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Union, KY
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Living in Union


Union is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 7,416 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Union is the 61st largest community in Kentucky. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Union, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Union, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Union’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Union does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $123,630.00.

Union real estate is some of the most expensive in Kentucky, although Union house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities, Union isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Union are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Union is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Union who work in sales jobs (13.98%), management occupations (13.51%), and office and administrative support (10.56%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Union telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.90% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Union is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Union a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Union has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Union’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Union is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Union, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Union is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 51.42% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Union in 2018 was $42,709, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $170,836 for a family of four.

The people who call Union home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Union residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Union include German, English, Irish, French, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Union is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Vietnamese.