Union

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  1. Union Legal Resources
  2. Union Statistics
  3. Union Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Union Employment Information
  5. Union Family Information
  6. Union Education Information
  7. Union Public Benefits Information
  8. Union Immigration & Civil Rights Information


Union Legal Resources

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Union Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 11,751
  • Land Area (2000): 669.206 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.484 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 4,901

Union Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 0 0.00%
 Rural, Farm 346 2.84%
 Rural, Non-farm 11,825 97.16%

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Union Employment Information

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Union Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 698 23.04%
2. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 201 6.64%
3. Repair and Maintenance 147 4.85%
4. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 116 3.83%
5. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 115 3.80%
6. Public Administration 107 3.53%
7. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 105 3.47%
8. Metal Manufactuing 104 3.43%
9. Food Manufacturing 95 3.14%
10. Truck Transportation 82 2.71%
11. Wood Manufacturing 82 2.71%
12. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 73 2.41%
13. Utilities 73 2.41%
14. Accommodation and Food Services 72 2.38%
15. Educational Services 72 2.38%
16. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 69 2.28%
17. Health Care 61 2.01%
18. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 59 1.95%
19. Food and Beverage Stores 49 1.62%
20. Groceries and Related Products, Wholesale 39 1.29%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 358 14.76%
2. Educational Services 281 11.58%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 187 7.71%
4. Apparel Manufacturing 127 5.23%
5. Food and Beverage Stores 112 4.62%
6. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 109 4.49%
7. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 94 3.87%
8. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 84 3.46%
9. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 81 3.34%
10. Department and Other General Stores 60 2.47%
11. Finance and Insurance 59 2.43%
12. Public Administration 58 2.39%
13. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 54 2.23%
14. Other Direct Selling Estab 52 2.14%
15. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 46 1.90%
16. Pharmacies and Drug Stores 41 1.69%
17. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 40 1.65%
18. Personal and Laundry Services 39 1.61%
19. Metal Manufactuing 37 1.53%
20. Construction 36 1.48%

Union Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 248 8.19%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 229 7.56%
3. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 228 7.53%
4. Other Construction Trades 188 6.21%
5. Vehicle Mechanics 144 4.75%
6. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 134 4.42%
7. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 130 4.29%
8. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 122 4.03%
9. Other Management Occupations 116 3.83%
10. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 98 3.24%
11. Carpenters 97 3.20%
12. Other Sales and Related Occupations 95 3.14%
13. Law Enforcement Workers 74 2.44%
14. Agricultural Workers 72 2.38%
15. Farmers and Farm Managers 70 2.31%
16. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 66 2.18%
17. Other Material Moving Workers 61 2.01%
18. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 58 1.91%
19. Drafters / Engineering / Mappers 57 1.88%
20. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 55 1.82%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Production Occupations 184 7.58%
2. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 180 7.42%
3. Cashiers 134 5.52%
4. Other Office and Admin Support 111 4.58%
5. Other Sales and Related Occupations 109 4.49%
6. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 103 4.25%
7. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 91 3.75%
8. Secretaries and Admins 90 3.71%
9. Registered Nurses 83 3.42%
10. Health Technologists and Technicians 80 3.30%
11. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 80 3.30%
12. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 78 3.22%
13. Waiters and Waitresses 74 3.05%
14. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 63 2.60%
15. Other Food Preparation and Servers 62 2.56%
16. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 60 2.47%
17. Assemblers and Fabricators 59 2.43%
18. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 53 2.18%
19. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 46 1.90%
20. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 45 1.85%

Union Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 5,270 57.84%
15-35 hours 893 9.80%
1-14 hours 132 1.45%
No regular hours 2,817 30.92%

Union Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 352 6.90%
5 AM-5:29 AM 247 4.84%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 258 5.06%
6 AM-6:29 AM 713 13.97%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 668 13.09%
7 AM-7:29 AM 754 14.78%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 729 14.29%
8 AM-8:29 AM 330 6.47%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 143 2.80%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 71 1.39%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 33 0.65%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 23 0.45%
Noon-3:59 PM 294 5.76%
4 PM-11:59 PM 487 9.55%

Union Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 119 2.33%
5-9 272 5.33%
10-14 625 12.25%
15-19 985 19.31%
20-24 745 14.60%
25-29 369 7.23%
30-34 658 12.90%
35-39 222 4.35%
40-44 178 3.49%
45-59 402 7.88%
60-89 238 4.66%
At least 90 289 5.66%

Union Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 0 0.00% 3,115 61.05%
30-44 0 0.00% 1,058 20.74%
45-59 0 0.00% 402 7.88%
At least 60 0 0.00% 527 10.33%

Union Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 17 0.32%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 849 16.17%
 Car / truck / van, solo 4,145 78.92%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 49 0.93%
 Public transportation 0 0.00%
 Walked 42 0.80%
 Worked at home 150 2.86%

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Union Family Information

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Households (2000): 4,381 (12,129 people)
Families (2000): 3,328 (10,571 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 1,347
People at same address in 1995: 7,197

Union Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 565 12.90%
$10,000-$14,999 293 6.69%
$15,000-$19,999 330 7.53%
$20,000-$24,999 350 7.99%
$25,000-$29,999 308 7.03%
$30,000-$34,999 360 8.22%
$35,000-$39,999 311 7.10%
$40,000-$44,999 326 7.44%
$45,000-$49,999 284 6.48%
$50,000-$59,999 347 7.92%
$60,000-$74,999 440 10.04%
$75,000-$99,999 228 5.20%
$100,000-$124,999 133 3.04%
$125,000-$149,999 44 1.00%
$150,000-$199,999 32 0.73%
$200,000 or more 30 0.68%

Union Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 899 20.48%
 Family, 2 people 1,371 31.23%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 117 2.67%
 Family, 3 people 861 19.61%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 18 0.41%
 Family, 4 people 683 15.56%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 5 0.11%
 Family, 5 people 272 6.20%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 5 0.11%
 Family, 6 people 102 2.32%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 1 0.02%
 Family, 7 or more people 56 1.28%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Union Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 3,584 32.18%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 828 7.43%
Public Assistance 156 1.40%
Retirement 599 5.38%
Self Employment 580 5.21%
Social Security 1,083 9.72%
Supplemental Security 206 1.85%
Wage / Salary 3,430 30.80%
Other 671 6.02%

Union Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 1,417 53.82%
 With children under 18 1,216 46.18%

Union Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 440 9.60%
 Married 2,902 63.29%
 Never Married 1,138 24.82%
 Widowed 105 2.29%

Union Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 342 7.31%
 Married 2,894 61.89%
 Never Married 968 20.70%
 Widowed 472 10.09%

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Union Education Information

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Union Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 1,014 11.60%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 1,942 22.22%
 High school diploma or equivalent 3,152 36.06%
 Some college, no degree 1,492 17.07%
 Associate degree 452 5.17%
 Bachelors degree 466 5.33%
 Graduate or professional degree 223 2.55%

Union Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 108 0.92% 64 0.54% 172 1.46%
Kindergarten 175 1.49% 0 0.00% 175 1.49%
Grades 1-4 874 7.44% 37 0.31% 911 7.75%
Grades 5-8 682 5.80% 34 0.29% 716 6.09%
Grades 9-12 646 5.50% 20 0.17% 666 5.67%
Undergrad college 368 3.13% 23 0.20% 391 3.33%
Graduate or professional school 48 0.41% 8 0.07% 56 0.48%
Total 2,901 24.69% 186 1.58% 3,087 26.27%

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Union Public Benefits Information

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Union Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 10,272 84.98%
 Below Poverty Level 1,815 15.02%

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Union Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Union Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 1,709 14.54%
10-19 Years 1,729 14.71%
20-29 Years 1,474 12.54%
30-39 Years 1,812 15.42%
40-49 Years 1,795 15.28%
50-59 Years 1,473 12.54%
60-69 Years 897 7.63%
70-79 Years 590 5.02%
80-89 Years 242 2.06%
90+ Years 30 0.26%

Union Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 5,873 49.98%
 Female 5,878 50.02%

Union Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 8,165 69.48%
 Amerindian 1,671 14.22%
 African-American 1,513 12.88%
 Hispanic/Latino 292 2.48%
 Multiracial 72 0.61%
 Asian 22 0.19%
 Other Race 16 0.14%
 Pacific Islander 0 0.00%

Union Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 2,553 43.36%
2. German 783 13.30%
3. English 714 12.13%
4. Irish 594 10.09%
5. Scotch Irish 344 5.84%
6. Scottish 184 3.12%
7. French Non-Basque 123 2.09%
8. European 115 1.95%
9. Italian 115 1.95%
10. Dutch 92 1.56%

Union Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 10,705 95.66%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 404 3.61%
3. Miao / Hmong 30 0.27%
4. French 26 0.23%
5. Japanese 14 0.13%
6. German 6 0.05%
7. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 4 0.04%
8. Other Native North American 2 0.02%

Union Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 11,955 98.23%
 Naturalized immigrant 34 0.28%
 Not a citizen 182 1.50%

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Union Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.