Union is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 10,957 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Union is the 77th largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Union is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Union is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Union who work in office and administrative support (14.47%), sales jobs (8.96%), and management occupations (7.96%).
The percentage of adults in Union who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.62% of the adults in Union have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Union in 2010 was $22,059, which is upper middle income relative to Missouri, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,236 for a family of four. However, Union contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Union is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Indo-European and Chinese.