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Union township, MO map Land area: 73.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.9 sq. mi.
Population: 2,059 (all rural)
Males: 1,004  (48.8%)
Females: 1,055  (51.2%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 2,059 (1,747 owner occupied, 312 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

30%


Races in Union township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 91.6%
  • Black: 6.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 1.2%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 37.7
Median age of females: 38.0

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Average household size: 2.44

Union township:

2.4 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.91

Estimated median household income in 2009: $38,424 ($32,227 in 1999)
This township:

$38,424
Missouri:

$45,229

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $318 (lower quartile is $244, upper quartile is $397)
Here:

$318
State:

$520

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $72,123 (it was $45,800 in 2000)
Union township:

$72,123
Missouri:

$139,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,860 - $120,639

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $128,273
Here:

$128,273
State:

$180,542

Townhouses or other attached units: $93,007
Here:

$93,007
State:

$174,118

In 2-unit structures: $106,094
Here:

$106,094
State:

$114,067

Mobile homes: $56,271
Here:

$56,271
State:

$37,932
Population density: 28 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

10.1%
Whole state:

11.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

6.1%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: La Grange.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: R - 4 Fire Protection District Station 2 Maywood (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Salter Cemetery (1), Maywood Cemetery (2), Liberty Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Maple Lake (A), Durgens Creek Watershed Lake 1 B (B), Durgens Creek Watershed Lake Number 1 A (C), Garkie Lake Section 32 (D), Lewis County Number 33 Lake (E), Waganer Lake (F), Solter Lake (G), Lake O'Vaughn (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Durgens Creek (A), Wyaconda River (B), Linn Branch (C), Oyster Branch (D), Middle Fabius River (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Union township: Wakonda State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

63% of Union township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 29% lived in Missouri.

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

  • This state: 650
  • Northeast: 34
  • Midwest: 1249
  • South: 70
  • West: 22

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $28,800

Union township, Missouri satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 7.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 610
  • One, attached: 6
  • Two: 12
  • 3 or 4: 51
  • 5 to 9: 23
  • 10 to 19: 6
  • 50 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 241
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Median worth of mobile homes: $26,100


Housing units in Union township with a mortgage: 157 (11 second mortgage, 2 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 184

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 34
  • 1995 to 1998: 89
  • 1990 to 1994: 52
  • 1980 to 1989: 87
  • 1970 to 1979: 134
  • 1960 to 1969: 130
  • 1950 to 1959: 89
  • 1940 to 1949: 42
  • 1939 or earlier: 296

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Union township, Missouri:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 112
  • 5 rooms: 164
  • 6 rooms: 154
  • 7 rooms: 123
  • 8 rooms: 68
  • 9 or more rooms: 45

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union township, Missouri:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 12
  • 3 rooms: 49
  • 4 rooms: 28
  • 5 rooms: 36
  • 6 rooms: 18
  • 7 rooms: 21
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 2

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Union township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 10
  • 2 bedrooms: 228
  • 3 bedrooms: 330
  • 4 bedrooms: 94
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 10

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union township:

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 64
  • 2 bedrooms: 59
  • 3 bedrooms: 20
  • 4 bedrooms: 21
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Union township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 35
  • 1 vehicle: 163
  • 2 vehicles: 285
  • 3 vehicles: 110
  • 4 vehicles: 59
  • 5 or more vehicles: 20

Cars and other vehicles available in Union township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 32
  • 1 vehicle: 91
  • 2 vehicles: 41
  • 3 vehicles: 2
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Transportation equipment (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Metal and metal products (15%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Machinery (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (18%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Union township:

  • German (41.2%)
  • Irish (13.0%)
  • United States or American (12.1%)
  • English (7.6%)
  • Polish (4.6%)
  • Scottish (2.1%)
  • Dutch (1.8%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 822 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 121 (12%)
  • Walked: 17 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 74 (7%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Wood (4%)

99.1% of residents of Union township speak English at home.
0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,025
  • In family households: 1,670 (436 male householders, 120 female householders)
    454 spouses, 557 children (507 natural, 21 adopted, 29 stepchildren), 43 grandchildren, 12 brothers or sisters, 6 parents, 10 other relatives, 32 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 355 (119 male householders (74 living alone)), 161 female householders (149 living alone)), 75 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 271 2-persons, 129 3-persons, 91 4-persons, 44 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 223 1-person, 44 2-persons, 2 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 1 5-persons,

337 married couples with children.
103 single-parent households (20 men, 83 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3
Here:

1.5%
Missouri:

13.7%

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

10.2%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12
Here:

41.4%
Missouri:

24.9%

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 (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Union township:

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