Union Lancaster County, South Carolina

Union: County seat of Union County, South Carolina

About

Union is a city located in the county of Lancaster in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,393. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,535 inhabitants.

Union Quick Facts

Population : 7,535 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
County : Lancaster County
Postal code : 29379
Phone Area Codes : 864
Altitude : 643 feet / 196 meters
Capital city : Union is capital of Union County
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 04:41:47 (26th May 2022)
Population growth : -11.39% (2010-2020)

Geography

Union is located at 34°42'57"N 80°37'16"W (34.7157100, -80.6211800).

Union map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Union decreased by 11.39% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 8,793 -
2010 8,393 -4.77% census
2011 8,263 -1.57% estimation process
2012 8,081 -2.25% estimation process
2013 8,039 -0.52% estimation process
2014 7,992 -0.59% estimation process
2015 7,910 -1.04% estimation process
2016 7,874 -0.46% estimation process
2017 7,725 -1.93% estimation process
2018 7,673 -0.68% estimation process
2019 7,640 -0.43% estimation process
2020 7,535 -1.39% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 16,361
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 15,996
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 2.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 15,985
April 1, 2010 Population : 15,967
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.5%
People over 65 (%) : 21.4%
Female persons, % : 53.7%
White only, percent : 86.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.2%
Asians alone % : 1.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 6.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 9.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 81.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,296
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 58.5%

Union zip code is 29379. County name: Union, County fips: 45087

Adams Cross Roads, Adams Crossroads, Union

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 58.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $181,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,340
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $606
2015-2019 median gross rent : $820
2015-2019 Households : 6,853
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.34
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 17.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 35,286
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 250,876
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 29,060
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 398,115
2012 total retail sales per capita : $25,107
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $48,919
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,087
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,217
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 710
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 310
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 194
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 909
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 72
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 985
2010 population per square mile : 1,506.9
2010 land area in square miles : 10.60

People born in Union (27)

People born in Union, including screenwriter Don Rhymer, jazz guitarist Jimmy Shirley, Confederate Army general States Rights Gist, .

List

  • James H. Goss (American politician) he was born in 09/08/1820
  • Clifford Ray (American basketball player) he was born in 21/01/1949
  • Susan Smith (American murderer) she was born in 26/09/1971
  • Bob Jeter (American football player (1937-2008)) he was born in 09/05/1937
  • Bill Davis (coach) he was born in 04/12/1941
  • Bill Tucker (American football player (1943-2015)) he was born in 14/09/1943
  • Bobby Robinson (American songwriter and record producer) he was born in 16/04/1917
  • Bryon Bishop (American football player) he was born in 24/05/1986
  • Cotton Owens (American racing driver) he was born in 21/05/1924
  • Darrell Austin (American football player) he was born in 06/11/1951
  • Eric Young (American football player) he was born in 22/11/1983
  • Joshua A. Jones (American radio executive) he was born in 01/01/1901
  • Mickey Sims (Player of American football (1955-2006)) he was born in 05/03/1955
  • Willie Jeffries (American football player and coach) he was born in 04/01/1937
  • Jim Youngblood (American football player) he was born in 23/02/1950
  • James M. Farr (American university president, professor of English language and literature) he was born in 04/02/1874
  • D. J. Humphries (American football wide receiver) he was born in 19/12/1978
  • Michael A. Anthony (American politician) he was born in 04/04/1950

Schools in Union

College & universities near Union, SC

Code Name City ZIP
218672 University of South Carolina-Lancaster Lancaster (SC) 29720-0889

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Union, SC

Code Name Address Type
CAM Camden 1060 West Dekalb Street RAIL
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
HAM Hamlet West Main St. and North Bridges St. RAIL
KAN Kannapolis 201 South Main St. RAIL

Post offices near Union

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lancaster Post Office Lancaster (SC) 29720

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  • Union , West Virginia town in Monroe County, West Virginia, United States with a population of 539 people.
  • Union , Michigan township in Cass County, Michigan with a population of 440 people.
  • Union , Iowa city in Hardin County, Iowa, United States with a population of 373 people.
  • Union , Minnesota township in Houston County, Minnesota with a population of 365 people.
  • Union , Nebraska village in Cass County, Nebraska, United States with a population of 242 people.
  • Union , Alabama town in Alabama, USA with a population of 207 people.
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Other cities in Lancaster County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lancaster County , SC.

City Name Population Title
Lancaster 9,156 City in central Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Kershaw 2,404 Town in South Carolina
Lancaster Mill 1,978 Census-designated place in Lancaster County, South Carolina
Van Wyck 1,120 Human settlement in South Carolina, United States of America
Heath Springs 1,054 Human settlement in Lancaster County, South Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Union distances to largest South Carolina cities