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Union Municipal Building
|Named||"Union" in 1816|
|Incorporated||1982 (as city)|
|• Total||8.62 sq mi (22.32 km2)|
|• Land||8.54 sq mi (22.12 km2)|
|• Water||0.08 sq mi (0.20 km2)|
|Elevation||922 ft (281 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||806.72/sq mi (311.48/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
45322 and 45377
|Area code(s)||937, 326|
|GNIS feature ID||1049256|
The coordinates for The City of Union are(39.900154, -84.313494).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.13 square miles (18.47 km2), of which 7.05 square miles (18.26 km2) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) is water. The Stillwater River runs on its east side.
Ironically, Union lies west of West Union, Ohio, the county seat of Adams County approximately 60 miles east of Cincinnati. Union and West Union are not adjacent to each other, actually being approximately 120 miles from each other.
One major state highway, State Route 48, runs North and South through Union. In Union, State Route 48 is known as Main Street. Union is 4 miles North of Interstate 70
Other notable streets in Union include Martindale Road, Sweet Potato Ridge Road, and Phillipsburg-Union Road.
As of the census of 2010, there were 6,419 people, 2,554 households, and 1,811 families living in the city. The population density was 910.5 inhabitants per square mile (351.5/km2). There were 2,721 housing units at an average density of 386.0 per square mile (149.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.5% White, 3.6% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.
There were 2,554 households, of which 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.9% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.1% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.99.
The median age in the city was 38.6 years. 25.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.8% were from 25 to 44; 28.1% were from 45 to 64; and 12.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.
Union residents west of the Stillwater River are served by the Northmont City School District of Montgomery County. The schools that Union children attend include:
- Northmont High School
- Northmont Middle School
- Union Elementary
East of the Stillwater River, students attend Vandalia-Butler City School District.
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