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Union City, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Union City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Randolph County at latitude 40.1993 and longitude -84.8206. Randolph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,122 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Union City, but most people and references simply refer to it as Union City, Indiana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Union City indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Union City (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Union City, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,647
Population in Households 3,647
Population in Familes 2,855
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,658
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 1,493
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 937
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,716 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 890 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 603 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 223 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $87,218
Average Home Value $97,893


Median Household Income $31,715
Average Household Income $37,867
Per Capita Income $15,471
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.41% -0.01%
Households 0.25% -0.09%
Families 0.38% -0.17%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Union City, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Union City to the other 681 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 159 77th
Population Density1 # 228 67th
Diversity Index2 # 46 94th
Median Household Income # 656 4th
Per Capita Income # 666 2nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.