Union, Iowa Population 2024

374

Union is a city located in Hardin County Iowa. Union has a 2024 population of 374. Union is currently declining at a rate of -1.32% annually and its population has decreased by -4.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 392 in 2020.

The average household income in Union is $73,444 with a poverty rate of 14.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Union is 48.3 years, 48.4 years for males, and 47.9 years for females.

Union Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Union was:

  • White: 97.86%
  • Two or more races: 1.9%
  • Asian: 0.24%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
655.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.59% (-18)
The current population of Union, Iowa is 374 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 392.

Union, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White41297.86%
Two or more races81.9%
Asian10.24%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Union Population by Race

Union Population Pyramid 2024

Union Median Age

48.3

Total

48.4

Male

47.9

Female

Union Adults

There are 355 adults, (97 of whom are seniors) in Union.

Union Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Union Sex Ratio

Female21450.83%
Male20749.17%

Union Population by Age

Union Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1892.2382.517.5
Non Family811.2681.518.5
Married782.8597.42.6
Female253.523664
Male51.81000
showing: 5 rows

2.89

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

82.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Union Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Union Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Union Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50%.

Union Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,581

Average Earnings

$38,542

Average Male

$38,618

Average Female

Union Earnings by Educational Attainment

Union Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Union Language

100% of Union residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Union Language

Union Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4095613.69%
Multiple8675%
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14.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.04%

Male Poverty Rate

16.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union is Multiple, with 75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union is White, with 13.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.19%.

Union Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20%
High School13.22%
Some College11.04%
Bachelors or Greater2.13%
showing: 4 rows

Union Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed6.12%
Male Employed5.83%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Union Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Union Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Union Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Union Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Union Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Union Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Union Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

45

Number of Veterans

45

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Union Veterans by War

count

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Union Veterans by Age

count

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Union Veterans by Race

Union Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Union Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Union Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Union Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

87.41%

Born in Union

99.76%

Native Born

0.24%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.76% of Union residents were born in the United States, with 87.41% having been born in Iowa. 0.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Union Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029349-5-1.41%
2028354-5-1.39%
2027359-5-1.37%
2026364-5-1.36%
2025369-5-1.34%
2024374-5-1.32%
2023379-5-1.3%
2022384-5-1.29%
2021389-3-0.77%
2020392112.89%
2019381-2-0.52%
2018383-2-0.52%
2017385-5-1.28%
2016390-2-0.51%
2015392
2014392-3-0.76%
201339510.25%
2012394-1-0.25%
2011395-4-1%
2010399
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Union Population by Year