Union, KY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 2,893. Estimated population in July 2005: 3,379 (+16.8% change)
Males: 1,449 (50.1%), Females: 1,444 (49.9%)

Boone County

Zip code: 41091

Median resident age: 32.1 years
Median household income: $85,454 (year 2000)
Median house value: $187,600 (year 2000)

Races in Union:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Japanese (0.8%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (34.9%), Irish (19.9%), English (15.3%), United States (9.8%), Italian (6.6%), French (3.1%).

Elevation: 831 feet

Land area: 3.2 square miles

Map of Union, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Union

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 43.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Union city

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 73.4%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

3.2% Foreign born (1.2% Asia, 1.0% Europe, 0.6% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,891 (+188.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Union:

  • GATEWAY REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; FLORENCE, KY)
  • ST LUKE HOSP WEST (about 4 miles; FLORENCE, KY)
  • HEALTH SOUTH NORTHERN (about 10 miles; EDGEWOOD, KY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Union:

  • CINCINNATI/NORTHERN KENTUCKY INTERNATIONAL (about 7 miles; COVINGTON/CINCINNATI, OH, KY; ID: CVG)
  • CINCINNATI MUNI AIRPORT LUNKEN FIELD (about 21 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; ID: LUK)
  • BLUE GRASS (about 63 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; ID: LEX)

Other public-use airports nearest to Union:

  • ACTION AIRPARK (about 16 miles; HARDENSTOWN, IN; ID: I38)
  • CINCINNATI WEST (about 22 miles; HARRISON, OH; ID: I67)
  • MAYS (about 25 miles; NEWTOWN, OH; ID: 1W4)

Amtrak station near Union:

  • 15 miles: CINCINNATI (1301 WESTERN AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Union:

  • CINCINNATI STATE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; Full-time enrollment: 3,972)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI-MAIN CAMPUS (about 18 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; FT enrollment: 22,355)
  • XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; FT enrollment: 4,977)
  • NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; FT enrollment: 9,668)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI-RAYMOND WALTERS COLLEGE (about 27 miles; BLUE ASH, OH; FT enrollment: 2,266)
  • MIAMI UNIVERSITY-OXFORD (about 39 miles; OXFORD, OH; FT enrollment: 15,704)
  • WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 62 miles; DAYTON, OH; FT enrollment: 11,734)

Schools

Public high school in Union:

  • LARRY A. RYLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,346; Location: 10379 US 42; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Union:

  • GRAY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,027; Location: 10400 US 42; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • NEW HAVEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 828; Location: 10854 US 42; Grades: PK – 05)

Libraries

Library in Union:

  • BOONE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $4,395,745; Location: 8899 U.S. 42; 226,704 books; 10,251 audio materials; 7,715 video materials; 335 serial subscriptions)