West Union, Ohio

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Population in 2019: 3,161 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.9%
 
Males: 1,313  (41.6%)
Females: 1,848  (58.4%)
Median resident age:

44.8 years
Ohio median age:

39.6 years

Zip codes: 45693.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $27,365 (it was $20,566 in 2000)
West Union:

$27,365
OH:

$58,642

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,709 (it was $13,301 in 2000)

West Union village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $89,767 (it was $57,800 in 2000)
West Union:

$89,767
OH:

$157,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $116,841; detached houses: $124,239; mobile homes: $37,052

Median gross rent in 2019: $511.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Union: 76.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 31.4%

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  • Races in West Union, OH (2019)
    • 2,58998.7%White alone
    • 70.3%Two or more races
    • 50.2%Black alone
    • 30.1%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 32 registered sex offenders living in West Union, Ohio as of February 05, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Union is 95 to 1.


Crime rates in West Union by year

Type

2008

2009

2010

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(64.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(62.7)
3
(94.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.8)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(129.0)
7
(225.7)
2
(65.0)
3
(94.1)
1
(31.4)
5
(157.9)
6
(189.4)
3
(95.5)
3
(95.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
43
(1,387)
48
(1,547)
53
(1,723)
11
(345.0)
12
(376.8)
15
(473.6)
1
(31.6)
9
(286.5)
7
(222.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
104
(3,355)
116
(3,740)
120
(3,901)
46
(1,443)
22
(690.7)
23
(726.2)
13
(410.4)
4
(127.3)
11
(348.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(64.5)
4
(128.9)
2
(65.0)
4
(125.5)
4
(125.6)
6
(189.5)
5
(157.8)
2
(63.7)
3
(95.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(32.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.4)
1
(31.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index313.9313.3359.9160.9145.7108.969.174.856.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in West Union, OH

Crime rate in West Union detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Ohio average:

1.06
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Ancestries: American (47.0%), German (15.6%), Irish (5.5%), English (4.8%), Scottish (1.7%), European (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 967 feet

Land area: 2.57 square miles.

Population density: 1,231 people per square mile   (low).

West Union, Ohio map

3 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.1%
Ohio:

4.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $785 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $561 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cincinnati, OH (56.8 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (303.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Bentonville, OH (2.2 miles ),
Cherry Fork, OH (2.7 miles),
Concord, KY (2.8 miles),
Manchester, OH (2.8 miles ),
Seaman, OH (3.2 miles ),
Winchester, OH (3.4 miles ),
Rome, OH (3.5 miles),
Peebles, OH (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 38.79 N, Longitude: 83.54 W

Area code: 937

Distribution of median household income in West Union, OH in 2019
Distribution of house value in West Union, OH in 2019
West Union satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $201,500
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $201,500
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $214,500
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
Number of permits per 10,000 West Union, OH residents
Average permit cost in West Union, OH
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.2%
Ohio:

5.2%
Historical population in West Union, OH
Historical housing units in West Union, OH
Most common industries in West Union, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Wood products (4.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.6%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Wood products (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.7%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.4%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (4.3%)
Most common occupations in West Union, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (12.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.9%)

Average climate in West Union, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West Union, Ohio average temperatures West Union, Ohio average precipitation West Union, Ohio humidity West Union, Ohio wind speed West Union, Ohio snowfall West Union, Ohio sunshine West Union, Ohio clear and cloudy days

West Union, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 48.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.5
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.302. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.302
U.S.:

1.789
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.27. This is better than average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

6.27
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

West Union-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.6 miles away from the West Union village center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the village center killed one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Union-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Ohio state average. It is 29% greater 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 46.1 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 48.5 miles away from West Union center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 310.2 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) earthquake occurred 235.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 209.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 235.8 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 Adams County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Union topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in West Union:

  • ADAMS COUNTY HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 210 NORTH WILSON DRIVE)
  • ADAMS COUNTY HOSPITAL CARE CENTER (210 NORTH WILSON DRIVE)
  • ADAMS COUNTY MANOR (10856 STATE ROUTE 41)
  • CHESTNUT RIDGE CARE CENTER (100 CHESTNUT RIDGE RD)
  • EAGLE CREEK NURSING CENTER (141 SPRUCE LANE)
  • REVMONT NURSING HOME (7980 ST RT 125)

Airports located in West Union:

Amtrak station near West Union:

  • 16 miles: MAYSVILLE (W. FRONT ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Union:

  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 19 miles; Maysville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • Shawnee State University (about 30 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • Southern State Community College (about 31 miles; Hillsboro, OH; FT enrollment: 2,418)
  • University of Cincinnati-Clermont College (about 41 miles; Batavia, OH; FT enrollment: 2,739)
  • Morehead State University (about 43 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 53 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 12,059)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 54 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)

Public high schools in West Union:

  • WEST UNION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 572, Location: 97 DRAGON LAIR DR, Grades: 7-12)
  • OHIO VALLEY CAREER & TECHNICAL CENTER (Location: 175 LLOYD RD, Grades: 11-12)

Private high school in West Union:

  • ADAMS COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 66, Location: 187 WILLOW DR, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle school in West Union:

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Notable locations in West Union: West Union Volunteer Life Squad (A), West Union Volunteer Fire Department Station 18 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in West Union include: West Union United Methodist Church (A), West Union Church of the Nazarene (B), First Baptist Church (C), West Union Presbyterian Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pumpkin Ridge Cemetery (1), Independent Order of Oddfellows Cemetery (2), Lovejoy Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Cincinnati Museum of Natural History (3223 Waggoner Riffle Road), Adams County Historical Society (Museums; 507 North Cherry Street).

Hotels: Four Seasons Tanning (809 Boyd Avenue), Country Nights Inn (11255 State Rte 41).

Court: Adams County - Common Pleas Judge- Juvenile Court- Probate Court (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Damien Burroughs - Australian Paralympic athlete.

Adams County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

ADAMS COUNTY REGIONAL WD PWS (Address: 9203 St Rt 136 , Population served: 19,194, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This village:

2.3 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

60.9%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

9.0%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in West Union in 2010:

  • 152 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 51 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in West Union in 2000:

  • 145 people in nursing homes
  • 23 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in West Union (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: West Union Branch at 500 East Main Street, branch established on 1909/03/07. 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
  • Woodforest National Bank: West Union Wal-Mart Branch at 11217 State Route 41, branch established on 2006/08/09. 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)
  • Adams County Building and Loan Company: Adams County Building And Loan Compa at 201 West Main Street, branch established on 1907/01/22. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $26.1 mil, Deposits: $22.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices
  • The National Bank of Adams County of West Union: The National Bank Of Adams County Of at 28 North Market, branch established on 1928/04/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $78.7 mil, Deposits: $68.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices
  • First State Bank: West Union Branch at 409 West Main Street, branch established on 1989/07/24. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $234.3 mil, Deposits: $207.8 mil, headquarters in Winchester, OH, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in West Union:

Marital status in West Union, OH
  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 32.9%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 26.6%

For population 25 years and over in West Union:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Ohio average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - West Union
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Religion statistics for West Union, OH (based on Adams County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,46456
Mainline Protestant1,67925
Catholic5002
Other3221
None21,585-
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: 5
Adams County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Adams County:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Here:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Adams County:

5.69 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adams County:

10.8%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.3%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Adams County:

13.5%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West Union:

63.4%
Ohio:

50.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West Union:

67.5%
Ohio:

47.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

26.8
Ohio:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
West Union:

18.2%
Ohio:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.4%
Ohio:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.4
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.7%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

68.8%
Ohio:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
West Union:

84.1%
Ohio:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Union, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$12,369$29,6860$0
Sewerage 3$8,594$34,3760$0
Water Supply 2$5,066$30,3961$897
Judicial and Legal 1$4,136$49,6322$4,265
Other and Unallocable 1$4,114$49,3681$1,344
Streets and Highways 1$2,580$30,9601$1,355
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$9,085
Financial Administration 0$0 1$2,863
Totals for Government 13$36,859$34,02415$19,809

West Union government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $168,000 ($53.15)
    Sewerage: $29,000 ($9.17)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $555,000 ($175.58)
    Sewerage: $335,000 ($105.98)
    Police Protection: $227,000 ($71.81)
    General - Other: $197,000 ($62.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $179,000 ($56.63)
    Regular Highways: $139,000 ($43.97)
    Central Staff Services: $130,000 ($41.13)
    General Public Buildings: $82,000 ($25.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $70,000 ($22.14)
    Health - Other: $45,000 ($14.24)
    Financial Administration: $31,000 ($9.81)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $5,000 ($1.58)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($14.24)
    Other - Health - Other: $7,000 ($2.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $69,000 ($21.83)
    Sewerage: $25,000 ($7.91)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($7.91)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $632,000 ($199.94)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $124,000 ($39.23)

West Union government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $694,000 ($219.55)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $79,000 ($24.99)
    General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($3.80)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $69,000 ($21.83)
    Rents: $13,000 ($4.11)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($1.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $875,000 ($276.81)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $705,000 ($223.03)
    Property: $221,000 ($69.91)
    Motor Vehicle License: $125,000 ($39.54)
    Public Utility License: $17,000 ($5.38)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.63)

West Union government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,110,000 ($983.87)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,995,000 ($947.48)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $280,000 ($88.58)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $165,000 ($52.20)

West Union government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,763,000 ($557.73)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $112,000 ($35.43)

4.32% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,425 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.32%
Ohio average:

5.51%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Brown County, OH  0.90% ($34,354 average AGI)
to Clermont County, OH  0.59% ($29,611)
to Highland County, OH  0.55% ($27,160)
Businesses in West Union, OH
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Domino's Pizza1McDonald's1
H&R Block1RadioShack1
KFC1Subway1
La-Z-Boy1Taco Bell1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in West Union:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFTM (1240 AM; 1 kW; MAYSVILLE, KY; Owner: STANDARD TABACCO CO.)
  • WKKS (1570 AM; 1 kW; VANCEBURG, KY; Owner: BROWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLGC (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGOH (1370 AM; 5 kW; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Union:

  • WRAC (103.1 FM; WEST UNION, OH; Owner: DREAMCATCHER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVXW (89.5 FM; WEST UNION, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAXZ (97.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, OH; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)
  • WAGX (101.3 FM; MANCHESTER, OH; Owner: JEWELL SCHAEFFER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WFTM-FM (95.9 FM; MAYSVILLE, KY; Owner: STANDARD TOBACCO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOHP (88.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFLE-FM (95.1 FM; FLEMINGSBURG, KY; Owner: FLEMING COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WKKS-FM (104.9 FM; VANCEBURG, KY; Owner: BROWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNXT-FM (99.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • W215AV (90.9 FM; SOUTH PORTSMOUTH, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WAOL (99.5 FM; RIPLEY, OH; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)
  • WOKE (98.3 FM; GARRISON, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZZ (107.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING OF PORTSMOUTH 2, INC.)
  • W214BI (90.7 FM; PIKETON, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around West Union:

  • W17AY (Channel 17; SEAMAN, OH; Owner: TRANQUILITY COMMUNITY CHURCH)
  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHCP (Channel 30; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TELEVISION PROPERTIES, INC.)
West Union fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

West Union fatal accident list:

Dec 27, 2015 05:08 PM, Sr-247, Lat: 38.801961, Lon: -83.546750, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Jul 22, 2002 05:41 PM, Sr-41, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Nov 2, 2002 02:05 AM, Cherry St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 9, 1980 04:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 35.0mTotal length
  • 28,201Total average daily traffic
  • 1,970Total average daily truck traffic
  • 39,141Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in West Union, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 61960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for West Union, OH

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in West Union, OH)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-150 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2005P, N2005P, N-2005P, Serial Number: 23-574, Airworthiness Date: 05/18/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 05/07/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Richard L Jr Davis, 821 Old Cincinnati Pike, West Union, OH 45693
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/12/2018
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN AVIATION AA-1A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 72PM, N72PM, N-72PM, Serial Number: AA1A-0426, Airworthiness Date: 06/21/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 05/07/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Richard L Jr Davis, 821 Old Cincinnati Pike, West Union, OH 45693
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8499X, N8499X, N-8499X, Serial Number: 17248999, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 10/24/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 10/09/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph T Brumley, 654 Cooper Rd, West Union, OH 45693
  • Aircraft: WESTERN IMPLEMENT KITFOX 3 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 1008B, N1008B, N-1008B, Serial Number: 1008, Certificate Issue Date: 08/27/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen R Jr Sanada, 3810 Island Creek Rd, West Union, OH 45693
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/29/2019
  • Aircraft: MICHAEL MURRAY PRP 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 43453, N43453, N-43453, Serial Number: HM3, Certificate Issue Date: 01/28/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Total Living Ministries Inc, 53 Hull Rd, West Union, OH 45693
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/27/2008

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 112. The highest number of reported fires - 164 took place in 2012, and the least - 30 in 2003. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in West Union, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (60.7%), and Outside Fires (27.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in West Union, OH
    • 1,15960.7%Structure Fires
    • 52727.6%Outside Fires
    • 21611.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 70.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Union, OH
Most common first names in West Union, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8182.2 years
William7877.2 years
John7274.6 years
James6369.1 years
Robert4369.8 years
Charles4073.8 years
Harry3478.2 years
George3277.0 years
Ruth2681.1 years
Anna2581.9 years
Most common last names in West Union, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Grooms9878.5 years
Young4580.0 years
Moore2776.1 years
Scott2679.0 years
Hayslip2681.6 years
Taylor2473.7 years
Jones2478.6 years
Campbell2174.5 years
Smith2079.2 years
Davis2080.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Union, OH
  • 63.7%Utility gas
  • 30.9%Electricity
  • 5.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Union, OH
  • 78.2%Electricity
  • 21.8%Utility gas


West Union compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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