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Union, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Union had a population of 393 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Union is located at latitude 42.2455 and longitude -93.0646 in Hardin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Union encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hardin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 942 feet.

The City of Union (GNIS ID: 2397085) 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.

The City of Union is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hardin County.

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Union, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 393
Population in Households 393
Population in Familes 319
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 715
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $53,890
Average Household Income $59,446
Per Capita Income $24,971


Total Housing Units 200 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 145 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $80,859
Average Home Value $119,655


Total Households 170
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 115
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.12% -0.1%
Households -0.14% -0.12%
Families 1.11% -0.35%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   1.79%

Union, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 532 47th
Population Density # 479 53rd
Diversity Index # 259 74th
Median Household Income # 579 43rd
Per Capita Income # 832 18th

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