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Union County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2014: 53,776 (50% urban, 50% rural); it was 40,909 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,018
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,969
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,118
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,078 (it was 3,228 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

32%

Land area: 437 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 123 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Union County: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (17.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.0%), Retail trade (12.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
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Races in Union County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (92.1%)
  • Asian alone (2.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.3%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Ohio median age:  38.0 years
Males: 25,398  (47.2%)
Females: 28,378  (52.8%)
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Union County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Union County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $69,625 ($51,743 in 1999)

This county:

$69,625
Ohio:

$51,075

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $621 (lower quartile is $477, upper quartile is $803)
This county:

$621
State:

$596


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $179,767 (it was $126,200 in 2000)
Union:

$179,767
Ohio:

$136,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $126,274 - $276,756
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,500
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $518

Institutionalized population: 2,915

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 102
  • Thefts: 261
  • Auto thefts: 18
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 440 buildings, average cost: $183,100
  • 2006: 271 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2007: 221 buildings, average cost: $203,800
  • 2008: 159 buildings, average cost: $216,600
  • 2009: 130 buildings, average cost: $190,300
  • 2010: 115 buildings, average cost: $199,500
  • 2011: 104 buildings, average cost: $207,500
  • 2012: 174 buildings, average cost: $220,300
  • 2013: 281 buildings, average cost: $241,000
  • 2014: 336 buildings, average cost: $271,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,874 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $2,112 (1.4%)

Union County household income distribution in 2009 Union County home values distribution Union County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 8.7%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.4% for Black residents, 5.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.1% for other race residents, 4.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 8.2%
Union County:

8.2%
Ohio:

14.8%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.3% for Black residents, 5.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 85.0% for other race residents, 4.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 38 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38 years old, Black residents: 37 years old, American Indian residents: 46 years old, Asian residents: 35 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28 years old, Other race residents: 38 years old)

Area name: Columbus, OH HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Union County is $517 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $655 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $823 a month.

Cities in this county include: Marysville, Richwood, New California, Milford Center, Magnetic Springs, Unionville Center, Raymond.

Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
43007Broadway28.38.38.38.3008.305.608.30
43029Irwin1713.30.24.743.13.3269.934.301.986.30
43036Magnetic Springs710.21.45.334.034.0175.182.502.158.70
43040Marysville72063.504.462.845.61125.93.101.705.40
43045Milford Center6316.606.074.494.0967.385.502.887.50
43067Raymond208.90.63.482.932.0959.932.652.405.40
43077Unionville Center35.44.14.634.60.6814.694.403.604.65
43344Richwood11161.80.15.482.928.2149.572.601.386.20

All concentrations are in units of pico-Curies of radiation per liter of air ( pCi/l ).

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Neighboring counties: Butte County, California , Carroll County, Indiana , Gloucester County, New Jersey , Edgar County, Illinois , Larimer County, Colorado , Lancaster County, Nebraska , Washington County, Pennsylvania , Tipton County, Indiana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,275
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 389 (49% naturalized citizens)

Union County:

1.0%
Whole state:

3.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 89
  • 1990 to 1994: 23
  • 1985 to 1989: 72
  • 1980 to 1984: 44
  • 1975 to 1979: 30
  • 1970 to 1974: 14
  • 1970 to 1974: 15
  • 1965 to 1969: 102
Note: State values scaled to Union County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 57.3%

Union County marital status for males Union County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,670
  • One, attached: 180
  • Two: 396
  • 3 or 4: 713
  • 5 to 9: 697
  • 10 to 19: 216
  • 20 or more: 220
  • Mobile homes: 1,118
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Union County with a mortgage: 6,795 (884 second mortgage, 897 home equity loan, 23 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,749

Here:

79.5% with mortgage
State:

69.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Union County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,65924
Evangelical Protestant5,59533
Catholic2,5002
Other4542
Black Protestant391
None36,053-
Union County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Union County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Union County:

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Union County:

8.3%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

30.1%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.9%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Union County:

Average size of farms: 251 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $86,945
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $190.04
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 53.66%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $78,863
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 84.55%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.14%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $102,427
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.81%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.75
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 11.54%
Corn for grain: 42190 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 19401 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 145512 harvested acres
Vegetables: 84 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 63 acres

Earthquake activity:

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

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 146.3 miles away from Union County center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 176.7 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 147.5 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 272.4 miles away from Union County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 149.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Ohio Severe Wind Storm associated with Tropical Depression Ike, Incident Period: September 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1805: October 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1805, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tropical Depression, Wind
  • Ohio Snow, Incident Period: March 07, 2008 to March 09, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3286: April 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 3286, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Ohio Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3250: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Ohio Severe Winter Storms, Flooding and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to February 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1580: February 15, 2005, FEMA Id: 1580, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • Ohio Snow, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to December 24, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3198: January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: 3198, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Ohio Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 10, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1444: November 18, 2002, FEMA Id: 1444, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Ohio Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 26, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3055: January 26, 1978, FEMA Id: 3055, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard

The number of natural disasters in Union County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Canada (17%)
  • Philippines (16%)
  • Germany (14%)
  • Korea (9%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • Peru (6%)
  • Romania (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Union County (%):

  • German (30%)
  • United States or American (18%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (10%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Polish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Union County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,074 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 2,180 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 35 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 24 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (0%)
  • Walked: 323 (2%)
  • Other means: 83 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 677 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Union County, Ohio in 2000:

  • 1,755 people in state prisons
  • 175 people in nursing homes
  • 106 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 100 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 44 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children

People in group quarters in Union County, Ohio in 2010:

  • 2,595 people in state prisons
  • 140 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 135 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 45 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $63,934.

6.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,612 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
Ohio average:

4.72%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.13% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($34,136 average AGI)
1.55% relocated from other states ($15,476 average AGI)
Union County:

1.55%
Ohio average:

1.60%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Franklin County, OH  2.11% ($51,646 average AGI)
from Delaware County, OH  0.53% ($51,747)
from Logan County, OH  0.51% ($42,229)
from Champaign County, OH  0.41% ($35,299)
from Marion County, OH  0.30% ($33,561)
from Madison County, OH  0.21% ($34,975)
from Hardin County, OH  0.12% ($32,682)


6.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,579 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Ohio average:

5.14%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($576 average AGI)
Union County:

0.06%
Ohio average:

0.04%

5.12% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($29,167 average AGI)
1.69% relocated to other states ($12,837 average AGI)
Union County:

1.69%
Ohio average:

2.02%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Franklin County, OH  2.03% ($40,509 average AGI)
to Delaware County, OH  0.65% ($60,148)
to Logan County, OH  0.53% ($30,340)
to Marion County, OH  0.35% ($27,424)
to Champaign County, OH  0.26% ($32,625)
to Madison County, OH  0.19% ($25,000)
to Hardin County, OH  0.10% ($39,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.0

Births per 1000 population in Union County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Union County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Union County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Union County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Union County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,260 (4,427 aged, 833 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 971 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Union County, Ohio in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (355)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (322)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (238)
  • Unspecified dementia (214)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (194)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (176)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (135)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (106)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (103)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (96)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.25
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,611
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 182
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 49,019

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,530
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 682
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 2

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 57

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 97.8. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 49,368
  • In family households: 43,868 (10,519 male householders, 3,162 female householders)
    11,338 spouses, 16,060 children (14,795 natural, 338 adopted, 927 stepchildren), 788 grandchildren, 222 brothers or sisters, 297 parents, 323 other relatives, 918 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,500 (2,189 male householders (1,646 living alone)), 2,195 female householders (1,870 living alone)), 1,116 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,932 (2,915 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,465 2-persons, 3,064 3-persons, 3,078 4-persons, 1,387 5-persons, 478 6-persons, 209 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,516 1-person, 715 2-persons, 99 3-persons, 27 4-persons, 17 5-persons, 7 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

8,790 married couples with children.
1,730 single-parent households (534 men, 1,196 women).

96.9% of residents of Union County speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (79% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $125,998,000 ($2,832 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,176,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $59,450,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $27,397,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,951,000
Federal grants: $24,890,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,558,000 ($256,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,752,000 ($65,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,479,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $52,257,000
Federal Government insurance: $33,278,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,325
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,509
Here:

33 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +79
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,999
Here +66 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Union County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.30 millions of gallons per day (63% from ground, 37% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 431
  • 2010 to 2013: 427
  • 2000 to 2009: 4,432
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,741
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,520
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,506
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,430
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,099
  • 1940 to 1949: 585
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,110
Note: State values scaled to Union population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Union County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Union County population
  • 1 room: 12
  • 2 rooms: 27
  • 3 rooms: 146
  • 4 rooms: 645
  • 5 rooms: 1,935
  • 6 rooms: 2,658
  • 7 rooms: 2,450
  • 8 rooms: 1,691
  • 9+ rooms: 1,554
  • 1 room: 19
  • 2 rooms: 97
  • 3 rooms: 491
  • 4 rooms: 976
  • 5 rooms: 739
  • 6 rooms: 437
  • 7 rooms: 279
  • 8 rooms: 97
  • 9+ rooms: 93
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Union County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Union County population
  • no bedroom: 12
  • 1 bedroom: 193
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,473
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,545
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,448
  • 5+ bedrooms: 447
  • no bedroom: 33
  • 1 bedroom: 644
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,541
  • 3 bedrooms: 804
  • 4 bedrooms: 161
  • 5+ bedrooms: 45
Cars and other vehicles available in Union County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Union County population
  • no vehicle: 230
  • 1 vehicle: 1,985
  • 2 vehicles: 5,220
  • 3 vehicles: 2,562
  • 4 vehicles: 774
  • 5+ vehicles: 347
  • no vehicle: 355
  • 1 vehicle: 1,395
  • 2 vehicles: 1,126
  • 3 vehicles: 298
  • 4 vehicles: 19
  • 5+ vehicles: 35

52% of Union County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Ohio.

Union County:

52.1%
State average:

58.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 32,850
  • Northeast: 1,273
  • Midwest: 1,961
  • South: 3,531
  • West: 669

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $90,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Union County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (43.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30.4%)
  • Electricity (15.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.1%)
  • Wood (3.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)
  • Utility gas (49.5%)
  • Electricity (31.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.2%)
  • Wood (1.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 475
Here:

9.2%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 84
Here:

3.6%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 185
Here:

18.0%
Ohio:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Union County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,853,000
    General - Other: $248,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $53,749,000
    Health - Other: $17,963,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,992,000
    Police Protection: $5,632,000
    Regular Highways: $4,499,000
    General - Other: $4,474,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,934,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,610,000
    Financial Administration: $1,459,000
    Sewerage: $1,042,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $973,000
    Central Staff Services: $593,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $584,000
    Water Utilities: $482,000
    Correctional Institutions: $364,000
    Housing and Community Development: $343,000
    Corrections - Other: $324,000
    Air Transportation: $62,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,410,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Correctional Institutions: $1,436,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $69,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $1,144,000
    General - Other: $525,000
    Health - Other: $95,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $47,859,000

Union County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $60,534,000
    All Other: $13,968,000
    Sewerage: $1,103,000
    Regular Highways: $562,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $358,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,261,000
    Interest Earnings: $848,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $544,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $142,000
    Special Assessments: $89,000
    Rents: $85,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $631,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,605,000
    Public Welfare: $3,530,000
    All Other: $2,681,000
    Highways: $2,392,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,046,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,242,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,133,000
    Other License: $943,000
    Other Selective Sales: $94,000

Union County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,647,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,765,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,237,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,355,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,000,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,000,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $4,035,000
    Beginning: $4,020,000

Union County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,049,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,449,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 392
  • Number of aged recipients: 14
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 378
  • Number of recipients under 18: 81
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 264
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 47
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 132
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 166
Union County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Union County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED317$155,855254$199,0041,523$186,33761$78,0981$1,048,00055$114,52725$97,240
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED23$147,47823$221,217138$182,4496$116,8332$3,521,0004$201,0005$84,800
APPLICATIONS DENIED42$142,85734$189,559457$189,80747$25,0641$7,800,00015$134,66714$104,571
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN29$157,89721$275,667219$199,00511$66,8180$02$55,5003$137,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$148,5006$173,00047$182,5743$60,0000$01$90,0003$72,667
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED52$200,92364$221,2500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$264,45515$264,4001$117,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$221,4007$246,7140$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$117,0007$257,2860$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$354,0001$115,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Union County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary32181.1 years
John32073.8 years
Charles24074.8 years
William22475.0 years
James21970.5 years
Robert21669.7 years
Helen20180.7 years
Ruth15477.9 years
George15376.0 years
Dorothy12177.5 years
Most common last names in Union County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rausch20176.3 years
Smith13676.1 years
Nicol12879.6 years
Miller9977.8 years
Scheiderer9780.3 years
Brown7576.8 years
Davis7379.0 years
Baker6180.1 years
Blumenschein5975.9 years
Johnson5574.3 years
Businesses in Union County, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kmart1
AT&T1Kroger1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nike2
Burger King2OfficeMax1
CVS1Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid1
Curves1Sprint Nextel1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Subway4
Fashion Bug1Super 81
FedEx3Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul2
GameStop1UPS1
Goodwill1Verizon Wireless1
H&R Block1Waffle House1
Hilton1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
Home Depot1Wendy's2
Honda1White Castle1
KFC1YMCA1