Union is a somewhat small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 8,045 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Union is the 51st largest community in South Carolina.
Union is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Union is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Union who work in office and administrative support (17.35%), sales jobs (10.40%), and teaching (10.10%).
The citizens of Union are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.88% of adults in Union having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Union in 2010 was $18,988, which is middle income relative to South Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,952 for a family of four. However, Union contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Union is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Union include Irish, English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Union is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.