Union, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 10,859 (85% urban, 15% rural). Population change since 2000: +40.0%
Males: 5,277  (48.6%)
Females: 5,582  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  35.4 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 63084.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,532 (it was $39,596 in 2000)
Union:

$43,532
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,559 (it was $16,885 in 2000)

Union city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $133,643 (it was $81,800 in 2000)
Union:

$133,643
MO:

$133,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $640.

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  • Races in Union, MO (2010)

    Union races chart
    • 9,67494.8%White alone
    • 1581.5%Two or more races
    • 1461.4%Hispanic
    • 1101.1%Black alone
    • 510.5%American Indian alone
    • 430.4%Asian alone
    • 190.2%Other race alone
    • 30.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Union: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.1%), United States (17.8%), Irish (13.0%), English (6.9%), Dutch (2.2%), French (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1851

Land area: 8.08 square miles.

Population density: 1,344 people per square mile   (low).

Union,MO real estate house value index trend

Union, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Union:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Union city:

  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

165 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Missouri:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,379 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $940 (0.9%)

Union satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Peters, MO (31.7 miles , pop. 51,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (43.2 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (293.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Villa Ridge, MO (2.6 miles ), St. Clair, MO (2.6 miles ), Washington, MO (2.7 miles ), Parkway, MO (2.8 miles ), Three Creeks, MO (3.0 miles) , Gray Summit, MO (3.3 miles ), Augusta, MO (3.3 miles ), Leslie, MO (3.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 63 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 1998: 54 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 1999: 54 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2000: 65 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2001: 53 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 2002: 97 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2003: 109 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 2004: 142 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 2006: 77 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2007: 100 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2008: 46 buildings, average cost: $144,100
  • 2009: 42 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2010: 41 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 2011: 69 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2012: 52 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 2013: 61 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2014: 54 buildings, average cost: $118,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.45 N, Longitude: 91.01 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,210 (+11.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,129 (39.2%)

Area code: 636

Union household income distribution Union home values distribution

Crime rates in Union by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0010000100000
per 100,000 0.00.011.80.00.00.00.010.10.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2132021111000
per 100,000 25.412.135.323.00.020.710.310.110.19.80.00.00.0
Robberies 1210012113424
per 100,000 12.724.311.80.00.010.420.610.110.129.338.919.037.6
Assaults 17172620215173161836324628
per 100,000 216.2206.3306.1230.0234.3528.6751.4161.1181.7351.5311.4437.8263.0
Burglaries 28333753465052385146607873
per 100,000 356.1400.5435.6609.6513.3518.2535.3382.6514.9449.2583.8742.4685.8
Thefts 410374417351372451399452417392473450444
per 100,000 5,213.64,539.44,908.84,037.34,150.94,674.54,107.14,550.94,210.43,827.84,602.54,283.34,171.0
Auto thefts 2212417618121012892134
per 100,000 279.8145.647.1195.566.9186.6123.5100.7121.278.187.6199.9319.4
Arson 0001001120101
per 100,000 0.00.00.011.50.00.010.310.120.20.09.70.09.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 327.9283.6352.2288.3257.9368.9381.8284.4265.4281.7310.4337.4308.7

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

Crime rate in Union detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 24 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Missouri average:

2.47
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +810 (+11.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Union, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Union-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/24/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the Union city center killed 6 people and injured 36 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/10/1959, a category F4 tornado 22.7 miles away from the city center killed 21 people and injured 345 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Union-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 75% 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 169.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 119.6 miles away from Union center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 145.5 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 170.6 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 178.2 miles away from Union center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 197.9 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 Franklin County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Union topographic map

Birthplace of: Paul J. Mueller - General, Roy Parker - Major League Baseball pitcher.

Hospitals and medical centers in Union:

  • SUNSET HEALTH CARE CENTER (400 WEST PARK AVENUE)
  • SUNSET NURSING AND RET HOME (400 W PARK AVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Union:

  • WASHINGTON SQUARE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; WASHINGTON, MO)
  • ST CLAIR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SAINT CLAIR, MO)
  • COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; WASHINGTON, MO)
  • OLSTEN KIMBERLY QUALITYCARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; WASHINGTON, MO)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL WASHINGTON Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; WASHINGTON, MO)
  • ST JOHNS MERCY HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WASHINGTON, MO)
  • CEDARCREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WASHINGTON, MO)

Amtrak station near Union:

  • 8 miles: WASHINGTON (FRONT & ELM STS.) . Services: call for taxi service.

College/University in Union:

  • East Central College (Full-time enrollment: 2,810; Location: 1964 Prairie Dell Rd; Public; Website: www.eastcentral.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Union:

  • Jefferson College (about 28 miles; Hillsboro, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,975)
  • St Charles Community College (about 30 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)
  • Maryville University of Saint Louis (about 31 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 3,651)
  • Missouri Baptist University (about 33 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Lindenwood University (about 37 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • Webster University (about 38 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 12,406)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 41 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,823)

Public high schools in Union:

  • UNION HIGH (Students: 914, Location: 1 WILDCAT DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • AUTUMN HILL SCHOOL (Location: 300 AUTUMN HILL DR, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Union:

Private elementary/middle school in Union:

  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 354, Location: 6 W STATE ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Union

Library in Union:

  • SCENIC REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,152,537; Location: 308 HAWTHORNE DRIVE; 237,362 books; 11,938 audio materials; 6,136 video materials; 16 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 486 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Union: Saint John Mercy Medical Building (A), Union Fire Protection District Station 3 (B), Union Fire Protection District Station 1 (C), Scenic Regional Library - Union Branch (D), Union City Hall (E), Union Memorial Auditorium (F), Union Police Department (G), Franklin County Courthouse (H), Union Fire Protection District Station 2 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Union include: First Baptist Church (A), Central Missionary Baptist Church (B), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness (C), Union Baptist Temple (D), First United Methodist Church (E), Church of the Nazarene (F), Church of God (G), First Christian Church of Union (H), The Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fees Cemetery (1), Saint Pauls Cemetery (2), Union Cemetery (3), Zion United Church of Christ Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Flat Creek (A), Fenton Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Scenic Regional Libraries - Union (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 308 Hawthorne Drive), Family Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 309 USHighway 50 West), Franklin County Billiards Inc. (Arcades & Amusements; 43 Prairie Dell Plaza).

Courts: Franklin County - Court House- Assessor-Personal Property Div- Child Support Enforcement (104 South McKinley Avenue), Franklin County - Circuit Court- Juvenile Office (4 South Church Street), Franklin County - Circuit Court- Juvenile Detention Center (401 East Springfield Avenue), Franklin County - Circuit Court- Associate Circuit Court Div 6- Div C (Church Springfield), Missouri State - Health & Senior Services Division (1 Liberty Plaza), Franklin County - Court House- Assessor-Personal Property Div- Planning-Zo (8 North Church Street), Franklin County - Prosecuting Attorney Div- Court House- Assessor-Personal Property Div- Of (414 East Main Street), Franklin County - Court House- Assessor-Real Estate Div (4A South Church Street), Union City - Municipal Court Clerk (500 East Locust Street).

Franklin 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 2013 was 79.6. This is about average.

City:

79.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.9%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 71.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.9%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
96 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Union in 2000:

  • 100 people in nursing homes
  • 96 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Union, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Union (2011 data):

  • United Bank of Union: United Bank Of Union, Union Branch, Rebel Road Branch. Info updated 2007/08/30: Bank assets: $272.6 mil, Deposits: $234.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Cardinal Bancorp Ii, Inc.
  • Legends Bank: Union Branch at 410 Hwy 50 East, branch established on 1997/02/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $256.9 mil, Deposits: $209.4 mil, headquarters in Linn, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Linn Holding Company
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Union Branch at 201 South Oak Street, branch established on 1981/12/15. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Union Branch at 509 Highway 50 West, branch established on 1895/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Bank of Sullivan: Union Branch at 351 South Oak, branch established on 2000/08/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $264.6 mil, Deposits: $216.3 mil, headquarters in Sullivan, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Mid-Missouri Holding Company, Inc
  • Heritage Community Bank: - Union Bran at 100 East Locust Street, branch established on 2009/10/30. Info updated 2007/10/19: Bank assets: $65.1 mil, Deposits: $56.1 mil, headquarters in Chamois, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Management Company, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Missouri average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,726111
Catholic18,17317
Mainline Protestant6,46539
Other9767
Black Protestant4933
None52,659-
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: 22
Franklin County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Franklin County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Franklin County:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Here:

5.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

29.5%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.7%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.6%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Union:

44.7%
State:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Union:

28.9
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.3%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Union:

10.7%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Union:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.0%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Union:

55.7%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.0%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Union, MO 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 1$4,256$51,0720$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,658$45,9480$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,653$31,8360$0
Police Protection - Officers 20$74,536$44,7220$0
Police - Other 2$5,744$34,4641$700
Streets and Highways 10$31,357$37,6281$1,559
Parks and Recreation 5$13,774$33,0581$1,816
Water Supply 10$27,938$33,5260$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,985$35,8201$678
Totals for Government 52$170,901$39,4394$4,753

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

  • Construction - General: $599,000 ($55.16)
    Water Utilities: $77,000 ($7.09)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,103,000 ($101.57)
    Police Protection: $774,000 ($71.28)
    Water Utilities: $411,000 ($37.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $409,000 ($37.66)
    Regular Highways: $389,000 ($35.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $359,000 ($33.06)
    Sewerage: $242,000 ($22.29)
    General - Other: $200,000 ($18.42)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $77,000 ($7.09)
    Financial Administration: $55,000 ($5.06)
    General Public Buildings: $42,000 ($3.87)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $33,000 ($3.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $269,000 ($24.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $24,000 ($2.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,882,000 ($173.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $151,000 ($13.91)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $501,000 ($46.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $343,000 ($31.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $140,000 ($12.89)
    All Other: $39,000 ($3.59)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $141,000 ($12.98)
    Property Sale Other: $111,000 ($10.22)
    Interest Earnings: $108,000 ($9.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $848,000 ($78.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $278,000 ($25.60)
    All Other: $58,000 ($5.34)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,217,000 ($204.16)
    Property: $1,168,000 ($107.56)
    Public Utilities: $790,000 ($72.75)
    NEC: $75,000 ($6.91)
    Other Selective Sales: $21,000 ($1.93)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,515,000 ($231.61)
    Industrial Revenue: $328,000 ($30.21)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,120,000 ($379.41)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,270,000 ($301.13)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,120,000 ($195.23)
    Other, NEC: $475,000 ($43.74)
    Industrial Revenue: $228,000 ($21.00)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $100,000 ($9.21)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $395,000 ($36.38)
    Other, NEC: $375,000 ($34.53)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,408,000 ($129.66)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,343,000 ($215.77)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $889,000 ($81.87)

4.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,449 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
Missouri average:

6.69%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Louis County, MO  1.05% ($46,761 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, MO  0.51% ($28,662)
from Crawford County, MO  0.28% ($24,243)


4.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,921 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Missouri average:

6.91%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($136 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.03%
Missouri average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Louis County, MO  0.89% ($41,214 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, MO  0.43% ($28,918)
to Crawford County, MO  0.34% ($20,296)

Strongest AM radio stations in Union:

  • KLPW (1220 AM; 1 kW; UNION, MO; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KWMO (1350 AM; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, MO; Owner: COMPUTRAFFIC, INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIRL (1460 AM; 5 kW; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: BRONCO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KSLG (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW HORIZON 7TH-DAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC.)
  • KWRE (730 AM; 1 kW; WARRENTON, MO; Owner: KASPAR BROADCASTING CO. OF MISSOURI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Union:

  • KLPW-FM (101.7 FM; UNION, MO; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KSLQ-FM (104.5 FM; WASHINGTON, MO; Owner: Y2K, INC.)
  • KNSX (93.3 FM; STEELVILLE, MO; Owner: TWENTY-ONE SOUND COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KPNT (105.7 FM; ST. GENEVIEVE, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNLH (89.5 FM; CEDAR HILL, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSLZ (107.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO-FM (99.1 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KYKY (98.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSM (106.5 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KGNV (89.9 FM; WASHINGTON, MO; Owner: MISSOURI RIVER CHRISTIAN B/CING, INC)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KEZK-FM (102.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIHT (96.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KDHX (88.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: DOUBLE HELIX CORPORATION)
  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFTK (97.1 FM; FLORISSANT, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Union:

  • K63FW (Channel 63; JAMESTOWN, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • KNLC (Channel 24; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • WRBU (Channel 46; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPTN-LP (Channel 58; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KURT J. PETERSEN)
  • K59GP (Channel 59; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Union fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Union fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 52m171ftTotal length
  • $2,032,000Total costs
  • 135,895Total average daily traffic
  • 16,989Total average daily truck traffic
  • 249,262Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Union, MO

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

94 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Union)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Union, MO)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T310R (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1821E , Serial Number: 310R1581, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 02/27/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Hth Companies Inc, 239 Rock Industrial Blvd, Union, MO 63084
  • Aircraft: POWRACHUTE PEGASUS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 406PE , Serial Number: A 406 PEG, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 01/10/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey A Maune, Po Box 162, Union, MO 63084
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 408LJ , Serial Number: 18264147, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 08/20/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Hth Companies Inc, 239 Rock Industrial Blvd, Union, MO 63084
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-220T (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4123C , Serial Number: 3449042, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 01/08/1998
    Registrant (Corporation): Aja Leasing LLC, Po Box 632, Union, MO 63084
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 704LV , Serial Number: 15078704, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 09/15/1976
    Registrant (Individual): George W Brock, 218 Pinehurst Ln, Union, MO 63084
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8179W , Serial Number: 28-2303, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 03/22/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Gary L Lynch, 531 Grandview Farms Dr, Union, MO 63084
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9324J , Serial Number: 28-3417, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 06/06/1966
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Robert Jr Plummer, 2507 Tamarack Ln, Union, MO 63084, Other Owners: Joan Plummer

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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$121,89019$122,433134$133,0744$46,46810$94,2433$76,133
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$115,4302$111,1707$139,7371$115,6001$106,1200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$116,4603$92,33728$125,7004$8,9581$128,9803$41,727
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$162,5001$129,84017$130,8931$77,0801$38,4900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$06$138,4420$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8006.01 , 8006.02

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 ORIGINATED3$133,6505$149,546
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$197,8802$159,100
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$165,0701$207,650
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$85,870
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8006.01 , 8006.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

ARGYLE ESTATES WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2006)
  • One minor monitoring violation
BOURBEUSE MHP (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-27-2012), St Other (AUG-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Union

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Union, MO
Most common first names in Union, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William9574.2 years
John9173.9 years
Mary8179.2 years
George6977.0 years
James6270.1 years
Charles4876.1 years
Robert4670.9 years
Joseph4378.2 years
Helen4082.7 years
Edward3475.2 years
Most common last names in Union, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3272.5 years
Johnson3075.8 years
Williams2773.4 years
Copeland2373.2 years
Meyer2373.5 years
Jones1774.9 years
Klenke1570.9 years
Henderson1577.6 years
Miller1475.9 years
Hoelscher1367.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (77%)
  • Utility gas (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Union, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Ashley Furniture1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS3
Jack In The Box1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1

Union compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.

Union on our top lists:

  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
There are 15 pilots and 31 other airmen in this city.
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