Union is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 6,437 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Union is the 228th largest community in Ohio.
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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Union who work in office and administrative support (16.25%), management occupations (9.01%), and sales jobs (8.33%).
Because of many things, Union is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Union really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Union perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The education level of Union citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.14% of adults 25 and older in Union have a college degree.
The per capita income in Union in 2010 was $25,714, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,856 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, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Union is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.