The City of West Union had a population of 2,373 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for West Union is located at latitude 42.9589 and longitude -91.8132 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Union (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fayette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,188 feet.
The City of West Union (GNIS ID: 468989) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
The City of West Union is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Fayette County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Union population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||2,325|
|Daytime Population: Residents||1,199|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||3,524|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.49|
|Population in Households||2,218|
|Population in Familes||1,657|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||155|
|Median Household Income||$49,823|
|Average Household Income||$56,692|
|Per Capita Income||$25,583|
|Total Housing Units||1,241 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||714 (57.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||335 (27.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||191 (15.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$93,458|
|Average Home Value||$120,763|
|Average Household Size||2.11|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.06%|
|Per Capita Income||2.75%|
The table below compares West Union to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||# 144||86th|
|Population Density||# 394||61st|
|Diversity Index||# 310||69th|
|Median Household Income||# 698||31st|
|Per Capita Income||# 677||33rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.