Union, Ohio

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Not to be confused with Union County, Ohio.
Union, Ohio
City
Union Municipal Building.
Union Municipal Building.
Official seal of Union, Ohio
Seal
Location in Ohio
Location in Ohio
Coordinates: 39°54′1″N 84°18′49″W / 39.90028°N 84.31361°W / 39.90028; -84.31361Coordinates: 39°54′1″N 84°18′49″W / 39.90028°N 84.31361°W / 39.90028; -84.31361
Country United States
State Ohio
Counties Montgomery, Miami
Founded 1806
Named "Union" in 1816[1]
Incorporated 1982 (as city)[1]
Government
 • Mayor Michael O'Callaghan[2]
Area[3]
 • Total 7.13 sq mi (18.47 km2)
 • Land 7.05 sq mi (18.26 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)
Elevation 922 ft (281 m)
Population (2010)[4]
 • Total 6,419
 • Estimate (2012[5]) 6,402
 • Density 910.5/sq mi (351.5/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45322
Area code(s) 937
FIPS code 39-78470[6]
GNIS feature ID 1049256[7]
Website http://www.ci.union.oh.us/

Union is a city in Montgomery and Miami Counties in the U.S. state of Ohio. The population was 6,419 at the 2010 census.[8] It is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

The coordinates for The City of Union are 39°54′1″N 84°18′49″W / 39.90028°N 84.31361°W / 39.90028; -84.31361 (39.900154, -84.313494).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.13 square miles (18.47 km2), of which, 7.05 square miles (18.26 km2) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) is water.[3] The Stillwater River runs on its east side.

Transportation[edit]

One major state highway, State Route 48, runs North and South through Union. In Union, State Route 48 is known as Main Street. Union is 4 miles North of Interstate 70

Other notable streets in Union include Martindale Road, Sweet Potato Ridge Road, and Phillipsburg-Union Road.

Government[edit]

Union is a charter city and has a mayor/council/manager form of government. The current mayor is Michael O'Callaghan,[10] and John P. Applegate is Union's City Manager.[11]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 263
1940 280 6.5%
1950 370 32.1%
1960 1,072 189.7%
1970 3,654 240.9%
1980 5,219 42.8%
1990 5,501 5.4%
2000 5,574 1.3%
2010 6,419 15.2%
Est. 2012 6,402 −0.3%
Sources:[12][13][14][6][15]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2010, there were 6,419 people, 2,554 households, and 1,811 families residing in the city. The population density was 910.5 inhabitants per square mile (351.5/km2). There were 2,721 housing units at an average density of 386.0 per square mile (149.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.5% White, 3.6% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 2,554 households of which 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.9% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.1% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.99.

The median age in the city was 38.6 years. 25.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.8% were from 25 to 44; 28.1% were from 45 to 64; and 12.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 5,574 people, 2,080 households, and 1,609 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,302.0 people per square mile (502.8/km²). There were 2,167 housing units at an average density of 506.2 per square mile (195.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.88% White, 0.91% African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.36% from other races, and 1.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.18% of the population.

There were 2,080 households out of which 40.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.1% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.6% were non-families. 18.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.7% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 33.2% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 7.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $50,471, and the median income for a family was $55,139. Males had a median income of $39,944 versus $25,430 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,260. About 2.5% of families and 3.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.5% of those under age 18 and 3.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Union residents west of the Stillwater River are served by the Northmont City School District of Montgomery County. The schools that Union children attend include:

East of the Stillwater River, students attend Vandalia-Butler City School District.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.union.oh.us/hist.html City history. Retrieved 16 November 2006.
  2. ^ http://www.tcnewsnet.com/main.asp?SectionID=13&SubSectionID=230&ArticleID=142476&TM=238 Union's New Mayor. Retrieved December 14, 2006
  3. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  5. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  6. ^ a b c "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder2". Retrieved 2010-03-20. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ http://www.daytondailynews.com/r/content/oh/story/news/local/2007/11/08/ddn110807union. Form of Government. Retrieved 14 December 2006.
  11. ^ http://www.union.oh.us/genad.html WELCOME. Retrieved 16 November 2006.
  12. ^ "Population: Ohio". 1930 US Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  13. ^ "Number of Inhabitants: Ohio". 18th Census of the United States. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  14. ^ "Ohio: Population and Housing Unit Counts". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  15. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 25 November 2013. 
  16. ^ http://www.union.oh.us/school.html Local Schools. Retrieved 16 November 2006.

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