Union, South Carolina

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Population in 2013: 8,148 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.3%
 
Males: 3,668  (45.0%)
Females: 4,480  (55.0%)
Median resident age:  39.3 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29379.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,074 (it was $26,110 in 2000)
Union:

$26,074
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,876 (it was $16,175 in 2000)

Union city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $82,669 (it was $59,900 in 2000)
Union:

$82,669
SC:

$139,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $516.

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  • Races in Union, SC (2010)

    Union races chart
    • 4,20050.0%White alone
    • 3,92446.8%Black alone
    • 1011.2%Two or more races
    • 991.2%Hispanic
    • 360.4%Asian alone
    • 220.3%American Indian alone
    • 110.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Union: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (8.6%), Irish (7.3%), German (7.3%), English (4.3%), Scottish (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 7.96 square miles.

Population density: 1,024 people per square mile   (low).

Union,SC real estate house value index trend

Union, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Union:

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Union city:

  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 37.4%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

17 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
South Carolina:

4.8%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 65 registered sex offenders living in Union, South Carolina as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Union to the number of sex offenders is 126 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $663 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $479 (0.7%)

Union satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (44.1 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (56.4 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (509.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Monarch Mill, SC (1.4 miles ), Buffalo, SC (1.7 miles ), West Springs, SC (2.7 miles ), Jonesville, SC (3.0 miles ), Cross Keys, SC (3.0 miles ), Lockhart, SC (3.3 miles) , Carlisle, SC (3.5 miles ), Cross Anchor, SC (3.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $170,700
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $57,800
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $69,300
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $51,500
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $51,600
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $242,900
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $157,900
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $269,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.72 N, Longitude: 81.62 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,227 (+14.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,277 (43.7%)

Area code: 864

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
Murders 210001200200
per 100,000 22.211.60.00.00.012.225.00.00.023.60.00.0
Rapes 237413345463
per 100,000 22.234.782.047.111.836.737.550.363.847.171.536.9
Robberies 8101011812152317131111
per 100,000 88.9115.6117.2129.594.7146.9187.5288.9217.1153.1131.1135.4
Assaults 11193741061178710710698524763
per 100,000 1,233.11,074.8867.01,248.41,384.61,065.31,337.71,331.71,251.3612.4560.2775.5
Burglaries 1956349689288981081097611895
per 100,000 2,166.2728.1574.1800.81,088.81,077.51,225.21,356.81,391.7895.11,406.41,169.4
Thefts 356253284324341275302351318312323272
per 100,000 3,954.72,923.83,327.53,815.84,035.53,367.23,775.54,409.54,060.33,674.53,849.83,348.1
Auto thefts 91528131412914171586
per 100,000 100.0173.4328.1153.1165.7146.9112.5175.9217.1176.795.473.9
Arson 744666744121
per 100,000 77.846.246.970.771.073.587.550.351.111.823.812.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.7) 673.2497.0488.2563.9582.9549.1669.4699.4663.3491.5483.0460.6

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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 2013, including police officers: 33 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.82
South Carolina average:

2.44

Union tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,050 (-10.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Union, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Union-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the Union city center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 30.5 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Union-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 151.7 miles away from Union center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 151.8 miles away from the city center
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 273.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 228.5 miles away from Union center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 144.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Union County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Ice Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Union topographic map

Birthplace of: Bobby Robinson (record producer) - Record producer, James M. Farr - University professor, States Rights Gist - Confederate Army general, Clifford Ray - Basketball player, Cotton Owens - Racing driver, Eric Young (American football) - Football player, Willie Jeffries - Football player and coach, Bill Tucker - Football player, Bob Jeter - Football player, Darrell Austin - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Union:

  • WALLACE THOMSON HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 322 W SOUTH ST PO BOX 789)
  • WEST MAIN ST COMMUNITY RESIDEN (1317 WEST MAIN STREET)
  • DCI UNION (315 THOMPSON BLVD)
  • ELLEN SAGAR NURSING HOME (1817 JONESVILLE HIGHWAY)
  • OAKMONT OF UNION (709 RICE AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Union:

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College/University in Union:

  • University of South Carolina-Union (Full-time enrollment: 351; Location: 309 East Academy St; Public; Website: uscunion.sc.edu/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Union:

  • Limestone College (about 24 miles; Gaffney, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,758)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 28 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,309)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 28 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,994)
  • Gardner-Webb University (about 37 miles; Boiling Springs, NC; FT enrollment: 4,241)
  • Winthrop University (about 38 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 5,575)
  • York Technical College (about 39 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 3,572)
  • Cleveland Community College (about 40 miles; Shelby, NC; FT enrollment: 2,541)

Public high school in Union:

Private high school in Union:

  • UNION CHRISTIAN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 169; Location: 331 MEANSVILLE RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Union:

  • SIMS MIDDLE (Students: 812; Location: 2200 Whitmire Highway; Grades: 6-8)
  • MONARCH ELEMENTARY (Students: 447; Location: 218 Monarch School Dr.; Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Union

Library in Union:

  • UNION COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $345,426; Location: 300 EAST SOUTH STREET; 44,698 books; 1,730 audio materials; 1,312 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 35 state licensed databases; 126 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Church: Paradise A.M.E. Church

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Notable locations in Union: Union County Fairgrounds (A), Union City Fire Department (B), Union Carnegie Library (C), Union City Hall (D), Union County Courthouse (E), Union County Jail (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Union Square Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Union include: Augsburg Evangelical Lutheran Church (A), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Church of God (D), Duncan Acres United Methodist Church (E), Episcopal Church of the Nativity (F), First Baptist Church of Union (G), First Presbyterian Church (H), Grace United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Forest Lawn Cemetery (1), Rosemont Cemetery (2), Grace Cemetery (3), Palmer Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Foster Park Lake (A), Union Water Works Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Union include: Veterans Memorial park (1), East Main Street-Douglass Heights Historic District (2), South Street-South Church Street Historic District (3), Union Downtown Historic District (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: WRM Amusement (2370 Browns Creek Church).

Hotels: Days Inn (101 Toshes Creek Circle), Palmetto Inn (1235 South Duncan Bypass), American Inn (755 North Duncan Bypass), Jameson Inn Union (Sj) (101 Joshes Creek Circle).

Courts: Union County - Family Court (Courthouse), Union County - Clerk Of Court (Courthouse).

Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 84.9. This is about average.

City:

84.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 29.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

20.2

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00000. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00000
U.S.:

0.01468

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

MEANSVILLE RILEY W/D (4420001) (Population served: 7,110, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-06-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-31-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-06-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-27-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-06-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-02-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-06-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-25-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-09-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-09-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-23-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2012), St Admin Penalty assessed (APR-06-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-06-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-02-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-17-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2012), St Show-cause Hearing (FEB-21-2012), St Admin Penalty assessed (APR-06-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-06-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2006)

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

  • UNION CITY OF (4410001) (Address: 101 SHARPE AVENUE , Population served: 12,186, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.3%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.3% for Black residents, 53.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 75.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.1%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Union in 2010:

  • 90 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 46 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
125 people in nursing homes in 2000
18 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Union, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Union compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Union (2011 data):

  • Provident Community Bank, National Association: Duncan Bypass Banking Branch, Bank Operations Branch (Lpo), Union Main Street Banking Center Bra. Info updated 2007/04/09: Bank assets: $376.6 mil, Deposits: $283.8 mil, headquarters in Rock Hill, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Provident Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Arthur State Bank: East Main Branch, at 100 East Main Street, Plaza Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $565.1 mil, Deposits: $483.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Jco Partners Ii, L.P.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Union Branch at 200 East Main Street, branch established on 1950/08/10. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Woodforest National Bank: Union Branch at 513 N. Duncan Bypass, branch established on 2009/03/18. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Union, South Carolina:

  • Jameson Inn, 101 Toshes CRK Cir, Union, SC 29379 , Phone: (864) 427-0308
  • Comfort Inn, 315 N Duncan Byp, Union, SC 29379 , Phone: (864) 427-5060, Fax: (864) 427-5045
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Union, South Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
South Carolina average:

12.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Electricity (48%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,53350
Black Protestant3,42419
Mainline Protestant3,18020
Other2101
Catholic501
None5,564-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Union County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Union County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Union County:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

5.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.2%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

32.1%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.5%
State:

13.4%
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 19$69,462$43,8711$2,216
Other Government Administration 10$20,170$24,2040$0
Judicial and Legal 2$5,591$33,5460$0
Police Protection - Officers 30$119,793$47,9172$3,959
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,448
Fire - Other 3$7,112$28,4480$0
Streets and Highways 8$23,449$35,1740$0
Solid Waste Management 5$16,532$39,6770$0
Sewerage 5$17,402$41,7651$2,770
Water Supply 14$51,757$44,3630$0
Electric Power 8$35,050$52,5750$0
Gas Supply 10$35,880$43,0560$0
Other and Unallocable 9$35,251$47,0011$206
Totals for Government 123$437,449$42,6786$10,599

Union government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $1,201,000 ($147.40)
    General Public Buildings: $755,000 ($92.66)
    Water Utilities: $718,000 ($88.12)
    Gas Utilities: $696,000 ($85.42)
    Sewerage: $113,000 ($13.87)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $20,635,000 ($2532.52)
    Electric Utilities: $11,214,000 ($1376.29)
    Police Protection: $2,470,000 ($303.14)
    Water Utilities: $2,025,000 ($248.53)
    Sewerage: $1,734,000 ($212.81)
    Central Staff Services: $1,419,000 ($174.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $725,000 ($88.98)
    Regular Highways: $360,000 ($44.18)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $125,000 ($15.34)
    Financial Administration: $111,000 ($13.62)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($7.24)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $129,000 ($15.83)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $183,000 ($22.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $378,000 ($46.39)
    Central Staff Services: $126,000 ($15.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $38,000 ($4.66)
    Regular Highways: $34,000 ($4.17)
    Electric Utilities: $25,000 ($3.07)
    Gas Utilities: $17,000 ($2.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,313,000 ($652.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $182,000 ($22.34)

Union government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,900,000 ($233.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $763,000 ($93.64)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $70,000 ($8.59)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Gas Utilities: $929,000 ($114.02)
    Electric Utilities: $727,000 ($89.22)
    Water Utilities: $236,000 ($28.96)
    Sewerage: $189,000 ($23.20)
    All Other: $128,000 ($15.71)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $765,000 ($93.89)
    Interest Earnings: $630,000 ($77.32)
    Fines and Forfeits: $254,000 ($31.17)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $20,830,000 ($2556.46)
    Electric Utilities: $13,422,000 ($1647.28)
    Water Utilities: $2,817,000 ($345.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $468,000 ($57.44)
    Highways: $34,000 ($4.17)
  • Tax - Property: $943,000 ($115.73)
    Public Utility License: $645,000 ($79.16)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $238,000 ($29.21)
    Public Utilities Sales: $182,000 ($22.34)

Union government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,103,000 ($1730.85)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,799,000 ($1693.54)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $704,000 ($86.40)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $400,000 ($49.09)

Union government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,024,000 ($1843.89)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $729,000 ($89.47)

3.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,429 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.05%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

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 Spartanburg County, SC  0.98% ($26,763 average AGI)
from Cherokee County, SC  0.16% ($21,400)
from Richland County, SC  0.15% ($31,071)


3.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.98%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Spartanburg County, SC  1.36% ($31,338 average AGI)
to Cherokee County, SC  0.20% ($22,789)
to Greenville County, SC  0.19% ($24,556)

Strongest AM radio stations in Union:

  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WORD (950 AM; 5 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSPA (910 AM; 4 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Union:

  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W219CH (91.7 FM; LOWRYS, SC; Owner: RICHBURG EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBT-FM (99.3 FM; CHESTER, SC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WYFG (91.1 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Union:

  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
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
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • $191,000Total costs
  • 21,226Total average daily traffic
  • 688Total average daily truck traffic
  • 29,731Total future (year 2030) 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:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (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 Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 123PV , Serial Number: 27-7305039, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 03/06/1973
    Registrant (Corporation): Sandlapper Aviation Of Delaware LLC, 414 Perrin Ave, Union, SC 29379
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 15500 , Serial Number: 28-7325081, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 11/03/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 209a N Duncan Byp, Union, SC 29379
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2201Q , Serial Number: 24-0562, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 05/08/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Michael M Mahan, 214 S Mountain St, Union, SC 29379
  • 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: 7535N , Serial Number: 18263236, Year manufactured: 1974
    Registrant (Individual): Troy W Shelton, Rt 3 Box 253c, Union, SC 29379

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 70
  • Hazardous Condition: 11
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Union

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Union, SC
Businesses in Union, SC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Advance Auto Parts1Quality1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3
KFC1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
McDonald's1

Union on our top lists:

  • #85 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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