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The Town of Union had a population of 1,972 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Union is located at latitude 32.5711 and longitude -89.1152 in Newton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Union (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Newton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 482 feet.
While the primary coordinates for Town of Union are located in Newton County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Neshoba County.
The Town of Union (GNIS ID: 2406777) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Union population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||1,933|
|Population in Familes||1,633|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||39|
|Average Household Size||2.52|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||887 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||546 (61.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||221 (24.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||121 (13.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$82,243|
|Average Home Value||$122,848|
|Median Household Income||$36,979|
|Average Household Income||$57,081|
|Per Capita Income||$22,252|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.55%|
|Per Capita Income||1.97%|
The table below compares Union to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 128||65th|
|Population Density1||# 148||59th|
|Diversity Index2||# 185||49th|
|Median Household Income||# 127||65th|
|Per Capita Income||# 71||81st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.