The City of West Union had a population of 2,369 as of July 1, 2018. West Union ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for West Union is located at latitude 42.9628 and longitude -91.8082 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Union 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.
|Population in Households||2,217|
|Population in Familes||1,638|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||152|
|Median Household Income||$48,306|
|Average Household Income||$57,499|
|Per Capita Income||$25,864|
|Total Housing Units||1,240 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||703 (56.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||342 (27.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||195 (15.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$96,508|
|Average Home Value||$124,501|
|Average Household Size||2.12|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.08%|
|Per Capita Income||1.29%|
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, 2018 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||# 145||86th|
|Population Density||# 391||61st|
|Diversity Index||# 241||76th|
|Median Household Income||# 781||23rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 760||25th|
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