Union, OH

Union profile

Living in Union

Union is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 6,891 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Union is the 228th largest community in Ohio.

Unlike some cities, Union isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Union are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (20.89%), management occupations (9.54%), and healthcare (8.21%).

Of important note, Union is also a city of artists. Union has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Union’s character.

Also of interest is that Union has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

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 is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.45% of adults in Union have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Union in 2018 was $30,281, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $121,124 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Union include German, Irish, English, European, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Union is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.