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Demographics Analysis

The people of Union County, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Union County, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 499

5 to 9 years : 758

10 to 14 years : 396

15 to 17 years : 427

18 and 19 years : 214

20 years : 46

21 years : 104

22 to 24 years : 351

25 to 29 years : 514

30 to 34 years : 489

35 to 39 years : 525

40 to 44 years : 654

45 to 49 years : 685

50 to 54 years : 674

55 to 59 years : 582

60 and 61 years : 199

62 to 64 years : 345

65 and 66 years : 192

67 to 69 years : 316

70 to 74 years : 266

75 to 79 years : 210

80 to 84 years : 163

85 years and over : 162

Female:

Under 5 years : 462

5 to 9 years : 586

10 to 14 years : 507

15 to 17 years : 370

18 and 19 years : 197

20 years : 123

21 years : 115

22 to 24 years : 250

25 to 29 years : 522

30 to 34 years : 476

35 to 39 years : 625

40 to 44 years : 607

45 to 49 years : 690

50 to 54 years : 722

55 to 59 years : 674

60 and 61 years : 286

62 to 64 years : 232

65 and 66 years : 323

67 to 69 years : 378

70 to 74 years : 229

75 to 79 years : 311

80 to 84 years : 260

85 years and over : 362


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Union County, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 8,660

Multiple ancestry : 4,378

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 129

Ancestry not reported : 4,911


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Union County, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 17,666

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 63

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 159

Not a U.S. citizen : 190


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Union County, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 961

5 to 17 years : 3,044

18 to 24 years : 1,400

25 to 34 years : 2,001

35 to 44 years : 2,411

45 to 54 years : 2,771

55 to 59 years : 1,256

60 and 61 years : 485

62 to 64 years : 577

65 to 74 years : 1,704

75 years and over : 1,468

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 785

5 to 17 years : 2,192

18 to 24 years : 820

25 to 34 years : 923

35 to 44 years : 1,561

45 to 54 years : 1,903

55 to 59 years : 857

60 and 61 years : 383

62 to 64 years : 417

65 to 74 years : 1,316

75 years and over : 1,091

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 176

5 to 17 years : 773

18 to 24 years : 560

25 to 34 years : 994

35 to 44 years : 719

45 to 54 years : 828

55 to 59 years : 396

60 and 61 years : 102

62 to 64 years : 156

65 to 74 years : 342

75 years and over : 372

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 16

25 to 34 years : 18

35 to 44 years : 21

45 to 54 years : 8

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 79

18 to 24 years : 4

25 to 34 years : 66

35 to 44 years : 110

45 to 54 years : 32

55 to 59 years : 3

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 4

65 to 74 years : 46

75 years and over : 5


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Union County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 6,164

Female : 6,084

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,416

Female : 3,002

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 39

Female : 24

Foreign born:

Male : 152

Female : 197


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Union County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 11,829

Born in other state in the United States : 5,233

Native: born outside the United States : 52

Foreign born : 167


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Union County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,423

Now married, except separated : 5,109

Divorced : 1,357

Separated : 166

Widowed : 750

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 1,113

Now married, except separated : 2,664

Divorced : 575

Separated : 56

Widowed : 293

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 7

Now married, except separated : 50

Divorced : 3

Separated : 0

Widowed : 3

Foreign born:

Never married : 60

Now married, except separated : 199

Divorced : 19

Separated : 0

Widowed : 23


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Union County, Illinois)

Speak only English : 16,264

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 417

Speak English less than "very well" : 288

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 53

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 27

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Thai:

Speak English "very well" : 30

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 1


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Union County, Illinois

  • German: 3,272   (23.8%)
  • United States Or American: 2,379   (17.3%)
  • Other Groups: 1,991   (14.5%)
  • Irish: 1,839   (13.4%)
  • English: 1,568   (11.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 478   (3.5%)
  • Dutch: 401   (2.9%)
  • Italian: 282   (2.1%)
  • Scottish: 247   (1.8%)
  • Scotch-irish: 244   (1.8%)
  • Polish: 152   (1.1%)
  • European: 114   (0.8%)
  • Swedish: 107   (0.8%)
  • Welsh: 90   (0.7%)
  • British: 82   (0.6%)
  • Norwegian: 75   (0.5%)
  • French Canadian: 47   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 47   (0.3%)
  • Croatian: 35   (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 35   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 33   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 26   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 21   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 18   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 18   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 18   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 15   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 14   (0.1%)
  • Luxemburger: 14   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 11   (0.1%)
  • Bulgarian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 8   (0.1%)
  • Eastern European: 7   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 7   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Subsaharan African: 4   (0.0%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 4   (0.0%)
  • Ukrainian: 4   (0.0%)
  • Belgian: 4   (0.0%)
  • Arab: 3   (0.0%)
  • Australian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Assyrian/chaldean/syriac: 2   (0.0%)
  • Northern European: 2   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Union County, Illinois is 18,078



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Union County, Illinois: 8,771
Female Population in Union County, Illinois: 9,307


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Union County, Illinois: 40.9
Median Female Resident Age in Union County, Illinois: 43.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Union County, Illinois


White


Both sexes

43.9

Male

42.7

Female

45.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

39.0

Male

38.0

Female

41.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

31.8

Male

28.5

Female

38.3

Asian


Both sexes

36.5

Male

37.0

Female

35.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

28.5

Male

21.0

Female

38.0

Other


Both sexes

22.9

Male

23.5

Female

21.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

19.4

Male

17.5

Female

21.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

22.0

Male

22.6

Female

21.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

44.6

Male

43.5

Female

45.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Union County, Illinois


  • White: 17,281
  • African American: 143
  • American Indian: 79
  • Asian: 106
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 258
  • Two or More Races: 211



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Union County, Illinois citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Union County, Illinois

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 180   (2.99%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 92   (1.53%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 68   (1.13%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 460   (7.63%)
  • 9th Grade: 170   (2.82%)
  • 10th Grade: 205   (3.4%)
  • 11th Grade: 168   (2.79%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 320   (5.31%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,947   (32.29%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 568   (9.42%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 680   (11.28%)
  • Associate Degree: 278   (4.61%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 489   (8.11%)
  • Master's Degree: 292   (4.84%)
  • Professional School Degree: 70   (1.16%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 42   (0.7%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 75   (1.13%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 18   (0.27%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 97   (1.46%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 588   (8.82%)
  • 9th Grade: 181   (2.72%)
  • 10th Grade: 224   (3.36%)
  • 11th Grade: 224   (3.36%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 130   (1.95%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,984   (29.76%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 627   (9.41%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 819   (12.29%)
  • Associate Degree: 591   (8.87%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 713   (10.7%)
  • Master's Degree: 306   (4.59%)
  • Professional School Degree: 60   (0.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 29   (0.44%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Union County, Illinois

  • Anna Ccsd 37


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 301 S Green St, Anna, IL 62906, Phone: (618) 833-6812, Students: 739 )

  • Cobden Sud 17


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 413 N Appleknocker, Cobden, IL 62920, Phone: (618) 893-2313, Students: 655 )

  • Anna Jonesboro Chsd 81


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 608 S Main St, Anna, IL 62906, Phone: (618) 833-8421, Students: 567 )

  • Shawnee Cusd 84


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Po Box 128, Wolf Lake, IL 62998, Phone: (618) 833-5709, Students: 481 )

  • Jonesboro Ccsd 43


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 309 Cook Ave, Jonesboro, IL 62952, Phone: (618) 833-6651, Students: 477 )

  • Dongola Sud 66


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 190, Dongola, IL 62926, Phone: (618) 827-3841, Students: 323 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Union County, Illinois

  • Jonesboro Elem School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 309 Cook Ave, Jonesboro, IL 62952, Phone: (618) 833-5148, Students: 477 )

  • Cobden Elem School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 413 N Appleknocker, Cobden, IL 62920, Phone: (618) 893-2311, Students: 326 )

  • Anna Junior High School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 301 S Green St, Anna, IL 62906, Phone: (618) 833-6812, Students: 319 )

  • Lincoln Elem School


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: 108 Warren St, Anna, IL 62906, Phone: (618) 833-6851, Students: 293 )

  • Dongola Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: Rr 1 Box 190, Dongola, IL 62926, Phone: (618) 827-3524, Students: 182 )

  • Davie Elem School


    ( Grades: 3-4, Location: 301 S Green St, Anna, IL 62906, Phone: (618) 833-8022, Students: 127 )

  • Shawnee Jr High School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: Po Box 128, Wolf Lake, IL 62998, Phone: (618) 833-5307, Students: 127 )

  • Cobden Jr High School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 413 N Appleknocker, Cobden, IL 62920, Phone: (618) 893-4031, Students: 118 )

  • Dongola Jr High School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: Rr 1 Box 190, Dongola, IL 62926, Phone: (618) 827-3524, Students: 60 )

  • Tri-county South - Choate


    ( Grades: 9-9, Location: Po Box 379, Anna, IL 62906, Phone: (618) 833-4541, Students: 1 )

  • Five Co Voc Sys-anna Campus


    ( Location: 608 S Main St, Anna, IL 62906, Phone: (618) 833-8421, )

  • Five Co Voc Sys-cobden Campus


    ( Location: 413 N Appleknocker, Cobden, IL 62920, Phone: (618) 893-4031, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Union County, Illinois

  • Anna-jonesboro High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 608 S Main St, Anna, IL 62906, Phone: (618) 833-8502, Students: 567 )

  • Cobden High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 413 N Appleknocker, Cobden, IL 62920, Phone: (618) 893-4031, Students: 211 )

  • Shawnee High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 128, Wolf Lake, IL 62998, Phone: (618) 833-5307, Students: 136 )

  • Dongola High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Rr 1 Box 190, Dongola, IL 62926, Phone: (618) 827-3524, Students: 81 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Union County, Illinois

  • Mt Pleasant Mennonite School


    ( Grades: 1-10, Location: 9685 State Route 146 E, Dongola, IL 62926, Phone: (618) 833-8287, Students: 24 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Union County, Illinois

  • Alto Pass Branch Library


    25 North Elm Street, Alto Pass, IL 62905

  • Cobden Branch Library


    100 South Front Street, Cobden, IL 62920

  • Wolf Lake Branch Library


    3365 State Route 3 North, Wolf Lake, IL 62998

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In Union County, Illinois

  • Dongola Public Library District


    114 North East Front Street, Dongola, IL 62926

  • Jonesboro Public Library


    412 South Main Street, Jonesboro, IL 62952

  • Stinson Memorial Public Library District


    409 South Main Street, Anna, IL 62906

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Union County, Illinois


  • Albright Care Services


    80 Magnolia Dr, Lewisburg, PA 17837

  • Arkansas Museum Of Natural Resources Foundation Inc


    Po Box 556, Smackover, AR 71762
    http://www.arkansasstateparks.com/museumof

  • Arkansas Natural Resources Museum


    3853 Smackover Highway, Smackover, AR 71762
    http://www.amnr.org

  • Battleship New Jersey Historical Museum Society Inc


    1098 Sunny View Rd, Mountainside, NJ 07092

  • Bernice Historical Society Inc


    426 4th St, Bernice, LA 71222

  • Bolechow Jewish Heritage Society


    9 Little Court, Mountainside, NJ 07092

  • Buggy Museum Of Mifflinburg


    523 Green St, Mifflinburg, PA 17844

  • Buick Heritage Alliance Incorporated


    2205 Wingate Dr, Marysville, OH 43040

  • Camp Breckenridge Museum And Art


    1116 Village Square Rd, Morganfield, KY 42437
    http://www.breckinridge-arts.org

  • Center Valley Historical And Environmental Education Center


    141 Butler Parkway, Summit, NJ 07901

  • Central Pennsylvania Vintage Iron Club Inc


    418 Snake Hill Road, Mifflinburg, PA 17844

  • Childrens Museum Of Central New Jersey Inc


    Po Box 277, Summit, NJ 07901

  • Christkindl Market Of Mifflinburg Inc


    401 Market St, Mifflinburg, PA 17844

  • Clark Historical Society Inc


    430 Westfield Ave No 18, Clark, NJ 07066

  • Colonel Eli Slifer House Museum


    1 River Road Lewisburg United Methodist Homes, Lewisburg, PA 17837

  • Downtown Morganfield Inc


    103 W Main St, Morganfield, KY 42437

  • Elgin Economic Development And Growth Endeavor


    , Elgin, OR 97827

  • Elgin Museum


    104 N 8th St, Elgin, OR 97827

  • Elgin Museum And Historical Society


    Po Box 754, Elgin, OR 97827

  • Elk Point Community Pride


    Po Box 280, Elk Point, SD 57025

  • Fetherston Foundation


    15 N Water St, Lewisburg, PA 17837

  • Folsom Museum Inc


    Po Box 454, Folsom, NM 88419
    http://www.folsommuseum.org

  • Friends Of Vermeule Mansion Inc


    263 Somerset St, Plainfield, NJ 07060

  • Gutelius Log House Museum


    432 Green St, Mifflinburg, PA 17844
    http://www.facebook.com/groups/123452074341147

  • Historical Society Elizabeth New Jersey Inc


    1045 E Jersey St, Elizabeth, NJ 07202

  • Historical Society Of Plainfield New Jersey


    602 W Front St, Plainfield, NJ 07060
    http://drakehousemuseum.org

  • Historical Society Of Scotch Plains & Fanwood


    Po Box 261, Fanwood, NJ 07023
    http://historicalsocietyspfnj.org

  • Indian Trail Arts And Historical Society


    140 Frontier Circle, Indian Trail, NC 28079

  • International Harvester Collectors Of Central Pa


    123 Cyprus Ln, Lewisburg, PA 17837

  • Jersey Central Art Studios A Nj Nonprofit Corp


    221 Orchard Street, Cranford, NJ 07016

  • Jersey Central Railway Historical Society


    Po Box 700, Clark, NJ 07066

  • Jesse Helms Center


    3910 W Highway 74, Monroe, NC 28110

  • Jesse Helms Center Foundation


    , Wingate, NC 28174

  • Kenilworth Historical Society Incorporated


    567 Boulevard, Kenilworth, NJ 07033

  • Lead With Character Inc


    6517 Buggy Whip Ln, Waxhaw, NC 28173

  • Liberty Hall Museum Inc


    1003 Morris Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07208
    http://www.libertyhallnj.org

  • Liberty Historic Railway Inc


    7 Cowperthwaite Sq, Westfield, NJ 07090

  • Main Street Eldorado


    Po Box 1325, El Dorado, AR 71730

  • Marshville Museum And Cultural Center


    201 North Elm Street, Marshville, NC 28103

  • Merchants And Drovers Tavern Museum Association Inc


    Po Box 1842, Rahway, NJ 07065

  • Micajah Clark Dyer Foundation Inc


    805 Low Gap Rd, Blairsville, GA 30512

  • Mifflinburg Buggy Museum Assoc Inc


    598 Green St, Mifflinburg, PA 17844
    http://www.buggymuseum.org

  • Miller-cory House Museum


    614 Mountain Ave, Westfield, NJ 07090

  • Mt Zion Methodist Cemetery Inc


    719 East Shady Lane, New Albany, MS 38652

  • Museum Of Waxhaws


    8215 Waxhaw Hwy, Waxhaw, NC 28173
    http://www.museumofthewaxhaws.com

  • New Providence Historical Society Inc


    377 Elkwood Avenue, New Providence, NJ 07974

  • Newark Athletic Hall Of Fame


    1015 Park Ln, Plainfield, NJ 07062

  • North Jersey Electric Railway Historical Society Inc


    Po 1770, Rahway, NJ 07065
    http://njerhs.org

  • North Plainfield Exempts Firemen Museum


    300 Somerset Street, Plainfield, NJ 07060

  • Oak Mountain Foundation Inc


    408 L Ave, La Grande, OR 97850

  • Ohio Veterans Hall Of Fame


    1395 E Dublin Granville Rd Ste 204, Raymond, OH 43067

  • Old First Historic Trust


    , Elizabeth, NJ 07201

  • Preservation Mifflinburg Inc


    Po Box 143, Mifflinburg, PA 17844

  • Promoting Appreciation Of Structural Treasures


    Po Box 778, Jonesboro, IL 62952

  • Reeves-reed Arboretum


    165 Hobart Ave, Summit, NJ 07901
    http://www.reeves-reedarboretum.org

  • Roselle Park Historical Society Inc


    9 West Grant Ave, Roselle Park, NJ 07204

  • Roy Acuff Union Museum And Lbry


    3824 Maynardville Hwy, Maynardville, TN 37807

  • South Arkansas Arts Center


    110 E 5th St, El Dorado, AR 71730
    http://www.saac-arts.org

  • South Arkansas Historical Foundation


    Po Box 144, El Dorado, AR 71730

  • Spf Rotary Frazee House Inc


    Po Box 426, Fanwood, NJ 07023


* There are 35 more museums in Union County, Illinois not display here.

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Union County, Illinois affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Union County, Illinois.

Area Features of Union County, Illinois


Airport


(1) Houseman Airport   (2) Joan Graves Edwards Heliport   (3) Keil Airport   (4) Lambdins Field  

Arch


(1) Preachers Eye  

Building


(1) Alto Pass Fire Department   (2) Alto Vineyards   (3) Anna City Hall   (4) Anna Fire Department   (5) Blue Sky Vineyard   (6) Clyde L Choate Mental Health And Development Center   (7) Cobden City Hall   (8) Cobden Museum   (9) Cobden Volunteer Fire Department   (10) Dongola City Hill   (11) Dongola Fire Department   (12) Dongola Public Library   (13) Jonesboro City Hall   (14) Jonesboro Fire Department   (15) Jonesboro Public Library   (16) Stinson Memorial Library   (17) Union County Ambulance Service   (18) Union County Courthouse   (19) Ware - Wolf Lake Fire Protection District  

Canal


(1) Clear Creek Ditch   (2) Line C Ditch   (3) Number 7 Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) American Legion Cemetery   (2) Collins Cemetery   (3) Grieb Cemetery   (4) Hall Cemetery   (5) Hinkle Cemetery   (6) Karaker Cemetery   (7) Keller Cemetery   (8) Kelley Cemetery   (9) Kimmel Cemetery   (10) Kollehner Cemetery   (11) Lockard Cemetery   (12) Mcginnis Cemetery   (13) Mission Chapel Cemetery   (14) Mount Pisgah Cemetery   (15) Mount Tabor Cemetery   (16) Mount Zion Cemetery   (17) Rallo Cemetery   (18) Rich Cemetery   (19) Saint Joseph Cemetery   (20) Saratoga Cemetery   (21) Sheffer Cemetery   (22) Sitter Cemetery   (23) Treece Cemetery   (24) Trinity Cemetery   (25) Union Cemetery   (26) Vancil Cemetery   (27) Walker Cemetery   (28) Wall Cemetery   (29) Williams Cemetery  

Church


(1) Anna Heights Baptist Church   (2) Bethel Church   (3) Big Creek Church   (4) Campground Church   (5) Casper Church   (6) Christian Chapel   (7) Church Of Christ   (8) Church Of The Nazarene   (9) Cumberland Church   (10) Ebenezer Church   (11) First Baptist Church   (12) First Baptist Church Of Jonesboro   (13) First Christian Church   (14) First Presbyterian Church   (15) Friendship Church   (16) Galilee Church   (17) Kornthal Church   (18) Limestone Church   (19) Lockard Chapel Baptist Church   (20) Lyerle Chapel   (21) Mount Moriah Evangelical Lutheran Church   (22) Mount Olive Church   (23) Mount Pisgah Church   (24) Mount Zion Church   (25) New Hope Church   (26) Pleasant Ridge Church   (27) Saint Annes Episcopal Church   (28) Saint Johns Church   (29) Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church   (30) Shiloh Church   (31) Toledo Church   (32) Trinity Lutheran Church   (33) Union Springs Church   (34) United Methodist Church Of Anna   (35) Walnut Grove Church   (36) Ware Baptist Church   (37) Ware United Methodist Church   (38) Water Valley Church  

Civil


(1) Alto Pass Election Precinct   (2) Anna District 1 Election Precinct   (3) Anna District 2 Election Precinct   (4) Anna District 3 Election Precinct   (5) Anna District 4 Election Precinct   (6) Anna District 5 Election Precinct   (7) Anna District 6 Election Precinct   (8) Anna District 7 Election Precinct   (9) Balcom Election Precinct   (10) City Of Anna   (11) City Of Jonesboro   (12) Cobden District 1 Election Precinct   (13) Cobden District 2 Election Precinct   (14) Dongola District 1 Election Precinct   (15) Dongola District 2 Election Precinct   (16) Jonesboro District 1 Election Precinct   (17) Jonesboro District 2 Election Precinct   (18) Jonesboro District 3 Election Precinct   (19) Lick Creek Election Precinct   (20) Mill Creek Election Precinct   (21) Saratoga Election Precinct Historical   (22) Stokes Election Precinct   (23) Union County   (24) Union District Number 1 Election Precinct Historical   (25) Union District Number 2 Election Precinct Historical   (26) Union Election Precinct   (27) Village Of Alto Pass   (28) Village Of Cobden   (29) Village Of Dongola  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 24   (2) Interchange 30   (3) Interchange 36  

Dam


(1) Alto Pass Reservoir Dam   (2) Anna State Hospital Reservoir Dam   (3) Dongola Lake Dam   (4) Illinois No Name Number 81 Dam  

Flat


(1) Hogans Bottoms  

Forest


(1) Trail Of Tears State Forest   (2) Union County State Forest  

Hospital


(1) Union County Hospital  

Island


(1) Big Muddy Island   (2) Crawford Towhead   (3) Halfmoon Island   (4) Hanging Dog Island   (5) Vancill Towhead  

Lake


(1) Bluff Lake   (2) Conaway Lake   (3) Morgan Pond   (4) Otter Pond   (5) Tower Island Chute   (6) Upper Bluff Lake   (7) Wolf Lake  

Locale


(1) Allens Flat Picnic Area   (2) Anna Drive-in Historical   (3) Hamburg School   (4) Mccann Springs Picnic Area   (5) Mcgee Hill Picnic Area   (6) Pine Hills Campground   (7) Union County Country Club   (8) Willard Landing   (9) Wilson Landing   (10) Winter Pond Picnic Area  

Mine


(1) Jonesboro Quarry  

Park


(1) Berryville Shale Glade Nature Preserve   (2) Brown Barrens Nature Preserve   (3) La Rue Swamp Nature Preserve   (4) Larue-pine Hills National Natural Landmark   (5) Lincoln Memorial Picnic Grounds   (6) Mcclure Shale Glade Nature Preserve   (7) Ozark Hills Nature Preserve   (8) Union County State Conservation Area  

Populated Place


(1) Aldridge   (2) Alto Pass   (3) Anna   (4) Balcom   (5) Bennett Landing   (6) Berryville   (7) Cobden   (8) Dongola   (9) Dutch Mills   (10) Halsey   (11) Hamburg Landing   (12) Jonesboro   (13) Kaolin   (14) La Rue   (15) Lick Creek   (16) Mason   (17) Mountain Glen   (18) Perks   (19) Pottsville   (20) Reynoldsville   (21) Saratoga   (22) Springville   (23) The Hall   (24) Union Point   (25) Valley Mission   (26) Ware   (27) Water Valley   (28) Wolf Lake  

Post Office


(1) Anna Post Office   (2) Cobden Post Office   (3) Dongola Post Office   (4) Jonesboro Post Office   (5) Perks Post Office   (6) Wolf Lake Post Office  

Range


(1) Pine Hills  

Reserve


(1) Bald Knob Wilderness   (2) Clear Springs Wilderness  

Reservoir


(1) Alto Pass Reservoir   (2) Anna State Hospital Reservoir   (3) Dongola Lake   (4) State Pond  

Ridge


(1) Atwood Ridge  

School


(1) Anna Junior High School   (2) Anna-jonesboro High School   (3) Barringer School Historical   (4) Beech Grove School   (5) Big Barn School Historical   (6) Brooks School Historical   (7) Brummitt School Historical   (8) Cauble School   (9) Center Hill School Historical   (10) Cobden Elementary School   (11) Cobden High School   (12) Davie Elementary School   (13) Dongola High School   (14) Egypt School Historical   (15) Friendship School Historical   (16) Gregory School   (17) Hambric School   (18) Hamburg School   (19) Hess School Historical   (20) Hoffner School Historical   (21) John Rich School Historical   (22) Jonesboro Elementary School   (23) Karraker School Historical   (24) Knupp School Historical   (25) Lake Hill School Historical   (26) Lamer School   (27) Lence School Historical   (28) Lick Creek Elementary School   (29) Limestone School Historical   (30) Lincoln Elementary School   (31) Lingle School   (32) Little Creek School Historical   (33) Lylerle School   (34) Mackey School Historical   (35) Maple Valley School Historical   (36) Mccann School Historical   (37) Mcclure School Historical   (38) Mcguire School   (39) Mclane School Historical   (40) Miller Pond School   (41) Miller School Historical   (42) Misenheimer School Historical   (43) Morgan School Historical   (44) Murphy School Historical   (45) Newton School Historical   (46) Nimmo School Historical   (47) Penrod School Historical   (48) Pleasant Ridge School Historical   (49) Rendleman School   (50) Saratoga School Historical   (51) Shawnee High School   (52) Sifford School Historical   (53) Sitter School Historical   (54) Sivia School Historical   (55) Sublette School   (56) Swan Pond School Historical   (57) Toppingtown School Historical   (58) Tripp School Historical   (59) Truelove School Historical   (60) Tunnel Hill School   (61) Tygett School Historical   (62) Union Point School   (63) Union School Historical   (64) Water Valley School Historical  

Spring


(1) Roaring Spring  

Stream


(1) Adds Branch   (2) Big Muddy River   (3) Caney Creek   (4) Crooked Creek   (5) Dry Branch   (6) Dutch Creek   (7) Green Creek   (8) Harrison Creek   (9) Hutchins Creek   (10) Little Creek   (11) Porterfield Creek   (12) Running Lake Ditch   (13) Seminary Fork  

Summit


(1) Bald Knob   (2) Buck Knob   (3) Government Rock   (4) Hamburg Hill   (5) Iron Mountain   (6) Mcgee Hill   (7) Milligan Hill   (8) Pine Knob   (9) Tiptop Knob  

Tower


(1) Atwood Lookout Tower   (2) Water Valley Lookout Tower   (3) Wraj-am Anna   (4) Wraj-fm Anna  

Valley


(1) Kratzinger Hollow   (2) Ranbarger Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Union County, Illinois

62906 (pop. 7,802) 62952 (pop. 3,422) 62920 (pop. 3,177)
62926 (pop. 2,356) 62905 (pop. 648) 62998 (pop. 491)


Counties Nearby Union County, Illinois

Pulaski County, IL  (pop. 6,430) 19.4 Miles
Johnson County, IL  (pop. 13,653) 19.4 Miles
Jackson County, IL  (pop. 60,078) 21.6 Miles
Alexander County, IL  (pop. 8,254) 21.9 Miles
Williamson County, IL  (pop. 66,791) 24.9 Miles
Massac County, IL  (pop. 15,081) 33.0 Miles
Pope County, IL  (pop. 4,071) 37.2 Miles
Franklin County, IL  (pop. 39,425) 38.9 Miles
Perry County, IL  (pop. 22,068) 41.3 Miles
Saline County, IL  (pop. 24,968) 43.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Union County, Illinois

618



Elevation in Union County, Illinois is 637.0 ft. (194.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Union County, Illinois

Lat: 37.461737 N        Long: -89.248116 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Union County, Illinois need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Illinois

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
  Total Electric Industry 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
  Total Electric Industry 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
  Total Electric Industry 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
  Total Electric Industry 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.00 2.42 2.14 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.39 5.02 5.95 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.38 4.99 5.95 0.00 6.96
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.49 6.92 0.00 0.00 6.28
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.53 4.76 5.55 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.31 4.99 5.63 0.00 6.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.71 0.95 1.48 0.00 1.29
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.18 4.49 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.71 7.51 4.57 6.48 0.00 7.02
  Total Electric Industry 8.71 7.40 4.65 6.37 0.00 6.90
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.57 1.62 3.08 0.00 2.02
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.69 3.67 3.97 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.39 7.41 4.75 5.76 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 8.39 7.52 4.89 5.88 0.00 6.94
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.30 1.44 0.00 0.00 1.73
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.70 3.67 0.00 0.00 4.02
  Full-Service Providers 8.38 7.35 4.74 0.00 5.87 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.38 7.30 4.86 0.00 5.87 6.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.81 1.11 0.00 0.00 1.40
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.15 3.70 0.00 0.00 3.89
  Full-Service Providers 8.37 8.03 4.57 0.00 5.70 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.37 7.54 4.65 0.00 5.70 6.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.66 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.25
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.21 3.74 0.00 0.00 3.95
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 8.41 4.60 0.00 5.61 7.37
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.75 4.61 0.00 5.61 6.95
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.54 0.88 0.00 0.00 1.21
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.35 0.00 0.00 4.47
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 8.59 4.46 0.00 5.59 7.38
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 7.95 4.69 0.00 5.59 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Union County, Illinois

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 233   (3.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 201   (2.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 283   (4.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 755   (10.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 783   (11.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 975   (13.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,385   (19.5%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 659   (9.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 231   (3.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 202   (2.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 110   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 71   (1.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 620   (8.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 588   (8.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Union County, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 5,782

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 542

In 3-person carpool : 248

In 4-person carpool : 35

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 17

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 5

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 20

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 149

Other means : 80

Worked at home : 195


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Union County, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 513

5 to 9 minutes : 1,150

10 to 14 minutes : 960

15 to 19 minutes : 824

20 to 24 minutes : 691

25 to 29 minutes : 388

30 to 34 minutes : 1,080

35 to 39 minutes : 283

40 to 44 minutes : 240

45 to 59 minutes : 423

60 to 89 minutes : 222

90 or more minutes : 104


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Union County, Illinois)

With Social Security income : 2,522

No Social Security income : 4,666


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Union County, Illinois)

With retirement income : 1,535

No retirement income : 5,653


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Union County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 278

$10,000 to $14,999 : 305

$15,000 to $19,999 : 295

$20,000 to $24,999 : 303

$25,000 to $29,999 : 393

$30,000 to $34,999 : 215

$35,000 to $39,999 : 346

$40,000 to $44,999 : 185

$45,000 to $49,999 : 278

$50,000 to $59,999 : 492

$60,000 to $74,999 : 555

$75,000 to $99,999 : 772

$100,000 to $124,999 : 272

$125,000 to $149,999 : 88

$150,000 to $199,999 : 133

$200,000 or more : 59


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Union County, Illinois)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $48,057


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Union County, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,038  (26.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 688  (17.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 436  (11.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 99  (2.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 787  (20.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,327  (35.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 1,012  (27.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,120  (30.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 8  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 45  (1.2%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Union County, Illinois

Employed: 7,987
Unemployed: 508



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Union County, Illinois

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 30.6%
  • Other: 69.4%



Water Usage In Union County, Illinois

Ground Water

 
Fresh 2.11 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 2.11 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d





There are 584 Farms In Union County, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Union County, Illinois

The Anna -jonesboro National Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $916k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 4

U.s. Bank National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $384.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

Farmers State Bank Of Alto Pass, Ill. - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $192.3k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3

Anna State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $74.2k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 1

Capaha Bank, Sb - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $187.6k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 6

The First State Bank Of Dongola - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $24.5k
    Industry Specialization: Consumer Lending
    Total Offices: 2

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Union County, Illinois

  • Southern Illinois


    (about 22.1 miles in De Soto, Illinois; Airport Code: MDH)

  • Williamson County Regional


    (about 23.7 miles in Energy, Illinois; Airport Code: MWA)

  • Cape Girardeau Regional


    (about 24.2 miles in Kelso, Missouri; Airport Code: CGI)

  • Cairo Regional


    (about 27.7 miles in Cache, Illinois; Airport Code: CIR)

  • Barkley Regional


    (about 38.1 miles in West Paducah, Kentucky; Airport Code: PAH)

  • Sikeston Memorial Municipal


    (about 42.8 miles in Miner, Missouri; Airport Code: SIK)

  • Marshall Field


    (about 53.9 miles in Nashville, Illinois; Airport Code: DQP)

  • Mount Vernon Airport


    (about 63.2 miles in Mount Vernon, Illinois; Airport Code: MVN)

  • Farmington Regional


    (about 67.8 miles in Farmington, Missouri; Airport Code: FAM)

  • Sturgis Municipal


    (about 71.2 miles in Sullivan, Kentucky; Airport Code: KY2)

  • Malden Municipal


    (about 72.3 miles in Malden, Missouri; Airport Code: MAW)

  • Malden Regional


    (about 72.4 miles in Malden, Missouri; Airport Code: MAW)

  • Centralia Municipal


    (about 73.1 miles in Centralia, Illinois; Airport Code: ENL)

  • Kyle-Oakley Field


    (about 73.2 miles in Kirksey, Kentucky; Airport Code: CEY)

  • Everett-Stewart Regional


    (about 76.0 miles in Union City, Tennessee; Airport Code: UCY)

  • Hayes Field


    (about 78.4 miles in Broseley, Missouri; Airport Code: POF)

  • Scott AFB/MidAmerica


    (about 81.4 miles in Scott Afb, Illinois; Airport Code: BLV)

  • Scott AFB


    (about 81.6 miles in Scott Afb, Illinois; Airport Code: BLV)

  • Salem/Leckrone


    (about 83.2 miles in Salem, Illinois; Airport Code: SLO)

  • Henderson City - County


    (about 88.8 miles in Corydon, Kentucky; Airport Code: KY4)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Union County, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

80.92%

Carpooled

11.37%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.61%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.18%

Motorcycle

0.23%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.87%

Other Means

0.44%

Worked At Home

4.38%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Union County, Illinois, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Union County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,835

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 411

Female householder, no husband present : 723

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,966

Householder not living alone : 253


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Union County, Illinois)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 167

Female householder and female partner : 40

Female householder and male partner : 114

All other households : 6,867


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Union County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,379

Renter-occupied housing units : 456

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 345

Renter-occupied housing units : 66

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 459

Renter-occupied housing units : 264

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,329

Renter-occupied housing units : 890


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Union County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 867

$10,000 to $14,999 : 548

$15,000 to $19,999 : 581

$20,000 to $24,999 : 534

$25,000 to $29,999 : 487

$30,000 to $34,999 : 290

$35,000 to $39,999 : 455

$40,000 to $44,999 : 344

$45,000 to $49,999 : 341

$50,000 to $59,999 : 625

$60,000 to $74,999 : 704

$75,000 to $99,999 : 804

$100,000 to $124,999 : 289

$125,000 to $149,999 : 97

$150,000 to $199,999 : 144

$200,000 or more : 78


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Union County, Illinois)

Total : 8,161


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Union County, Illinois)

Occupied : 7,188

Vacant : 973


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Union County, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Union County, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 104

Built 2000 to 2004 : 349

Built 1990 to 1999 : 1,115

Built 1980 to 1989 : 932

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,429

Built 1960 to 1969 : 974

Built 1950 to 1959 : 834

Built 1940 to 1949 : 480

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,944


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Union County, Illinois)

Utility gas : 2,547

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 1,597

Electricity : 2,623

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 23

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 360

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 10

No fuel used : 28


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Union County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 254

$10,000 to $14,999 : 55

$15,000 to $19,999 : 107

$20,000 to $24,999 : 225

$25,000 to $29,999 : 115

$30,000 to $34,999 : 185

$35,000 to $39,999 : 140

$40,000 to $49,999 : 308

$50,000 to $59,999 : 415

$60,000 to $69,999 : 399

$70,000 to $79,999 : 433

$80,000 to $89,999 : 406

$90,000 to $99,999 : 344

$100,000 to $124,999 : 465

$125,000 to $149,999 : 391

$150,000 to $174,999 : 257

$175,000 to $199,999 : 285

$200,000 to $249,999 : 305

$250,000 to $299,999 : 135

$300,000 to $399,999 : 179

$400,000 to $499,999 : 33

$500,000 to $749,999 : 57

$750,000 to $999,999 : 11

$1,000,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Union County, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 133

Home equity loan only : 222

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,335

Housing units without a mortgage : 2,822


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Union County, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : $189,600

Built 2000 to 2004 : $183,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $95,400

Built 1980 to 1989 : $81,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $88,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $83,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $83,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $75,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $69,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Union County, Illinois: 67.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Union County, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 4 4 $590,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $590,000
2000        
  Single Family 15 15 $1,426,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $1,426,000
2001        
  Single Family 42 42 $4,504,200
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

42 42 $4,504,200
2002        
  Single Family 49 49 $4,892,399
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

49 49 $4,892,399
2003        
  Single Family 11 11 $701,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $701,000
2004        
  Single Family 30 30 $3,526,514
  Two Family 1 2 $70,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

31 32 $3,596,514
2005        
  Single Family 38 38 $4,441,700
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

38 38 $4,441,700
2006        
  Single Family 43 43 $4,493,662
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

43 43 $4,493,662


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Union County, IL): $30,994
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Union County): $60,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Union County, Illinois

Utility Gas: 39.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 24.4%
Electricity: 28.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.1%
Wood: 5.2%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.7%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Union County, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 22.26%
  • Other institutional facilities : 2.3%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 75.44%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Union County): $341
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Union County): $549


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Union County, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Union County, Illinois

Hospital Home Health


     Address: 517 North Main, Anna, Illinois 62906
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/7/1994

Saint Francis Home Health


     Address: 14 C Doctors Park, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63703
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 8/8/1996

Southeast Home Health


     Address: #10 Doctors Park, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63703
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 1/6/1983

Lutheran Home/home Health


     Address: 2825 Bloomfield Road, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63703
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 8/7/1996

Williamson Co. Programs On Aging Home Health


     Address: 204 Rushing Drive, Herrin, Illinois 62948
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 6/8/1988

Hospitals Close To Union County, Illinois

Union County Hospital District


     Address: 517 North Main Street, Anna, Illinois 62906
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Memorial Hospital Of Carbondale


     Address: 405 W Jackson, Carbondale, Illinois 62902
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

St Joseph Memorial Hospital


     Address: 2 South Hospital Drive, Murphysboro, Illinois 62966
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Southeast Missouri Hospital


     Address: 1701 Lacey St, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

St Francis Medical Center


     Address: 211 St Francis Dr, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63703
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Union County, Illinois

Jonesboro Rehabilitation & Hcc


     Address: Route 127 South, Po Box R, Jonesboro, Illinois 62952
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 60
     Percent Occupied: 78%

City Care Center Of Cobden


     Address: 430 South Front Street, Cobden, Illinois 62920
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 82%

City Care Center


     Address: 315 South Brady Mill Road, Anna, Illinois 62906
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 60
     Percent Occupied: 86%

Hillview Health Care Center


     Address: 512 North 11th Street, Vienna, Illinois 62995
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 40
     Percent Occupied: 58%

Rehab & Care Ctr - Jackson Co


     Address: 1441 North 14th Street, Murphysboro, Illinois 62966
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 135
     Percent Occupied: 67%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Union County, Illinois

Name: Callaway
Address: PO Box 620; Callaway, MO 65251
Distance: 176 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Union County, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 2,390
    Disabled Workers: 545
    Widowers Workers: 440
    Spouses Workers: 210
    Children Workers: 505


(updated 2007)



Union County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 40.96%
  • Bush & Cheney 58.48%
  • Other 0.55%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Union County, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Union County, IL

5.13 % of Union County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $32,725

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Union County, IL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Jackson County , IL 0.77 % ($37,520 AGI )
  • Williamson County , IL 0.44 % ($24,586 AGI )
  • Johnson County , IL 0.26 % ($34,471 AGI )
  • Pulaski County , IL 0.24 % ($24,938 AGI )
  • Cape Girardeau Count , MO 0.24 % ($23,875 AGI )
  • Alexander County , IL 0.21 % ($33,571 AGI )
  • Franklin County , IL 0.18 % ($24,917 AGI )

Relocation away from Union County, IL

5.42 % of Union County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $27,834

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Union County, IL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Jackson County , IL 0.95 % ($25,210 AGI )
  • Williamson County , IL 0.60 % ($31,282 AGI )
  • Johnson County , IL 0.34 % ($18,091 AGI )
  • Pulaski County , IL 0.29 % ($20,947 AGI )
  • Cape Girardeau Count , MO 0.26 % ($29,176 AGI )
  • Alexander County , IL 0.18 % ($28,167 AGI )
  • Franklin County , IL 0.15 % ($21,800 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Illinois

Low Bracket: $0 (3.00%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Illinois

6.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Union County, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Union County, Illinois


On 01/21/1999, a tornado touched down 0.58 miles from the center of Union County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 03/04/1955, a tornado touched down 1.15 miles from the center of Union County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 11/16/1955, a tornado touched down 2.5 miles from the center of Union County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.

On 02/16/1976, a tornado touched down 3.78 miles from the center of Union County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 1 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 08/09/1969, a tornado touched down 3.91 miles from the center of Union County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.



Storms In Union County, Illinois

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
11/15/2005, 07:59 am 0 0 $50K --
01/13/2005, 03:00 am 0 0 $5K --
01/05/2005, 05:00 am 0 0 $1M --
05/12/2002, 09:08 pm 0 0 $8K --
01/31/2002, 04:00 pm 1 0 -- --
01/21/1999, 08:00 pm 0 0 $100K --
         
Hail        
09/22/2006, 03:11 pm 0 0 $10K --
05/02/2002, 05:30 am 0 0 $1M --
05/23/2000, 09:12 pm 0 0 -- $20K
06/12/1998, 06:40 pm 0 0 $40K --
03/28/1997, 04:38 pm 0 0 $50K --
05/17/1995, 05:16 am 0 20 -- --
09/02/1993, 08:15 pm 0 0 -- $1K
         
Lightning        
03/29/2007, 12:00 am 1 0 -- --
08/27/2006, 12:00 pm 0 0 $20K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
10/18/2007, 01:50 am 0 0 $100K --
08/29/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $6K --
06/23/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $25K --
09/22/2006, 03:15 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/21/2006, 12:08 pm 0 0 $4K --
07/21/2006, 11:48 am 0 0 $3K --
07/21/2006, 11:43 am 0 0 $30K --
04/02/2006, 05:00 pm 0 0 $50K --
09/28/2005, 05:40 pm 0 0 $25K --
08/26/2005, 01:15 pm 0 0 $15K --
08/07/2005, 02:30 pm 0 0 $9K --
07/06/2004, 03:30 pm 0 0 $40K --
05/30/2004, 05:20 pm 0 0 $3K --
05/27/2004, 08:25 pm 0 0 $4K --
05/27/2004, 08:05 pm 0 0 $2K --
04/27/2002, 11:55 pm 0 0 $10K --
10/24/2001, 02:20 pm 0 0 $25K --
10/24/2001, 02:20 pm 0 1 $50K --
10/24/2001, 01:47 pm 0 2 $50K --
08/09/2001, 04:00 pm 0 0 $20K --
01/03/2000, 09:18 am 0 0 $150K --
01/03/2000, 08:40 am 0 0 $8K --
05/17/1999, 02:28 pm 0 0 $3K --
02/27/1999, 01:40 pm 0 0 $25K --
01/17/1999, 06:08 pm 0 0 $3K --
01/17/1999, 06:04 pm 0 0 $3K --
12/06/1998, 08:45 pm 0 0 $5K --
06/20/1998, 02:12 am 0 0 $3K --
06/20/1998, 01:55 am 0 0 $10K --
06/14/1998, 04:23 pm 0 0 $5K --
06/12/1998, 06:37 pm 0 0 $50K --
05/21/1998, 02:09 pm 0 0 $25K --
04/15/1998, 08:40 pm 0 0 $80K --
04/15/1998, 08:20 pm 0 0 $15K --
07/14/1997, 04:36 pm 0 0 $3K --
06/13/1997, 07:15 pm 0 0 $5K --
10/22/1996, 01:50 pm 0 0 $10K --
11/11/1995, 12:01 am 0 0 $40K --
06/08/1995, 05:40 pm 0 0 $50K --
01/01/1911, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
01/01/1908, 12:00 am 0 0 $1M --
         



Tornados In Union County, Illinois

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2006-09-22 20 225 2 0 1 $800K --
  2006-07-21 -- 50 -- 0 0 $15K --
  2004-05-30 1 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  2002-11-10 1 50 -- 0 0 $1K --
  2002-11-10 9 100 -- 0 0 $4K --
  2002-05-12 -- 30 -- 0 0 -- --
  1998-04-15 -- 30 -- 0 0 -- --
  1998-04-15 -- 30 -- 0 0 -- --
  1998-04-15 -- 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  1994-04-15 -- 25 -- 0 0 $50K --
  1990-06-14 -- 50 1 0 0 $25K --
  1988-05-08 -- 13 1 0 0 $3K --
  1984-11-09 -- 3 -- 0 0 -- --
  1984-11-09 -- 3 1 0 0 -- --
  1982-05-29 17 400 4 10 181 $250M --
  1974-05-14 1 177 2 0 0 $25K --
  1973-06-02 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1972-04-14 3 30 2 0 4 $25K --
  1971-08-21 -- 33 1 0 0 $25K --
  1971-04-27 5 200 3 1 20 $3M --
  1971-04-27 2 20 1 0 0 $25K --
  1970-06-01 -- 160 2 0 5 $25K --
  1970-03-25 -- 33 2 0 1 $250K --
  1967-12-21 -- 17 1 0 0 $25K --
  1967-12-21 16 400 3 0 2 $250K --
  1961-03-06 110 33 2 0 0 $3M --
  1958-04-05 14 100 3 0 5 $250K --
  1958-04-05 5 100 -- 0 0 $25K --
  1957-12-18 5 300 4 0 10 $3M --
  1957-12-18 2 33 2 0 5 $25K --
  1957-12-18 1 10 2 0 0 $25K --
  1957-12-18 20 300 4 11 180 $3M --
  1957-12-18 6 33 3 0 0 $25K --
  1957-12-18 5 33 2 0 0 $25K --
  1957-12-18 18 33 3 0 0 $250K --
  1957-12-18 1 50 2 0 0 $250K --
  1957-12-18 20 33 3 0 0 $25K --
  1957-05-21 9 200 3 0 0 $250K --
  1951-11-13 7 250 2 0 7 $250K --
  1907-01-01 2 100 1 0 0 $50K --
  1907-01-01 2 50 -- 0 0 $9K --





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Union County, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Illinois

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,100 17,890 23,749 19,695 23,604 21,007 21,317 28,206 22,406 22,891


(updated 2014)



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