Union, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 5,895 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: +103.8%
Males: 2,944  (49.9%)
Females: 2,951  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

39.7 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 41091.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $115,751 (it was $85,454 in 2000)
Union:

$115,751
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $45,522 (it was $27,626 in 2000)

Union city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $259,990 (it was $188,200 in 2000)
Union:

$259,990
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $224,747; detached houses: $239,785; townhouses or other attached units: $152,491; in 2-unit structures: $123,246; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $139,159; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $109,815; mobile homes: $34,323

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,698.

March 2019 cost of living index in Union: 91.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.2%
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  • Races in Union, KY (2010)
    • 4,82789.7%White alone
    • 3095.7%Asian alone
    • 961.8%Hispanic
    • 841.6%Two or more races
    • 621.2%Black alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Union, Kentucky as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Union is 476 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (28.7%), American (10.8%), European (7.0%), Italian (5.1%), English (4.6%), French (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/09/1854

Elevation: 831 feet

Land area: 3.23 square miles.

Population density: 1,822 people per square mile   (low).

Union, Kentucky map

637 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe, 1.3% North America).

This city:

10.8%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,888 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,106 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cincinnati, OH (16.0 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (255.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Florence, KY (1.9 miles ),
Oakbrook, KY (2.0 miles ),
Elsmere, KY (2.3 miles ),
Burlington, KY (2.4 miles ),
Erlanger, KY (2.5 miles ),
Walton, KY (2.6 miles ),
Independence, KY (2.6 miles ),
Edgewood, KY (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 38.95 N, Longitude: 84.67 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 859

Distribution of median household income in Union, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Union, KY in 2017
Union satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,891 (+188.7%).
Most common industries in Union, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Air transportation (5.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.6%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.4%)
  • Air transportation (7.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Health care (12.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Air transportation (3.8%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Union, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)

Average climate in Union, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Union, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 86.9. This is about average.

City:

86.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.196. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.196
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.62
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.381. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.381
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.18. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.18
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Union-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Union city center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Union-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 64.6 miles away from Union 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 176.8 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 173.2 miles away from Union center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.2 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 180.9 miles away from Union center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 111.3 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 Boone County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Union topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Union:

  • ST ELIZABETH - ANC HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; FLORENCE, KY)
  • GATEWAY REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 5 miles away; FLORENCE, KY)
  • FMC - BOONE COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; FLORENCE, KY)
  • WOODCREST MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ELSMERE, KY)
  • BRIDGE POINT CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FLORENCE, KY)
  • WOODSPOINT ICF (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FLORENCE, KY)
  • FLORENCE PARK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FLORENCE, KY)

Amtrak station near Union:

  • 14 miles: CINCINNATI (1301 WESTERN AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Union:

  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 3 miles; Florence, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,422)
  • College of Mount St Joseph (about 11 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 13 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 12,059)
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (about 16 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 28,747)
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (about 16 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 8,757)
  • Xavier University (about 18 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College (about 25 miles; Blue Ash, OH; FT enrollment: 3,711)

Public high schools in Union:

  • LARRY A. RYLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,574, Location: 10379 US 42, Grades: 9-12)
  • RANDALL K. COOPER HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 2855 LONGBRANCH RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Union:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Union: Union Emergency Services Alliance Station 1 (A), Union Emergency Services Alliance (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Cemetery: Rice Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Jane's Saddlebag (Tours & Charters; 13989 Ryle Road).

Hotel: Motel 6 (3960 Nine Mile Tobasco Road).

Birthplace of: Charles Napier (actor) - Actor, Justin Doellman - College basketball player (Xavier Musketeers).

Boone County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

CAMP MICHAELS DAN BEARD COUNCIL (Population served: 50, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-23-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-24-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-30-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-18-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-18-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from AUG-05-2006 to AUG-14-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-05-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-05-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-30-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2014
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-01-2013), St Formal NOV issued (APR-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-16-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-09-2013)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Union that have no violations reported:

  • POTTERS RANCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

3.2 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

88.6%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.8%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Union (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: Union Bankmart Branch at 8825 U.S. 42, branch established on 1997/03/15. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Heritage Bank, Inc.: Union Branch at 8751 U.S. Highway 42, branch established on 1996/07/10. Info updated 2010/09/03: Bank assets: $397.1 mil, Deposits: $338.6 mil, headquarters in Erlanger, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Commonwealth Holdings, L.L.c.

For population 15 years and over in Union:

Marital status in Union, KY
  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 69.8%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 2.8%

For population 25 years and over in Union:

  • High school or higher: 97.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Union
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Union, KY (based on Boone County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,35552
Catholic19,5006
Mainline Protestant4,67413
Other7834
Orthodox31
None59,496-
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: 13
Boone County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Boone County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Here:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 91
Here:

8.12 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Boone County:

8.2%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Boone County:

29.4%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Boone County:

15.2%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Union:

55.7%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Union:

58.3%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Union:

28.2
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.6%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Union:

6.6%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Union:

6.9
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Union:

35.4%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Union:

63.6%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.1%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Union, KY 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
Financial Administration 2$6,120$36,7205$3,375
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 2$6,120$36,7205$3,375

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $532,000 ($90.25)
    Central Staff Services: $429,000 ($72.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $246,000 ($41.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000 ($8.99)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,000 ($0.34)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $23,000 ($3.90)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $112,000 ($19.00)

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

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($2.21)
    Other: $12,000 ($2.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $53,000 ($8.99)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $68,000 ($11.54)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Tax - Property: $1,024,000 ($173.71)
    Public Utilities Sales: $25,000 ($4.24)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $889,000 ($150.81)

8.95% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,527 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.95%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kenton County, KY  3.21% ($46,598 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, OH  0.81% ($46,766)
from Campbell County, KY  0.61% ($45,627)


9.30% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,226 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.30%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

0.55% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,665 average AGI)
Boone County:

0.55%
Kentucky average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kenton County, KY  3.22% ($42,306 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, OH  0.65% ($46,884)
to Campbell County, KY  0.59% ($44,289)
Businesses in Union, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kroger1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
FedEx1Subway1
GNC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Union:

  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNOP (740 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: SACRED HEART RADIO, INC.)
  • WCIN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • WCKY (1360 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTSJ (1050 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNW (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRFIELD, OH)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WDBZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Union:

  • WEBN (102.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVMX (94.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOFX-FM (92.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGUC (90.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CINCINNATI CLASSICAL PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WKRQ (101.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WUBE-FM (105.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKFS (107.1 FM; MILFORD, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGRR (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WVXU (91.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WIZF (100.9 FM; ERLANGER, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WRRM (98.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WRRM LICO, INC)
  • WSCH (99.3 FM; AURORA, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WMOJ (94.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WNKU (89.7 FM; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS ON N. KY UNIV.)
  • WNKR (106.5 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, KY; Owner: GRANT COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • WAKW (93.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WAIF (88.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: STEPCHILD RADIO OF CINCINNATI, INC.)
  • WIOK (107.5 FM; FALMOUTH, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYGY (96.5 FM; LEBANON, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WNLT (104.3 FM; HARRISON, OH; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Union:

  • WLWT (Channel 5; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WCPO-TV (Channel 9; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSTR-TV (Channel 64; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WSTR LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WKRC-TV (Channel 12; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS CO.)
  • WCET (Channel 48; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: THE GREATER CINCINNATI TV EDUC'L. FOUNDATION)
  • WOTH-LP (Channel 35; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WBQC-CA (Channel 25; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WCVN-TV (Channel 54; COVINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WKON (Channel 52; OWENTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
Union fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Union fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.0mTotal length
  • $82,000Total costs
  • 20,394Total average daily traffic
  • 1,292Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,953Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Union)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Union, KY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Union KY 6, 2385 Long Branch (Lat: 38.964861 Lon: -84.694028), Type: Mast, Structure height: 86 m, Overall height: 88.7 m, Call Sign: WQIH894,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/15/2008, Expiration Date: 02/15/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/15/2009, Certifier: William Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 774 Mays Blvd., #10-465, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • POTTERS RANC, 5200 Beaver Road (Lat: 38.925611 Lon: -84.806028), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 67.4 m, Call Sign: WRDB983, Licensee ID: L01160435,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 03/25/2019, Expiration Date: 03/25/2029, Certifier: Dale Edmondson, Registrant: Campbell County Consolidated Dispatch Center, 998 Monmouth St, Newport, KY 41071, Phone: (859) 581-3622, Fax: (859) 581-5964, Email:
  • LASSING, 2266 Double Eagle Drive (Lat: 38.934139 Lon: -84.684583), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 65.5 m, Call Sign: WRDB997, Licensee ID: L01160435,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11445.0 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 11445.0 MHz... (+5 more), Grant Date: 03/25/2019, Expiration Date: 03/25/2029, Certifier: Dale Edmondson, Registrant: Campbell County Consolidated Dispatch Center, 998 Monmouth St, Newport, KY 41071, Phone: (859) 581-3622, Fax: (859) 581-5964, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 2385 Long Branch Road (Lat: 38.964778 Lon: -84.692722), Overall height: 88.7 m, Call Sign: KNKO238,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.337 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2018, Expiration Date: 07/01/2028, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Union)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Union)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED38$158,85737$158,160200$166,3976$53,75810$250,765
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$132,6633$120,46310$152,0910$01$33,580
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$161,7703$219,67344$162,9604$37,6953$80,407
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$162,1064$165,15026$182,5480$02$103,410
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$149,1001$87,1806$157,4280$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0703.08 , 0703.09

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$224,8558$174,258
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$163,8501$111,270
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$186,2832$190,525
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0703.08 , 0703.09

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Union, KY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Union, KY - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 28. The highest number of fires - 56 took place in 2004, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Union, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.1%), and Outside Fires (40.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Union, KY
    • 19341.1%Structure Fires
    • 19240.9%Outside Fires
    • 4810.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 377.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Union, KY
Most common first names in Union, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3673.7 years
Mary3278.7 years
John2975.8 years
James2465.8 years
Robert2373.8 years
Charles1374.4 years
Edward1269.8 years
Joseph1275.2 years
Anna1283.2 years
Russell1175.7 years
Most common last names in Union, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1874.8 years
Stephens1380.7 years
Wilson1277.2 years
Moore1174.7 years
Miller975.1 years
Elliott873.1 years
Jones875.3 years
Baker870.5 years
Ryle775.7 years
Turner773.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Union, KY
  • 74.4%Utility gas
  • 20.8%Electricity
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Union, KY
  • 72.3%Utility gas
  • 27.7%Electricity


Union compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Union on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Japan (population 500+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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