For population 25 years and over in Union:
For population 15 years and over in Union town:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $488 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (38.9 miles , pop. 94,911).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (111.9 miles , pop. 223,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (335.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Alderson, WV (3.3 miles ), Ronceverte, WV (3.4 miles ), Fairlea, WV (3.7 miles ), Lewisburg, WV (4.0 miles ), White Sulphur Springs, WV (4.4 miles ), Peterstown, WV (4.4 miles ), Pembroke, VA (4.4 miles ), Hinton, WV (4.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.59 N, Longitude: 80.54 W
Area code: 304
Property values in Union, WV
Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-3.2%).
Work and jobs in Union: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Union, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Union-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.8 miles away from the Union town center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 31.4 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Union-area historical earthquake activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 84.2 miles away from Union center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 30.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.9 miles away from Union center
On 10/28/1997 at 10:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 86.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Monroe County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Droughts: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Edward Echols - Politician, Matthew Wesley Clair - Methodist bishop.
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Union:
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Public elementary/middle school in Union:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 9.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Union and their reported violations in the past:UNION TOWN OF (Population served: 972, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.5%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 68.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 81.8% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Union compared to West Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Union (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Union town (based on Monroe County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.38%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,860 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,974 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Union fatal accident list:
Jan 6, 2010 08:43 AM, Us-219, Lat: 37.57158056, Lon: -80.57033056, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 3, 2010 11:49 AM, Cr-10, Lat: 37.609575, Lon: -80.56596389, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 16, 2009 01:45 PM, Cr-219/05, Lat: 37.61749444, Lon: -80.49373611, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 6, 1997 11:45 AM, 3, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 25, 1980 05:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Union)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:6
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Union)
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Union, WV