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Unionville, North Carolina
Official seal of Unionville, North Carolina
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Location of Unionville, North Carolina
Location of Unionville, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°4′24″N 80°31′15″W / 35.07333°N 80.52083°W / 35.07333; -80.52083Coordinates: 35°4′24″N 80°31′15″W / 35.07333°N 80.52083°W / 35.07333; -80.52083
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Union
Area
 • Total 29.40 sq mi (76.16 km2)
 • Land 29.22 sq mi (75.67 km2)
 • Water 0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
Elevation
671 ft (180 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 5,929
 • Estimate 
(2019)
7,195
 • Density 246.26/sq mi (95.08/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 37-69260
GNIS feature ID 1023045
Website http://unionvillenc.com/

Unionville is a rural town in Union County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 5,929 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Unionville is located at 35°4′24″N 80°31′15″W / 35.07333°N 80.52083°W / 35.07333; -80.52083 (35.073239, -80.520922).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 26.2 square miles (68 km2), of which, 26.2 square miles (68 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.11%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 135
1930 140 3.7%
1940 144 2.9%
1950 124 −13.9%
1960 119 −4.0%
2000 4,797
2010 5,929 23.6%
2019 (est.) 7,195 21.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2000 census there were 4,797 people in 1,670 households, including 1,382 families, in the town. The population density was 183.1 people per square mile (70.7/km²). There were 1,717 housing units at an average density of 65.5 per square mile (25.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.48% White, 2.23% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 0.48% from other races, and 0.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.71%.

Of the 1,670 households 44.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.4% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.2% were non-families. 14.4% of households were one person and 5.3% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.15.

The age distribution was 29.0% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 34.8% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 8.8% 65 or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.2 males.

The median household income was $57,478 and the median family income was $62,736. Males had a median income of $40,145 versus $28,889 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,266. About 3.0% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.6% of those under age 18 and 15.6% of those age 65 or over.

The town is famous for being the hometown of two CompassNAD employees, Hunter "Hacksaw" Edwards, and Benny Johnson.

Education

Currently, Unionville houses Piedmont High School, Piedmont Middle School, Unionville Elementary School, Porter Ridge Elementary School, Porter Ridge Middle School Porter Ridge High School and new salem elementary

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