Union, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 5,650 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +95.3%
Males: 2,952  (52.3%)
Females: 2,698  (47.7%)
Median resident age:  32.7 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 41091.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $97,995 (it was $85,454 in 2000)
Union:

$97,995
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $37,952 (it was $27,626 in 2000)

Union city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $232,955 (it was $188,200 in 2000)
Union:

$232,955
KY:

$120,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $195,314; Detached houses: $213,189; Townhouses or other attached units: $147,930; In 2-unit structures: $130,171; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $108,875; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $77,722; Mobile homes: $13,815

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,626.

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  • Races in Union, KY (2013)

    Union races chart
    • 4,56583.3%White alone
    • 4067.4%Asian alone
    • 3145.7%Hispanic
    • 1342.4%Two or more races
    • 520.9%Black alone
    • 60.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Union: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.0%), Irish (15.5%), English (10.8%), United States (9.8%), Italian (2.9%), French (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/09/1854

Elevation: 831 feet

Land area: 3.23 square miles.

Population density: 1,747 people per square mile   (low).

Union,KY real estate house value index trend

Union, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Union:

  • High school or higher: 102.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 57.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 29.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Union city:

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 65.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 1.6%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

418 residents are foreign born (0.8% Latin America).

This city:

7.4%
Kentucky:

3.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,609 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,453 (1.5%)

Union satellite photo by USGS

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

Union household income distribution Union home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +1,891 (+188.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Union, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the 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 176.8 miles away from Union 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 the city 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 the city 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 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 Boone County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
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

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

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 school in Union:

Public elementary/middle schools in Union:

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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 103. This is worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.260. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.260
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.84. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.84
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.37. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.37
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.1

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.3%
(1.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Union, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above 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.

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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Kentucky average:

12.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Union city (based on Boone County data)

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
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Boone County:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Boone County:

29.4%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.2%
State:

15.9%
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
Totals for Government 2$6,120$36,7205$3,375

Union government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $134,000 ($23.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $94,000 ($16.64)
    Regular Highways: $84,000 ($14.87)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($0.88)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $169,000 ($29.91)

Union government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $36,000 ($6.37)
    General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($0.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $42,000 ($7.43)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.18)
  • Tax - Property: $450,000 ($79.65)
    Public Utilities: $16,000 ($2.83)

Union government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $594,000 ($105.13)

9.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.27%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($159 average AGI)
Boone County:

0.03%
Kentucky average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kenton County, KY  3.27% ($35,783 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, OH  0.80% ($40,078)
from Campbell County, KY  0.59% ($38,875)


8.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,073 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.53%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($251 average AGI)
Boone County:

0.06%
Kentucky average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kenton County, KY  2.80% ($33,425 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, OH  0.60% ($38,064)
to Campbell County, KY  0.58% ($34,113)

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 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Union fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 93Total average daily traffic
  • 160Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Lat: 38.930167 Lon: -84.675611, Call Sign: WPTP521, Licensee ID: L00398796
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.4000 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/15/2001, Expiration Date: 11/15/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2012, Certifier: Randall K Cooper
    Registrant: Larry A Ryle High School, 10379 Us 42, Union, KY 41091, Phone: (859) 384-5300, Fax: (859) 384-5312
  • Lat: 38.933056 Lon: -84.677500, Call Sign: WQFP809
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.662 MHz, 452.062 MHz, 452.662 MHz, 452.712 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/05/2006, Expiration Date: 09/05/2016, Certifier: Connie Crigger
    Registrant: Mobilcomm, Inc., 1211 W. Sharon Road, Cincinnati, OH 45240, Phone: (513) 595-5800, Fax: (513) 595-5822, Email:
  • Lat: 38.933056 Lon: -84.677500, Call Sign: WQIG433
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.762 MHz, 456.762 MHz, 452.812 MHz, 452.837 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2008, Expiration Date: 01/31/2018, Certifier: Michael Blevins
    Registrant: Mobilcomm, Inc., 1211 W. Sharon Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45240, Phone: (513) 595-5800, Fax: (513) 595-5822, Email:
  • Lat: 38.960278 Lon: -84.658611, Call Sign: WQJB907
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.312 MHz, 451.712 MHz, 452.162 MHz, 452.687 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/21/2008, Expiration Date: 07/21/2018, Certifier: Lee Nordine
    Registrant: Mobilcomm Inc, 1211 W Sharon Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45240, Phone: (513) 595-5800, Fax: (513) 595-5822, Email:
  • Lat: 38.974722 Lon: -84.710000, Call Sign: WQMJ573
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.112 MHz, 452.337 MHz, 451.375 MHz, 452.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/24/2010, Expiration Date: 08/24/2020, Certifier: Michael Blevins
    Registrant: Mobilcomm, 1211 West Sharon Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45240, Phone: (513) 595-5800
  • Union City Building (Lat: 38.946750 Lon: -84.675944), Type: Upole, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQQH684
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.725 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/13/2012, Expiration Date: 12/13/2022, Certifier: James Staverman
    Registrant: Mobilcomm, 1211 W Sharon Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45240, Phone: (513) 595-5800, Email:
  • Lat: 38.932194 Lon: -84.688417, Call Sign: WQQR729
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.537 MHz, 461.737 MHz, 467.287 MHz, 466.537 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/19/2013, Expiration Date: 02/19/2023, Certifier: Greg Bulmer
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 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:

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: 08/12/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, Nw, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
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
Businesses in Union, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kroger1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
FedEx1Subway1
GNC1

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