Union is a tiny town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 846 people and just one neighborhood, Union is the 169th largest community in Connecticut.
Occupations and Workforce
Union is a blue-collar town, with 35.17% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Union is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Union who work in office and administrative support (13.50%), sales jobs (10.02%) and management occupations (6.75%).
Also of interest is that Union has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Union is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Union’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Union, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.51 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Union does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.