Union, WV Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 548. Estimated population in July 2020: 550 (+0.4% change)
Males: 252 (46.0%), Females: 296 (54.0%)

Zip code: 24983

Median resident age: 44.6 years
Median household income: $21,797
Median house value: $67,200

Races in Union:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.0%)
  • Black (3.5%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)

Ancestries: Irish (15.7%), United States (14.2%), German (13.7%), English (8.0%), Scottish (3.1%), French (2.9%).

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Union

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Union town

  • Never married: 14.4%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 15.3%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-3.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Union:

  • GREENBRIER VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (about 12 miles; RONCEVERTE, WV)
  • SUMMERS COUNTY ARH HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; HINTON, WV)
  • CARILION GILES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; PEARISBURG, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Union:

  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 21 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 42 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 45 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Abbreviation: ROA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Union:

  • VIRGINIA TECH (about 29 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Abbreviation: BCB)
  • NEW RIVER VALLEY (about 33 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Abbreviation: PSK)
  • RICHWOOD MUNI (about 46 miles; RICHWOOD, WV; Abbreviation: 3I4)
Amtrak station near Union:

  • 12 miles: ALDERSON (1 C&O PLAZA AT RAILROAD AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Union:

  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 32 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 34 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 35 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (about 39 miles; SALEM, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,382)
  • VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,535)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 52 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
Public primary/middle school in Union:

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 654; Location: MT. VIEW DRIVE; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Union:

  • MONROE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $65,805; Location: 103 SOUTH STREET; 35,365 books; 391 audio materials; 382 video materials; 15 serial subscriptions)