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Union township, IN map Land area: 42.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.
Population: 523 (all rural)
Males: 285  (54.5%)
Females: 238  (45.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 523 (477 owner occupied, 46 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

9%
State:

29%


Races in Union township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.0%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%

Median age of males: 39.2
Median age of females: 42.1

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Average household size: 2.51

Union township:

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.92

Estimated median household income in 2009: $41,587 ($38,056 in 1999)
This township:

$41,587
Indiana:

$45,424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $346 (lower quartile is $342, upper quartile is $359)
Here:

$346
State:

$545

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $86,952 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
Union township:

$86,952
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,858 - $135,419

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $128,332
Here:

$128,332
State:

$155,412

Mobile homes: $58,070
Here:

$58,070
State:

$33,761

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $5,595
Here:

$5,595
State:

$52,440
Population density: 12 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

3.1%
Whole state:

9.5%

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

1.8%
Whole state:

4.2%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Union township: Buzzard Roost Overlook (A), Mano Point Recreation Site (B), Central Perry Fire Department Station 1 Derby (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Union township include: Cross Roads Church (A), Sacred Heart Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Stephenson Cemetery (1), Phelps Cemetery (2), Old Chapel Cemetery (3), Horton Cemetery (4), Derby Cemetery (5), Badger Cemetery (6), Talley Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Clover Lick Creek (A), Webb Branch (B), Long Run (C), Bear Creek (D), Boone Creek (E), Oil Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

79% of Union township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Indiana.

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

  • This state: 394
  • Northeast: 3
  • Midwest: 21
  • South: 102
  • West: 7

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $45,000

Union township, Indiana satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 173
  • Mobile homes: 79
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 13

Median worth of mobile homes: $25,000


Housing units in Union township with a mortgage: 25 (0 second mortgage, 3 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 31

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 4
  • 1995 to 1998: 47
  • 1990 to 1994: 26
  • 1980 to 1989: 37
  • 1970 to 1979: 57
  • 1960 to 1969: 27
  • 1950 to 1959: 9
  • 1940 to 1949: 21
  • 1939 or earlier: 37

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 8
  • 3 rooms: 16
  • 4 rooms: 54
  • 5 rooms: 30
  • 6 rooms: 25
  • 7 rooms: 20
  • 8 rooms: 8
  • 9 or more rooms: 18

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 5
  • 5 rooms: 0
  • 6 rooms: 5
  • 7 rooms: 6
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 16
  • 2 bedrooms: 62
  • 3 bedrooms: 69
  • 4 bedrooms: 24
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 8

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 5
  • 3 bedrooms: 5
  • 4 bedrooms: 6
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 47
  • 2 vehicles: 71
  • 3 vehicles: 28
  • 4 vehicles: 18
  • 5 or more vehicles: 11

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 0
  • 2 vehicles: 10
  • 3 vehicles: 6
  • 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 (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Metal and metal products (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (8%)
  • Wood products (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (16%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (14%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Woodworkers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Electricians (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Union township:

  • United States or American (46.1%)
  • German (20.4%)
  • English (9.1%)
  • Irish (8.2%)
  • French (except Basque) (3.8%)
  • European (2.8%)
  • Polish (2.5%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 169 (66%)
  • Carpooled: 48 (19%)
  • Walked: 4 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 37 (14%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (55%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Solar energy (3%)

97.0% of residents of Union township speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (33% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 33% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 527
  • In family households: 494 (135 male householders, 20 female householders)
    140 spouses, 140 children (113 natural, 20 adopted, 7 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 11 brothers or sisters, 12 parents, 12 other relatives, 24 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 33 (20 male householders (18 living alone)), 9 female householders (9 living alone)), 4 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 67 2-persons, 42 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 27 1-person, 2 2-persons,

92 married couples with children.
17 single-parent households (9 men, 8 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

36.4%
Indiana:

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 (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Union township:

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