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Union, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Union had a population of 2,305 as of July 1, 2018. Union ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Union is located at latitude 45.2085 and longitude -117.8652 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the City of Union encompass a land area of 2.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Union County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,792 feet.

The City of Union (GNIS ID: 2412129) 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.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Union is located within Union Division of Union County.

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Union, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,305
Population in Households 2,295
Population in Familes 1,901
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 924
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $42,241
Average Household Income $52,807
Per Capita Income $21,264


Total Housing Units 976 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 676 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 253 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $129,028
Average Home Value $164,889


Total Households 929
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 647
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.01% 0.93%
Households 0.95% 0.91%
Families 0.86% 0.85%
Median Household Income   3.14%
Per Capita Income   3.35%

Union, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Union to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 143 62nd
Population Density # 207 46th
Diversity Index # 368 3rd
Median Household Income # 276 27th
Per Capita Income # 320 16th

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