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Union, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Union Census Designated Place had a population of 1,015 as of July 1, 2018. Union ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Union is located at latitude 30.0861 and longitude -90.889 in St. James Parish. The formal boundaries for the Union Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.51 sq. miles and a water area of 1.13 sq. miles. St. James Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Union Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583550) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Union Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. James Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Union: Pointville, Poinville.

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Union, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,015
Population in Households 1,015
Population in Familes 864
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 107
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $44,553
Average Household Income $59,685
Per Capita Income $19,699


Total Housing Units 436 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 235 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 100 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (23.2%)
Median Home Value $84,052
Average Home Value $95,426


Total Households 335
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 231
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.58% 1.14%
Households 1.64% 1.17%
Families 1.4% 1.02%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   1.28%

Union, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Union to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 287 40th
Population Density # 432 9th
Diversity Index # 351 26th
Median Household Income # 174 64th
Per Capita Income # 322 32nd

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