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Union is a town in Monroe County.

It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in West Virginia named Union. For links to other places called Union, WV, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Union is 37.591N. The longitude is -80.543W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,073 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 551.


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Median household income
Local
$21,797
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Union demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Monroe Court House
Historic sites and museums: Monroe County Historical Society Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Union demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Monroe County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 24983 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

19% of Union residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Union ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Union was $12,870, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Union residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Union include Union Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Union, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $238.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $525.


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Libraries in Union include Monroe County ... View libraries

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Monroe County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Union political report.

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The average commute time for Union workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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WV communities formerly known as Union:
  �Aurora, Preston County

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