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"Field Trial Capital of the World"

Rural community

Union Springs is a city in Bullock County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Union Springs is 32.144N. The longitude is -85.715W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 522 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,566.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$18,520
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Union Springs demographic reports
Bird Dog Field Trials take place from November to March. Local landmarks include a monument topped with a bronze statue of an English pointer (at Prairie Street and Hardaway Avenue)
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.1 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Virginia Durr, reformer
Local festivals include:
  • Chunnenuggee Fair - April 28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Union Springs web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Wehle Nature Center
Historic sites and museums: Bullock County Jail Museum, Log Cabin 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 Springs demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bullock 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 36089 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

1% of Union Springs residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Union Springs ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Union Springs was $9,666, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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7% of Union Springs residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Union Springs, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $199.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $650.


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Libraries in Union Springs include Union Springs Public Library ... View libraries

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Bullock County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Union Springs political report.

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The average commute time for Union Springs workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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