/09/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $163.4 mil, Deposits: $135.1 mil, headquarters in Eldora, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Hardin County Bancorporation

For population 15 years and over in Union:

Marital status in Union, IA
  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

For population 25 years and over in Union:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Iowa average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Union, IA (based on Hardin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,02527
Evangelical Protestant3,83426
Catholic8832
Other41
Orthodox--
None5,788-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
This county:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Hardin County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Hardin County:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

8.58 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hardin County:

8.8%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardin County:

27.9%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.8%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.3%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Union:

50.1%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Union:

29.5
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.4%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.7%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Union:

43.1%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

55.8%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Union, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 1$2,285$27,4200$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 4$1,807
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,700
Totals for Government 1$2,285$27,4205$3,507

Union government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $361,000 ($940.10)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $66,000 ($171.88)
    Regular Highways: $56,000 ($145.83)
    Sewerage: $31,000 ($80.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($70.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000 ($67.71)
    General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($44.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($41.67)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($36.46)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($15.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($5.21)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($5.21)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($2.60)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $24,000 ($62.50)
    Other - Police Protection: $10,000 ($26.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $40,000 ($104.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($7.81)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $64,000 ($166.67)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($20.83)

Union government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($72.92)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($62.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($23.44)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $13,000 ($33.85)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $52,000 ($135.42)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.60)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($2.60)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $66,000 ($171.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $31,000 ($80.73)
  • Tax - Property: $94,000 ($244.79)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $38,000 ($98.96)
    Other License: $1,000 ($2.60)

Union government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $423,000 ($1101.56)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $360,000 ($937.50)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $72,000 ($187.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,000 ($23.44)

Union government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $250,000 ($651.04)

Businesses in Union, IA

  • Ford: 1
  • True Value: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Union:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KFJB (1230 AM; 1 kW; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KIFG (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: TIMES-CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Union:

  • KDAO-FM (99.5 FM; ELDORA, IA; Owner: ELDORA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCRR (97.7 FM; GRUNDY CENTER, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KXIA (101.1 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KQCR-FM (98.9 FM; PARKERSBURG, IA; Owner: CD BROADCASTING INC)
  • K205CZ (88.9 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K218CE (91.5 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Union:

  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • K19DX (Channel 19; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K27EW (Channel 27; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K33ED (Channel 33; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K51EP (Channel 51; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K53FD (Channel 53; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K59FM (Channel 59; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K69GZ (Channel 69; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K25FA (Channel 25; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K47EK (Channel 47; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K49DZ (Channel 49; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K55GV (Channel 55; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K57GN (Channel 57; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K61GF (Channel 61; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • KDAO-LP (Channel 45; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MTN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFPX (Channel 39; NEWTON, IA; Owner: PAXSON DES MOINES LICENSE, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 141ft / 42.5mTotal length
  • 4,210Total average daily traffic
  • 713Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,210Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Union, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 21940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Union, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Union (MWW), 1 Mi N (Lat: 42.263611 Lon: -93.066111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 119 m, Overall height: 120 m, Call Sign: KNKN314
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 10/14/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M St., Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Mark K Osmundson, 1 Mi N (Lat: 42.263611 Lon: -93.066111), Type: 120.0, Overall height: 119 m, Registrant: Eldora Broadcasting Company, Inc., Mark@kdao.Com, , 538 Marsh-alltown, Phone: (641) 752-4122
  • LORI DAWSON, 31987 325th Street (Lat: 42.234028 Lon: -93.082417), Type: 93.8, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight, LLP, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 882-5989
  • LORI DAWSON, 31987 325th Street (Lat: 42.234028 Lon: -93.082417), Type: 93.8, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight, LLP, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 882-5989
  • STEVEN T CAMPBELL, 31987 325th Street (Lat: 42.234028 Lon: -93.082417), Type: 93.8, Structure height: 19083 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • Mark Osmundson, 1 Mi N (Lat: 42.263611 Lon: -93.066111), Type: 120.0, Structure height: 19083 m, Overall height: 119 m, Registrant: Eldora Broadcasting Company, Inc., Mark@kdao.Com, , Marsh-alltown, Phone: (641) 752-4122
  • 1 Mi N (Lat: 42.263611 Lon: -93.066111), Type: 120.0, Overall height: 119 m, Registrant: Eldora Broadcasting Company, 538 Marsh-alltown, Phone: (515) 752-4122

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2 Blks W Post Office (Lat: 42.242194 Lon: -93.068806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 43 m, Overall height: 49 m, Call Sign: WPJW696,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.750 MHz, Grant Date: 11/01/2016, Expiration Date: 11/22/2026, Certifier: Ronald E Brainard, Registrant: Radio Communications / Rcsystems, 1657 Falls Ave, Waterloo, IA 50701, Phone: (319) 234-3511, Fax: (319) 233-8292, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • I35 S Bound Ln 6.3 Mi S Of Us 30 (Lat: 41.931389 Lon: -93.570778), Call Sign: KKR686, Licensee ID: L00003749,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.970 MHz, Grant Date: 07/31/2012, Expiration Date: 08/05/2022, Registrant: State Of Iowa, 800 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50010, Phone: (515) 239-1025, Fax: (515) 232-6739, Email:
  • I35 North Bound Scale House At Milepost 108 (Lat: 41.915000 Lon: -93.570500), Call Sign: KSZ354,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.970 MHz, Grant Date: 03/31/2011, Expiration Date: 01/22/2021, Registrant: State Of, Dot Iowa, 800 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50010, Phone: (515) 239-1552, Email:
  • 5.1 Mi S (Lat: 42.173861 Lon: -93.091861), Call Sign: KCV709,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.775 MHz, Grant Date: 10/06/2011, Expiration Date: 12/19/2021, Certifier: J. Billy Pirkle, Registrant: Blank Rome LLP, 1825 Eye St Nw, Washington, DC 20006-5403, Phone: (202) 420-2200, Fax: (202) 420-2201, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • UNION, 31987 325th Street (Lat: 42.234028 Lon: -93.082417), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.8 m, Call Sign: WQKJ786,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 06/16/2009, Expiration Date: 06/16/2019, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N0NFE, Licensee ID: L00310115, Grant Date: 12/30/2010, Expiration Date: 03/26/2021, Certifier: Yvonne L Sapp, Registrant: Yvonne L Sapp, 30567 Highway D55, Union, IA 50258
  • Call Sign: N0SMF, Licensee ID: L00677855, Grant Date: 01/29/2004, Expiration Date: 01/29/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2016, Registrant: Peter J Gavagan, 206 Perry St., Union, IA 50258
  • Call Sign: N0WBA, Licensee ID: L00677851, Grant Date: 01/29/2004, Expiration Date: 01/29/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2016, Registrant: Sandra A Gavagan, 206 Perry St., Union, IA 50258
  • Call Sign: KC0OAJ, Licensee ID: L00563955, Grant Date: 08/28/2002, Expiration Date: 08/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/29/2014, Certifier: Lynn M Kadner, Registrant: Lynn M Kadner, 703 Main, Union, IA 50258
  • Call Sign: KD0SDF, Licensee ID: L01713965, Grant Date: 05/31/2012, Expiration Date: 05/31/2022, Certifier: Christopher C Christensen, Registrant: Christopher C Christensen, 213 Davis St, Union, IA 50258

Most common first names in Union, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John978.9 years
Hazel581.4 years
William583.0 years
Charles579.1 years
Ethel587.8 years
Ruby579.4 years
Kenneth571.6 years
Robert563.6 years
James474.0 years
Russell479.2 years
Most common last names in Union, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hauser884.1 years
Norman885.0 years
Nelson680.0 years
Butler577.4 years
Crosser574.2 years
Newby580.2 years
Wooten580.0 years
Rowen582.6 years
Baker484.3 years
Dickenson480.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Union, IA
  • 82.4%Utility gas
  • 12.4%Electricity
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Union, IA
  • 55.6%Electricity
  • 38.9%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Union compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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