Union, Missouri

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Population in 2019: 11,990 (85% urban, 15% rural).
Population change since 2000: +54.6%
Males: 6,085  (50.8%)
Females: 5,905  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

34.6 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 63084.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,013 (it was $39,596 in 2000)
Union:

$56,013
MO:

$57,409

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,470 (it was $16,885 in 2000)

Union city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $149,788 (it was $81,800 in 2000)
Union:

$149,788
MO:

$168,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $171,851; detached houses: $175,704; mobile homes: $43,847

Median gross rent in 2019: $737.

March 2019 cost of living index in Union: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.3%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.9% for Black residents, 17.9% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Union, MO (2019)
    • 10,95795.0%White alone
    • 2171.9%Hispanic
    • 1851.6%Two or more races
    • 860.7%Black alone
    • 540.5%Asian alone
    • 30.03%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 59 registered sex offenders living in Union, Missouri as of December 04, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Union is 184 to 1.


Crime rates in Union by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.7)
1
(10.3)
1
(10.1)
1
(10.1)
1
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.0)
4
(34.9)
7
(59.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.4)
2
(20.6)
1
(10.1)
1
(10.1)
3
(29.3)
4
(38.9)
2
(19.0)
4
(37.6)
4
(36.4)
2
(18.0)
2
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
21
(234.3)
51
(528.6)
73
(751.4)
16
(161.1)
18
(181.7)
36
(351.5)
32
(311.4)
46
(437.8)
28
(263.0)
36
(327.2)
46
(414.7)
22
(192.2)
44
(375.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
46
(513.3)
50
(518.2)
52
(535.3)
38
(382.6)
51
(514.9)
46
(449.2)
60
(583.8)
78
(742.4)
73
(685.8)
54
(490.8)
44
(396.7)
44
(384.4)
59
(503.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
372
(4,151)
451
(4,675)
399
(4,107)
452
(4,551)
417
(4,210)
392
(3,828)
473
(4,603)
450
(4,283)
444
(4,171)
379
(3,445)
449
(4,048)
480
(4,193)
426
(3,638)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(66.9)
18
(186.6)
12
(123.5)
10
(100.7)
12
(121.2)
8
(78.1)
9
(87.6)
21
(199.9)
34
(319.4)
29
(263.6)
35
(315.5)
32
(279.5)
48
(409.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.3)
1
(10.1)
2
(20.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(27.0)
2
(17.5)
7
(59.8)
City-Data.com crime index254.2363.6376.3280.3261.6277.7305.9332.6304.3269.6310.5288.6353.6

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 Union, MO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 27 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Missouri average:

2.37
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Ancestries: German (27.4%), American (27.1%), Irish (7.5%), English (5.6%), European (2.8%), Yugoslavian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1851

Land area: 8.08 square miles.

Population density: 1,484 people per square mile   (low).

Union, Missouri map

249 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.3% Latin America).

This city:

2.2%
Missouri:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,417 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,124 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Peters, MO (31.7 miles , pop. 51,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (43.2 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (293.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Villa Ridge, MO (2.6 miles ),
St. Clair, MO (2.6 miles ),
Washington, MO (2.7 miles ),
Parkway, MO (2.8 miles ),
Three Creeks, MO (3.0 miles),
Gray Summit, MO (3.3 miles ),
Augusta, MO (3.3 miles ),
Leslie, MO (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 38.45 N, Longitude: 91.01 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,264 (+10.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,964 (36.7%)

Area code: 636

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 63 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 1998: 54 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 1999: 54 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2000: 65 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2001: 53 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 2002: 97 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2003: 109 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 2004: 142 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 2005: 145 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2006: 77 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2007: 100 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2008: 46 buildings, average cost: $144,100
  • 2009: 42 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2010: 41 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 2011: 69 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2012: 52 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 2013: 61 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2014: 54 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2015: 162 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2016: 123 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 2017: 117 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 2018: 163 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2019: 66 buildings, average cost: $144,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Union, MO residents
Average permit cost in Union, MO
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Missouri:

3.9%
Historical population in Union, MO
Historical housing units in Union, MO

Population change in the 1990s: +810 (+11.7%).
Most common industries in Union, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.8%)
  • Truck transportation (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.1%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Union, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Carpenters (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)

Average climate in Union, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Union, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.9. This is about average.

City:

67.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Union-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/24/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the Union city center killed 6 people and injured 36 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/10/1959, a category F4 tornado 22.7 miles away from the city center killed 21 people and injured 345 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Union-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 361% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 169.0 miles away from Union center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 119.6 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 169.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 145.5 miles away from Union center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 170.6 miles away from Union center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 178.2 miles away from Union 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 Franklin County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Union topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Union:

  • SUNSET HEALTH CARE CENTER (400 WEST PARK AVENUE)
  • SUNSET NURSING AND RET HOME (400 W PARK AVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Union:

  • WASHINGTON SQUARE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; WASHINGTON, MO)
  • ST CLAIR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SAINT CLAIR, MO)
  • COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; WASHINGTON, MO)
  • OLSTEN KIMBERLY QUALITYCARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; WASHINGTON, MO)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL WASHINGTON Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; WASHINGTON, MO)
  • ST JOHNS MERCY HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WASHINGTON, MO)
  • CEDARCREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WASHINGTON, MO)

Amtrak station near Union:

  • 8 miles: WASHINGTON (FRONT & ELM STS.) . Services: call for taxi service.

College/University in Union:

  • East Central College (Full-time enrollment: 2,810; Location: 1964 Prairie Dell Rd; Public; Website: www.eastcentral.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Union:

  • Jefferson College (about 28 miles; Hillsboro, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,975)
  • St Charles Community College (about 30 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)
  • Maryville University of Saint Louis (about 31 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 3,651)
  • Missouri Baptist University (about 33 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Lindenwood University (about 37 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • Webster University (about 38 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 12,406)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 41 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,823)

Public high schools in Union:

  • UNION HIGH (Students: 914, Location: 1 WILDCAT DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • AUTUMN HILL SCHOOL (Location: 300 AUTUMN HILL DR, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Union:

Private elementary/middle school in Union:

  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 354, Location: 6 W STATE ST, Grades: PK-8)
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Library in Union:

  • SCENIC REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,152,537; Location: 308 HAWTHORNE DRIVE; 237,362 books; 11,938 audio materials; 6,136 video materials; 16 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 486 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Union: Saint John Mercy Medical Building (A), Union Fire Protection District Station 3 (B), Union Fire Protection District Station 1 (C), Scenic Regional Library - Union Branch (D), Union City Hall (E), Union Memorial Auditorium (F), Union Police Department (G), Franklin County Courthouse (H), Union Fire Protection District Station 2 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Union include: First Baptist Church (A), Central Missionary Baptist Church (B), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness (C), Union Baptist Temple (D), First United Methodist Church (E), Church of the Nazarene (F), Church of God (G), First Christian Church of Union (H), The Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fees Cemetery (1), Saint Pauls Cemetery (2), Union Cemetery (3), Zion United Church of Christ Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Flat Creek (A), Fenton Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Scenic Regional Libraries - Union (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 308 Hawthorne Drive), Family Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 309 US Highway 50 West), Franklin County Billiards Inc. (Arcades & Amusements; 43 Prairie Dell Plaza).

Courts: Franklin County - Court House- Assessor-Personal Property Div- Child Support Enforcement (104 South McKinley Avenue), Franklin County - Circuit Court- Juvenile Office (4 South Church Street), Franklin County - Circuit Court- Juvenile Detention Center (401 East Springfield Avenue), Franklin County - Circuit Court- Associate Circuit Court Div 6- Div C (Church Springfield), Missouri State - Health & Senior Services Division (1 Liberty Plaza), Franklin County - Court House- Assessor-Personal Property Div- Planning-Zo (8 North Church Street), Franklin County - Prosecuting Attorney Div- Court House- Assessor-Personal Property Div- Of (414 East Main Street), Franklin County - Court House- Assessor-Real Estate Div (4A South Church Street), Union City - Municipal Court Clerk (500 East Locust Street).

Birthplace of: Paul J. Mueller - General, Roy Parker - Major League Baseball pitcher.

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

ARGYLE ESTATES WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2006)
  • One minor monitoring violation
BOURBEUSE MHP (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-27-2012), St Other (AUG-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.9%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.3%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
96 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Union in 2000:

  • 100 people in nursing homes
  • 96 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Union (2011 data):

  • United Bank of Union: United Bank Of Union, Union Branch, Rebel Road Branch. Info updated 2007/08/30: Bank assets: $272.6 mil, Deposits: $234.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Cardinal Bancorp Ii, Inc.
  • Legends Bank: Union Branch at 410 Hwy 50 East, branch established on 1997/02/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $256.9 mil, Deposits: $209.4 mil, headquarters in Linn, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Linn Holding Company
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Union Branch at 201 South Oak Street, branch established on 1981/12/15. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Union Branch at 509 Highway 50 West, branch established on 1895/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Bank of Sullivan: Union Branch at 351 South Oak, branch established on 2000/08/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $264.6 mil, Deposits: $216.3 mil, headquarters in Sullivan, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Mid-Missouri Holding Company, Inc
  • Heritage Community Bank: - Union Bran at 100 East Locust Street, branch established on 2009/10/30. Info updated 2007/10/19: Bank assets: $65.1 mil, Deposits: $56.1 mil, headquarters in Chamois, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Management Company, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Union:

Marital status in Union, MO
  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Union:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Missouri average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Union
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Union, MO (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,726111
Catholic18,17317
Mainline Protestant6,46539
Other9767
Black Protestant4933
None52,659-
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: 22
Franklin County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Franklin County:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Franklin County:

5.80 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.4%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

29.5%
State:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.2%
Missouri:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Union:

39.1%
State:

48.6%

Average BMI:
Union:

29.5
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

29.3%
Missouri:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Union:

16.0%
Missouri:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Union:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.9%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Union:

49.4%
Missouri:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.4%
Missouri:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Union, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 26$126,028$58,1670$0
Streets and Highways 11$43,249$47,1810$0
Solid Waste Management 10$34,388$41,2660$0
Parks and Recreation 9$28,113$37,4840$0
Other and Unallocable 5$24,556$58,9340$0
Other Government Administration 3$15,522$62,0880$0
Financial Administration 3$15,279$61,1160$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,348$40,1760$0
Totals for Government 68$290,483$51,2620$0

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $37,000 ($3.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($2.25)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($1.75)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,222,000 ($185.32)
    Sewerage: $1,652,000 ($137.78)
    Police Protection: $1,542,000 ($128.61)
    Regular Highways: $1,339,000 ($111.68)
    Water Utilities: $854,000 ($71.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $797,000 ($66.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $728,000 ($60.72)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $126,000 ($10.51)
    General Public Buildings: $81,000 ($6.76)
    Financial Administration: $65,000 ($5.42)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $14,000 ($1.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $200,000 ($16.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $869,000 ($72.48)
    Police Protection: $83,000 ($6.92)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,908,000 ($242.54)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $200,000 ($16.68)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $895,000 ($74.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $748,000 ($62.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $256,000 ($21.35)
    Other: $70,000 ($5.84)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $562,000 ($46.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $194,000 ($16.18)
    Fines and Forfeits: $177,000 ($14.76)
    Sale of Property: $126,000 ($10.51)
    Rents: $21,000 ($1.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,067,000 ($88.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $398,000 ($33.19)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,826,000 ($319.10)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,697,000 ($141.53)
    Property: $1,225,000 ($102.17)
    Other: $196,000 ($16.35)
    Other License: $68,000 ($5.67)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $56,000 ($4.67)
    Public Utility License: $46,000 ($3.84)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $28,000 ($2.34)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $16,000 ($1.33)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,736,000 ($645.20)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,385,000 ($615.93)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $351,000 ($29.27)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,903,000 ($1076.15)

5.31% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,213 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
Missouri average:

7.04%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from St. Louis County, MO  1.16% ($83,713 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, MO  0.61% ($40,470)
from Crawford County, MO  0.46% ($38,820)


5.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,948 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Missouri average:

7.16%

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 St. Louis County, MO  0.94% ($95,492 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, MO  0.56% ($38,044)
to Crawford County, MO  0.38% ($39,877)
Businesses in Union, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Ashley Furniture1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS3
Jack In The Box1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Union:

  • KLPW (1220 AM; 1 kW; UNION, MO; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KWMO (1350 AM; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, MO; Owner: COMPUTRAFFIC, INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIRL (1460 AM; 5 kW; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: BRONCO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KSLG (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW HORIZON 7TH-DAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC.)
  • KWRE (730 AM; 1 kW; WARRENTON, MO; Owner: KASPAR BROADCASTING CO. OF MISSOURI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Union:

  • KLPW-FM (101.7 FM; UNION, MO; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KSLQ-FM (104.5 FM; WASHINGTON, MO; Owner: Y2K, INC.)
  • KNSX (93.3 FM; STEELVILLE, MO; Owner: TWENTY-ONE SOUND COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KPNT (105.7 FM; ST. GENEVIEVE, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNLH (89.5 FM; CEDAR HILL, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSLZ (107.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO-FM (99.1 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KYKY (98.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSM (106.5 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KGNV (89.9 FM; WASHINGTON, MO; Owner: MISSOURI RIVER CHRISTIAN B/CING, INC)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KEZK-FM (102.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIHT (96.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KDHX (88.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: DOUBLE HELIX CORPORATION)
  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFTK (97.1 FM; FLORISSANT, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Union:

  • K63FW (Channel 63; JAMESTOWN, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • KNLC (Channel 24; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • WRBU (Channel 46; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPTN-LP (Channel 58; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KURT J. PETERSEN)
  • K59GP (Channel 59; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Union fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Union fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 41Number of bridges
  • 289ft / 88.0mTotal length
  • $1,162,000Total costs
  • 263,185Total average daily traffic
  • 46,555Total average daily truck traffic
  • 437,745Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Union, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 31920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Union, MO
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$121,89019$122,433134$133,0744$46,46810$94,2433$76,133
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$115,4302$111,1707$139,7371$115,6001$106,1200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$116,4603$92,33728$125,7004$8,9581$128,9803$41,727
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$162,5001$129,84017$130,8931$77,0801$38,4900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$06$138,4420$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8006.01 , 8006.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$133,6505$149,546
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$197,8802$159,100
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$165,0701$207,650
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$85,870
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8006.01 , 8006.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Union, MO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Union, MO - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 76. The highest number of fires - 131 took place in 2009, and the least - 8 in 2006. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Union, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (41.4%), and Outside Fires (41.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Union, MO
    • 53641.4%Structure Fires
    • 53441.3%Outside Fires
    • 18013.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 443.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Union, MO
Most common first names in Union, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William9574.2 years
John9173.9 years
Mary8179.2 years
George6977.0 years
James6270.1 years
Charles4876.1 years
Robert4670.9 years
Joseph4378.2 years
Helen4082.7 years
Edward3475.2 years
Most common last names in Union, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3272.5 years
Johnson3075.8 years
Williams2773.4 years
Copeland2373.2 years
Meyer2373.5 years
Jones1774.9 years
Klenke1570.9 years
Henderson1577.6 years
Miller1475.9 years
Hoelscher1367.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Union, MO
  • 76.1%Electricity
  • 18.2%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Union, MO
  • 85.3%Electricity
  • 11.1%Utility gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Union compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Union on our top lists:

  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
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