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Union, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Union had a population of 10,889 as of July 1, 2017. Union ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Union is located at latitude 38.44 and longitude -90.9929 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Union (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 528 feet.

The City of Union (GNIS ID: 2397086) 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 Franklin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Union population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Union: Union City.

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Union, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,889
Daytime Population: Workers 6,233
Daytime Population: Residents 5,692
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,925
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 10,755
Population in Familes 8,791
Population in Group Qrtrs 134
Population Density2 1,200
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $50,151
Average Household Income $65,708
Per Capita Income $25,258


Total Housing Units 4,538 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,846 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,326 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 366 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $157,409
Average Home Value $186,565


Total Households 4,172
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 2,863
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.91% 0.81%
Households 0.93% 0.83%
Families 1.28% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   3.38%

Union, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Union to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 79 92nd
Population Density # 256 75th
Diversity Index # 485 53rd
Median Household Income # 344 67th
Per Capita Income # 327 68th

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